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Amarillo man pleads guilty, sentenced to 29.5 years for 2019 Collingsworth County murder

WELLINGTON — Benjamin Breckenridge, 51, of Amarillo, plead guilty to the 2019 murder of Frankie Lynn Cannon, 39, of Wellington, who was found dead in Collingsworth County. Breckenridge, who …

Hall headed to World Golf Championships

CHILDRESS – Ten-year-old Harper Hall seized a recent invitation to compete against the best golfers from around the world in the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship at Pinehurst, N.C. Aug. …
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Childress

Childress Happenings

FIREWORKS Childress citizens are invited to pop fireworks on the northside of Fair Park Stadium during supervised hours. The Childress Fire Department will supervise from 7 p.m. to midnight …

Childress Elks host Ride for Uvalde, raising over $3,000

CHILDRESS — Childress Elks Lodge #1113 recently hosted the Ride for Uvalde Saturday, June 25, raising $3,555 for the Robb Elementary School Fund. Starting at Childress Elks Lodge #1113, a …
Memphis

Memphis Happenings

FOURTH OF JULY Join the Memphis Chamber of a Fourth of July celebration at the Memphis City Park, featuring games, food, music, fundraisers and more. Vendor booths are free. To get on the booth …

Collingsworth County Home Delivered Meals

Monday, July 4 Closed.   Tuesday, July 5 Meatloaf, Scalloped Potatoes, Green Beans, Tossed Vegetable Salad, French Dressing, Whole Wheat Roll, Milk.   Wednesday, July …
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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

Wellington man sentenced to 25.5 years for 2019 murder

WELLINGTON – Joe Anthony Arreola, 36, of Wellington, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, enhanced, for his role in the brutal beating and murder of Frankie Lynn Cannon. …

Wellington Happenings

PUBLIC MEETINGS Collingsworth County Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, July 11 upstairs in the courthouse. Wellington City Council will convene at 6 p.m. Monday, July 11 in a special …
Lifestyle

Financial advisor Keys receives Edward Jones Spirit of Partnership Award

AUSTIN — Keyan Keys, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Childress, recently received the firm's exclusive Spirit of Partnership Award for outstanding performance …

Field, Graham honored with wedding shower

WELLINGTON – Family and friends gathered for an afternoon wedding shower in honor of Grant Field and Kinley Graham. Guests called from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 26 at the First United Methodist …

Market Square expresses gratitude for Ellis’ service

WELLINGTON – In recognition of more than 20 years of service to Market Square Supermarkets, owner Tom Velasquez and his company honored James Ellis with an appreciation and …
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 …
Sports

Childress, Memphis players named to 2022 AGN Baseball Super Team

AMARILLO — Two Childress Bobcats, including Creek Churchill and Scout Smith, and one Memphis Cyclone, Leo Flores, were recently named to the 2022 Amarillo Globe-News Baseball Super Team, …

Bobcats come up short in Texas State 7-on-7 Tournament, falling in second round

COLLEGE STATION — Making their eighth appearance at the Texas State 7-on-7 Tournament at Veterans Park in College Station on Thursday, June 23, the Childress Bobcats came up short, falling in …
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