Survey: 18- to 24-year-olds most at risk for ID theft Two weeks after Amy Dietzman moved to Dumas, the bank account she thought had a balance of a couple of thousand dollars was empty. Someone had stolen her account information and bought computer games, DVDs and other items with her money. Moore helping Moore! The Moore County News Press is organizing a collection drive to help the tornado victims in Moore, Okla. They need help to restore their homes, schools and medical centers. We called the city of Moore, and they're asking for bottled water, Gatorade, diapers, baby formula, work gloves, pots and pans, paper goods such as towels and paper plates, handwipes, dog food and tools to help with the rescue work such as shovels, crowbars and axes. Drop off your donations at our office at 702 S. Meredith in Dumas. Our Oklahoma neighbors need our help. Accident claims life of Dumas man A 25-year-old Dumas man, Juan Carlos Chavez-Gonzales, passed away in an Amarillo hospital following injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover that took place Friday. Please see the May 23 print edition for more information. Schedule released for May 22 Wheat Field Day Wheat Field Day is set for May 22 at North Plains Research Field at Etter. Find a full schedule of activities by clicking the link above. County Commissioners ban missile, skyrocket fireworks The record-breaking drought that continues to plague Texas caused the the Moore County Commissioners earlier this week to restrict all fireworks described as "skyrockets with sticks and missiles with fins" in the county. Bodnar wins re-election Dumas City Commissioner Steve Bodnar has won re-election in Dumas' only contested race. Find an election recap in the May 16 print edition of the News-Press. Sunray election results Those garnering enough votes for election in Sunray races are as follows:
Sunray ISD: Merrill Harp, Richard Crowley, Jennifer Goolsby
City of Sunray: Kevin Wilson, Stacy Nelson, Melvin Weatherford
Full election results will appear in the May 16 print edition. DJHS students go to Washington, D.C. Dumas Junior High science bowl students recently represented their campus at the national competition held in Washington, D.C. DJHS qualified for the trip by winning the Regional Science Bowl sponsored by Pantex.
The Dumas team, consisting of Holly Wilhelm, Ravi Patel, Jacob Owens and Andrew Whitaker, competed against 46 teams from all across the country as well as Puerto Rico.
Read more in the May 9 print edition.