66.3 F
Dumas, US
Saturday, June 23, 2018
ABOVE: The “Tucker Telephone” was a torture device invented in Arkansas and regularly used at the Tucker State Prison Farm. The Tucker Telephone consisted of an old-fashioned crank telephone wired in sequence with two batteries. Electrodes coming from it were...
Above: Janet Garcia, left, and Adriana Vargas helped put up an Angel Tree at Shamrock Federal Credit Union, which will benefit the children under the guardianship of CASA 69. To many people, especially children, a Christmas tree is a symbol...
Above: Sunray High School Senior Corbin Melton is sworn into the U.S. Army on Thursday. He'll leave for boot camp after graduation. Corbin Melton understands Army life will be a tad different than the one he’s known in Dumas and...
You might never want to touch a microwave or refrigerator door handle again in the break room without blasting it with a blowtorch and then donning gloves just in case some bacteria with impenetrable armor survived the purging. Those...
Above: My grandmother, Maria Silva Ramos Vidaurri, center; my aunt Antonia, left, and my mother, Victoria Ramos. My grandmother was the kind of woman who could pour coffee with one hand and shoot a snake out of a tree with the...
A few years ago I was living and working in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. I lived four hours south of Cancun, eight miles from the Belize border. My house was on the beach, about 100 feet from the Caribbean's turquoise...
Above: Gabby Moreno surprised Richie Ramirez on Wednesday by asking him to the prom. Her best friend, Chani McKanna, asked Raul Padilla. The boys are in DHS' Alternative Curriculum Class. It was a moment worthy of a movie. Acts of kindness...
Above: After Moore County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a domestic dispute, they returned with gifts for the victim's son, one of them dressed as Santa Claus. From left: Deputy Martin Esparza, Deputy Aaron Porras, Sgt. Colt Farni. Seated: Deputy...
Above: The "mega tree" is the focus of Daryl Barber's light and music show. He begins assembling the display the day after Halloween, so he can flip the switch on Thanksgiving night. Dumas might not rival Paris for the title...
Above: Lessons are lifted out the textbooks, and students travel to coral reefs, NASA labs or operating rooms through virtual reality. DHS science students recently watched a medical team operate on a patient's spinal cord. (Courtesy Photo) Sometimes it really is...
Dumas, US
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