KDDD News 4-22-21

Moore County is ahead of the state of Texas, when it comes to Covid 19 vaccines for seniors. 70% of the county over the age of 65 have had at least one vaccine, and 46% of the population over the age of 16, have had at least one dose. The Moore County News Press reports that 59% of seniors have been fully vaccinated, and 34% age 16 and up.

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“Junior Ranger Day” will be held at Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Activities will begin at the Alibates Visitor Center at 9:30 am and run until 2:30 pm. There will be many activities occurring throughout the day and the programs are free and available to any age including adults.
Participants are encouraged to arrive at 9:30 am and sign-in at the front desk to receive your Junior Ranger Booklet. Families are encouraged to bring a packed lunch and eat between 12:00. – 12:30 p.m
Masks are required inside the visitor center, but not outside. All activities are free and open to the public. Groups are also welcome

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People we’re hurt and crews cleared wreckage after a crash involving two semis near Stinnett Wednesday morning.
Preliminary information from the Texas Department of Public Safety said the crash happened near the intersection of County Road 14 and FM 2277 southeast of the city.

Both semis rolled over, and state officials said there were serious injuries.

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Moore County Crime Stoppers is hosting an after hours event, Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 5:30 PM CDT – 7 PM at the Toppled Turtle Brewing Company in downtown Dumas. The Dumas Moore County Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the event.

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The Canyon Lady Eagles hosted the Dumas Demonettes in a District 4-4A battle that ended 7-6. Canyon defeated Dumas earlier in the season 14-1. The Lady Eagles improved their record to 9-0.