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Texas preparing for tax free weekend
The Texas sales tax holiday run Aug. 7-9. Click here for a list of clothing items and here for a list of school supplies that qualify for tax exemption.

Local 4-H gearing up for annual banquet
Moore County 4-H is gearing up for their annual Gold Stars Banquet. 4-H members need to have all their projects completed to be able to receive an award. Read more information on the Moore County 4-H Banquet in the Aug. 3 print edition of the Moore County News-Press.

Planned Parenthood legislation filed
Legislation introduced recently by U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and 24 other Senators looks to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America or any of its affiliate organizations. The introduction of the legislation comes shortly after the release of video footage allegedly depicting Planned Parenthood executives "discussing the harvesting of the organs of unborn babies," according to Sen. Cornyn. Read more about this issue in our Aug. 2 print edition, and click HERE to view the full text of the legislation.

Food pantry in need of donations
The Moore County Food Pantry is accepting any and all donations at four drop sites in different locations around Moore County. The drop off sites will be at the Moore County Court House, Killgore Memorial Library in Dumas, Britain Memorial Library in Sunray and the Cactus Branch Library. Find out more, including what items are needed most, in our July 30 print edition.

County approves airport project
The Moore County Airport will soon be undergoing some construction for improvements which were approved at the Special Called County Commissioners Meeting on July 28, 2015. The final cost that was accepted by county commissioner for the Moore County Airport project was a little over $2 million. Read more about the project and other action taken at the Tuesday meeting by reading our July 30 print edition.

Traffic stop leads to drug-related arrest
Courtesy of Dumas PD
A traffic stop on July 19 resulted in the discovery of over 18 pounds of marijuana and over 600 grams of THC extract items. A 19-year-old Oklahoma City man was arrested on two charges as a result of the stop. Read more in the July 23 print edition.


Sales tax holiday Aug. 7-9
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7 - 9.



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