KDDD News 3-16-21

On Sunday March 14th, deputies with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office attempted to make a stop on a 1999 Cadillac Deville on U.S. Highway 287, North of Dumas. The vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit ensued.
During the pursuit, the vehicle entered the city limits of Dumas and began driving in residential areas of North Dumas.

Deputies and officers with the Dumas Police Department were able to stop the vehicle before the pursuit endangered members of the general public.

During a search of the vehicle, a large quantity of methamphetamine and heroin were found in the vehicle, as well as a firearm. Matthew Ganik, Troy Sliger and Katelyn Caudull, were taken into custody and placed in the Moore County Jail for various charges.

Charges are pending with the 69th District Attorney’s Office.

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The Dumas City Commission is scheduled to vote today on a proposed new City Ordinance, brought up a few meetings ago, that would authorize the City to secure $9.9 million in new debt to help fund infrastructure costs. The public meeting is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Dumas Municipal Court building.

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Sunday afternoon, March 14, the newest radio station in Dumas, took flight. Known now as “Classic Rock for the High Plains”, our sister station, the new 103.5 The Buzzard brings you the best rock n roll from the 70’s to the 90’s.

The 103.5 frequency is what is called an FM translator. It was purchased in 2020 and was in Borger. Then it was moved to Dumas.

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The National Weather Service in Amarillo has released its classifications of the seven tornados that touched down in the panhandle this weekend.

NWS Amarillo said the strongest was rated an EF2. The longest track was a little over 18 miles near Palo Duro Canyon to near Washburn.