Fire consumes home on West 10th Street in Dumas Friday evening
Firefighters from the Dumas Fire Department battled a blaze in a home on West 10th Street in Dumas Friday evening. The incident was ongoing as of 9 p.m. Law enforcement had several streets around the home blocked off. Many details remain sketchy, but the home appears to be a total...
Sunray crushes Clarendon in Class 2A D-II state quarterfinals
A team playing a predictable, yet highly productive script ran into the story of a plucky underdog Friday night at appropriately named Happy State Bank Stadium, where only one team could leave the field in a happy state. Sometimes, it’s not the little guy who gets the Hollywood ending, but...
Texas High School Football: How to Stream the Clarendon High School vs. Sunray High School Game - December 1
Sunray High School will host Clarendon High School on Friday, December 1 at 7:00 PM CT. Follow high school football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Clarendon vs. Sunray Game Information. Game Day: Friday, December 1. Game Time: 7:00...
Stratford puts it on Class 2A Division I defending champion Hawley in quarterfinals
LUBBOCK – They’ll be a new Class 2A Division I state champion in 2023. Stratford guaranteed that with an exclamation point handing Hawley a lopsided and somewhat shocking 46-6 blowout loss in the Class 2A Division I state quarterfinals on Friday night at PlainsCapital-Park at Lowrey Field on Friday.
Local group honors those lost to suicide at International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
“It is a club no one wants to join,” say the members of the LOSS team (Local Outreach to Survivors of Suicide) of Moore County. They are talking about the surviving family and friends of people who have taken their own lives. Those left behind by suicide are called survivors by the mental health community, and the LOSS team was set up to help them through their trauma. On November 18, International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day (ISSLD), the LOSS team and others were at Memorial Hospice and Home Health in Dumas and conducted a ceremony for local survivors, including members of the LOSS team, to honor their loved ones who had died by suicide.
Stratford football controls trenches in dominant region final win over Hawley
LUBBOCK — The most trouble Stratford football coach Jon Murphy had Friday night was deciding which side of the ball impressed him more. The Elks made it a tough choice with a dominant 46-6 victory over Hawley in a Region I-2A Division I final at Lowrey Field. Stratford ran for 289 yards and held the Bearcats to minus-44. The Elks limited Hawley to seven first downs and forced three turnovers in dispatching the 2022 state champions.
Defying expectations: Clarendon, Sunray football teams meet after surprising seasons
Raise your hand if you picked Clarendon and Sunray as a Region I final before the season. Put your hand down, liar. Outside of their own buildings, neither of these football teams were expected to advance this far in the postseason entering the year. Yet Clarendon is 10-3, Sunray is 11-2 and both...
Sunray dominates Clarendon to advance to 2A Division II state semifinals in football
For the first time since 2007, the Sunray Bobcats are heading to the state semifinals in football. Sunray advanced to the penultimate round of the 2A Division II playoffs after knocking off Clarendon 67-6 on Friday night at Happy State Bank Stadium in Canyon. It was another standout week from quarterback Armando Lujan....
Libertarian Nick Hearn Not Running for State House
Nick Hearn, a Libertarian from Dumas who previously ran against State Representative Four Price (R-Amarillo), will not make another bid for the seat in 2024. “We will be moving out of the district at the end of this year,” Hearn told The Amarillo Pioneer. “So unfortunately I will not be running this election cycle.”
Work continues on the Dalhart Emergency Response Center
DALHART, Texas (KFDA) - The work on Dalhart’s Emergency Response Center continues. The structure is made, bay doors are up and concrete is being poured to hold the firetrucks. The emergency response center will house EMS, the fire department and the police department. Dalhart officials say the new build...
How to Report a Non-Functional Street Light in Dumas
Do you need to report a street light out in your neighborhood? Get the number off the street light pole, know the exact location of the pole, or tie a ribbon on the pole. Then click on this link ReportOutage (myentergy.com) Continue on as a guest and report the address of the street light that is out. Choose the street light on the diagram and add notes as needed. Thanks for your help in keeping the City of Dumas lit!Visit here for more details.
State Semifinal Bound: Canadian, Stratford, Sunray all punch their tickets
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The High Plains saw six different area football teams in action on Friday night looking to keep their state championship dreams alive, three did just that. Class 4A Division II State Quarterfinals:West Plains (12-2) fell to Glen Rose (10-4), 45-13 at Memorial Stadium in Wichita Falls. Class 3A Division II State Quarterfinals:Canadian (14-0) […]
Regional Semifinals 2A Team of the Week: Sunray
Sunray is off to the regional final for the first time in 16 years. But to get there, they had to beat one of the best in the Wellington Skyrockets, who had made it to the regional finals in each of the past four seasons. Bobcat quarterback Armando Lujan had...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.62 and $2.65 in Dumas as of 2023-11-30. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Dalhart EDC Seeking Proposals for 33-Acre Residential Development Project
The Dalhart Economic Development Corporation 4b (EDC) is seeking proposals from qualified firms for a project. This project includes a drainage study, utility assessment, topographical survey, and cost analysis of a 33-acre residential development in Dalhart, Texas. Proposals must be sealed and submitted by 1:00 PM on January 10th, 2024. Late proposals will not be accepted.
Caroline Fairly files for Texas House District 87
AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Republican Caroline Fairly announced she has officially filed for the office of State Representative in Texas House District 87. District 87 includes Carson, Hansford, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Potter and Sherman counties. According to a news release from Fairly, she was endorsed by Senator Ted Cruz, Congressman Ronny Jackson, Attorney General […]
Window on the Plains Museum: A Journey Through the Heart of Texas Heritage
Situated along Highway 287 in Dumas, Texas, the Window on the Plains Museum is a beacon of historical preservation, showcasing the rich heritage of Moore County and the broader Texas Panhandle. The museum, which began as the Moore County Historical Museum in 1976, provides a comprehensive exploration of the region's evolution from prehistoric times to the pioneering era. With a vast array of exhibits depicting the development of farming, ranching, and family life, alongside a research and archives center, the museum is an invaluable resource for history enthusiasts and proud locals.
The XIT Ranch of Hartley: A Symbol of Texas' Grandeur
In the heart of the Texas Panhandle, the town of Hartley is synonymous with the legendary XIT Ranch, once the world's most expansive ranch under a single fence. The XIT, sprawling across 3 million acres, was more than just a ranch—it was a symbol of the Wild West's grandeur, established in the 1880s to finance the construction of the Texas State Capitol. Hartley's identity remains deeply intertwined with the ranch's history, a story that stretches across ten counties and is woven into Texas' very fabric.
Cactus, Texas: A Small Town Emblem of Cultural Diversity and Resilience
In the sprawling plains of the Texas Panhandle, the small town of Cactus stands as a beacon of cultural diversity and inclusivity. Though it may not be a name that resonates across the country, Cactus is a microcosm of a global village, with its 3,066 residents representing cultures from Latin America to Asia, Africa, and beyond. The town's linguistic landscape is a tapestry of tongues, with Spanish and a variety of other languages spoken in its streets and homes.
Weekly Safety Report: Dog Missing and Real-Time Crime Tracking in Moore County, Texas
Two incidents occurred in Moore County, Texas this week. In the first incident, a dog went missing after escaping following a crash on Hwy 287. The Cactus police and fire departments responded to the accident, and the dog was last seen between Cactus and Dumas. In the second incident, Dumas residents now have the ability to track crime in near real time through a partnership between the Dumas Police Department and LexisNexis. The "Community Crime Map" allows citizens to stay informed about public safety in their city and neighborhoods, while also providing analytical tools for the police department.