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Top news stories from Moore County, Texas including the cities of Dumas, Sunray, and Cactus.

The Dumas Savages, 12U Fastpitch Softball team, won the 2021 National Championship on Sunday at the USSSA National Tournament in Lenexa, Kansas. The Savages finished the tournament undefeated (9-0) after defeating the North Platte Jr Belles 6-1 and earning the top spot.
The Potter County Sheriffs Office posted a warning on social media Thursday about dangerous water currents at the Canadian River. Recent rainfall has increased the depth of the water substantially which causes strong currents and dangerous conditions.
The Texas Department of Transportation says work will begin Tuesday on a rehabilitation project for US Highway 87/287 through downtown Dumas. The $36.8 million project will be split into three phases and the work will continue through May of 2024.
Beyond the Call of Duty End of Watch is a group from Washington that travels across the country each year honoring law enforcement officers that died during the previous year. The group stopped at McDade Park in Dumas on Thursday to honor the late Dumas Police Chief Marvin Trejo.
The Moore County Sheriff's Office says on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021, a deputy was traveling eastbound on an overpass when the deputy's vehicle was struck.
During the 87th Texas Legislative session Four Price filed HR 1887, a bill commending the staff of the Moore County Hospital District (MCHD) for their service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dumas Dogie Days is back this year after being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. Dogie Days is the annual town celebration and a Dumas tradition that includes a carnival, food booths, a parade, and the world famous Dumas Dogie Days barbecue.
In March of 2020 the entire world was shutting down as the COVID-19 virus began to rapidly spread. Lives were lost, families separated, and life in small town America came to a stand still. The Evelyn Theatre in Dumas closed...
Dumas High School welding students competed against 275 welders from 18 states on Saturday at the Tulsa Welding School High School Senior Welding Competition. Four Dumas senior welders placed at the competition and walked away with over $30K in...
Dumas Little League’s 2021 Opening Ceremonies will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 10th. Dumas Little League VP Jeff Trimble announced that the organization has activities planned all morning. The activities will include a parade of teams, VFW color...