Man arrested after leading DPS on pursuit near Plainview

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:02

LUBBOCK — A Lubbock man was arrested Wednesday after leading Texas Department of Public Safety troopers on a pursuit near Plainview.

Lawyer seeks to overturn Joshua Stocker’s 2005 murder conviction

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:41

A local attorney has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus in an effort to overturn the murder conviction of Joshua David Stocker, who was convicted of capital murder in Randall County.

Alibates stop is a crossroads for man trying to visit all 411 National Park Service sites in world-record time

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:41

Mikah Meyer had mixed emotions after leaving Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument late Wednesday morning.

Pantex holds emergency response exercise day after ‘suspicious package’ prompts evacuations

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:02

An emergency exercise Wednesday morning at Pantex Plant was not related to the real emergency response to a “suspicious package” investigated there on Tuesday, officials said.

Services for Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:59

OBITUARIES AND SERVICES

Jury seated, ‘not guilty’ plea entered by Spielbauer in Helium Road murder trial

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:23

A Randall County jury was seated Tuesday for the 2014 Helium Road capital murder trial in which Jeremy “J.D.” Spielbauer is accused of killing his ex-wife, Robin Spielbauer.

Palo Duro Canyon featured on cover of state travel guide

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:13

After Gary Jennings proposed to his girlfriend Sally on Feb. 15, 2014, by the lighthouse at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, the famous rock formation became their special place, marking their new beginning with each other.

DPS seizes nearly $1M in weed after Carson County traffic stop

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:55

The Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than 160 pounds of marijuana worth nearly $1 million and arrested an Oklahoma man Saturday after a traffic stop in Carson County, according to a DPS news release.

Aaron Watson, Pat Green coming to Civic Center in April

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 17:01

Texas county superstar and Amarillo native Aaron Watson will perform with Pat Green at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex Coliseum at 8 p.m. April 20, according to a news release.

City of Amarillo to host additional public meetings on garbage collection

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:46

The City of Amarillo’s Solid Waste department is hosting three additional meetings to gather the public’s input on proposed changes to garbage collection across the city.