KDDD 3-11-21

On Saturday morning, officers were dispatched to a domestic violence call at the 200 block of North Meredith in Dumas.

Inside, police found 51-year-old Johnny Villegas with a gunshot wound. According to the victim’s family, the incident took place after a fight between Villegas, his wife and stepdaughter.

Detectives say they have identified who shot him and recovered the weapon used in the case but have not made an arrest. The police have not yet revealed the identity of the suspect but believe the community is not in danger.

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A grass fire west of Dumas was contained yesterday afternoon. The fire ignited around seven miles west of Dumas.
Around 2:00 p.m., the Texas A&M Forest Service says the fire is 61.42 acres and 100 percent contained.

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Congressman Ronny Jackson announced on Tuesday that he has signed on as an original co-sponsor to the Ports-to-Plains Highway Act of 2021.

Sponsored by Congressmen Jodey Arrington (TX-19) and Henry Cuellar (TX-28), the legislation would designate Interstate 27 as a route on the federal Interstate Highway system, specifically benefiting Texas District 13 (TX-13) by paving the way for I-27’s extension through the Texas Panhandle.

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The Amarillo Sod Poodles announced Wednesday a new partnership with StadiumDrop to bring in-seat delivery, contactless payment and concession pick-up options to Hodgetown.

Under this partnership, fans will be able to enjoy several options including the ability to order their favorite food and beverages from concessions and have them delivered directly to their seat.