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DUMAS, TX – Local news and information for the Moore County Texas area. Dumas, Sunray, and Cactus.

The Moore County Journal is a privately owned local media publishing company based in Dumas, Texas. We are a homegrown and locally owned modern media company.

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Wednesday morning Moore County Judge Rowdy Rhoades swore in Dr. Carmen Purl as the first Local Health Authority (LHA) for Moore County. The move establishes a local structure that will oversee infectious diseases and public health issues within Moore...
DUMAS, TX - The Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commerce, BlueCloud.TV, KDDD Radio, the Moore County Journal and the Moore County News-Press are teaming up to conduct the 2022 Candidates’ Forum.
The 2015 Hogs At The Point ended Saturday after a day of fundraising festivities that benefit the Panhandle Children's Foundation Inc. The events included a motorcycle fun run, barbecue cook off, a drawing for an American Iron Horse Custom...
Above: Rainy Trujillo started working May 2 as a Moore County deputy treasurer. The County Commissioners approved her employment during their meeting Monday. Some of the actions the Moore County Commissioners’ Court take aren’t ones that require a full write-up....
Above: Dumas City Commissioners Ben Maples, left, and Justin Willis consider a bid from a city employee, which caused City Attorney Tom Moore some concerns. City Manager Arbie Taylor is on the right. A bid to paint a truck that...
January 11 500 block Elm – Theft – Dispatched in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, contact was made with complainant. Officer investigated the scene, and it was learned that unknown subjects took an 8500-watt Titan industrial generator that was...
This story has been updated. The third time might be a charm as far the Moore County Commissioners Court approving a bid to replace the six toilets on the first floor in the courthouse. B.J. Ballard explained his bid Monday to...
Above: From left, Moore County Sheriff's Deputy Cooley, Deputy Jones and Deputy Bonney hold the marijuana recovered during the arrest of Francisco Gonzalez on Tuesday.(Courtesy Photo) Moore County Sheriff's Department deputies arrested 26 year-old Francisco Gonzalez on Tuesday in the...
Above: The U.S. Drought Monitor shows the Texas Panhandle's drought conditions are still critical, despite the abundance of rain this year. By Steve Ramos Moore County is experiencing one of the wettest years in recent history, but most of the county...
Dumas ISD (DISD) Superintendent Monty Hysinger issued the following press release regarding a lawsuit filed against the district over local optional homestead exemption. As the Superintendent of Schools for the Dumas Independent School District, and on behalf...
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