Melissa is originally from Chicago but she moved to the Panhandle in 1986. She is a graduate of Canyon High School and went on to Amarillo College to learn all she could about radio. She has been on the radio in Amarillo for over twenty years and hopes for many more. She loves music, baseball, (especially her Atlanta Braves and hometown Chicago White Sox) and the Investigation Discovery Channel. She has one daughter, Faith, and one granddaughter, Laila, which you'll probably hear about on the air. You can find her at home cooking. She loves to cook. She is also a fan on her Air Fryer and Instant Pot! What else does one need?
Top Reasons Not to Move to Amarillo
How long have you lived in Amarillo? Are you a lifer? Have you been here pretty much forever? You then know what I am talking about when I say there are plenty of reasons why you shouldn't move to Amarillo.
Good News – Texas Has Bragging Rights and Safety in Numbers
It's nice to see that the world is not full of doom and gloom. I mean it seems the more you open social media or listen to news stories it is more bad things happening. It's nice when that is not true. Not entirely.
Former Amarillo Sod Poodle Wins Top MLB Honor
We have had the Sod Poodles in our city since 2019. In those short few years, we have seen a lot of cool things with this team. Having a minor league team nearby you expect some of it.
Is This the Final Chapter for Beloved Amarillo Restaurant?
It seems as of recent going to one local restaurant has been hit or miss. Will they be open is the main question? When there was a sign posted giving the staff off for Halloween we thought that was kind of different.
Scammers Unleash Holiday Fraud: New Scam Targeting The Nat
Everybody loves a good party. We really do. We just hope that when we find out about a party and we plan to attend the organizers actually know about it too. That is what we found out recently with a Christmas party at The Nat.
Amarillo Restaurant Dodges Fire Disaster Thanks to Timely Help
An Amarillo business could have lost it all if it wasn't for someone being at the right place at the right time. Once your workday ends and you close up you try to go home and decompress.
REVIEW: Amarillo’s Thanksgiving Pizza “The Gobbler” at Big Jim’s
I kept seeing all over about DiGiornio Pizza having a limited edition Thanksgiving pizza this year. Ok, that's cool and all I guess. If we can get a pizza locally that is not a frozen pizza I think I would much rather do that.
Amarillo Police Seek Public’s Help in Identifying Mall Creeper
There are certain times when you are out and about when you expect to be safe. You think that you should be able to do some things in private. That is the way it should be. It seems like someone has to go out of their way to ruin things.
Amarillo Kids Get Ready for Upcoming Fun-Filled Events
I remember growing up and thinking how bored I was because there was just nothing to do. I just learned not to complain to my parents because if I did they would find me some horrendous chore to fill my day.
One Amarillo Shortage Comes to an End But At What Cost?
What a world we live in. We have gone through a lot and have bounced back. We have learned how to adapt. We have dealt with so many shortages. Some really dumb ones. I am looking at you toilet paper shortage of 2020.
The Never Ending Name Change Game in Amarillo for Local Apartments
Apartment life is something I think we all get to experience at some point in life. There is good and bad that go with it. I mean you have maintenance. That is nice. Someone who will come fix your stuff when it breaks.
Worth the Wait? Amarillo’s Western Horseman is Ready to Open
Amarillo has been hurting for places to head to and dance. We have a few places but nothing like back in the day. Do you remember the days of Midnight Rodeo, The Caravan Club, and The Western Horseman?