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Storybridge gives books to children
"I feel really strongly about this that if we were to change the face of early literacy in Dumas, that we could change the face of Dumas," said Kinsey Bellar, kindergarten teacher at Green Acres Elementary School and now head of Storybridge Dumas, an organization dedicated to bringing books to child
Texas woman claims dog died after eating a sugar-free candy cane: ‘I feel like I failed her’
A young dog in Texas reportedly died after eating a sugar-free candy cane, which contains an ingredient called xylitol that is often deadly to canines if ingested. Groves resident Darla Martinez told 12 News her 7-month-old Chihuahua-mix, Harleigh, got into a package of sugar-free candy canes that s
Moore County law enforcement looking for vehicle theft suspect
MOORE COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — Police in Dumas and Moore County are asking for help locating a suspect who stole a truck in Albuquerque, N.M., as well as a welder and trailer from a business in Dumas.
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.
DJHS hosts Christmas Dual tourney
On Friday, Dec. 14, the DJHS wrestlers hosted Hereford and Boys Ranch in a Dual Tournament. According to information provided by coach David Wylie, the Dumas White team dominated Hereford's A team, winning 12 of 14 brackets with ten pins for a score of 66 to 9.
Moore County Crime Stoppers offering reward for stolen pickup
DUMAS, TX (KFDA) - The Moore County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information on a pickup that has been stolen out of Dumas. On December 12, the Dumas Police Department received a report of a stolen trailer and welder from a business in the 1100 block of South Dumas Avenue
Demons fall short of victory
The Dumas Demon varsity and JV squads hosted the Wildcats from Littlefield Friday night, Dec. 14. The varsity team trailed in the first half, started to rally, but fell short 46-45 at the final buzzer.
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
Stinnett man killed Monday in two-vehicle crash north of Borger
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — A Stinnett man was fatally injured Monday afternoon, Dec. 17, about 2 miles north of Borger, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety news release.
Fatal motorcycle wreck Monday afternoon in Hutchinson County
DPS responded to a fatal two vehicle crash Monday afternoon on SH-136 in Hutchinson County. Officials say 63-year-old David Mills, of Stinnett, was driving a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle south on SH-136, approximately two miles north of Borger.
Moore County Crime Stoppers Looking for Truck After it Was Stolen Again Overnight
On December 12, 2018 Officers of the Dumas Police Department received a report of a stolen welder and trailer from a business in the 1100 block of S Dumas Ave. Due to surveillance video, officers were able to identify the suspect vehicle as a white newer model Chevrolet or GMC truck with a sunroof a
Sunray EMS Temporarily Shutting Down; Longer Wait Times Expected
SUNRAY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Sunray EMS will be temporarily shut down, that according to the Sunray Volunteer Fire Department's Facebook page. Officials said this is due to the lack of qualified personnel to operate the EMS side of the department.
Sunray Fire Department no longer making medical calls, longer response time expected
SUNRAY, TX (KFDA) - The Sunray Volunteer Fire Department will no longer be making medical calls due to the lack of qualified personnel to operate the EMS side of the department.
August Arrest in Moore County Leads to Meth Seizure in Oklahoma
In August 2018, a Patrol Deputy with the Moore County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspicious person at a residence. The deputy arrived at the call and made contact with an individual. During the course of the investigation, the deputy found approximately an ounce of meth on the suspect.
Moore County Sheriff's Office, Sunray ISD agree to placement of school resource officer
MOORE COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — The Moore County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that a full-time deputy will be placed as a School Resource Officer at Sunray ISD. According to a statement from Chief Deputy Morgan Hightower, Moore County Sheriff Bo DeArmond and Sunray Independent School District S
Speech pathologist sues school district, Texas AG for right to boycott Israel
A Round Rock speech pathologist is suing the school district she once worked with, saying a contract amendment that forced her resignation is unconstitutional. Bahia Amawi has contracted with Pflugerville ISD to provide bilingual language pathology services since 2009. In August, her contract renewa
A Former Fritch City Manager Arrested in Amarillo
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - The former city manager of Fritch has been arrested in Amarillo after being indicted in Hutchinson County. Bobby Lamb, Jr. was indicted for Misapplication of Fiduciary Financial Property, prosecutors say that happened while he was employed by the City of Fritch.
'Unconstitutional' ObamaCare is deeply flawed, and it's time to do away with it
Last week, a federal district court judge in Texas ruled that ObamaCare – in its entirety – is unconstitutional. ObamaCare's defenders plan to appeal the decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court, if necessary. The legal fight could drag on for years.
DJHS girls' B teams get victory, A teams split games
Monday night, Dec. 10, Westover Junior High School visited the young Demonettes at Dumas Junior High School. The seventh and eighth grade A and B teams played and won 3-of-4 games.
Judge gives mom 40 years after 2 kids die in car. People 'take better care of their pets'
A Texas judge showed little sympathy during sentencing for a mom whose two daughters, ages 1 and 2, died after being left in an increasingly hot car overnight. "Those precious little girls would still be here today if this had not happened," said Judge Keith Williams, according to Hill Country Break