36.8 F
Dumas, US
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Above: When Linda Cooper was crowned Dumas High School Homecoming Queen in 1973, mums had little embellishment save for ribbons and the double "D" on the fresh flower. Today, they literally have all kinds of bells and whistles. Try to...
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: 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: 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...
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...
Above: Thelma Smith, on piano, leads a group of volunteers each Thursday for 45 minutes of singing at the Memorial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. James Frame, left, is one of the faithful volunteers. Thelma Smith doesn’t know she’s a therapist,...
Above: Dumas Fire Capt. Galen Davis talks to Bird during a performance at Morningside Elementary School on Tuesday. The firefighters put on a skit to teach elementary students about fire safety and protection. This is the 8th year they've...
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: 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...
Dumas, US
fog
36.8 ° F
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35.1 °
97 %
2.2mph
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Mon
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