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Museum celebrates FLC grand opening
Guests at the grand opening enjoy on of the many exhibits featured in the new Family Life Center.

Window on the Plains Museum celebrated the grand opening of the new Family Life Center on Sunday. The center, in what was known as the "old barn", houses many different exhibits. Here is one photo from Sunday's event. Click the link above to see more.


Candidate Q&As revisited
The News-Press is featuring an 8-page voter guide in the Sunday, May 1, print edition. That edition includes sample ballots as well as candidate comments for various city and county races. While there is a Q&A with both candidates in a runoff election for Pct. 3 Moore County Commissioner, please click the link above to read a previous Q&A featuring the two candidates.

4-H members take part in district roundup
District 1 4-H Roundup is a culmination of multiple competitions that is designed to supplement the county 4-H program and project work. Approximately 800 youth in District 1 competed  during the weekend of April 21-23, 2016. Find results in the April 28 print edition.

Early voting underway in May 7 city, school elections
Early voting in the May 7 election began Monday, April 25, and runs through Tuesday, May 3. If you were not registered to vote on or before April 7, 2016, you are not eligible to vote in this election. Cactus, Dumas and Sunray are having contested city elections, as is Sunray ISD. Read more about the elections in our special voting guide coming out in the Sunday, May 1 edition.

Legends & Legacies
Image courtesy of WOTP Museum
The News-Press is proud to present our annual Legends & Legacies special edition inside the Thursday, April 28, print edition. Read about many individuals who are making a positive difference in Moore County.


PDRA declines to waive penalty, interest
Palo Duro River Authority (PDRA) board members, on Tuesday, opted to not approve a request to refund penalty and interest on 2015 taxes from a Moore County taxpayer. According to PDRA General Manager Jim Derington, the board declined the request made by Bank of America. A similar claim has been made to several other taxing entities in the area with the same outcome. Read more about the meeting in the April 17 print edition.

Outdoor siren testing
Please note, Moore County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of outdoor warning sirens in Cactus and Dumas on Friday, April 15, at 11 a.m. (if sky is clear). This testing will take place on the third Friday of the month in coming months, as well (weather permitting).

DHS prom

See photos of Dumas High School's prom in the April 7 print edition.




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