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10-Year-Old Honorary Cactus Police Officer Dies After 2-Year Battle with Cancer

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the CPD Chief Maribel Tiarzon was able to help make that dream a reality. Kaitlyn was sworn in as an honorary Cactus Police Officer. Several partner agencies within Moore County were at the swearing-in ceremony.


Demonettes bounce back, sweep Palo Duro and Caprock

Going up against former district opponents in Palo Duro and Caprock, the Demonettes swept aside the Lady Dons and Lady Longhorns, winning a pair of 3-0 games this past Tuesday evening at the Caprock Activity Center in south Amarillo.


Two-A-Days Road Trip: Stratford Elks

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Franco featured artist at XIT

"It is an honor, really," said Dumas artist Manuel Franco on being asked to be the featured artist for the 82nd annual XIT Rodeo and Reunion August 2-4. "I have been the featured artist for the XIT Rodeo and Reunion 12 times, including the 50th and the 75th anniversaries." Franco showed his wester


Calcutta and dance set for Saturday

The Cowboy Classic Rodeo Association is gearing up for its annual pre-rodeo fundraising event — the Calcutta and Dance.This year’s Cowboy Classic Rodeo Association Calcutta and Dance will take place Saturday, Aug. 11, beginning at 6 p.m. at the 8th Street Event Center, 420 W. 8th, in Dumas.Only 200


Young campers compete at annual Little Demon Football combine

Pictured are the campers and coaches who took part in the annual Little Demon Footbcall Camp, which was held from July 30 to August 2 at Demon Stadium. Under the guidance of head coach Aaron Dunnam and his staff, aspiring Dumas football players were taught various skills and practice drills before c


Crossland to motorists: 'Just slow down'

"I couldn't live with myself, if I ran over a child," said Eddie Crossland, director of operations for Dumas Independent School District (DISD). He was talking about his concerns for safety as school buses and children return to the streets August 15 for the first day of the new school year. Peopl


Demonettes rev up season, outlast Frenship and Abilene Wylie in Wolfforth

The Demonettes upended the Tigers via scores of 8-25, 26-24, 22-25, 25-19 and 15-12 and fought off the Lady Bulldogs with scores of 21-25, 25-17, 25-22, 23-25 and 15-13.


DJHS to hold Junior High Football Camp, announces practice schedule

The seventh graders will take the field from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., before the eighth graders will conduct their camp from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. At the camp, the seventh and eighth graders will go through various practice drills and teamwork exercises under the watchful eye of DJHS boys’ athletic coordi


DJHS boys, girls’ athletics announce 2018-2019 schedules

Announced recently by DJHS boys’ athletics coordinator David Wylie and DJHS girls’ athletics coordinator Zeb Abbott, the sports already set for dates are volleyball, wrestling, boys’ basketball and girls’ basketball.


Swinford replaces Johnson on DEDC board

The Dumas Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) Board of Directors voted unanimously in their regular meeting on Tuesday to approve David Swinford as the replacement for Chris Johnson, who resigned after eight years as a member of the board."I have learned a lot … working with the other board memb


82nd Annual XIT Rodeo and Reunion attracts thousands to Dalhart

From cooking over 10,000 lbs of brisket to a street parade and XIT Queen coronation, there's a lot more to come on the most eventful day of the rodeo.


Liger’s Den: The Calm before the Storm, are you ready?!

I hope that everyone’s had a great summer so far. Lately, the temperatures have come down a little bit, which have made for some nice days to be outside.


Day 2 of the XIT Ranch Rodeo

DALHART, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Food, fun, and fanfare. If you have not been to the XIT Rodeo, time is running out. The three-day event comes to an end tomorrow, so if you're still on the fence on whether to head over to Dalhart, here's a taste of today's festivities.


Tolleson takes over Demonette softball program’s reins

Even though volleyball season is upon the sports landscape, with Tolleson serving as the junior varsity coach underneath new Dumas head volleyball coach Brittani James, softball is still in the back of Tolleson’s mind. When January rolls around, softball will be Tolleson’s main objective.