Business

Lewis wins Wellington Care Center grocery giveaway

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun WELLINGTON — Katisha Lewis beamed from behind her mask in the checkout line as Wellington Care Center’s (WCC) winner of its “Grocery Giveaway.” Lewis won the three-minute shopping spree at Market Square Supermarkets in an employee appreciation drawing. Lewis had three minutes to dash through the store filling her…

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TxDOT’s Collingsworth Super 2 project progressing

Special to The Sun CHILDRESS – The $11.2 million Super 2 project in Collingsworth County is set to begin the hot mix process in April, according to the Childress District of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).   Duininck, contractor for the project, is finishing construction of the southernmost two widenings as well as completing…

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At the Childress Municipal Airport

By Tiffany Tully FBO Manager   CHILDRESS – Saturday, March 13, a Piper Cherokee did some local training.   Sunday, March 14, a Cessna Citation came in for fuel on his way from Florida to Utah, and a Beechcraft King Air stopped for fuel on his way from Utah to Arkansas.   Monday, March 15,…

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At the Childress Municipal Airport

By Tiffany Tully FBO Manager   CHILDRESS – Friday, March 5, a Mooney flew in from Missouri for fuel. Saturday, March 6, a Cessna 182 came in to watch the Childress High School basketball game. Sunday, March 7, a Beechcraft Bonanza flew in and a Douglas DC-3 did some local practice work. Tuesday, March 9,…

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Golden Chick adds Lent-friendly options to its menu

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – For those who gave up meat for Lent, Golden Chick has a brand-new hand-battered Alaska cod filet, and they brought back the butterfly shrimp from last year.   “We think this is something special to do during Lent,” said Childress Golden Chick owner Rick Hatcher. “We…

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Collingsworth General honors Brewer as 2020 STAR of the Year

Special to The Sun WELLINGTON — George Brewer, maintenance supervisor and longtime employee, received top honors as Collingsworth General Hospital’s (CGH) 2020 STAR of the Year was announced by the hospital in February. Fast approaching his 10th anniversary with the CGH, Brewer was nominated four times in the fourth quarter of 2020 for his willingness to…

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Carroll’s Flower carries on Valentine tradition

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — Exquisite rose bud vases arrived special delivery at Wellington Care Center on Wednesday, Feb. 16. Residents embraced ruby red, bright orange, hot pink, vivid yellow and classic cream roses adorned with baby’s breath and wispy fern designed with love by Carol Ann Daves, Annette Bergstrom…

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