2021 Childress County Livestock Show exhibitors

Steers Isaiah Dunn Cade Martin Colton Martin Drake Rabe   Heifers Isaiah Dunn Drake Rabe Max Rabe Savannah Rabe Brinley Stone Harper Stone   Swine Maddilynn Bryant Addison Cabler Kenzlee Carroll Colee Cox Zachary Etheredge Straton Galyean Cooper Herbstritt Ethan Herbstritt Landry Hunter Drew Jenkins Kade Jenkins Lani Johnson Carlee Martin Cole Pierce Natalee Pierce…

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WEMS summarizes unprecedented 2020

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Ambulance runs jumped from 355 in 2019 to 443 in 2020 for Wellington Emergency Medical Services (WEMS). Farris Nation, WEMS administrator and Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), described the impact of the global pandemic on Collingsworth County during the annual banquet at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9…

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CRMC and University of Texas at Arlington team up to tackle nursing shortage

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress Regional Medical Center (CRMC) will partner with the University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation (CONHI) to be a clinical partner site for UTA’s Accelerated Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (AO BSN) program. “I am thrilled at the idea of working…

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Youth get ready for Hall County Livestock Show

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— MEMPHIS — Youth, along with their rabbits, chickens, goats, lambs, gilts, barrows, heifers and steers will fill the Hall County Show Barn this week. The livestock show begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 with the rabbits and chickens. “All are welcome to come out and watch, but we…

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Childress County Livestock Show succeeds despite COVID-19

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Despite many hurdles during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Childress County Livestock Show was a success when other shows have been cancelled. “It’s crazy how well it went,” said Lori Rabe, who is secretary of the Childress County Livestock Show committee. “It was a little more stressful because…

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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

Robots and bathtubs About 45 years ago a friend of mine said she planned to marry the inventor of a self-cleaning bathtub. She’s still single. If anyone has invented a self-cleaning tub, that clever person didn’t have a booth at this year’s big tech trade show in Las Vegas – the Consumer Electronics Show (CES),…

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Governor Greg Abbott swears in Drew Springer to Texas Senate

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— AUSTIN – Former State Rep. Drew Springer was sworn in to represent the people of Senate District 30. Joined by his wife Lydia, children and grandson, Springer took the oath of office from Governor Greg Abbott during a ceremony at the Governor’s Mansion on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Springer defeated…

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COVID-19 vaccine arrives at Wellington Care Center

Administrator approaches one-year anniversary By Bev Odom / The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON —  April Lindsey, assistant director of nursing at Wellington Care Center (WCC), led by example by being the first to receive the revolutionary new shot during the recent COVID Vaccination Clinic. “The vaccine was offered to all residents and staff with CVS…

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