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Letter to the Editor

Dear Board Members, Respectfully, I am requesting to be placed on the Childress City Council agenda dated Oct. 23, 2021, to discuss my interest in becoming the Lake Manager for Childress Angler’s and Sportsman Club. I am a current member of the Childress Angler’s and Sportsman Club in good standing, and have been for many…

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Mike Collier to visit Childress, meet area voters

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Mike Collier, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor of Texas, will meet area voters Wednesday, Oct. 20 during a visit to Childress. Beginning at 10 a.m. at the Childress Senior Citizens Center, 403 S. Main St., Collier’s presentation, which will highlight his goals, will be followed by…

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Minor delays to be expected during repair work of Red River bridge

CHILDRESS – The Red River bridge on US 62/83, north of Childress, is currently undergoing bridge maintenance and improvement work. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), several maintenance repairs have been underway on the bottom side of the bridge, including routine concrete patching and the installation of carbon fiber reinforcing wrap on several…

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History comes alive in Collingsworth County

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — Visitors stepped back in time as Powell Park transformed into a Civil War camp. For the Living History Weekend, Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) Charles Goodnight, Frontier Reg. Camp 2280 invited guests to join them for a school day Friday, Oct. 8 and exhibits and…

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The 501, Is there really a Tanya?

By Hanaba Munn Welch   Is there any hope for scammers? I like to think so. Consider Tanya. I’d tell you her last name, but just in case she really is asking only $1,200 for a low-mileage 2006 Acura that really is her car, I don’t want to slander her. Maybe Tanya really went through…

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Tillman reigns as Miss Pre-Teen Amarillo

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   AMARILLO – Maggie Tillman, a seventh grader at Wellington Junior High School, not only won Best Interview and Best Athletic Attire, but took the title of Miss Pre-Teen Amarillo in the September contest.   In the pre-teen category, girls 10 to 14 years old competed for the crown.…

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