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Accident claims life of Dalhart woman
A Dalhart woman lost her life and two Dumas women were treated and released for non-incapacitating injuries following a two-vehicle collision in Dallam County recently. Read more about this accident in the Aug. 31 print edition.

Two-vehicle accident
Dumas Police Department officers responded to a two-vehicle accident at 7th and S. Meredith on Tuesday. According to a report from Dumas police, a white Dodge Charger (Cactus Police Department vehicle) was west bound on E. 7th and a red Chverolet was east bound on E. 7th. The driver of the Chevrolet turned when unsafe in front of the Dodge, causing the two vehicles to collide. Dumas PD issued a citation to the driver of the Chevrolet. No injuries were reported.


DPS enhances patrols for Labor Day enforcement period
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is increasing DWI patrols through Sept. 2, which includes the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Dumas Intermediate schedule handout
Dumas Intermediate announces dates/times for schedule handouts. Times/days are: 6th Grade on August 19 from 5:00-6:00 p.m.; 5th grade on August 21 from 5:00-6:00 p.m.

City of Dumas welcomes new golf pro
The city has been on a search for a new golf pro for the Pheasant Trials Golf course and found the perfect gentleman for the job. Rick Avina accepted the job and has relocated to Dumas, bringing with him nearly 30 years of experience in the golf world. He was introduced to golf at the age of 8 by his father. Avina was born and raised in Roswell, NM, where he played a lot of junior golf. After high school, he was awarded a four-year golf scholarship to New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, NM, and Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM. Read more about the new golf pro on Page 1 of the Aug. 10 print edition.


Snack Pak 4 Kids making a difference
Anyone who wonders if the Snack Pak 4 Kids program is working in Dumas need only to ask the children receiving the weekly deliveries.




Two-vehicle accident near Cactus
Marilyn Hardwick/News-Press
Lifestar medical helicopter arrives on the scene of a van vs. tractor-trailer accident Wednesday just south of Cactus on U.S. 287. According to a report from the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of a van struck a tractor-trailer attempting to make a left hand turn onto FM 281. There were multiple injuries.




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