Melissa Bartlett

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 Students Latest To Get Free Meals
In a similar move Amarillo Independent School District is doing the same thing. They kicked off the program at Amarillo Schools yesterday. I just love it. I sure wish this was something that was offered when my daughter was in school. It would have been a huge blessing.
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.
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.
New Place To Get Hibachi Coming To Amarillo
I remember when I was going to school for radio at Amarillo college. I always had Wednesday's as my day to go to Kabuki for lunch. That was my first experience with Hibachi. It's fun to sit at a counter top stove and watch the chef cook your food in front of you.

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