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Company donates protective vests to Dalhart, Hartley County first responders
DALHART, Texas (KVII) — Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. recently purchased and donated five medic vests to help protect first responders in Dalhart and Hartley County. “Though we don’t want to think things will ever happen here, it is always better to be prepared,” stated Dustin Burton, Hilmar Cheese Co
Dalhart High School disconnects cell phones to reconnect with peers
DALHART, TX (KFDA) - Students at Dalhart High School socialize through social media daily. However, the school wants to increase face-to-face interactions in hopes of creating a more caring school culture.
First responders bring Christmas joy to local children
"It means a lot, because this year is a little hard for Christmas for us, so for the community to step up when we are new here (in Dumas) … and to extend this much kindness to my kids, it really means a lot to us. We have never seen this before," said Samantha, one of the parents whose children were
Sunray's varsity squad win a pair to close out tournament
Late Friday, Dec. 7, the Sunray Lady Cats tangled with the Lady Cougars from Fort Elliott. On Saturday, they met up with the Dalhart Lady Wolves. The Lady Cats easily handled the Lady Cougars on Friday. The Lady Wolves were a bit more challenging, but the Lady Cats got the win.
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Dallam, Hartley County 4-H moving into new activity center
DALHART, TX (KFDA) - Dallam and Hartley County 4-H is moving into an old space and creating a new activity center. The youth development organization has grown to nearly 300 members in six different clubs across the area.
Here's what's at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling
(CNN)Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
Large grass fire east of Dalhart
DALHART, Amarillo (KVII) — Shortly after 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, a large grass fire broke out east of Dalhart on Highway 54.
Moore County first responders shop for children in need
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Moore County first responders teamed up today to give children in need a Merry Christmas. During today’s Shop with a Cop event, 50 needy children throughout the communities of Dumas, Sunray and Cactus were each given $50 to shop with law enforcement officers and firefighters.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Hartley County Sheriff's Office mourning the loss of retired K-9 Ellie
HARTLEY COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — The Hartley County Sheriff's Office is mourning the death of one of its former K-9 officers, Ellie, who passed away Monday.
Traffic Alert: Avoid H-54 W. outside of Dalhart due to fire causing zero visibility
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Motorists should avoid Highway 54 West at Dalhart Cattle feeders a few miles outside of Dalhart due to a fire causing zero visibility on the highway.Dalhart Fire and Hartley Fire & EMS are currently battling the fire in high wind conditions.Hartley County Sheriff’s Office, DPS
Crews working wildfires in the area
11-25-18 TRAFFIC WARNING/ACTIVE FIRE Please avoid Hwy 54 West at Dalhart Cattle feeders a few miles outside of Dalhart....Posted byDalhart Volunteer Fire DeptonSunday, November 25, 2018
Fire at Dalhart Cattle Feeders forces HWY 54 to close
DALHART, Texas —The Dalhart Volunteer Fire Department is encouraging drivers to avoid Hwy 54 West at Dalhart Cattle Feeders.Firefighters report low visibility which has forced the road to shut down from the 260 mile marker to Dalhart, according to Texas Department of Public Safety.Dalhart Fire, as w
Garrett Birdsong is leading by example in Channing
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - In the small town of Channing one senior is making sure he leaves an example for those following in his footsteps.He’s a great leader not only in cross country but throughout this school and it’s not a real vocal leader its just watching him work. I think the other kids look up
Candy Cane Lane kicks off holiday season
With sirens blaring and lights flashing, officers of the Cactus and Dumas Police Departments escorted Santa Claus to the Moore County Courthouse square Saturday evening to officially light the city's Christmas decorations and begin the 2018 holiday season. Santa arrived in a 1930s convertible with
City of Dumas providing economic relief for seniors and disabled
DUMAS, Texas (KVII) — The city of Dumas has come up with a plan to help persuade people age 65 and older from leaving. City leaders passed an ordinance in November that freezes the utility rates and the Ad valorem tax rate for people age 65 and older who live inside the city limits. The ordinance is
Sunray police officer appears in court for charges related to New York double homicide
SODUS, NY (KFDA) - A Sunray police officer accused of conspiracy in connection to the double-homicide of a couple in Sodus, New York appeared in court today. Bron Bohlar has been arraigned for charges of conspiracy in the second degree., according to our CBS affiliate in Rochester, New York.