I'm originally from Chicago but moved to the Panhandle in 1986. I graduated from Canyon High School and went on to Amarillo College to learn all I can about radio. I've been in the business for 18 years and hope for many more. I love music, baseball, and the Investigation Discovery Channel. I have one daughter, Faith which you'll probably hear about on the air, one dog, Chipper, who is a Puggle, and Twilight the cat. You can find me at home cooking. I love to cook. I also love my Air Fryer and Instant Pot! What else does one need?
Helping The Kids Of Amarillo Have A Great Christmas Is Easy
The Northside Toy Drive has been a great way to help the kids of Amarillo have a great Christmas. There are some times that the kiddos really need us to step up and not forget about them. Christmas is a big time of year.
Vicki McLean Retires From Lone Star Ballet
What can I say about my friend Vicki McLean? She is a fabulous person. She really is that. I met her back in 2008 when she came in to visit me at a radio station I worked at many moons ago. She would come in and talk about Dracula. Oh and of course the Nutcracker Ball and any other great ballet they…
City Of Amarillo Closing Buildings Due To Covid Numbers
I don't know how many times I heard that Covid would be over as soon as November 4th. I thought that was ridiculous from the first time I heard it. I still do. Guess what? November 4th was yesterday and as far as I can tell Covid is still a thing. Am I right?
Happy State Bank Growing Even More In Texas
Happy State Bank is doing it again. They are growing even more. They are adding 14 new branches this weekend. They took ownership of the Centennial branches earlier but this weekend they will officially become Happy. The growth doesn't stop there.
Amarillo Student Gets A Surprise Worth A Tear Of Happiness
It may be cold outside but if this story doesn't melt your heart you may need to get it checked out. Imagine being an eight year old and knowing your mom is not there every night to tuck you in because she is serving in the military.
My Experience Early Voting In Potter County Was So Worth It
I have never early voted during an election. Never. I have always just really loved the excitement of going on Election Day with my daughter and showing her how to vote. The excitement was real. Now my daughter early voted on her own in the Dallas area.
806 Health Tip: That Breath Under Your Mask Can Stink
Who would have thought that when we started 2020 that not only would we have new words in our vocabulary. You know like social distancing, covid, maskne. We also had to deal with new conditions too.
Canyon Schools Are Going Back To In Person Classes
As we are getting closer to the month of November there are some more changes coming to some of our local schools. When the pandemic hit in March the kids were all on Spring Break. So the schools ended up extended the break for a bit while they decided what to do with the outbreak.
806 Health Tip: We Developed Some Good Habits This Year
I guess if you want to be that half glass full kind of person you have to realize that all this covid talk has brought us some good things. We have finally had the time to slow down a bit. We also got to spend more time with our family.
Good News Family Support Services Getting A New Place
So early on in 2020 things already hit Family Support Services hard. Their office in Downtown Amarillo had a fire. A lot of damages occurred. In fact their building was destroyed. So they already had to find a place to home them.
High Plains Food Bank Next Victim Of Temporarily Closing
This year has been challenging for a lot of our non-profits here in Amarillo. The donations have gone down of course. There have been a lot of cancelled events which usually brought them in money and donations too. After already taking this hit it is never good to hear news like this.
Jorge’s On Bell Here In Amarillo Closed For A Bit
It was about two weeks ago when Hoffbrau voluntarily closed because one of their staff members tested positive for covid-19. They did the right thing. Now another Amarillo restaurant is doing the same thing.