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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.

Our mission and dedication are to serve Moore County residents and alumni with local Dumas, Texas area news and information.

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DUMAS, TX - A JBS Hometown Strong investment of roughly $3.89 million will fund the construction of 64 single-family homes in Dumas.
DUMAS, TX - An inmate escaped from the Moore County Jail Wednesday evening. The Moore County Sheriff's Office says Joe Bravo escaped custody around 9 p.m. Wednesday evening.
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.
DUMAS, TX - A group of local citizens have formed a committee and are seeking to have a new city ordinance placed on the ballot for voters to decide.
CACTUS, TX - JBS USA has announced plans to expand its Hometown Strong initiative, which will include an additional $3 million contribution to the City of Cactus.
DUMAS, TX - A Moore County jury sentenced Jonathan Ramirez Saenz to 10 years in prison for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Saenz plead guilty to 2 charges of sexual assault of an adult.
DUMAS, TX - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) says road construction along North Dumas Avenue will continue through the winter and into spring.
The 2022 Moore County stock show will take place this week at the Community Building in Dumas. The annual event brings local FFA and 4-H students together to show off their project animals.
SUNRAY, TX - Robotics teams from Sunray and Dumas competed on December 11th in the FTC Texas W&P North League Meet held in Sunray.
Emergency responders began evacuating residents near Middlewell shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon due to a grass fire in southwestern Moore County.