Wellington’s Kane brings home gold

May 13, 2021

AUSTIN – Wellington’s Kyla Kane is no stranger to gold medals. The junior has won two UIL cross country individual titles in 2019, and last November. Kane can now call herself a track champion running a personal-best 5:14.56 to capture her first gold in Austin in the 1600-meter run. “This feels amazing,” Kane said. “I…

STS Championship pulls record-breaking attendance with contestants ranging from Texas to Canada

May 13, 2021

CHILDRESS – The second annual STS Championship pulled a record-breaking attendance this year with over 325 contestants, ranging from Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Utah, Georgia and even Canada, competing in the three-day timed-event competition which kicked off Friday, April 30 at the Mashburn Event Center and Arena. Named for hometown tie-down roping world champion…

Curry explains drug use consequences

April 29, 2021

WELLINGTON — In his parenting tips, Chad Curry said to have that conversation, “Look in your kid’s car…you never know what you will find. Look around in your kid’s room. If you suspect or need proof, nicotine test your kid. As cheap as $2 per test, urine and saliva kits are available.” Curry’s Wellington talk on…

Childress County storm makes Washington Post

April 29, 2021

CHILDRESS – Last week’s storm in Childress County made The Washington Post. “I’ve stalked tornadoes, floods, solar eclipses and hurricanes; my storm chases have taken me more than 60,000 miles around the world. But the most memorable storm chase I ever had came on Friday, when two elegant tornadoes and a bout of baseball-size hail…

Childress, Memphis, Wellington advance individual, team girls golf medalists to state

April 29, 2021

CRMC vaccinates thousands against COVID-19

April 22, 2021

CHILDRESS – Over the last four months, Childress Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and Fox Clinic staff administered 3,336 COVID-19 vaccines to Childress residents and others who traveled more than 1,000 miles. “Childress is very fortunate,” said CRMC Chief Operating Officer and RN Holly Holcomb. “Our public has great access to COVID-19 vaccines. We hear time and…

Learning Undefeated Texas Mobile STEM Labs travel to Memphis

April 22, 2021

MEMPHIS – Memphis ISD kindergarten through eighth grade students participated in multiple cross-curricular STEM related activities including “Magnets Push, Magnets Pull,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” and more during Learning Undefeated Texas Mobile STEM Labs’ week-long visit.   Offering students the chance to immerse in hands-on STEM experiences,…

City of Wellington announces HOME program

April 22, 2021

WELLINGTON — An opportunity for reconstruction and rehabilitation of homes for low to moderate income homeowners is available for qualifying Collingsworth County residents. The City of Wellington received a contract through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) to administer a HOME Program Homeowner Reconstruction/Rehabilitation Assistance program within the city limits of Wellington.…

Bobcat To-Go! delivery service opens in Childress

April 22, 2021

CHILDRESS – Bobcat To-Go!, a restaurant and grocery store delivery service, opened its (car) doors in Childress earlier this month. The idea was born about a year ago when Bobcat To-Go! owner Jennifer Scott had her second baby. With another baby just a year old and a husband with a full-time job, she said she…

Gomez, Kane and Martin take pageant titles

April 22, 2021

WELLINGTON — Excitement and anticipation filled the air as the Wellington High School Booster Scholarship Fund supporters presented the 2021 Teen Miss, Little Miss and Junior Miss Wellington pageants at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon, April 11 at the WHS auditorium. WHS Class of 2014 graduate Mikala Klink welcomed the crowd and introduced the emcees, 2021 Miss…

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