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  1. Editorial: Want change? Vote starting MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Amarillo.com

    ... at various locations, including the Santa Fe Building, the Amarillo ISD Education Support Center and the Randall County Annex, 4111 S. Georgia St. a- Early voting for the May 9 citywide election begins Monday and ends May 5. All five spots on ...

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  2. Man gets 55 years in sex assault, robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Amarillo.com

    A Pampa man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison after a Randall County jury convicted him of robbing and sexually assaulting an Amarillo woman in 2012. A Randall County jury on Thursday convicted Laray Donell Wilson, 24, on multiple counts, including aggravated sexual assault and aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.

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  3. Man indicted after quarrel with familyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Amarillo.com

    A Randall County grand jury handed down a four-count indictment against a man who police said pointed a gun at a family in an Amarillo park. On Feb. 15, police were called by a member of a family of four gathered for a family function at John Stiff Memorial Park, 4800 Bell St. The family said a stranger was trying to pick a fight with them, and officers determined that Hankins initiated the conflict.

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  4. Businessman seeks to quash child sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Amarillo.com

    ... Orvil "Sport" Weddel should be quashed because the legal statute of limitations has passed. In 2014, a Randall County grand jury indicted Weddel, who owns a Sport Clips hair franchise, on two counts of indecency with a child by sexual contact. The ...

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  5. Man indicted, accused of pointing gun at familyRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Amarillo.com

    A Randall County grand jury handed down a four-count indictment against a man who police said pointed a gun at a family in an Amarillo park. On Feb. 15, Police were called by a member of a family of four gathered for a family function at John Stiff Park, 4800 Bell St. The family said a stranger was trying to pick a fight with them, and officers determined that Hankins initiated the conflict.

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  6. Car Saftety in Warm WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | MyHighPlains.com

    As the weather warms up, it seems we always here those terrible stories of a child being left in a hot vehicle. Amy Wagner, County Extension Agent from Randall County has an easy way to remember to put safety first..

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  7. WT investigates sex assault reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Amarillo.com

    ... in the incident, police said. Once the university police investigation is complete, it will be forwarded to Randall County Criminal District Attorney's Office, police said. So far this school year, university police have reported three sexual ...

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  8. WT Police Investigating Early Morning Sexual Assault on CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... The University Police Department continues to investigate. Upon completion, the case will be forwarded to the Randall County District Attorney. The Title IX Coordinator of WTAMU was notified and local and area resources have been made available to ...

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  9. Free range parenting sparks debate nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... a child under the age of 8 needs to be supervised by someone 13 or older. But in Texas, the law is different. Randall County District Attorney James Farren said it's a case we most likely wouldn't see here in Texas because "Texas law pays a great ...

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  10. Amarillo man sentenced in stabbing death of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Amarillo.com

    ... house, where he confessed to the stabbing. His friend convinced him to turn himself in, and Stewart spoke to Randall County Sheriff's Office deputies and detectives with Amarillo Police Department before his arrest.

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  11. Aryan Brotherhood Member Pleaded Guilty to Killing Wife in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... caused brain death. His friend took the weapon from him, convinced him to turn himself in, then drove him to Randall County SO, where he admitted guilt. The defendant pleaded guilty to murder and to an agreed punishment of 50 years in the TDCJ-ID. ...

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  12. Man pleads guilty to 2014 murder of wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... he stabbed Combs. A friend took the weapon from him, convinced him to turn himself in, then drove him to the Randall County Sheriff's Office, where he admitted his guilt. He was later transported to the Amarillo Police Department where he again ...

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  13. Potter County approves jail psychiatrist, burn banRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Amarillo.com

    ... is a start. We're getting started on a mental health court to get them on probation and getting treatment." Randall County takes a slightly different approach and has contracted with Texas Panhandle Centers since 2013. There are two licensed ...

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  14. Calendar for Monday, April 13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Amarillo.com

    ... allow an industrial laundry to operate. They will hold a work session at 2:45 p.m. in Room 206 of City Hall. Randall County Commissioners' Court: 9 a.m. Commissioners' Courtroom, third floor, Finance Building, 501 16th St., Canyon. Commissioners ...

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  15. Red River Roller Derby BoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | KAUZ

    Red River Roller Derby Rink Reapers will battle the Randall County Derby Dames Saturday, April 18. Doors open at 6 p.m. Saturday, and the game will start at 7 p.m. Instead of the normal cost of admission, the Red River Roller Derby is asking spectators to bring pet supplies for donation. Those donations will go directly to the Texas Pit Crew.

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  16. Archie Dean DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Amarillo.com

    ... Davis. He married Peggy Shero on July 2, 1953, in Canyon. He was member of First United Methodist Church and Randall County Sheriff's Posse. Archie was the best husband ever, and a wonderful father and Pawpaw. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, ...

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  17. Randall County High on List of Storm Damage in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | MyHighPlains.com

    Amarillo --- according to Allstate Insurance, Randall County in the Texas Panhandle ranks high for the amount of claims they see for severe weather damage. Randall County ranked #3 on the list of "Highest Frequency of Nature Related Peril " Randall was #5 for the most wind and hail claims, and #22 on the list for the most lightning claims.

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  18. Police investigate vehicle arsonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Amarillo.com

    ... hey think the dark-colored sedan may have been stolen and authorities are investigating the call as an arson. Randall County sheriff's deputies also responded to the call. No suspects have been named in the incident.

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  19. Randall County Ranks Near the Top of Texas List for Storm DamageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | MyHighPlains.com

    Amarillo and Randall County is among the top Texas cities in a distressing category - namely the number of times resident suffer property damage because of bad weather. AMARILLO -- Randall County is among the top Texas cities in a distressing category - namely the number of times resident suffer property damage because of bad weather.

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  20. Fugitive Finder: Man wanted for child endangermentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    This week's Fugitive of the Week is Jose Angel Canas. Canas is wanted out of Randall County for abandonment or endangerment to a child with intent to return.

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