KDDD News 5-24-21

A former employee of the JBS plant in Cactus has won a workers comp case after contracting COVID-19.
According to Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, who represented him, they say he contracted COVID-19 in April of 2020 and was unable to work for three weeks.

They said JBS’ workers comp insurer denied his claim but a judge ordered them to pay damages and JBS did not file an appeal before the May 18 deadline.


United Supermarkets has updated its mask policy in response to updated guidelines from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention. On Friday, United said fully vaccinated customers and employees would be allowed to go without masks. The update was effective immediately.

United employees who have not been vaccinated however, will still be required to wear masks, according to company officials. Non-vaccinated customers are strongly encouraged to wear masks.


An airshow nearly a decade in the making was held over in Dalhart on Saturday.

Whether it was prop planes or military planes, the Thunder over Dalhart airshow offered performances for plane enthusiasts or those simply looking to get out of the house.

Chairman of the Board elected for the Dalhart Chamber of Commerce, Sheila Yee, said turnout was overwhelming. An estimated 4,000 people attended.