KDDD News 4-16-2021

The Dumas Moore County Chamber of Commerce held their annual banquet last weekend. Each year as part of the event they have a local awards ceremony.

This years winner for small business of the year was Cultivate of Dumas. The industry of the year was Moore County Hospital District, Outstanding Citizen Ben Maples, Rancher of the Year Jody Stone, the Lifetime Achievement award winner for 2020 was Tom Ferguson.

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The Amarillo Sod Poodles released the 2021 fan policy and ticketing information yesterday.

After receiving approval from Major League Baseball, the City of Amarillo and the Amarillo Public Health Department, HODGETOWN will open at an increased fan capacity for Sod Poodles games beginning on Tuesday, May 18 for the home opener against the Midland Rockhounds.

Social distancing will be required and enforced at ingress, egress and while fans are in line for concessions and merchandise.

All attendees age two years and older must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times, other than when actively eating or drinking in their ticketed seat.

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According to the Amarillo Police Department, around 8 a.m. yesterday morning (April 15), a man was dumped into a trash truck out of a dumpster during a city employee’s route.

A city employee picked up the dumpster and dumped it into his truck and began compacting the trash. The male then jumped out of the top of the trash truck and landed back in the dumpster. He then ran off down the alley.”
Officers reported that they found the man a few blocks away. He had minor injuries, and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.