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?
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?
Amarillo Ready to Shop Til You Drop? Kohl’s is Back Open with Changes
It's been a long wait but in Amarillo, we can shop again. Kohls has been closed since the summer due to a flood. This had nothing to do with all the rain we were getting. No, Kohl's had bigger issues.
Dasher Diary: Is Securing Top Dasher in Amarillo Worth the Hustle?
Since I started my journey of having a side hustle I have also heard about being Top Dasher. It's a sort of rewards program you can earn while you are DoorDashing. I thought I obtained it last month.
Amarillo Business Seeks Support on Social Media to Stay Afloat
We get some restaurants that seem to close out of the blue. We had no idea that they were struggling. We just have to deal with the aftermath of their sudden closing. It's never fun but it is the ending of the circle of life in Amarillo.
Exciting Changes on the Horizon for Amarillo Restaurant
Amarillo restaurants have had to make some changes. Some changes happened because of the pandemic. Restaurants learned how to operate solely as a place to get food to go. Laws loosened up regarding to-go alcohol.
DoorDash’s Recent Alert Makes Drivers a Bit Happier in Amarillo
Each and every job has its pros and of course its cons. It's just the way life goes. You decide in the end if the pros outweigh the cons. For the most part, you hope that they do or else you may decide to do something else.
The Texas Panhandle Connection to Elvis’ “Heartbreak Hotel”
Elvis is where it all began. He was a legendary singer. He was a star of movies. He was a major heartthrob for most. Elvis Presley had the moves. Elvis really had it all.