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Prehistoric Pig Remains Found At Texas Excavation Site
2011-11-07 06:12:58

Construction workers excavating the site of a new high-explosive pressing facility in Amarillo, Texas, discovered the remains of an extinct, prehistoric pig.

2011-04-07 16:00:00

SANFORD, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials from Mesa Water and the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA) announced today that they have reached a preliminary agreement on the terms of a deal that would result in a sale to CRMWA of approximately 211,000 surface acres of water rights currently owned or controlled by T.

2010-05-27 11:00:00

AMARILLO, Texas, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom, a global leader in power generation, today held a ceremony with officials of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation and others at the state, county, and local level to commemorate the construction of their 115,000 square foot wind turbines nacelle assembly facility in Amarillo, Texas.

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.

2008-07-29 15:00:57

By Brad Newman, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 29--After 10 years at West Texas A&M University, media-relations specialist Joe Wyatt will transfer to a similar job at Amarillo College this fall. Wyatt will join AC's staff as communications coordinator. He begins Sept. 2.

2008-07-28 18:00:32

By Hayley Cox, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 27--Matt Bevers is only 17, but he knows more about power plants than most people in Amarillo. The Amarillo High senior is interning this summer with Xcel Energy to get ahead on his future career.

2008-07-25 18:00:45

By Karen Smith Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 25--A $44.2 million Interstate 27 improvement project delayed by state funding woes could be back on the books for the 2012 fiscal year.

2008-07-17 15:00:36

By Kevin Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jul. 16--The water outlook for Amarillo may be tight next summer, but it won't last forever. "Lake Meredith will be an afterthought," City Manager Alan Taylor said during a meeting with city commissioners Tuesday.

2008-07-01 12:00:49

By David Pittman, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jun. 29--It's likely most of Lyahn Hwang's friends at Amarillo High School are flipping burgers or lounging by the pool this summer. Hwang, 16, has taken a different tack.

2008-06-20 12:00:32

By Karen Smith Welch, Amarillo Globe-News, Texas Jun. 19--The property's no longer sizzlin', but its owners hope it will be a business hot spot. A new retail strip center will replace the Western Sizzlin' Steak & More Restaurant, now being razed at West Interstate 40 and Wolflin Avenue.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).