71.1 F
Dumas, US
Sunday, July 21, 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...
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...
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...
I remember the sounds — the collision of bowling balls with pins, the pins slamming against each other and the whoops of a bowler who managed a strike or a difficult split. It was the 1960s, and my friends...
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: 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: 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: Junior DeLeon holds the storyboard that won him a first place award recently at the Texas 4-H Roundup in College Station. Junior DeLeon says “he found the leader he could be” in 4-H, and he recently proved it when...
Above: The Knights of Columbus is holding a benefit dinner Sunday to raise money to help with the medical costs for 4-month-old Damian Maldonado, who needs a liver transplant. Four-month-old Damian Maldonado is facing medical issues that would try the...
Dumas, US
clear sky
71.1 ° F
75 °
66.2 °
73 %
1.9mph
1 %
Sun
96 °
Mon
96 °
Tue
82 °
Wed
92 °
Thu
97 °