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Childress Chamber of Commerce presents 2021 Man and Woman of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award

CHILDRESS — Honoring their lifetime of dedication to the community of Childress, Dr. Dee and Susan Green were presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Childress Chamber of Commerce …

Wellington Youth exhibit show animals

WELLINGTON — Over 60 youth competed in the 2022 Collingsworth County Livestock Show last Saturday, Jan. 15. The swine show opened the activities at 9 a.m. “We had a fantastic stock …
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Childress
Local community participation needed in Childress County survey about internet connectivity

CHILDRESS — The Childress County Broadband Committee invites Childress County residents, business owners, ranchers, ag-producers, first responders and local officials to participate in a …

Childress Happenings 01/28/2022 WINTER RODEO SERIES The 2021-2022 Winter Rodeo Series will be held Jan. 29 and 30 at Mashburn Event Center, 1100 7th St. NW. Events will include barrels, breakaway roping, chute dogging, double …
United Supermarkets, Market Square Supermarkets suspend weekly circulars CHILDRESS — United Supermarkets and Market Square recently suspended their weekly circulars. Beginning Friday, Feb. 4, insertion of both circulars will be discontinued in The Red River Sun. …
Smith named new Dean of Clarendon College Childress Center CLARENDON — During the semi-annual All College Day on Thursday, January 14, Clarendon College President Tex Buckhaults announced Donna Smith as the new Dean of the Clarendon College Childress …
Memphis
Memphis Happenings 01/28/2022 MVFD VARMINT HUNT Compete in the Memphis Volunteer Fire Department Second Annual Varmint Hunt Feb. 5-6. Two-to-four person teams will compete for the biggest bobcat, biggest hog, target-weight dog …
Another round of COVID-19 heroes are needed AMARILLO — Few things these days are as welcome as new tools in the fight against COVID-19, and last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed the way COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma …
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Youth compete in 2022 Hall County Livestock Show

KKR Photography Youth compete in the 2022 Hall County Livestock Show Saturday, Jan. 22.

Wellington
Wellington Happenings 01/28/2022

WINTER READING Collingsworth Public Library’s 2022 Winter Reading Challenge will run Jan. 6 through Feb. 24. For more information, contact the library at 806-447-3183 or visit 711 15th …

Voter registration deadline approaching WELLINGTON – Jan. 31 is the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Primary Election on March 1. To register to vote in Texas, simply complete a voter registration application and return …
Praise Party convenes at Ritz WELLINGTON — Justin Mixon, longtime director of the Rocket Regiment, utilized his talents to glorify the King of Kings with a Wednesday night Praise Party. Mixon recruited local talent to join …
Wellington Happenings 1/21/2022 WINTER READING Collingsworth Public Library’s 2022 Winter Reading Challenge will run Jan. 6 through Feb. 24. For more information, contact the library at 806-447-3183 or visit 711 15th …
Farm & Ranch
Statham Photography Taylor Wiseman, Grand Champion Chicken Tatum Farris, Grand Champion Rabbit Tuck Detwiler, Grand Champion Goat Chloe Teichelman, Grand Champion Lamb Maicee Dean, …
Finishing 12th out of 496 teams at the Ariat World Series of Team Roping 2021 Finale in Las Vegas, Nev., heeler Waide Jewell, left, of Booker, and header Kevin Huddleston, of Memphis, split earnings …
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At the Childress Municipal Airport

CHILDRESS — Friday, Jan. 14, Single Engine Airtankers (SEATs) did proficiency flights, complete with water drops, at the airport, a Cessna 172 trained locally and took on some fuel and an Air …

At the Childress Municipal Airport CHILDRESS — Saturday, Jan. 8, a Piper Cherokee practiced in the area, and a local Beechcraft Bonanza departed. Sunday, Jan. 9, a Beechcraft King Air came in to pick up passengers, and …
At the Childress Municipal Airport CHILDRESS — Sunday, Dec. 26, the SEATs flew on a fire north of Childress. Monday, Dec. 27, a Pilatus PC-12 and a Cessna shot some instrument approaches, and a local Citabria …
Sports
Bobcats, Skyrockets named to Amarillo Globe-News 2021 Super Team

AMARILLO — Childress Bobcats Collin Bishop, Zion Fuller and Lamont Nickleberry and Wellington Skyrockets Creighton Killian, Willy Olvera, Marc Ramirez and Rey Ramirez were recently selected to …

Bobcats, Skyrockets selected to Padilla Poll Coaches 2021 All-State Football Team CHILDRESS — Childress Bobcats Zion Fuller and Lamont Nickleberry and Wellington Skyrockets Creighton Killian, Willy Olvera, Marc Ramirez and Rey Ramirez were recently selected to the Padilla …
Jalomo commits to Hardin-Simmons University CHILDRESS — Bobcat senior Avery Jalomo announced his commitment to the football program of Hardin-Simmons University, located in Abilene, Monday, Jan. 17 on Twitter. “Thank you to …

Childress, Memphis lifters compete in Childress Invitational

CHILDRESS — Thirteen Childress Bobcats and four Memphis Cyclones competed in the Childress Boys Invitational Thursday, Jan. 20. Finishing second out of five teams, the Childress Bobcats …

Lady Rockets suffer first district loss, Skyrockets blast past Panhandle

WELLINGTON — Suffering their first district loss this season, the Wellington Lady Rockets fell 63-53 to the Panhandle Patherettes (3-1, 19-8) in the first of two District 2-2A showdowns …

Lady Cyclones finish third, Hicks snags first at Childress Invitational

CHILDRESS — Competing at the Childress Invitational Thursday, Jan. 13, the Memphis Lady Cyclones powerlifting team pulled off a third-place finish, thanks to high-ranking individual placements …

Bishop commits to Trinity University

CHILDRESS — Bobcat quarterback Collin Bishop recently announced his commitment to the Trinity University football program via Twitter Saturday evening, Jan. 15, following 15 collegiate …
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