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NTSB issues ruling in deadly plane crash near Pampa


The two-man crew, Zachary Jenkins, 22, and Donald Sharp, 64, were flying from Indiana to Borger’s Hutchinson County Airport, Texas Department of Public Safety ...
in rough terrain about 22 miles north of Pampa, according to the NTSB report.

How It All Plays Out: Latest Research on Entergy, Pampa Energia, FirstEnergy, Georgia Power, and Gulf Power


announced its association with Friends Helping Friends (FHF), which has picked up the administrative reins of Entergy Texas, Inc.'s program - The Power to Care - helping 200-plus Orange Countians annually with their energy bills. Pampa Energia S.A. (Pampa ...

Just so they would feel at ease


Luke 2:16 “They hurried to the village” and met the Christ child. God bless. Mike Mike Sublett is a pastor at Hi-Land Christian Church, 1615 N. Banks St., Pampa, Texas 79065. Email him at pawdad@nts-online.net.

‘The Flying Professors’ began distance learning


Before Internet and live streaming, there were four Texas Tech professors who would fly to Pampa, Borger, Amarillo, Midland and Odessa once a week to teach students in those areas in addition to the classes they were already teaching on campus. Justin ...

Toddy William Black


Toddy William Black, 59, of Enid, Okla., died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Pampa, Texas. Celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Central Baptist Church, Pampa, Texas, with the Rev. Norman Rushing, pastor, officiating.

Gray County Sheriff's Office Investigating Overnight Shooting in Pampa


PAMPA, TX -- The Gray County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred late Wednesday evening in Pampa. Deputies were called out to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of North Price Road around 11:00 p.m. While en route to the scene ...

Development plans at old junior high lot in Pampa 'at a standstill'


PAMPA, TEXAS -- If you drive by the site of the old junior high in Pampa, all you'll see are piles of rubble everywhere. A sign labeled 'Edwin Park Subdivision', advertising homes for sale, stands in one corner. This leaves residents of Pampa wondering ...

Pampa man killed in one-vehicle accident


A Pampa man died Tuesday when his pickup struck a tree on Texas Highway 152 about five miles west of Mobeetie, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported Wednesday. About noon Tuesday, William Joseph Neil, 37, was traveling west near a curve on Texas ...

Lorna Tate


She married Franklin D. Tate March 21, 1966, in Pampa, Texas. Survivors include sons, Jack Youngblood of Elk City, John Russell of Borger, Texas; daughters, Paula Shook, Ramona Carrell, Merinda Burkhalter, all of Borger; five grandchildren; two great ...

Missing trio found in less than 24 hours


Wednesday afternoon, a sheriff’s deputy in Pampa, Texas, contacted the children and Chavez, discovered they had been reported missing and called Rio Rancho Police. Pampa is in the northwestern Texas Panhandle, about 25 miles north of Interstate 40.

Hampi : A lost empire revived in monochrome


Photographing Hampi was a unique experience. I spent about 4-5 days looking for images. Believe me, this time wasn’t enough. Entire landscape, every monument appears different in different lighting co…

Chilean Birdman Leads Efforts to Save Seabird in World’s Driest Desert


By Katarzyna Nowak Jürgen Rottmann—a naturalist and ornithologist widely known as the David Attenborough of Chile—rehabilitates giants. He’s lived for 44 years in what is today a raptor rehabilitat…

Nazca Lines | Alien Signs Discovered in Peru


The Nazca Lines are a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert in southern Peru. They were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. The high, arid plateau stretches more than…

Priti Shubhachandra: Anti-Yajna Representations in Kannada Literature


Priti Shubhachandra, in her paper titled “Anti-Yagna representation in Kannada Jaina literature”, looks at various narratives from Kannada Jaina Literature where there is a dialectic between Vedic sac…

Book signing until 7pm tonight in Pampa. If you are in the area, stop by for a signed copy of my new book… http://t.co/4aLgwFjG9L Book signing until 7pm tonight in Pampa. If you are in the area, stop by for a signed copy of my new book… http://t.co/4aLgwFjG9L — McKade Marshall (@McKadeMarshall) February 21, 2015 from Twitter …

Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse Calgary


Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse is open Calgary! Run…don’t walk, and make sure you bring an empty stomach plus an iron will to your Brazilian Steakhouse experience. The first thing you will notice upon ent…

Top fun things to do in Hampi


Hampi, Karnataka is a place like no other and it has the perfect setting of prestigious ancient ruins against the most jaw dropping natural setting. It is a backpacker’s heaven and most travelers easi…

Carpenter Pampa (TX) – Pampa Carpenters


Carpenter Pampa (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Pampa (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Pampa, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and structures made from woo…

Rubrica “Prossimamente in libreria”


Buon lunedì, bibliofili! Avete trascorso un buon weekend? Piccola premessa: ai non-amanti dei romanzi rosa consiglio di scorrere velocemente i primi libri presenti in lista! Ce ne sono un po’ questa…

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Avoiding job scams in PAMPA TEXAS

Scammers know that finding a job can be tough. To trick people looking for honest work, scammers advertise where real employers and job placement firms do. They also make upbeat promises about your chances of employment, and virtually all of them ask you to pay them for their services before you get a job. But the promise of a job isn’t the same thing as a job. If you have to pay for the promise, it’s likely a scam.

Signs of a Job Scam

Scammers advertise jobs where legitimate employers do — online, in newspapers, and even on TV and radio. Here’s how to tell whether a job lead may be a scam:

You need to pay to get the job

They may say they’ve got a job waiting, or guarantee to place you in a job, if you just pay a fee for certification, training materials, or their expenses placing you with a company. But after you pay, the job doesn’t materialize. Employers and employment firms shouldn’t ask you to pay for the promise of a job.

You need to supply your credit card or bank account information

Don´t give out your credit card or bank account information over the phone to a company unless you´re familiar with them and have agreed to pay for something. Anyone who has your account information can use it.

The ad is for "previously undisclosed" federal government jobs

Information about available federal jobs is free. And all federal positions are announced to the public on usajobs.gov. Don’t believe anyone who promises you a federal or postal job.

Job Placement Services

Many job placement services are legitimate. But others lie about what they’ll do for you, promote outdated or fake job openings, or charge up-front fees for services that may not lead to a job. In fact, they might not even return your calls once you pay.

Before you enlist a company’s help:

Check with the hiring company

If a company or organization is mentioned in an ad or interview, contact that company to find out if the company really is hiring through the service.

Get details — in writing

What’s the cost, what will you get, and who pays — you or the company that hires you? What happens if the service doesn’t find a job for you or any real leads? If they’re reluctant to answer your questions, or give confusing answers, you should be reluctant to work with them.

Get a copy of the contract with the placement firm, and read it carefully. A legitimate company will give you time to read the contract and decide, not pressure you into signing then and there. Make sure any promises — including refund promises — are in writing. Some listing services and "consultants" write ads to sound like jobs, but that’s just a marketing trick: They´re really selling general information about getting a job — information you can find for free on your own.

Know whether it’s job placement or job counseling

Executive or career counseling services help people with career directions and decisions. They may offer services like skills identification and self-evaluation, resume preparation, letter writing, and interview techniques, and general information about companies or organizations in a particular location or job field.

But job placement isn’t guaranteed. Fees can be as high as thousands of dollars, and you often have to pay first.

The National Career Development Association (NCDA) offers some tips on finding and choosing a career counselor, and explains the different types of counselors active in the field.

Check for complaints

Your local consumer protection agency, state Attorney General´s Office, and the Better Business Bureau can tell you whether any complaints have been filed about a company. Just keep in mind that a lack of complaints doesn’t mean the business is on the up-and-up. You may want to do an internet search with the name of the company and words like review, scam, or complaint. Look through several pages of search results. And check out articles about the company in newspapers, magazines, or online, as well.

Where to Look for Jobs

You’ve read the many resume and interview tips from respected sources available for free online, and scoured online job boards and newspaper classifieds. Some other places to look for leads in your job search include:

CareerOneStop

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop lists hundreds of thousands of jobs. It also links to employment and training programs in each state, including programs for people with disabilities, minorities, older workers, veterans, welfare recipients, and young people. For federal jobs, all open federal positions are announced to the public on usajobs.gov.

State and county offices

Your state’s Department of Labor may have job listings or be able to point you to local job offices that offer counseling and referrals. Local and county human resources offices provide some placement assistance, too. They can give you the names of other groups that may be helpful, such as labor unions or federally-funded vocational programs.

College career service offices

Whether it’s a four-year university or community college, see what help yours can offer. If you’re not a current or former student, some still may let you look at their job listings.

Your library

Ask if they can point you to information on writing a resume, interviewing, or compiling a list of companies and organizations to contact about job openings.

Report a Job Scam

If you’ve been targeted by a job scam, file a complaint with the FTC.

For problems with an employment-service firm, contact the appropriate state licensing board (if these firms must be licensed in your state), your state Attorney General, and your local consumer protection agency.

To learn about credit and background checks when you’re looking for a job, read What to Know When You Look For a Job.

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Ten Most Wanted

The FBI is offering rewards for information leading to the apprehension of the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. Select the images of suspects to display more information.

ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

YASER ABDEL SAID

JASON DEREK BROWN

FIDEL URBINA

WILLIAM BRADFORD BISHOP, JR.

VICTOR MANUEL GERENA

EDUARDO RAVELO

ALEXIS FLORES

GLEN STEWART GODWIN

SEMION MOGILEVICH

  1. ROBERT WILLIAM FISHER

    Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution - First Degree Murder (3 Counts), Arson of an Occupied Structure

    REWARD: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of Robert William Fisher.

    Robert William Fisher is wanted for allegedly killing his wife and two young children and then blowing up the house in which they all lived in Scottsdale, Arizona in April of 2001.

    Fisher is physically fit and is an avid oupoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He has a noticeable gold crown on his upper left first bicuspid tooth. He may walk with an exaggerated erect posture and his chest pushed out due to a lower back injury. Fisher is known to chew tobacco heavily. He has ties to New Mexico and Florida. Fisher is believed to be in possession of several weapons, including a high-powered rifle.

    Fisher has surgical scars on his lower back.

    • Robert W. Fisher

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The Guardian and a warning to PAMPA TEXAS: Jehovah´s Witnesses´ silencing techniques, as terrifying as child abuse

Growing up in a Jehovah’s Witness family is different. As a child, I didn’t celebrate birthdays, Christmas or July 4. Nor did I, or anyone I knew, mix with non-Witness families in Little League or Girl Scouts. Instead, I spent much of my time sharing the “good news.” I used to go door-to-door on my own with a big, strong, well liked man in my congregation, named Jonathan. I was just 9 and 10 when he repeatedly sexually abused me.

It is really hard for kids to speak up when they’re abused. But the Jehovah’s Witnesses make it a lot harder.

They have a “2 Witness” rule, which says that anyone who accuses an adult of abuse must have a second witness. If there is no second witness, the accuser is punished for a false accusation - usually by ordering that no Witness may talk with or associate with the “false” accuser. This is called dis-fellowshipping. For a kid raised only with other Witnesses, it was horrifying. Even your parents would have to ignore you. It was more terrifying than Jonathan.

It was the elders of my congregation who had assigned Jonathan to team up with me. When we separated from the others, he forced me into his pick-up truck and drove us to his house. Then he would say “Let’s play”. It happened too many times. Like everyone else in the congregation, my parents liked “Brother” Jonathan and trusted him in our family.

My parents were consumed with some really huge problems in those years, and later divorced. I was emotionally alone - and wanted to be the best Jehovah’s Witness I could be. That’s why I went out to field service - the door to door ministry that Witnesses are known for.

What my parents didn’t know, was that Jonathan had sexually molested another girl in our congregation. The elders knew this and had kept it a secret. They were following orders from Watchtower leaders, based in the world headquarters in New York, who in 1989 had issued a top-secret instruction to keep known child sex abusers in the congregations a secret. This instruction became Exhibit 1 at my civil trial.

The elders and the Governing Body all knew that child molesters hide in religious groups and often are people who are likeable and friendly - like Jonathan. They knew molesters would likely do it again. But they chose to ignore the safety of the kids, in favor of protecting their image - and their bank account - from lawsuits. It was all in that 1989 letter.

A recent report by the Center for Investigative Reporting revealed that they have continued to issues directives urging silence around child abuse. Last November, elders were instructed to avoid taking criminal matters like child abuse to the authorities. Instead, they were told to handle them internally in confidential committees. The report also showed that Jehovah’s Witnesses evoke the First Amendment to hide sex abuse claims.

It took me learning about Jonathan’s other victims for me to speak up. In 2009, I looked on California’s Megan’s Law website, the state’s official list of registered sex offenders. There, I found he had been convicted a few years before for sexually abusing another 8-year-old girl. I felt horribly guilty that I hadn’t spoken up about him earlier. Now, I need to stop predators from doing this again.

The only way to end this abuse is by lifting this veil of secrecy once and for all.

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