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HARTLEY, TX - Two dumas children and two adults were killed in a 2 vehicle accident approximately 7 miles east of Hartley Friday evening around 6:10 p.m. according to the Texas DPS.
A southbound 2003 Freightliner truck tractor crashed on US 87 approximately 4 miles south of Dumas on Saturday afternoon leaving a passenger of the truck deceased.
On Thursday, July 30, at approximately 5:07 p.m., Ronna Mayfield of Sunray was driving a 2010 Kia Soul westbound on highway 152 east of Dumas when her vehicle was struck head-on by a Dodge Ram 3500 pickup. Liborio Almanza of...
Photo Courtesy Moore County Sheriff's Department Less than a week after his arrest for injury to a child, Sunray Police Chief Tim Dean resigned. Sunray Mayor Bruce Broxson said Dean submitted his resignation to the Sunray City Council during a...
The Texas Rangers arrested Sunray Police Chief Tim Dean Thursday afternoon, according to a DPS press release. The arrest stems from an investigation Child Protective Services requested May 16 based on allegations of injury to a child. Dean was booked...
DUMAS, TX - A JBS Hometown Strong investment of roughly $3.89 million will fund the construction of 64 single-family homes in Dumas.
Friday morning around 6:35 a.m. Moore County emergency crews responded to a crash about 6 miles north of Dumas on F.M. 119. According to the Texas DPS, the 2005 Ford Mustang was headed northbound when the vehicle veered into and...
The Dumas Municipal Court released a list of outstanding warrants to inform people that if they're on the list, they should make arrangements to pay their fines. If you have a warrant and haven't made arrangements to pay it, you...
Dumas High School graduation ceremonies will take place on Monday June 1, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. at Dumas Demon Stadium with multiple restrictions enforced for those who are permitted to attend the event. DHS Principal Brett Beesley says the plans...
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 ISD officials received information...