Childress County Livestock Show kicks off Friday

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The show must go on, and that’s exactly what the Childress County Livestock Show will do despite the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are lucky to have a large, adequate facility that allows us to have a safe show and some semblance of normal in the turmoil that the…

Governor sets special election for Texas House District 68 seat

Early voting began Jan. 11 WELLINGTON — Early voting for the special election began Monday, Jan. 11 and will continue through Tuesday, Jan. 19 to fill a vacancy for Texas State House of Representatives District No. 68 seat recently vacated by Senator-elect Drew Springer. Election Day will be Saturday, Jan. 23. The polls will be…

Gollihugh impacts countless lives

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — “Helen Gollihugh has worked tireless for for Panhandle Community Services for over 32 years,” said Linda Duke, director for Collingsworth Home Delivered Meals. “She has spent that time devoted to helping others far beyond what was required of her by PCS. She has a heart of gold and…

CHS athletes make Panhandle basketball list

Press Pass Sports includes Childress High School athletes Devron Sims and Grace Foster in its 10 Amarillo-area boys basketball players and 10 Amarillo-area girls basketball players to watch entering the district season. Photos by Statham Photography

Red River Sun Sports 01/13/2021

Childress ISD current Covid status

This is a look at active COVID-19 cases in Childress ISD as of Jan. 11.

Special election set for Jan. 23, early voting goes through Jan. 19

Childress County Christmas Sharing brightens holiday for many

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – More than 150 Childress County children and residents had a brighter holiday because of Childress County Christmas Sharing. “Once again the citizens of Childress County have given generously to assure others have a good Christmas,” said Childress County Christmas Sharing Board Secretary and Treasurer Raenell Smith. “We have…

Opinion: By Hunter Throckmorton

‘Capitol’ Offense In the past few days, we have seen many unprecedented things, not the least of which was protestors storming buildings at the capitol. The reactions to these events have been almost as unprecedented. One such reaction was the rapid purging of certain conservative figures from major social media platforms. Another was a large…

The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

No plums, no flu The year 2020 will go down in history as the year the wild plums didn’t make and nobody got the flu. Back in 2019, for the first time ever, I concocted some spectacular plum jam. My one jar was amazingly good. I could hardly wait for 2020 plums to make lots…

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