Amarillo ISD could lose $1M under Trump budget

<p> </p> Amarillo Independent School District could lose more than $1 million per year under President Trump’s 2018 full budget proposal, according to district officials. Trump’s budget, released Tuesday, eliminates the federal government’s $2.3 billion Title II grant program for the 2018-19 school year, which helps with teacher recruitment and retention. At Amarillo ISD, the […]

Amarillo cattle auction summary

The Amarillo Livestock Auction, Amarillo, Texas, reported receipts of 1,022 head on May 15, compared to 1,538 head last week and 656 head last year, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News Service, Amarillo, Texas. Compared to a week ago, the feeder steers and heifers were selling $2 to $5 lower on limited […]

House passes bill to place more of Texas’ abused kids in cottage homes, despite advocates’ protests

AUSTIN — A bill that would try to steer more Texas foster children to "cottage homes" won final House approval Monday, despite opposition from many child advocates. Bill author Rep. Four Price, R-Amarillo, said cottage homes are "a good option for the state to have." Under state regulations, they are places where 12 or fewer […]

Amarillo Texas

Originally named Oneida, Texas, Amarillo lies in the panhandle and it’s the 14th city in Texas for the population with 190,695 people as of the 2010 census. Amarillo is home to many of the large ranches that you hear about in the lone star state. In the late 1890s, Amarillo had shined through as one […]

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