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Flowers, Etc. in Dumas has been a part of the community for over 40 years. The business celebrated its 40th anniversary in October, and the original store owners (at right, James McAlister and Lee Hall) and the store are still going strong.  The business was originally located on Bliss, whic…

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LUBBOCK — National Sorghum Producers commends the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) for creating enhanced coverage for irrigated grain sorghum producers. The new coverage will be effective November 30, 2022, for the upcoming 2023 crop year.

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AgTexas Farm Credit Services has named Mrs. Kayla Robinson as its president and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2023. Robinson will assume the top leadership position at the financial services cooperative following a nationwide search that began in May, when President and CEO T…

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AMARILLO — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today visited the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District (PGCD) on the second stop of his Good for Texas Tour: Water Edition. The PGCD is home to one of five cloud seeding programs in Texas. Cloud seeding is a form of weather modification used to…

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Project improves lighting, lowers maintenance costs for 90-year-old signAMARILLO (Aug. 25, 2022) – Center City of Amarillo, Xcel Energy and SkyRite Signage Co. have teamed up to brighten downtown Amarillo’s iconic Paramount Theater sign in celebration of the 90th birthday of the sign and the…

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DALHART— Hilmar Cheese Company is holding a job fair on Thursday, June 16 from 1 pm to 6 pm. It will be held at in the Hilmar Cheese Company’s processing site at 12400 US 385, Dalhart, Texas.

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AMARILLO  – On May 9, AgTexas Farm Credit Services awarded $10,000 in scholarships at its Seventh Annual AgTexas AgYouth Scholarship awards program held at the Embassy Suites in downtown Amarillo at 550 S. Buchanan Street.

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The Moore County News-Press received multiple awards during the recent annual convention of the Panhandle Press Association, which was held in Hereford this year.

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Wanda Brooks, retired former publisher of the News-Press, holds a plaque recognizing her induction into the Panhandle Press Association Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place Friday, March 25 in Hereford at the association’s annual convention. Brooks started in the News-Press business office …

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    AgTexas Farm Credit Services awarded $21,000 in scholarships virtually from the AgTexas corporate office in Lubbock on Facebook Live. The member-owned cooperative, which provides financial services to the agricultural community in 43 Texas counties, hosted a drawing for the scholarships …

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Moore County Schools Federal Credit Union will be conducting an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to Nancy Grundy.

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Originally from Dumas, Tim and Kelli Bilbrey graduated from Texas Tech and moved to Dallas in 2003. Tim started working in a cardiac rehab setting, which is what he went to school for and wanted to do.

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Dumas Printing recently changed ownership as the James Mahaffey family sold the business to Vanessa Bednorz. The ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening celebration took place on July 31. In the photo, representatives of the business, Chamber of Commerce President Carl Watson and other Cha…

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Cultivate of Dumas, is described as your hometown fancy garden shop. It is located on 503 N Maddox Ave. It is co-owned by sisters Beth Ann Clark and Emily Crawford. They are the daughters of Brent and Janet Clark, and are both born and raised in Dumas.

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    It took a lot of vision for a young man of 20 to leave his family, travel over 300 miles to come to Moore County in 1900.  Bob Powell was such a man.  He came to this wide-open county and stayed to help shape Moore County.  

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"We have done a lot of business," said author and illustrator Ashlyn Parker.  She was manning a table with her mother-in-law, Angela Grotegut, Saturday on the courthouse square in Dumas.  The two women had come all the way from Gruver to the 2019 Dumas Downtown Association's annual sidewalk …

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Lester Thornhill came to the United States from Trinidad to attend college.  Sasha Stephens immigrated from the former Soviet Union as a middle schooler.  Today, Thornhill is the chief executive officer and Stephens the executive project manager of Life's Abundance, Inc., a Florida-based com…

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"This is the first restaurant we have had in Dumas.  We like to go places where we can offer something different," said Chrissi Casanova, who along with her fiance, Nick Plava, opened Roma Restaurant at 410 S. Dumas Avenue in Dumas back in March.  "So far, we have had good support.  We are h…

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When sisters Emily Crawford and Beth Ann Clark recently had the grand opening party for their new business, Cultivate, at 503 North Maddox, it just happened to be on a day with horrendous weather.  Rain poured in Dumas and tornados threatened Cactus.  Still, a sizable group of people came ou…

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After being corporate owned for over three decades, Morrison Funeral Directors recently transitioned back to being a locally owned funeral home. In fact, Todd Beeson, who took over ownership of the business on Feb. 22 of this year, says he is proud to tell everyone the business is veteran an…

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Dalhart is fortunate to have 37 volunteer firefighters and 12 emergency response personnel. Hartley County is blessed with 18 volunteer firefighters and 6 emergency response personnel. These individuals often risk their lives to save others.

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"We are proud of our veterans, and we wanted to do something special to honor them that people would see when they came into our refinery," said Kathy Goodwin, Lead HR Specialist at Valero McKee Refinery.  She was talking about a wall in the refinery administration building that the company …

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Kokken Food Truck owner and chef Laura Maner was joined by her husband, Zach; son, Beckett; parents, Dr. Tory and Kaye Moore; and officials of the Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday next to the 8th. Street Event Center as she cut a ribbon and officially joined the Chamber of C…

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G and G Operators of Dumas, located at 210 NW 8th in Dumas, recently celebrated a new addition to its facility. The Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 27 to recognize the addition of a concrete plant at the location. G and G Operators …

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Drs. Reagan and David Bonner, along with family and staff members, broke ground Thursday on what will be the new Bonner Family Dentistry on 1st St. in Dumas.  Located directly across the street from the old Bonner Family Dentistry, the new building should be ready to move into by July, accor…

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Texan Sky Credit Union (previously known as Shamrock Federal Credit Union) recently celebrated its new location at 515 S. Bliss in Dumas with a Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony. In the accompanying photo, credit union employees, Chamber representatives and commu…

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Pioneer Natural Resources Company announced earlier this week it has signed a purchase agreement to sell its assets in the western Texas Panhandle. The sale, which is to an undisclosed buyer, is for $201 million, according to Pioneer’s website.

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The Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new member with a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently. Benchmark Business Solutions is joined by Chamber and community representatives for the event in the photo accompanying this post.

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Amarillo, TX -- Outstanding 4-H and FFA high school students received prominent recognition for their dedication to agriculture through AgTexas Farm Credit Services’ 3rd Annual AgYouth Banquet at the new Embassy Suites in downtown Amarillo on Monday evening (April 23).