Texas Panhandle

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Over 109,000 Pot Plants Found In Panhandle

Investigators said that more than 109,000 marijuana plants have been found growing in the rural Texas Panhandle. The DEA confirmed the discovery on Wednesday.


Ground beef passes through a machine that makes hamburger patties at a meat packing and distribution facility. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Panhandle Beef Packer Recalls Meat

Caviness Beef Packers, located in the Texas Panhandle city of Hereford, has recalled nearly 12 tons of beef trimmings products due to possible E. coli contamination.


A fireman walks by a burned forest. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Panhandle Wildfire Destroyed 225 Homes

Authorities said on Thursday that 225 homes were destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire in the Texas Panhandle earlier this week, a figure that’s more than double initial estimates.


A man watches as smoke from a wildfire rises into the sky. (credit: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Panhandle Fire Evacuees Return Home

About 2,100 Texas Panhandle residents evacuated for days because of a wildfire are scheduled to return to their homes.


Emergency crews fight wildfire flames. (credit: Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Officials To Survey Panhandle Wildfire Toll

Teams of emergency officials will comb a 4-square-mile area of the Texas Panhandle to assess the damage from a wildfire and search for potential victims.


A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Wildfire Burns Small Texas Panhandle Town

Emergency officials said that about 75 homes were destroyed, and hundreds of people have evacuated the area, after a wildfire burned near a small town in the Texas Panhandle.


Source; Larry Mowry

Dust & Smoke Blow Into DFW From Panhandle

Massive amounts of smoke and dust blew into North Texas overnight from the Texas Panhandle, creating problems for area firefighters and for people who walked outside.


A woman shoots a Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun at a shooting range. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Texas Church To Host Handgun License Class

A Baptist church in the Texas Panhandle plans to host a concealed handgun class as a community service because there is so much interest in self-defense and protecting families.


A caution sign identifying a natural gas underground pipeline. (credit: Getty Images/Tim Boyle)

3 Companies Plan Natural Gas Pipelines Into Texas

Three energy companies have announced plans to build a pipeline that would transport natural gas from Colorado to the Texas Panhandle.


A fireman walks by a burned forest. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Expects More Explosive Wildfire Potential

Conditions were expected to be ripe for wildfires in much of West Texas and the Panhandle on Monday, with gusty winds and low humidity.


Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

North Texans Volunteer In The Panhandle After Wildfires

It was a devastating weekend for many in West Texas, as wildfires burned out of control, destroying homes and land and caused at least one death. A group of North Texas volunteers from the Chisholm Chapter of the Red Cross left Monday afternoon to assist those in need in the Panhandle.


Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Wildfires Scorch About 110,000 Acres In West Texas

Wildfires sweeping across West Texas destroyed 58 homes, forced evacuations and closed an interstate.