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The Red River Sun accepting letters to Santa

CHILDRESS — The Red River Sun is currently accepting letters to Santa. Youth are encouraged to mail in letters to The Red River Sun, P.O. Box 1260, Childress, Texas 79201 or drop them off at …

Rep. King to tour House District 88 with meets in Childress, Collingsworth, Hall Counties

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Touring a segment of House District 88, Texas Representative Ken King will make stops in four counties Wednesday, Dec. 1, including Childress, …
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Childress
Childress Happenings 12/03/2021

CHRISTMAS SHARING It’s time to sign up for the Childress County Christmas Sharing Program. Applications can be picked up at 232 Main St. from 10 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 2, 10 a.m. …

Childress Women’s Council to host first Tour of Homes in two years CHILDRESS — For the first time in two years, the Childress Women’s Council will host their annual Tour of Homes from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. Showcasing some of the best decorated …
Reed named Childress District Director of Operations CHILDRESS – Chris Reed, P.E., has been named the Childress District Director of Operations for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Reed, a graduate of Childress High School, …
American Legion investigating Childress Post revival CHILDRESS — The American Legion, the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization aimed at advocating patriotism across the United States through diverse programs, is …
Memphis
Memphis Happenings 12/03/2021 VISIT SANTA Visit Santa and his helpers form 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3 in front of the Memphis Chamber of Commerce, 515 Main St., for gift bags and hot chocolate! WRAPPING SERVICES The Memphis …
Wellington
Wellington Happenings 12/03/2021

CANDIDATE FILING The filing period opened Nov. 13 for the 2022 Texas Primary elections and continues through Monday, Dec. 13. Interested candidates should file with Democratic Chairman Mike …

Thomas describes restored Gulf Station project WELLINGTON — With a passion for Collingsworth County history, Lion Jeff Thomas shared his restoration process of the old Gulf Oil Corporation warehouse with the Wellington Lions Club. He …
Wellingston Happenings 11/26/2021 MEET KEN KING Texas Representative for House District 88 Ken King (R) will meet guests at the Collingsworth County Courthouse Courtroom, 800 West Ave. from 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 1 to give an …
Wellington ISD board hears successful sports team recaps By Bev Odom By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON – The Wellington Independent School District (ISD) Board of Education met in regular session Monday, Nov. 8 in the superintendent’s …
Lifestyle
Childress Meals on Wheels receives donations CHILDRESS – Meals on Wheels received the following donations in August: Childress Regional Medical Center, Global Well Control and Taylor Pest Control (services performed).  Meals on …
Farm & Ranch
CANYON – Members of Wellington FFA traveled to the Area 1 FFA LDE (Leadership Development Event) contest on the campus of West Texas A&M University on Thursday, Nov. 18. Narrowly missing …
The Red River Sun/Elizabeth Tanner Area youth compete at the Wild Card Youth Rodeo 2021-2022 Winter Rodeo Series Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Mashburn Event Center and Arena for a …
Business
TxDOT’s ‘Safety: Road to Zero’ goal presented by traffic safety specialist

By Grace Holman For The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Traffic Safety Specialist Nicole Tyler presented TxDOT’s second leg of the TxDOT goal for traffic …

McAfee educates Lions on scams, FEMA coronavirus funeral assistance By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON – Boss Lion Noemi Pena welcomed guest Laurie McAfee, of Amarillo, and members to the 7 p.m. Oct. 18 meeting of the Wellington Lions Club at the …
Modern Home Club welcomes Leary, hears of local business development CHILDRESS — Modern Home Club met Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Main Event. Refreshments were served by hostesses Raenell Smith and Edie Johnson. Soundra Christy called the meeting to order and greeted …
Sports
Bishop named Unanimous District MVP, announces offers; Fuller named Defensive MVP

CHILDRESS — Among the 14 varsity Childress Bobcats picking up All-District football distinctions this season were senior quarterback Collin Bishop, who was named Unanimous District Most …

Skyrockets blast past Gruver into state quarterfinals CANYON – The Wellington Skyrockets showed late Friday afternoon that having a great number of missiles at your disposal isn’t nearly as important in the postseason as the ability to …
CYRL Lil Cats play big at Dallas Red Zone Games, bring home wins ARLINGTON — Competing in the Dallas Red Zone Games for the second year, Childress Youth Recreational League (CYRL) Lil Cats tackle football and cheer came to an end at Dallas Cowboys AT&T …

Bishop selected as Mr. Texas Football POY Semifinalist, making elite list of 25

HOUSTON — Childress dual-threat quarterback Collin Bishop was recently selected as a Mr. Texas Football Player of the Year Semifinalist, joining an elite list of only 25 athletes throughout the …
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When the temperature drops, turn up CO safety
(BPT) - More than two-fifths of carbon monoxide (CO) exposure occurs during the months of December, January and February, according to the …
Helping The Nervous System Heal Itself
(NAPSI)—For decades, medical researchers struggled to solve the mystery of how to reverse paralysis caused by serious spinal cord injuries. Finally, hope appears to be at hand.  Making Mice …
Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign(NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain about …
Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain …
Get The Facts About Fertility, Pregnancy, And COVID-19 Vaccines
by the We Can Do This COVID-19 Public Education Campaign (NAPSI)—Questions and misinformation about the effect of COVID-19 vaccines on fertility and pregnancy have left some people uncertain …