Thursday Dec 5
West Texas A&M men's basketball coach Rick Cooper to retire immediately
West Texas A&M University has scheduled a noon news conference to announce that head men's basketball coach Rick Cooper will retire immediately, said Kent Johnson, associate athletic director for facilities and event operations.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Wind turbine testing facility opens outside Canyon
The Underwriters Laboratory-West Texas A&M University Advanced Wind Turbine Test Facility could soon begin generating wind power, officials said Wednesday.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Channel Surfer: WT grad to be on TV tonight
Two of these six singers will go home on tonight's episode of "The Voice." Carson Daly, center, is unfortunately safe from elimination.
Lubbock-Cooper FFA team heads to state
The Junior Skills Demonstration Team of Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District won the Area I FFA competition at West Texas A&M University and will advance to the state competition in Huntsville Dec. 5-7.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Reluctant WT student Boelens grows into leadership position
With a demanding school schedule, scholarships provide the means for Rikki Boelens to excel as a student.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Wind farms continue to spring up in Texas Panhandle
Lincoln Renewable Energy announced the start of construction of a 300-megawatt project in Castro County, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas approved the registration of Miami Wind I, a 288-megawatt project planned for the northeast Texas Panhandle.
Santa to Welcome Holiday Season at WTAMU Carol of Lights
Santa Claus will help welcome the holiday season at West Texas A&M University when thousands of lights illuminate the campus during the annual Carol of Lights at tonight 5:30 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and community members will gather on the south side of Old Main to celebrate the holiday season with the ceremonial lighting of the campus.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
WT seeks items for homeless
With colder temperatures on the way, the Senior I Community Health students at West Texas A&M University are working to make the weather a little less challenging with Health Fair for the Homeless from 7:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Guyon Sanders Resource Center.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
University police seek information in rape investigation
University police at West Texas A&M University are investigating reports that a female student was sexually assaulted at McCaslin Apartment on November 16, 2013.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Colleges put safety in community's hands
Police officers at the University of South Florida sprung into action one afternoon last February when a text message flashed on a computer screen at the campus 911 operations center, alerting the dispatcher that a student had a .25-caliber pistol in his dorm room.
WT taps Barnes to direct finances
West Texas A&M University's vice president for business and finance, Gary Barnes, has been named associate vice president for finance and controller at Texas A&M University, the school said in a news release.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Reports detail campus crimes
Last year, theft and burglary incidents at West Texas A&M University reached their highest levels in 10 years, while crime rates at Amarillo College and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center remained steady, according to annual reports released by the institutions.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Student advocates for more scholarships
Walking away with a college degree debt-free is every students dream and, though it's often unattainable, that dream came true for Abril Perez through the generosity of others in the form of scholarships.
Gobble Wobble fundraiser to help children, veterans
"If someone buys a turkey for $100, a second turkey will be donated to a charity in their name," said Brian Shinall of the Southwest Ambucs.
Canyon Schools Teaching Controversial Sex Ed
The Canyon Independent School District is coming under fire for its abstinence-based sexual education classes being taught to sixth graders.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Beauty queens prep for pageant
Nakisha Nation rehearses her talent for the Miss Amarillo and Miss Amarillo's Outstanding Teen Competition while Shellie Stapp discusses modeling at Stapp Production Studios.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
More on Collegiate Horse Judging
H& R: Dr. Pipkin, can you give us a general overview of horse judging and how your team at West Texas A&M University approaches it? Dr. Pipkin: Collegiate horse judging isn't that much different than any other type of organized horse judging, be it youth or any other type.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
WT, AC increase faculty salaries
Despite a 17 percent decrease in state appropriations to higher education during 2013, West Texas A&M University and Amarillo College have offered modest raises to faculty and staff during this school year.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Family recalls standout Wellington athlete
No one could have known how true Cade Klink's Nov. 3 tweet would be. In the past few months, Cade's father, Mark, said Cade had become stronger in his faith, sharing scripture with followers through his tweets.