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Childress Fire Department raises over $2,300 at cookout fundraiser

September 17, 2021

Childress Fire Department, Childress Main Street hosts 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

September 17, 2021

Bradley strives to educate local youth on environmental sustainability through hands-on farm

September 17, 2021

By Elizabeth Tanner Minnie Lou Bradley, center, joins with a group of student respondents at Taco Bell for an all-you-can-eat Tuesday, Aug. 31. CHILDRESS — Striving to educate youth on environmental sustainability, rancher and cattlewoman Minnie Lou Bradley, of Bradley 3 Ranch, recently sent out questionnaires, quizzing 30 Childress Elementary, Junior High and High School…

Owens show gratitude for Collingsworth County first responders

September 17, 2021

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun WELLINGTON – Collingsworth County first responders filed into the Ritz Theatre lobby as guests of honor for a special evening of food and fellowship hosted by Robert Owens and family. Spouses and visitors joined the fun as well at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. “We missed last year,…

Castillo accepts special VFW recognition

September 10, 2021

By Bev Odom AMARILLO–Quartermaster Epifanio “Jr.”Castillo represented Wellington Glynn Moore Veterans of Foreign WarsPost 6439at the recent Texas VFW District 9 quarterly meeting. Hosted by VFW Post 1475, veterans and their families commemorated two special days, Korean Armistice Day and Purple Heart Day.Eight veterans, including Castillo, received Quilts of Honor, handmade keepsakes that honor veterans…

Rabe crowned Childress High School Homecoming Queen

September 10, 2021

Finale: Where is the ‘Heartbreak Hotel’

September 10, 2021

By Harvey Jones CHILDRESS — In 1955, Mae Boren Axton took a part-time position as a public relations secretary for the man who was to become Elvis Presley’ manager, Colonel Tom Parker. She saw Elvis and his band play in a local show and was impressed. When she first met Elvis, she felt he had…

Carey 1st Baptist Church welcomes Lead Pastor Bobby Broughton, marks new beginning

September 9, 2021

By Elizabeth Tanner CAREY —Having welcomed Lead Pastor Bobby Broughton in late June, Carey 1st Baptist Church has marked a new beginning. Broughton, who has served in Texas churches for 30-plus years as a Lead Pastor, Worship Pastor and Student Pastor, brings with him a background of not only biblical studies, but education in music…

West picks up SOS organic T-shirt order

September 2, 2021

SAMNORWOOD — In an effort to use all Texas made products for his campaign, Col. Allen West and staff visited Gary Oldham’s SOS From Texas T-shirt shop last Friday, Aug. 27. “Even though our prices are much higher than an import, West chose our T-shirts,” said Oldham. West, a former Texas Republican Party Chairman, is…

Comanche Nation teaches guests art of constructing tepees, traditional songs and games at ‘Comanche Day’

September 2, 2021

CHILDRESS — Comanche Nation’s Martin Flores, Hunter Lee Delgado and Cheevers Hah-Tee Delgado joined Childress County Heritage Museum, in partnership with United Supermarkets, for Comanche Day Saturday, Aug. 28.   “We start everything with a prayer and blessing,” Flores said, opening the event with a cedaring ceremony, during which smoke from a smoldering cedar tree…

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