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School district OKs contract with Childress Police Dept.

By Jackie Zimmerman/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The cost of the school police officer will be nearly double this school year compared to last school year, according to the agreement between the school and the Childress Police Department. Superintendent Carl Taylor told the board during its Oct. 19 meeting that the cost is going…

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CISD offering free meals for remainder of current school year

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress ISD students can now eat free for the remainder of the school year. While Childress ISD began offering free meals to all students on Sept. 1, the USDA recently released information giving school districts the opportunity to extend the free meal program for the remainder of…

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CES students celebrate Fire Prevention Week

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – COVID-19 prevented Childress Elementary School students from riding in firetrucks, but it didn’t stop them from learning about fire safety during Fire Prevention Week. Elementary students celebrated Fire Prevention Week Oct. 5 through Oct. 10. Childress Fire Department firefighters presented fire safety programs to the students using…

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CHS crowns Homecoming Queen

The Red River Sun/Nicole Dill Addilyn Keys, third from the right, is the 2020 CHS Homecoming Queen. The queen nominees and princesses for 2020 are, from left, Kate Taylor, Hannah Moss, Alexis Cannon, Helene Simpkins, Keys, Lily Stephens and Chloe Churchill.

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Childress County residents must wear face masks

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress County has more than 20 COVID-19 cases, so residents are required to wear face masks again while in public. “Unfortunately, over the weekend Childress County exceeded the positive COVID-19 cases required to remain in the mask exemption, per Governor Abbott’s order,” Childress County Judge Jay Mayden…

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