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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Above: Thelma Smith, on piano, leads a group of volunteers each Thursday for 45 minutes of singing at the Memorial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. James Frame, left, is one of the faithful volunteers. Thelma Smith doesn’t know she’s a therapist,...
Above: My grandmother, Maria Silva Ramos Vidaurri, center; my aunt Antonia, left, and my mother, Victoria Ramos. My grandmother was the kind of woman who could pour coffee with one hand and shoot a snake out of a tree with the...
Above: The "mega tree" is the focus of Daryl Barber's light and music show. He begins assembling the display the day after Halloween, so he can flip the switch on Thanksgiving night. Dumas might not rival Paris for the title...
Above: Judge Billie Faye Schumacher was recently named Dumas Lions Old Timer of the Year. She says she's really a Long Timer. (Steve Ramos/Moore County Journal) By Steve Ramos It’s easy to imagine Judge Billie Faye Schumacher going to the moon,...
Above: Three of Frances Romo's granddaughters have been voted homecoming queens in three consecutive years. From left, Liz Moreno, 2015 DHS Homecoming Queen Gabby Moreno, Frances, 2013 DHS Homecoming Queen Adrianna Soliz and Gabe Moreno. Not pictured is 2014...
A few years ago I was living and working in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. I lived four hours south of Cancun, eight miles from the Belize border. My house was on the beach, about 100 feet from the Caribbean's turquoise...
I've always wondered what the story is behind these three stone walls. I think the land it sits on is the LX Ranch south of the Canadian River, and it's always called out to me. Was it the home...
Above: Gabby Moreno surprised Richie Ramirez on Wednesday by asking him to the prom. Her best friend, Chani McKanna, asked Raul Padilla. The boys are in DHS' Alternative Curriculum Class. It was a moment worthy of a movie. Acts of kindness...
Above: Junior DeLeon holds the storyboard that won him a first place award recently at the Texas 4-H Roundup in College Station. Junior DeLeon says “he found the leader he could be” in 4-H, and he recently proved it when...
Moore County is home to many talented gardeners. We'd love to see pics of your gardening tables or the spaces you use to pot and nurture your plants. The Moore County Journal would like to take those pics and...