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Jul 29, 2019

A conversation with Anette Carlisle, a certified poverty coach and member of the Amarillo College Board of Regents. Educated as a zoologist, Anette arrived in Amarillo more than two decades ago and immediately turned her leadership skills to public service. She founded Panhandle Twenty/20, which has been instrumental in...


Jul 22, 2019

A conversation with Keely Brown, one of the co-founders and directors of Colorful Closets, a nonprofit that provides mini-wardrobes to children in need. Keely tells her organization's origin story to host Jason Boyett, but also shares her personal story—and it's a surprising one. How does a young, vibrant family in a...


Jul 15, 2019

A conversation with Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, the president of Amarillo College. Born in Slaton and educated at WTAMU, he succeeded Dr. Paul Matney at AC in 2014—and was almost immediately met with a funding crisis. With host Jason Boyett, Lowery-Hart talks about navigating that crisis, learning hard lessons about...


Jul 8, 2019

A conversation with Jenny Inzerillo, the music director at HPPR and host of High Plains Morning, weekdays from 9am to noon on High Plains Public Radio. In 2015, Jenny arrived here from Chicago and St. Louis, which brings her a unique perspective as a former outsider who has become a passionate insider. With host Jason...


Jul 1, 2019

A conversation with Koben Puckett, a local cowboy and Canyon resident who suffered a spinal cord injury while competing in the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) circuit. The 2008 injury left him a quadriplegic. Now he's a paraplegic and making enormous strides in his recovery. With host Jason Boyett, Koben discusses his...