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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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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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Clark serves as honorary Skyrocket captain

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON – John G. Clark forwent a trip to the 69th Annual Wellington Ex-Student Reunion in August 2021 to be able to attend a Skyrocket football game. Therefore, to honor his dedication to his alma mater, Wellington High School (WHS) named him an honorary captain for the…

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Childress County Heritage Museum showcases area artists in first-ever art show

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Childress County Heritage Museum showcased 20 area artists, including Childress Mayor Cary Preston, Moore Art Studio’s Belinda Moore, Childress County Heritage Museum Executive Director Lee Ann Morren and Dodd City photographer Russell Graves, at its first-ever art show. Over 50 guests, who enjoyed wine and other…

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Waters reigns as Miss Wellington

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — Family and friends watched in awe as Madison Waters took the title of the new Miss Wellington and a $1,000 scholarship from a field of 13 contestants on the stage of the Wellington High School auditorium. Presented by former Miss Wellingtons, mistress of ceremonies, Lana Tillman,…

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Collingsworth Chamber gives MCA Skincare a warmhearted welcome

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — A skincare specialist, Amber Solis will instruct students in esthetician services such as facials, chemical peels, waxing, makeup, lash extensions and more. MCA Skincare Academy classes, certified by the state of Texas, begin Monday, Oct. 4 in its new home on West Ave. “On behalf…

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