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Sanchez family grateful for porch project

WELLINGTON — A simple conversation over a cup of coffee advanced to a plan to complete a project for a special Wellington family. The Rollins’ Coffee Shop crew organized the labor and …

Childress City Council approves interlocal agreement with PRPC for application assistance with Main Street Revitalization Program

CHILDRESS — Meeting Thursday, April 28, the City of Childress City Council approved an interlocal agreement with Panhandle Regional Planning Commission (PRCP) for application assistance with …
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Childress

Iris Energy announces Community Grants Program, pledging $10,000 in funding to support local initiatives that benefit the community

CHILDRESS — Iris Energy, one of the world’s largest institutional-grade Bitcoin miners, which recently commenced construction on a 600-megawatt center in Childress County, announced its …

Childress Happenings

CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Join the First Assembly of God Church for their Centennial Celebration Sunday, June 5. Brother Beaver, District Superintendent of Assembly of God Churches West Texas, will …

Monson Music Studio presents piano, violin recital

CHILDRESS — Monson Music Studio presented a piano and violin recital Sunday, May 22 at the Childress Junior High School Auditorium. Monson Music Studio owner and teacher Gerald Monson …
Memphis

Caldwell joins Collingsworth County Museum staff

WELLINGTON – During the Monday, May 9 meeting of the Collingsworth County Museum Board of Directors, the search committee recommended Karen Caldwell as the new part-time employee. Caldwell will …

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Youth compete in 2022 Hall County Livestock Show

KKR Photography Youth compete in the 2022 Hall County Livestock Show Saturday, Jan. 22.

Wellington

WHS Class of 2022 accepts over $625,000 in scholarships

WELLINGTON – Family and friends filled the Skyrocket home stands at Powell Field to witness the Wellington High School Class (WHS) of 2022 graduation.   To the traditional tune, …

WISD Board hires Klark Ashmore

WELLINGTON – The Wellington Independent School District (WISD) Board of Education met in regular session at noon Wednesday, May 11 in the superintendent’s office. President Cody Phillips …

Wellington Happenings

DODSON REUNION Dodson Ex-Students will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 28 at Dodson Town Hall. A Memorial Day weekend tradition, a brisket lunch will be served at noon by Geney Gulley and Whitney …

WISD bestows retirement plaques, service awards

WELLINGTON — Employees of Wellington Independent School District (WISD) concluded the school year with a campus-wide breakfast and meeting Wednesday, May 18 in the Wellington High School …
Lifestyle

Collingsworth County Home Delivered Meals

Monday, May 30 Chicken and Dumplings, Tossed Salad with Dressing, Winter Fruit Cup, Whole Wheat Roll, Chocolate Pudding, Milk.   Tuesday, May 31 Beef Soft Taco, Spanish Rice, …

Memphis Happenings

NON-DOM COFFEE Join First United Methodist Church, 121 N. 8th St., for a free, non-denominational coffee get-together from 7-10 a.m. every Tuesday on the patio in the …
Farm & Ranch
As Texas continues to warm up and prepare for spring, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) is reminding animal owners to be aware of common springtime parasites that …
Laura McKenzie/Texas A&M The Pecan Tree Clinic on Tuesday, April 5 will cover how to maximize production.  WICHITA FALLS — A Pecan Tree Clinic will be held Tuesday, April 5 at …
QUAIL — For its annual meeting, Panhandle Peanut Growers Association (PPGA) convened in the Quail Community Building for a chicken-fried-steak lunch catered by Bertie Fannie. Dan White, of …
Business

USDA to compensate drought-stricken ranchers for above normal costs to haul livestock to forage

COLLEGE STATION — Due to the persistent drought conditions in the Great Plains and West, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering additional relief through the Emergency Assistance …
Sports

Lady Rocket Cross Country Team, Kane, Nation, Ramirez, Bawcom, Weinette, Owens, Killian, Valles garner top WHS athletic honors

WELLINGTON — Lady Rocket and Skyrocket athletes accepted recognition and honors at Wellington High School’s (WHS) All-Sports Banquet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17 at the WHS …

Bobcats, Lady Cats take on UIL Class 3A State Track and Field Championships

AUSTIN — Three qualifying Childress Bobcat and Lady Cat teams, including the 4x400 team of Creek Churchill, Jacob Daniel, Mark Willis and Lamont Nickleberry; the 4x100 team of Chloe Carroll, …

Lady Cyclones cap fifth-place finish at UIL Class 2A State Golf Championship

AUSTIN — Capping a fifth-place finish, the Memphis Lady Cyclones team of Braylee Brooks, Maggie Cook, Kelbi Lindley, Kiyonna Mathews and Katelyn Morris carded a two-day total of 782 at the UIL …

Lady Cats take fourth at UIL Class 3A State Golf Championship

AUSTIN — Competing at the UIL Class 3A State Golf Championship at Jimmy Clay Golf Course in Austin, the Childress Lady Cat team of Sarah Castillo, Cassandra Castor, Elena Jurado, Isabella …

Valles named Amarillo Globe-News Athlete of the Week

AMARILLO — Wellington Skyrocket catcher and pitcher Kayden Valles was recently named Amarillo Globe-News Happy State Bank Athlete of the Week, announced Tuesday, May 10. The senior, who …

Skyrockets drop area championship doubleheader to New Deal, close season

PLAINVIEW — Closing the 2022 season short, the Wellington Skyrockets dropped the area championship doubleheader Wednesday, May 11, going 2-0 against the New Deal Lions. Kicking off the first …
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