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?
On the Road in Texas to Some of the Creepiest Towns
No matter how you look at it Texas has it all. We have so much going for us. We have so many places to see. We have towns like Happy that just the name makes us, well, Happy.
Texas is Plagued With a Growing List of Endangered Species
Texas has it all. With the amount of land we encompass we should have it all. The problem is that we are losing some things at an alarming rate. Yes, Texas is one of the largest states so that means we should have plenty of land to share with the animals.
Is it Illegal to Trash Someone Else’s Mail in Texas?
Did you know that a simple trip to your mailbox could lead you into some hot water? I am not talking about the fact that you have a ton of bills that need paying. I'm not talking about the junk mail that you get constantly. That can be a headache but not what could get you in trouble necessarily.
How Texas is This? Llamas, Goats, and Horse For Sale in Amarillo
There are some things I have grown to expect living in Amarillo. Then there are things that never happened when I was growing up in Chicago. I have grown to expect to see cows and horses on the side of the road. This is Texas. That is a given.
Texas Gold : Small-Town Stars Who Put Their Hometowns on the Map
Oh, the good ol' state of Texas. You have given us so much to be proud of. You have been there to let others know not to mess with us. I don't know of any other state in this great country that has the resources to make it on our own.
Vanishing Art: Amarillo Murals Slowly Disappearing. Why?
I have loved watching the artwork pop up all over Amarillo. I love seeing all of the murals that first popping up in Downtown Amarillo. Then you started seeing them all over the city.
Is Exceeding the Speed Limit by 10 MPH Legal in Texas?
How long have you been driving? Are you a rule follower or breaker? Or are you one that just wants to push the envelope enough but live in fear of getting a ticket. Not enough that you don't test out the speed limit.
14 Common Questions When People Discover Your Lone Star Roots
Those that were born in Texas have that Texas pride. You can tell. Then there are those of us who weren't born here but got here as fast as we could. Isn't that the saying? That is what I have always heard.
Is Chick-fil-A’s New Honey Pepper Pimento Sandwich a Tasty Triumph?
I have a mantra that I tend to go by. In Chick-fil-A we trust. I know it's a fast food place. Oh, but I think they are doing things a bit different. I mean they have made "my pleasure" a known response to anytime a guest says thank you.
Luxurious Home in Amarillo’s River Falls Offers Breathtaking View
When you think of the perfect home in Amarillo, what do you envision? Probably a big home for the kids to run around. A beautifully kept and clean home possibly. You would love a quiet neighborhood.
Can You Legally Park Under an Overpass During Storms in Texas?
The weather can be something else here in Texas. You can start the day with sunshine. You can also quickly change to storms in no-time. I was always told if you don't like the weather give it ten minutes because it can change.
Surviving This Notorious Texas Prison is Goal Number One
Prison life should not be easy. Prison life should not be glorious. Prison life should be tough. There has to be a lesson learned. There needs to be some roughing it to turn your life around. There should be a deterrent to keep one from wanting to go back.