8th grade Orange, Black shut out Canyon Junior High
Photo by Tyler Anderson. Running back Lal Pek Thang rushes up the middle during the fourth quarter of Tuesday evening's Dumas 7th Black football game against Canyon at the Canyon HS Football Practice Field.

The Dumas Junior High eighth football teams finished their road portion of the 2017 schedule with a pair of victories over Canyon Junior High on Tuesday evening in Canyon.

DPS highlights school bus safety efforts
In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate the law. It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal either flashing red lights or a stop sign.

Walk raises awareness for domestic violence
John Key photo
Safe Place, Inc. staffers, relatives, friends, and supporters carried signs and walked from the CVS Pharmacy parking lot to the lawn of the Moore County Courthouse Saturday in a show of support for victims of domestic violence. The walk, part of Safe Place, Inc.s month-long commemoration of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, drew a diverse and enthusiastic group of more than 60 participants.

Early voting begins Monday
Voters may begin casting their ballots in the upcoming November Constitutional Amendment Election as soon as next Monday, which is when early voting begins, according to Moore County Clerk Brenda McKanna. Find more information, including a sample of the ballot, by reading the Oct. 19 print edition of the News-Press.

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