Kane wins state cross country crown

By Kale Steed/For Press Pass Sports— ROUND ROCK — The Texas Panhandle showed its strength in a huge way on the girls side of the Class 2A state cross country meet Nov. 24 at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock. Wellington’s Kyla Kane highlighted the meet with an outstanding race, running the two-mile course in 12:08.49…

Food drive helps Childress families affected by COVID-19

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Zion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy collected 413 pounds of food during its Thanksgiving Community Food Drive for Food4U Food Pantry. “What they did was so nice and perfect timing with the holidays,” Food4U Food Pantry Director Sandy Koepke said. “We’ve been fortunate enough to get food, but this…

Lil Cats play in bigtime games at Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium

  By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – ‘How ‘Bout Them Lil Cats!’ The first year of the Childress Youth Recreational League (CYRL) Lil Cats tackle football and cheer came to an end at Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 22. “It was the biggest day of my life,” said Avian Lizama, who…

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Become an anti-litter star in new Don’t mess with Texas song search

Special to The Sun— CHILDRESS – Don’t mess with Texas is launching a contest as big as the Lone Star State to find its new anti-litter theme song. The Don’t mess with Texas “Lone Star Song Search” invites Texans to compose an original song to compete for prizes provided by iHeart Media, Guitar Center and…

COVID-19 update at CRMC

Wellington FFA competes at Area I event

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— CANYON — Wellington High School senior Kenna Darrow narrowly missed the opportunity to advance to the Texas State FFA LDE event when she took 4th place at the area competition according to Drew Taylor, Wellington FFA advisor. For the FFA competitions, students are not split into groups according to…

Museum moment: Childress County Heritage Museum announces contest winners

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Drum roll, please…the winners of the Childress County Heritage Museum 2nd Annual Photography Contest fundraiser are James Timmons, Remi-Lynn Jones and Karen Leonard. Childress County Heritage Museum Executive Director Lee Ann Morren said 49 total pictures were submitted. There were five categories: people, places, animal/insects, things and…

‘Tis the season for Operation Christmas shoebox collection

First Baptist Church of Childress collects and packs 370 shoeboxes filled with gifts for Operation Christmas Child. “So many people joined in making this another successful year for Samaritan’s Purse and Operation Christmas Child,” said Music Minister Kerry Wood. “We are deeply grateful for everyone who helped provide these gifts for children all over the…

Opinion: Walter Williams

Discrimination and Prejudice Some of the confusion in thinking about matters of race stems from the ambiguity in the terms that we use. I am going to take a stab at suggesting operational definitions for a couple terms in our discussion of race. Good analytical thinking requires that we do not confuse one behavioral phenomenon…

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