Sills, Bohannon wed at Rowe Point Ranch

Special to The Sun— HEDLEY — A double ring ceremony united Miss Tori Sills and Mr. Alabama Bohannon in marriage at 6 in the evening on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Rowe Point Ranch, Hedley. They married outside on an island surrounded by a pond. Pastor Jared Peddy, brother of the bride of Hillside Christian…

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Lengthy discussion held about councilman, new business

Childress City Council Special to The Sun— WELLINGTON — Collingsworth Family Medicine announces Preston Barlow, a physician assistant, has joined its clinic. Barlow comes to Wellington from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah, where he completed a masters’ of physician assistant studies. He is a national registered paramedic and also has a bachelor of…

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First Baptist Wellington welcomes new pastor

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Pastor Joe Lee has accepted the call to be the new pastor at First Baptist Church in Wellington. “We are excited that God has brought Pastor Lee and his wife Barbara to our church,” said Deacon Luis Pena, chairman of the Pulpit Search Committee. “We look forward to…

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Lopez crowned Cyclone homecoming queen

Courtesy Photo— McKenzie Lopez accepts the honor of homecoming queen during Memphis High School’s homecoming festivities Friday, Sept. 18. Danielle Middleton, left, and Allyson Chavera are homecoming court. Pages include Kobi Long and Titus Casas. The Cyclones beat the Sanford-Fritch Eagles 8-6.

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Pumpkin Patch in Childress

The Red River Sun/Nicole Dill— David and Amanda Schaeffer’s children pick out pumpkins at the Rustling Leaves Pumpkin Patch in Childress. Read more on page 7.

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Oak Ridge Boys to play Ritz stage

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — The historic Wellington Ritz Theatre will host the Grammy award winning Oak Ridge Boys in two performances Saturday, Nov. 7. Due to COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, the first performance with be at 3 p.m. and the other at 7:30 p.m. “We look forward to seeing you for what promises…

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Guest Column, Ginger Wilson

Save a child with correct seat CHILDRESS – Did you know? Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children and an estimated 59% of all car seats are misused. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) “Save Me With A Seat” campaign looks to reduce the number of child injuries and fatalities sustained…

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The late Charlene Smith honored with Christmas in the Park memorial

By Judy Johnson/Former president of Christmas in the Park CHILDRESS – The family of Darlene Galligan and the late David Galligan has honored the memory of their lifetime friend, Charlene Smith, by creating a memorial in her name to benefit Childress’ annual Christmas in the Park light fantasy. Charlene was active with the Christmas in…

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