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Wreck claims life of Cactus woman - Moore County News Press
A one-vehicle accident just north of Dumas on Saturday resulted in the death of a Cactus woman. Rubicelia Juan Casillas, 37, died from injuries sustained in the crash, which took place two miles north of Dumas on US 287 Saturday morning. According to a ...
Early voting underway in Moore County - Moore County News Press
The midterm election takes place on Nov. 4, 2014, and early voting began on Monday and runs through Oct. 31. Early voting in Moore County takes place at the First Street Annex. Citizens need to be aware of the laws that are in effect to be able to cast ...
Hospital expansion costs would not be paid by taxpayers - Moore County News Press
Ever since last year's failed bond election for the construction of a new hospital and assisted living center the members of the Moore County Hospital District Board of Trustees and CEO Jeff Turner have been hard at work to come up with viable alternatives ...
News-Press Editorial: MCHD expansion project - Moore County News Press
Moore County Hospital District, in an attempt to further its efforts to provide quality health care to the residents of the district, has come up with a plan of action. Following a failed bond election in which taxpayers said no to a $49 million bond that ...
DPS reminds Texans: Election Identification Certificates available at driver license offices - Moore County News Press
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding Texans in advance of the upcoming November election that Election Identification Certificates (EIC) are available year-round at all Texas driver license offices for individuals in need of proper ...
Capital improvements, fuel costs increase Texas Xcel bills - Moore County News Press
AMARILLO – The growing costs of improving the regional power grid to sustain the region’s growing economy, along with higher fuel costs, will cause an increase in bills for Texas customers starting Oct. 1, according to information from Xcel Energy.
DPS enhances patrols for Labor Day enforcement period - Moore County News Press
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is increasing DWI patrols through Sept. 2, which includes the Labor Day holiday weekend. DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent.
Snack Pak 4 Kids making a difference - Moore County News Press
Anyone who wonders if the Snack Pak 4 Kids program is working in Dumas need only to ask the children receiving the weekly deliveries. Since being welcomed into the school district in 2013, Dumas Snack Pak 4 Kids serves youngsters in all five elementary ...
Dogie Days are here again! - Moore County News Press
The Dumas Noon Lions Club will kick off the 2014 installment of Dogie Days this evening (Wednesday, June 11) with the opening of the midway at 6 p.m. along the east side of McDade Park. The event runs June 11-14. Thursday's events include the barbecue at ...
Know the facts about the MCHD bond election - Moore County News Press
Voters within the Moore County Hospital District have been and will be casting ballots in an important bond election to decide whether or not a new hospital and assisted living facility are constructed in Dumas. Early voting began April 28 and concludes May 6.
Drought conditions worsening - Moore County News Press
Drought conditions across the state of Texas are continuing to worsen, according to a report issued Monday, April 28 by the Texas Water Development Board (TDWB). The report states, "The past week saw a continued worsening of drought conditions, especially ...
MCHD board approves credentials - Moore County News Press
Moore County Hospital District Board of Directors members approved medical staff credentials for associate active staff and affiliate staff at Wednesday afternoon’s board meeting. Board members approved the initial appointment for associate active staff ...
County clerk addresses early voting, voting by mail - Moore County News Press
Applications for voting by mail in the upcoming May 10 Moore County Hospital District Bond Election are currently being accepted, according to Moore County Clerk Brenda McKanna. The county clerk said applications will be accepted by her office through May 1.
Dumas ISD to host Special Olympics meet - Moore County News Press
On April 26 the Dumas Independent School District will play host to its 6th annual Special Olympic Track and Field Meet. Opening ceremonies will start at 9:15 a.m at the Dumas Demon Stadium. A free lunch will also be served at 11 a.m for the athletes and ...
City, soccer league leader agree on improvement project - Moore County News Press
City commissioner approved a request to work with a local soccer league organizer to make improvements to Utley Park. Roland Cardenas, who is head of the soccer league, asked the city commissioners to help fix up the soccer fields at Utley Park. He stated ...