Thornburg sentenced to 10 years in prison A Dumas man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for failing to render aid in an accident that claimed the life of Dumas coach and history teacher Ryne Erickson in September of 2016. The punishment was handed down Monday by District Judge Ron Enns. Read more in our upcoming Aug. 24 print edition. Don't miss the Aug. 17 print edition Inside our Thursday edition, find out about the potential closing of a portion of CIG Road, find back-to-school safety tips from Moore County Crime Stoppers, and catch up on recent sports action. Also, read about this weekend's Sunray Funday celebration. Don't miss anything and subscribe today. Click the subscribe link above, or contact the office at 935-4111 to find out about current subscription offers.
Before lightning and a torrential downpour ruined the night, the Dumas football team was out on the field for their evening practice last Friday evening at Demon Stadium. Here are a few action shots from that practice. DISD superintendent statement on pending litigation As the Superintendent of Schools for the Dumas Independent School District, and on behalf of the District, I am providing the following statement concerning law suit of Miguel Cuellar and Carmen Cuellar v. Dumas Independent School District, et al., Cause No. 17-57, 69th District Court, and the Texas Attorney Generalís Plea in Intervention filed in this matter. Please click the link above to read more.