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The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

The PRAIRIE

All content by Kristen Blackstock
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Courtesy of Baylor Health Web Site.

WT alumn thrives after liver transplant

May 3, 2011

Getting up and around for church this Sunday morning was already a difficult enough task for Camille Bingham to achieve; therefore, she decided she didn’t want to also be distracted by her taunting cell...

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Kristen Blackstock's daughter, Teegan, at the zoo’s herpetarium in May. Photo by Kristen Blackstock.

Amarillo Zoo begins renovations

November 9, 2010

The Amarillo Zoo will soon expand into Thompson Park to make room for animals it is currently trying to acquire. “The decision was made this year that we were going to expand the tiger exhibit...

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Purple balloons were brought to commemorate Daisy Strout. Courtesy Photo.

Family support services host march against domestic violence

October 26, 2010

Family Support Services in Amarillo hosted its first annual three-block march against domestic violence on Oct. 15.  Every Oct. is commemorated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “111 women...

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Local haunted houses focus on safety, cost

October 19, 2010

The operators of Amarillo’s haunted houses are not simply concerned with the haunt. They focus on the safety of their customers, as well as their pocketbooks. “The first thing that we do is ensure...

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Canyon Fire Department. Photo by Frankie Sanchez.

Canyon Fire Department makes improvements

September 21, 2010

Canyon is gearing up to make major upgrades to its fire department with the help of grants and reserve funds. Canyon and its city commission recently accepted an $18,000 grant from the Texas Forest...

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