Area Breaking News

Early voting ends Friday: Health protocols in place to keep voters safe

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Elections officials continue to adhere to health safety protocols during the last days of early voting, which ends Friday, and will have specific plans in place for voters who cast ballots on Election Day, Tuesday, July 14. According to Childress County Clerk Barbara Spitzer, voters will need…

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The Red River Sun launches new website

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The Red River Sun recently launched a new website, and subscribers need a promo code for access. “We included the information subscribers needed for accessing the new website in our June 3 paper, but we’ve been receiving messages and calls from subscribers who can’t log on,” said…

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Hall County Runoff Election set for July 14

By Scott Mills/The Red River Sun— MEMPHIS – Along with many things impacted by COVID-19, the voting process has not been spared. The Hall County Clerk’s office shared some protocols that will be standard at all of their locations on Election Day, Tuesday July 14. Masks and gloves will be in full use by officials…

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U.S. Representative primary runoff draws voters

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — The important Tuesday, July 14 runoff elections will finalize which Democratic and Republican primary candidates will be on the ballot for the November general election. From the field of 15 candidates for the 13th Congressional District, Josh Winegarner received 38.86% of the vote and Ronny Jackson had…

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Orozco excels with No Creek Cowboys

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— MELISSA — Wellington Class of 2020 baseball standout Adrian Orozco may have missed out on finishing his final high school baseball season but is making up time with the familiar No Creek Cowboys. A traveling youth baseball team, Orozco has played with many of the same players in past seasons.…

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CHS softball players play in area senior night game

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress High School senior softball players Brandy Watson, MaKinzi Freeman and Kassidy Taylor played in an official area senior night game hosted by D-BAT, a baseball and softball training center in Wichita Falls. “We hosted this to have a final game for the girls since they weren’t…

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Between the Lines by Bruce Green

The civilizing influence of women I have done a lot of thinking through the years about the calming – the civilizing – influence of a woman on a man. In a marriage it happens slowly, almost imperceptibly, but relentlessly over the passage of years. It’s the only way it would work with us men. It…

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