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At the Childress Municipal Airport

By Tiffany Tully FBO Manager   CHILDRESS — Friday, September 17, three Cessna L-19 “Bird dogs,” military liaison and observation planes first introduced in 1950, stopped in for fuel on their way back from a reunion in Fredericksburg; two were on their way to Montana and one to Washington. A Piper Aerostar departed, and a…

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Community building-plumbing

The Red River Sun/Bev Odom Contractors run the plumbing system for the lean-to structure that will house the kitchen, restrooms and storage for the Wellington Senior Citizens Center. The interior of the Bura Handley Community Building is being renovated as well. Mayor J.D. Hamby signed the contractor agreement with Trinity Hughes Construction of Wichita Falls…

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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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