Business

Finacial Focus by Mark Keys

Managing your retirement plan under a new employer Your employer-sponsored retirement plan is a valuable asset. But sometimes things happen that can affect the status of your plan. So, for example, if you work for a hospital that changes ownership, and you have been participating in a 403(b), 457(b) or 401(k) retirement plan, what should…

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Souder educates Lions on mental wellness

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Licensed Professional Counselor Tina Souder, M.Ed., shared mental wellness information with members of the Wellington Lions Club. According to Souder, only half of people with mental illnesses seek help due to the stigma associated with having a mental illness. Lion Noemi Pena, vice president, welcomed Souder and…

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TBerrys welcomed holiday open house shoppers

The Red River Sun/Bev Odom TBerrys staff welcomed shoppers with a two-day Christmas open house Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 to allow for social distancing. Attendees sipped cider, browsed gift selections and drew for discounts. Visit the boutique at 1009 Houston St. Monday through Friday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. –…

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Sisters Salon & Gifts celebrates 14th anniversary

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – This month marks the 14th anniversary of Sisters Salon & Gifts. “We’ve created a space in Childress, and even though none of us are from here, we’ve made it our home,” said Kim Ivy, who bought Cindy Johnston’s salon, where her daughter Keely was working as massage…

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Financial Focus by Mark Keys

Financial moves for the recently divorced Divorce is common in our society, but that doesn’t make it any easier to navigate. If you’ve recently finalized a divorce, you’ve likely been coping with uncertainty and tension, but you can still avoid turning an already difficult situation into one that’s even more challenging. How? By making the…

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Collingsworth Chamber appreciates Trunks and Treaters

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Folks flooded to the 5th annual Collingsworth County Chamber of Commerce Trunk or Treat event Halloween evening on the south side of the square. “Thanks to all who participated with a trunk, and to all of the families that came out for the fun evening,” said Eric Morton,…

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Financial Focus by Mark Keys

Protect your finances from “cyberthieves” You’ve no doubt heard reports of personal data being stolen and used for financial fraud – anything from online shopping on your credit cards to actual theft from your financial accounts. This problem won’t go away anytime soon – but you can take steps to defend yourself. Here are a…

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At the Childress Municipal Airport

Two float planes stop, fuel up By Tiffany Tully/FBO Manager— CHILDRESS – Friday, Oct. 16, two Cessnas and a Piper Cherokee practiced locally. Saturday, Oct. 17, a Cessna 150 took off. Sunday, Oct. 18, a Beechcraft Bonanza flew in from Graham with a Golden Retriever for company, and a Cessna 172 stayed overnight. Monday, Oct.…

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Market Square experiences surge in business, store upgrades

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Consumers confined to the county during the coronavirus pandemic created a surge in business for Market Square Supermarkets, according to the owners of the store. In an effort to enhance customer convenience, new meat and frozen food cases are being installed in the Wellington store. “We started with…

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