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Dumas wins State Lineman Challenge over 17 other schools

ABILENE, Texas (KFDA) - 18 high schools competed in Division II of the annual State Lineman Challenge on Saturday in Abilene, and the Dumas Demons came out on top securing their first title. ”It means a lot because we all come here early in the morning and we grind,” said...
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Authorities investigating Swatting case in Hutchinson Co.

Fake emergency calls to 911 claiming someone has committed a violent crime is referred to as “Swatting.” The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office and Fritch Police are investigating who called in to report a shooting Thursday morning when the caller claimed to have shot and killed their mother. Authorities are working to identify who a minor in Fritch was playing a game of Fortnite with.
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Officials warn of ‘SWATTING’ after Thursday false call

HUTCHINSON COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office warned community members of a dangerous trend after a Thursday morning call falsely sent SWAT personnel to a home in Fritch. According to the sheriff’s office, Borger Dispatch received a call from Fritch at around 4:41 a.m. on Thursday in which a man claimed he […]
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City of Dumas names interim city manager

DUMAS, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Officials with the city of Dumas recently announced that the City Commissioners appointed Police Chief Ray Resendez as the city’s interim city manager. According to a news release from the city of Dumas, this comes after Arbie Taylor recently announced their retirement. The City Commission unanimously approved Resendez’s appointment. Resendez, who […]
DUMAS, TX

Officials warn of ‘SWATTING’ after Thursday false call

HUTCHINSON COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office warned community members of a dangerous trend after a Thursday morning call falsely sent SWAT personnel to a home in Fritch. According to the sheriff’s office, Borger Dispatch received a call from Fritch at around 4:41 a.m. on Thursday in which a man claimed he […]

Dumas celebrates its 75th Dogie Days Parade

On a hot Saturday morning with temperatures over 100 degrees, Dumas celebrated its 75th annual Dogie Days Parade after a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19. The Dumas Noon Lions Club sponsored the event, with proceeds going to local charities and to help buy glasses for people unable to afford them.
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Alibates Flint Quarries Star Party

Fritch, Texas – Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument will be hosting the second public event of the year, the “Alibates Star Party.” The Alibates Star Party is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022. This event is part of the Night Skies Program as, we celebrate evening activities in the park.
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What a nice weekend I had recently. My Lubbock girls came, and we went to Stinnett to a birthday party my oldest daughter gave her husband. We met and visited with lots of friends and family and had a wonderful time. We saw almost a dozen buffalo on the way back, and as we topped out of Tule Canyon there were 8 or 10 Aoudad sheep standing right by the road. And, of course, we always enjoy the…
LUBBOCK, TX

K9 mussel detection teams return to Lake Meredith

FRITCH, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Aquatic invasive species pose a severe threat to Lake Meredith and other waterways. Specifically, according to a Tuesday report from the National Park Service (NPS), invasive species such as the Quagga and Zebra mussels could be brought into the region through contaminated boats. NPS noted that Zebra Mussels gather quickly on […]
FRITCH, TX
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