The Moore County News-Press - Headlines


Moore County Health Foundation shooting to support health care

More than 60 people paid $150 apiece and braved a strong, cold wind Saturday to help the Moore County Health Foundation raise money for var… Read more

Truck spills sulfuric acid on roadway

On April 13, 2018 at approximately 9:13 AM units were dispatched to a chemical spill in the area of County Road G. When units arrived, they… Read more

Woman shot in face now in stable condition

A 23-year-old man has been booked into Moore County Jail for his alleged role in a shooting that took place Sunday. Read more


Play Ball! North Plains Babe Ruth begins 2018 baseball season

Opening Night was a breezy one for the North Plains Babe Ruth youth baseball league. The conditions were reminiscent of summer baseball in … Read more

MCWSL unveils schedule at coaches’ meeting

It won’t be long until kickoff at the Juan Lagos Soccer Fields in Utley Park. In fact, the beginning of the Moore County Women’s Soccer Lea… Read more

Six Demons, six Demonettes named to All-District 3-5A soccer teams

Although the soccer season may be over for the Dumas varsity boys’ soccer team and the Dumas varsity girls’ soccer team, there were still p… Read more


Day of Caring: Still time to get involved

Volunteers throughout Moore County will come together in May to lend a helping hand to their friends and neighbors through the United Way D… Read more

Welcome to the all new

It’s out with the old and in with the new at the Moore County News-Press. After many months of planning and preparing, the Moore County New… Read more

Studying and Working

We create false dichotomies. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” “Idle hands are the devil’s workshop; idle lips are his mouthpie… Read more



Mary Virginia Simpson Wineberg, 97, of Dumas, died Thursday, April 12, 2018.  Services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at… Read more


Rodella Kirby, 89, of Dumas, passed away on Monday, April 2,2018. A Graveside Service was scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018, at … Read more


Howard Mills Smith, a resident of Colorado Springs, Colo., since 1997 and formerly of Dumas, Texas and Alamagordo, New Mexico, passed away … Read more

Arts & Entertainment

Noted pianist David Korevaar to perform in Guest Artist Recital at Amarillo College

David Korevaar, a prolific recording artist and the Helen and Peter Weil Professor of Piano at the University of Colorado Boulder, will be … Read more

Curator René West’s photographs on display at AC’s Southern Light Gallery

Images created by René West, assistant professor of photography at Amarillo College, are currently on display at AC’s Southern Light Galler… Read more

Scenes from "Radium Girls" to be featured Feb. 27 at DHS

Dumas High School’s Department of  Theatre and Speech is gearing up for a new presentation. Read more

Upcoming Events

July 4 Celebration

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Esprit, Etc. Geranium and Plant Sale

Esprit, Etc. Geranium and Plant Sale takes place Saturday, May 5, 2018 beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Fi… Read more


Weather Today

Windy with a few clouds


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Windy with a few clouds

Cloud Coverage:34%
Wind:SSE at 21 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:04:34 AM
Sunset:08:04:07 PM

This Week's Forecast

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A few thunderstorms possibleSat
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Mostly sunnyMon
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Windy with a mix of sun and cloudsTue
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Mostly cloudyWed
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