Childress News

CISD hosts online registration, Back to School Night

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – It’s back to school time for Childress students.   “Childress ISD teachers, administrators and staff are excited to have students back on campus on Aug. 19,” said Childress Independent School District Superintendent Carl Taylor. “We plan to be back to normal activities and are thrilled…

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OSRA donates to CASA, Meals on Wheels, We Can Care

The Red River Sun/Elizabeth Tanner The Childress County Old Settlers Rodeo Association donates $500 to CASA of the Rolling Plains, Childress Meals on Wheels and We Can Care Childress Saturday, July 17 following the parade. Childress Meals on Wheels was not in attendance for a photo.

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Old Settlers Parade: what to know

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – The Childress County Old Settlers Parade will march through the streets of Childress for the 133rd time this weekend.   Scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, Old Settlers Parade Co-Chair Susan Leary encourages people to come. “It’s fun, and it’s tradition,” she said.…

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Childress Blue Crew afterschool program to begin this fall

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS – Childress Blue Crew, a non-profit program aimed at offering free afterschool care to Childress Elementary students third through fifth grade, is expected to begin this fall.   Open from the close of school until 5:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, the Childress Blue Crew plans…

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Childress blood drive helps blood shortage

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – Childress donors boosted the blood supply for Coffee Memorial Blood Center during last Tuesday’s blood drive.   “We had a great turnout,” Childress Community Blood Drive Co-Director Terri Cobb said. “It really helped in the blood shortage.”   The Childress Community Blood Drive met –…

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Grace Foster, Lane Foster named All-Sports Most Valuable Athletes

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS – Childress High School seniors Grace Foster and Lane Foster were named the 2020-2021 All-Sports Most Valuable Athletes at the All-Sports Banquet on May 17. Lane, who was awarded MVP in football, baseball and track, competed in varsity football, varsity basketball, varsity baseball and varsity track his…

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