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Thornburg, convicted in hit-and-run death of Dumas coach, denied parole

Above: Kaden Thornburg (Photo Courtesy of Moore County Sheriff's Department) A man convicted for his role in a Dumas teacher’s death was denied parole and won’t be eligible for reconsideration until later this year. Texas Board of...

DHS student charged with making terroristic threats, held on $1M bond

Above: Robert Huff is being held in the Moore County Jail on a $1 million bond, charged with making terroristic threats. (Photo Courtesy Moore County Sheriff's Department) A Dumas High School student was arrested after Dumas...

Etter woman dies in crash

An Etter woman died in a two-vehicle crash Sunday after she collided into a tractor-trailer Sunday, according to Texas DPS. Rosy Reyes of Etter was driving south at about 6:55 p.m. on Highway 287 behind the tractor-trailer...

Moore County News Press publisher charged with assault

Above: Moore County News Press publisher Wanda Brooks has been charged with Assault by Contact stemming from an incident that occurred in August 2017, according to court and police documents. Editor's Note: This report has been...

Dirty Dancing: Texas Rangers, City of Dumas, City of Panhandle, Dawson Forensic Group

People who have minimal business with city government don’t understand what requests for qualifications, requests for proposals or the Professional Service Procurement Act mean or why they should care about them, so let’s talk about...

Report says Dumas Police Chief Nelson created ‘atmosphere of mistrust and hostility’

Above: Dumas Police Jim Nelson has a history of disrespecting his police officers and showing anger toward them, according to a report that accompanies a write-up placed in Nelson's personnel file. Editor's Note: The Journal doesn't disclose the...