• Amarillo Multi-Agency Resource Center helps flood victims

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) -- The City of Amarillo hosted a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) for those that have been affected by the recent flooding today from noon to 7 p.m. at the Randall County Fire Station. The MARC had multiple agencies, including the Red Cross and the Texas Division of Emergency Management, at the center. []

  • City of Amarillo, Randall County addressing community concerns surrounding flooding

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – As historic flooding and rainfall have impacted residents in the Amarillo area, along with in Potter and Randall counties, some residents, specifically on the southern city limits of Amarillo into Randall County, and governmental entities have expressed concerns surrounding the disaster response, specifically the response from the city of Amarillo. According []

  • Baptist Community Services announced Mark Hotmann as Executive Vice President

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the Baptist Community Services announced that the organization's Chief Financial Officer Mark Hotmann will also take on the Executive Vice President role. According to a BCS press release, Hotmann will begin this role on July 1, the added position will make him responsible for the company’s daily operations and []

  • Trump says he’s been indicted in classified documents probe

    Former President Trump said Thursday that his legal team has been told he's been indicted in an investigation into his handling of classified documents. Trump posted on Truth Social that he has been summoned to appear in federal court in Miami on Tuesday afternoon. “I never thought it possible that such a thing could happen []

  • American Red Cross flooding shelter at Amarillo Civic Center Complex

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The American Red Cross of Greater North Texas opened up a shelter on Thursday for flooding evacuees at the Amarillo Civic Center Complex, especially those who evacuated from the Paramount area. As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, the Amarillo Fire Department said it had evacuated 245 people and 57 pets from []

  • ‘Hysterical’ and ‘cruel’: Biden slams GOP efforts to target LGBTQ community

    President Biden on Thursday said that the Republicans behind efforts that target LGBTQ Americans are "callous" and "hysterical," while highlighting support for the community from his administration. “Our fight is far, far from over because we have some hysterical and, I would argue, prejudiced people who are engaged in all that you see going on []

  • Amarillo officials provide Thursday update on rescues, other flooding efforts

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) -- First responders, and other officials with the city of Amarillo, provided an update during a Thursday afternoon news conference on rescues and other efforts related to the recent flooding and rainfall within Potter and Randall counties. According to previous reports by MyHighPlains.com, significant rainfall over the last two weeks has caused []

  • Amarillo City Council extends disaster declaration, approves temporary pump purchase

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) -- During Thursday's special meeting of the Amarillo City Council, the council unanimously approved two flooding-related measures, extending Amarillo Mayor Cole Stanley's declaration of disaster that was approved last week and purchasing a temporary pump to remove water from the Greenways Playa Lake. According to previous reports by MyHighPlains.com, this comes after []

  • Amarillo Fire Department, multiple agencies assist with evacuations

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Amarillo Fire Department said multiple agencies within Amarillo and other agencies have been assisting with evacuations and rescues in the Amarillo area. AFD said it and other agencies have been helping with evacuations and rescues in the Western Plaza, Lawrence Park, and Paramount area. "We have been blessed by many []

  • City of Amarillo asks businesses to submit damage information from flooding

    AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The City of Amarillo is asking for area businesses to submit damage reports for financial losses from flooding since June 1. The city has set up an email address for business owners to submit information regarding financial damages that are related to flooding through [email protected]. “We have many businesses that have []

  • Clovis man wanted for fleeing scene after traffic stop

    CLOVIS, N.M. (KAMR/KCIT) -- The Clovis Police Department is asking the community for information on 30-year-old Bryson Campos who fled the scene after a traffic stop on Wednesday in Clovis. The department detailed that at around 8:27 p.m. on Wednesday, Clovis police saw Campos driving a 2005 black Cadillac Escalade in the area of 7th []

  • Potter County extends disaster declaration for recent flooding

    POTTER COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) -- During a special meeting of the Potter County Commissioners' Court on Thursday, the court unanimously decided to extend its disaster declaration for 30 days in relation to the recent flooding and rainfall occurring in the Amarillo area. According to previous reports by MyHighPlains.com, Potter County Judge Nancy Tanner issued a []