KDDD News 6-7-21 Dogie Days Week

It’s finally here, following a year off. The 74th Annual Dogie Days in Dumas begins on Wednesday night, when the midway opens at 6 pm at McDade Park. The Dumas Noon Lions Club and all it’s volunteers have been preparing for weeks and months for the event. On Thursday at 11 am, it’s the annual BBQ. Tickets are $11 in advance, $12 at the door.

This year will be the 74th Dogie Days event and is expected to be one of the largest attended since the event began in 1946.

Big Country 95 3 and 96 5 in Amarillo will keep you informed on all the festivities all week.

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THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SAYS IT WILL NOW HANDLE THE CYBERATTACKS ON THE WORLD’S LARGEST MEAT PROCESSING COMPANY, INCLUDING OUR PLANT IN CACTUS, AND THE COLONIAL PIPELINE AS ACTS OF TERRORISM. SENATOR JOHN CORNYN SAYS IT’S WELL DOCUMENTED THAT THE RUSSIANS AND CHINESE USE THESE TYPES OF ATTACKS TO CREATE CHAOS AND DISRUPTION.

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A Dalhart officer and his family were involved in a major crash this morning that resulted them with life threatening injuries.

Saturday, Officer Alec ”MarJack” Martinez and his family were involved in a major crash on FM 1061 just past the Potter County Line and were transported to a hospital.

Both Martinez and his wife will have to have extensive surgery to repair the injuries sustained in the crash, as well as a long recovery.