Officials are warning people to be safe on the Canadian River. The Potter County Sheriffs Department is telling residents, that the water is high and is running smooth and swiftly, and there is a huge undercurrent.
The river also attracts people who go mudding in four-wheelers. the sheriff says that can also turn tragic in an instant.
The next big event in Dumas is this Saturday. The Annual Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commerce D’Town BBQ Cook-Off takes place in McDade Park and features teams from across the Texas Panhandle and beyond
There will also be a Kids Q for children to be able to participate in on Friday night. (Entry fees for teams and children apply)There is usually a Cookers Choice category as well. Cash prizes and trophies will be awarded at the end of the cook-off on Saturday.