Randall County Newswire

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  1. Area illiteracy rates below state averageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Graham Leader

    ... Maverick at 61 percent, Hudspeth at 52 percent and Hidalgo at 50 percent. On the other end of the spectrum, Randall County, which extends south from the southern half of Amarillo, has only a seven percent adult illiteracy rate. This is followed by ...

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  2. Voter Turnout Up in Randall CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

    Ernie Houdashell says, "This morning both the Republican and Democrat party encouraged us to go permanently to the open voting, and the Commissioner's Court, that's what we voted to do this morning."

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  3. One Man Killed After Wrong-Way Crash Near HappyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MyHighPlains.com

    A man is dead after troopers say he was driving the wrong way along I-27 and crashed. It happened Sunday in Randall county on I-27, just four-miles north of Happy. Troopers say Scott Sebastian, 55, was headed north on the southbound lane. That's when ...

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  4. One person dead in fiery crashRead the original story

    Monday | Amarillo.com

    ... Interstate 27 near Happy. Officials said the wreck occurred about 10:24 p.m. about 4 miles north of Happy in Randall County. Scott Sebastian, 55, of Amarillo, was allegedly driving the wrong way in a 2002 Kia Spectra on I-27. Sebastian was traveling ...

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  5. Wanted fugitive arrested during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... charge of possession of a controlled substance. Watkins was arrested on the traffic charges and booked into Randall County. Brown was arrested and booked into Potter County on her charges. Officers also located a checkbook that had been reported ...

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  6. Editorial: Female inmates are a growing problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Amarillo.com

    ... should get the attention of our elected and public officials. As of Tuesday, there were 85 female inmates at Randall County Jail (24 percent of the jail population) and 96 at Potter County Jail (21 percent of the jail population). Of these 181 ...

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  7. Seminar pulls veil off payday loan bizRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | Amarillo.com

    Payday and auto title loans are big business in Amarillo, and city leaders will hear from two experts and the public on Monday about possibly regulating the lenders.

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  8. APD: Fugitive of the Week wanted for indecency with a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Amarillo.com

    Amarillo police are asking citizens for information that will help them locate Christopher Stephen Beck, 35, a fugitive from Randall County, wanted since July 2 for indecency with a child.

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  9. Self defense law may benefit resident in Colonies apartment shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... appropriatley if you acted with force, or deadly force, as long as it you were under reasonable threat," Randall County's District Attorney James Farren. According to Farren, the Castle doctrine allows a person to act with deadly force if they feel ...

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  10. New Charges in June Garage BurglaryRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    On June 19, the Randall County DA's office accepted charges of burglary of a habitation against Ferrusquilla.

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  11. Rain Helps Amarillo Police Arrest Felony SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... to use a TASER to take him into custody, but the TASER did not strike the man. He was booked into the Randall County Jail on felony theft warrant out of Dallas County, along with charges of evading arrest or detention and evading arrest or detention ...

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  12. Police arrest man after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Amarillo.com

    ... to use a Taser to take him into custody but the Taser didn't strike Maxwell. Maxwell was booked into Randall County jail on a felony theft warrant out of Dallas County, along with charges of evading arrest or detention and evading arrest or ...

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  13. Fugitive leads APD in car, foot chase after being seen during traffic collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... car and ran south and west toward the shopping center south of 45th and S. Georgia. He was booked into the Randall County Jail on felony theft warrant out of Dallas County, along with charges of evading arrest or detention and evading arrest or ...

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  14. NWS: Showers and thunderstorms continue through ThursdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Amarillo.com

    Thunderstorms and showers are expected to return to the area Tuesday meteorologists with the National Weather Service in Amarillo said.

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  15. 17-year-old killed in July 4th rollover identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Amarillo.com

    ... 23, of Canyon, was transported to Northwest Texas Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to Randall County Sheriff's Office. Officials have not yet released an update on this investigation and the current condition of the two ...

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  16. Randall County indictments - July 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | Amarillo.com

    The following are names, ages, charges and dates of alleged offenses for people indicted or re-indicted as released Thursday by the Randall County Criminal District Attorney's Office: a- Ryan Andrew Guzman, 24, two indictments - possession of a controlled substance, less than 1 gram enhanced, and credit card or debit card abuse enhanced, April 8 ... (more)

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  17. Nancy Tanner creates judicial transition teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Amarillo.com

    ... to the team. They are attorney and Amarillo Economic Development Corp. Chairwoman Ginger Nelson, former Randall County tax assessor/collector Carol Autry, attorney and former assistant county attorney Donald Conley, attorney and former chairman of ...

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  18. Man reindicted on murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Amarillo.com

    ... $250,000 bond, jail records show. Thomas was previously indicted on an evading arrest charge in April 2008 in Randall County, a felony theft charge in April 2002 in Randall County and a forgery of a financial instrument charge in November 2000 in ...

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  19. Comments: 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Amarillo.com

    ... to get more details from Reid about his exemption claims. Reid has claimed a home on Fewell Trail in Randall County as his homestead, but he testified in February that he now lives in Dallas. Reid also has cited Texas law preventing seizure of ...

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  20. Potter and Randall County Foreclosures DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | MyHighPlains.com

    Potter and Randall Counties foreclosure rate is 63-percent lower than the 2014 national rate and 21-percent lower than the Texas rate.

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