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  1. Welder blamed for grass fire in Randall CountyRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    A workman welding accidentally started a grass fire Saturday near Canyon, according to a Randall County Sheriff's Office news release. The man was working on a fence at South Soncy Road and Hunsley Hills Road, just north and west of the Hunsley addition in Canyon, and indavertently caused fire.

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  2. Our Town events for Wednesday, April 1, 2015Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Amarillo.com

    Randall County Master Gardeners will host its 2015 Gardening with the Masters courses in the auditorium at Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., on Thursdays. Learn which plants grow the best in the Texas Panhandle, how to garden quickly and easily this season and get gardening answers from a Master Gardener.

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  3. Welding sparks grass fire in southwest AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The man was working off South Soncy and Hunsley Hills Road. Officials said the fire did not threaten any structures in the area. Multiple agencies responded to the scene including the Canyon Fire Department, Randall County Fire Department and the Texas Forrest Service.

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  4. Man indicted in November standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    A Randall County grand jury indicted a man who authorities said fired gunshots at officers and a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter during a standoff in November. Jason "Lee" Schaefer, 64, faces charges of aggravated assault against a public servant, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and deadly conduct.

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  5. Man indicted on improper photography chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    A Randall County grand jury has indicted a man accused of photographing a female minor without consent in a West Texas A&M University bathroom, court records show. The charge was enhanced due to a 2002 felony conviction for aggravated assault of a peace officer in Donley County, court records show.

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  6. Teens involved in rollover near BushlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Amarillo.com

    Texas Department of Public Safety troopers are investigating a one-vehicle rollover that involved two teens Tuesday afternoon near Bushland. About 6:20 p.m., DPS, Randall County firefighters and sheriff's deputies responded to a call of a vehicle rollover on South Blessen Road, south of West County Road 58. The driver of the Chevrolet Cobalt, a 16-year-old, was traveling north on Blessen and lost control of the vehicle.

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  7. Our Town events for Wednesday, March 25, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | Amarillo.com

    Randall County Master Gardeners will host its 2015 Gardening with the Masters courses in the auditorium at Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., on Thursdays. Learn which plants grow the best in the Texas Panhandle, how to garden quickly and easily this season and get gardening answers from a Master Gardener.

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  8. Police find man hiding in attic when serving a warrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    When officials went to serve a warrant for arson, they found the man they were looking for...in the attic. On March 20 at approximately 8:30 a.m., the Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office and the Amarillo Police Department served an arrest warrant in the 3600 block of SE 15th St. He had an outstanding Randall County warrant for Arson, a 2nd degree felony.

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  9. Allen Neil DowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Amarillo.com

    ... in the Wildorado community and Canyon. He was a veteran of the Army. Allen spent many years farming in Randall County. For years, he was a member of First United Methodist Church in Canyon, and upon moving to Big Springs, was a member of First ...

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  10. Active Case of TB at Randall County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | MyHighPlains.com

    Tuesday the Amarillo Health Officials announced there was a potential case; all inmates are routinely checked when they are booked. CDC releases report today on more than two dozen active cases of TB found to be infected, but are neither sick nor contagious.

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  11. City confirms TB case at Randall County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Amarillo.com

    If the public has questions about potential exposure to the inmate, call the health department at 806-378-6300. For more information about tuberculosis testing and treatment, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at www.cdc.gov/tb/ .

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  12. Randall County inmate who walked off work detail in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    UPDATE: Michael Bailey, the Randall County Jail inmate who walked off his work detail this morning is now in custody. Randall County Deputies arrested Michael Christopher Bailey at 11:45 Thursday morning at a home in the 2000 block of north Walker Street in Amarillo.

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  13. Man sought in Randall auto theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Amarillo.com

    Randall County authorities are seeking Don Eric Wolters, who is wanted on a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Anyone with information on the case, may contact Crime Stoppers at 806-374-4400 or submit a tip online at amapolice.org.

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  14. Canyon Escaped Inmate Found in NE AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... with Escape While Arrested/Confined, a 3nd degree felony will be filed on Bailey. He was transported back the Randall County Jail. CANYON -- 28-year old Michael Christopher Bailey, a Randall County Jail trustee/inmate, walked away from a work detail ...

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  15. 1 inmate tests positive for tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    After announcing on Tuesday that inmates at Randall County Jail were being tested for possible tuberculosis, one inmate's test came back positive. Officials at Randall County said that the inmate will remain isolated for a course of antibiotic treatment and future testing until the Department of Health authorizes removal to the general population.

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  16. A history of escaped inmates in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    West Texas has a history of inmate escape - especially in recent years, including one inmate reported missing Thursday from the Randall County jail. The escapees are usually captured fairly quickly - including one in December who authorities say was caught running to the Lubbock airport.

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  17. Escaped Randall County inmate found hiding under bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Randall County deputies arrested an escaped inmate and the woman who gave him a ride in a stolen Mustang after he left work detail Thursday. After a three-hour search, deputies arrested Michael Christopher Bailey, 28, at 2001 North Walker Street in northeast Amarillo about 11:45 a.m., authorities said.

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  18. Authorities searching for missing Randall County inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... trustees on the crew, according to a news release. Bailey was last known to be in the area just east of the Randall County Justice Center near the West Texas A&M University physical plant on Russell Long Boulevard, according to the release. "But we ...

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  19. Crime Stoppers needs your help finding Don Eric WoltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Wolters is wanted out of Randall County for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Wolters is 30 years old, 6'0 tall, 145 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes.

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  20. Randall County jail testing for Tuberculosis caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Amarillo.com

    Randall County Sheriff's Office is conducting testing on staff and inmates for an active case of Tuberculosis, Deputy Health Authority for the Amarillo Department of Public Health Dr. Ako D. Bradford said in a press conference Tuesday. The inmate, thought to have carried the disease into the facility, has been in Randall County jail for nine days.

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