6 years ago

AMARILLO, Texas – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) received approval today from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to move forward with pursuing a lease for a facility that will transform the skyline of the Pantex Plant. The new Pantex Administrative Support Complex (ASC), to be built just south of the Pantex Plant, will be […]

7 years ago

By Linc Wood For the second straight week, the Panhandle Panthers had to come from behind late in the second half to decide their fate, this time against the Indians from Quanah who escaped last year’s meeting in overtime. Panhandle entered into the game last Friday with a 3 – 1 record looking to improve […]

7 years ago

The long drive for the Junior Varsity Panthers down Highway 287 to play the Quanah Indians turned into an even longer drive back home after another loss. The Indians held the Panthers scoreless while scoring 22 points of their own. This loss brings the record for the JV Panthers to 2-3. The Indians dominated from […]

1 day ago

Surrounded by her family, Elizabeth “Beth” (Weldon) Flowers passed away at her home Monday , Aug. 8, 2022 in Panhandle. Graveside services will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022, at 1 p.m. at Alanreed Cemetery at Alanreed, Texas. Services are entrusted to Brown Funeral Directors, Borger. The family will welcome friends on Wednesday, Aug. 10, […]

1 day ago

Darlene Eklund Sparks, 93, formerly of Amarillo and Wichita Falls, passed away Aug. 4, 2022 in Murphy, N.C., her recent residence for six years. A Celebration of Life service will be held 11 a.m., on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022 at First Baptist Church of Panhandle, following earlier committal at Panhandle Cemetery. Darlene was born in […]

1 day ago

Ruby Raef Gabel, age 94, of Amarillo, went to be with her Lord pm Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Amarillo. A rosary will be said at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Schooler Funeral Home, Brentwood Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic […]

1 day ago

Ruby Raef Gabel, age 94, of Amarillo, went to be with her Lord pm Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, in Amarillo. A rosary will be said at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Schooler Funeral Home, Brentwood Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic […]

1 day ago

Mary Jo Berg Torczon , age 89 of Houston, died peacefully on Aug. 1, 2022. She finally folded her cards and went home. Mary Jo was the matriarch of a large extended family. She was a caring mother, sister, aunt and grandmother. She was a great cook and an ardent bridge player. A celebration of […]

1 month ago

Jack Paul Land or as his sister Joyce described him, “the most special kid in the whole world” was very unexpectedly called to Heaven on July 4, 2022. Jack began his remarkable life on June 6, 2015 in Amarillo. He was the first born of two children to his parents, Kirk and Josie Land. He […]

1 month ago

Frank Carl Muir, 79 of Panhandle, passed June 27, 2022, surrounded by his children, and holding the hand of his bride of 57 years. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at The River in Panhandle. Graveside services will follow in Panhandle Cemetery. A gathering will be afterward at the […]

2 months ago

Wellington – Benjamin Breckenridge, 51 from Amarillo, Texas pleaded guilty to the murder of Frankie Lynn Cannon. Breckenridge is the third defendant to be convicted in relation to Cannon’s murder. Breckenridge was sentenced to 29.5 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). 100th Judicial District Attorney Luke Inman, along […]

2 months ago

Otis Paul Smith, age 74 of Vernon, passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 in Vernon. Services will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Gib Baskerville officiating. Interment will be held at Wilbarger Memorial Park under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home. Visitation will be […]

3 months ago

Johnnie Wayne Hood, 74 of Panhandle, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022. Wayne was born on June 13, 1947 in Amarillo, to Reba and Bennie Hood of Panhandle. He graduated from Panhandle High School in 1965. He was raised on the family farm until 1960 when the family relocated to town. A lifelong resident […]