Latest Amarillo, Texas Stories

2010-02-25 17:45:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- John David Hart of the Law Offices of John David Hart in Fort Worth has filed suit on behalf of the family of a husband and father of four who was killed in an eighteen-wheel truck crash on January 22, 2010 near Amarillo, Texas. Mr. Huynh was driving his Honda Passport westbound on Interstate 40 just outside of Groom, Texas. According to the Department of Public Safety crash report, he had pulled off the road and parked his vehicle on the...

2009-09-29 07:00:00

AMARILLO, TX, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Amarillo Biosciences, Inc. (ABI) (OTCBB: AMAR) today announced that it has appointed Bernard Cohen as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Cohen brings over thirty years of management experience to the position. Mr. Cohen replaces Dr. Gary Coy as CFO, who will assist the company with SEC filings as a consultant. Previously, Mr. Cohen was Director of Finance and Data Base Manager at Harrington Regional Medical Center in Amarillo. Prior, he held...

2009-07-20 09:39:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it had acquired the assets of Panhandle Truck Parts, LTD, with locations in Amarillo and Lubbock, Texas. With this addition, FleetPride now has 16 locations throughout Texas. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080317/LAM084LOGO) Panhandle Truck Parts has been in business since 1988. In 2002, the...

2009-05-22 11:16:47

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been indicted by a Randall County (Texas) grand jury on drug and burglary charges, the district attorney's office said. Leaf, a 1998 first-round draft pick, had been accused of breaking into a Canyon, Texas, apartment on Oct. 30 and stealing an unknown quantity of the painkiller Hydrocodone. There were signs of a forced entry, Canyon police Lt. Dale Davis told the Amarillo Daily News. The drug was being used by an injured player at West Texas A&M...

2009-02-02 09:00:00

CityVoter platform delivers hyper-local content that increases traffic, engages the local online community and connects site visitors with local businesses BOSTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CityVoter Inc., the leading social media platform for the insider's scoop, today announced that Barrington Broadcasting has selected CityVoter to build, manage and maintain online local guides for five of its TV stations' websites: WEYI in Flint, MI (connectmidmichigan.com), WPBN in Traverse City, MI...

2008-12-22 11:34:00

STOPP PLAN OUSTS NATION'S LARGEST ABORTION CHAIN FROM AMARILLO WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League and the Diocese of Amarillo scored a major victory this week as Planned Parenthood prepares to completely withdraw from the Texas Panhandle. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) Using American Life League's STOPP project to defeat Planned Parenthood the nation's largest abortion chain has been completely eradicated from the diocese...

2008-12-12 05:00:00

AMARILLO, Texas, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southwest Airlines today celebrates its 30th year of operation in Amarillo with a first born baby contest. The family of the first baby born in Amarillo on Dec 12, 2008, in either the North West Texas Health Care System or Baptist -- St. Anthony's Health System hospitals will be awarded four roundtrip tickets to any of Southwest Airlines' scheduled destinations. Southwest Airlines also will be celebrating the anniversary with gate...

2008-11-19 17:35:00

The Texas Department of State Health Services said on Wednesday that there has been no human case of mad cow disease in the Texas panhandle area in the past month, despite the rumors in Chicago markets of a woman patient.During a variety of mad cow-related rumors, one of which was the woman being treated for the disease in an Amarillo hospital, cattle futures plummeted at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange."We do not have any confirmed cases of CJD or variant CJD in that area in the last month,"...

2008-10-14 09:00:24

The Cultural and Natural Resources Practice of TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced it has won a $1.4 million archaeological data recovery project with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Amarillo, Texas. The project will help the BLM complete the transfer of its 331-acre ranch in Amarillo to the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains Inc. For more than 40 years, the Girl Scouts have leased the ranch - also known as the Landis Property - for use as a campground and...

2008-10-02 12:06:54

The average price of a gallon of gasoline fell by more than nine cents in Texas compared to last week. Still, the state average of $3.500 is about a dime lower than the national average, which also decreased ten cents to $3.598. In Houston gas is at $3.448, down 9.3 cents from last week. Houston is still below the national and state averages. Amarillo, at $3.287, has the least expensive average price as compared to other metropolitan areas in the state. Dallas is reporting a price of...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'