Childress News

Controversy over Childress church youth event

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – While some parents are outraged at the Childress Church of Christ for its youth sex education class on Wednesday, April 21, others say it was blown out of proportion.   “We understand how you can look at a list of vulgar words and get upset,”…

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Bobcats capture early lead, spearheading win against Wildcats

CHILDRESS – Defeating the Idalou Wildcats 10-7 on Tuesday, April 13, the Childress Bobcats scored on a triple by Collin Bishop in the first inning, a single by Zion Fuller in the second inning and a groundout by Scout Smith in the second inning to secure an early lead.   Notching an additional five runs…

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CISD students no longer required to wear face masks

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – The Childress Independent School District (CISD) School Board decided CISD students are no longer required to wear face masks during school at their April board meeting.   They met at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 7 in the CHS media center, by teleconference or video…

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Childress blood drive scheduled for Tuesday

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – Residents have the opportunity to rise up and give blood at the upcoming Childress Community Blood Drive.   Scheduled from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 at the City Auditorium in Fair Park, blood drive volunteer Sue Henderson encourages people to rise…

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Early voting begins Monday

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – Early voting for the general joint election for three Childress City Council alderpersons and two Childress Independent School District school board trustees begins Monday, April 19 at City Hall, located at 315 Commerce St. NW. The first week of early voting will be from 8…

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Lady Cats named District Runners-up

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS – The varsity Childress Lady Cats were named District Runners-up with 152 points, only two pointed behind first-place Shallowater at the UIL 3A District 2 track meet on Thursday, April 1.   The varsity Bobcats, on the other hand, finished fourth out with 85 points. Competing schools…

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Bobcats drop wins to Abernathy, Shallowater

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS – Scoring on a groundout, double and walk in the first inning, Abernathy was able to secure an early lead over the Childress Bobcats in a 12-1 final on Tuesday, March 30.   Struggling to contain Abernathy’s high-powered offense, the Bobcats surrendered 12 runs, six of which…

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Lady Cats lose lead in early defeat

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun   SLATON – With Slaton scoring three runs on two stolen bases and a single in the first inning, the Childress Lady Cats fell 15-5 in an early defeat on Tuesday, March 30.   Surrendering an additional five runs in the fourth inning, the Lady Cats struggled to…

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Togetherettes perform ‘Easter Parade’ at senior center

CHILDRESS – The Togetherettes performed Bing Crosby’s “Easter Parade” at the Childress Busy Beavers Senior Citizens luncheon on Thursday, April 2 in honor of Easter Sunday. Directed by Gerald Monson of Monson Music, the girls marched around the room in their Easter attire, spinning parasols to mimic the feeling of New York City’s famous Fifth…

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Foster named to TABC All-State, Press Pass Sports Teams

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS – Following being selected District 2-3A Co-Offensive MVP and to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ (TABC) Class 3A All-Region Team, Lady Cat senior Grace Foster has added two additional titles to her list of accomplishments – All-Press Pass Sports Girls Basketball First Team and TABC Class…

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