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Mike Collier to visit Childress, meet area voters

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Mike Collier, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor of Texas, will meet area voters Wednesday, Oct. 20 during a visit to Childress. Beginning at 10 a.m. at the Childress Senior Citizens Center, 403 S. Main St., Collier’s presentation, which will highlight his goals, will be followed by…

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Minor delays to be expected during repair work of Red River bridge

CHILDRESS – The Red River bridge on US 62/83, north of Childress, is currently undergoing bridge maintenance and improvement work. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), several maintenance repairs have been underway on the bottom side of the bridge, including routine concrete patching and the installation of carbon fiber reinforcing wrap on several…

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Childress Commissioners welcome new extension agent, discuss courthouse landscaping

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS — Meeting Monday, Oct. 11, the Childress County Commissioners welcomed new Childress County Extension Agent Veronica Urbanczyk and discussed the courthouse landscaping among other agenda items. Introduced by Agri-Life Extension’s Dawn Dockter, the commissioners welcomed Urbanczyk, who will being Nov. 1. Coming from Pleasanton, Urbanczyk holds…

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Childress Happenings 10/15/2021

EARLY VOTING Early Voting for the Constitutional Amendments Election will begin Monday, Oct. 18 and end Friday, Oct. 29. Childress County voters can cast ballots at the Law Library, across from the Childress County Clerk’s Office in the Childress County Courthouse, 100 Ave. E NW, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. For more…

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Childress County Heritage Museum showcases area artists in first-ever art show

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Childress County Heritage Museum showcased 20 area artists, including Childress Mayor Cary Preston, Moore Art Studio’s Belinda Moore, Childress County Heritage Museum Executive Director Lee Ann Morren and Dodd City photographer Russell Graves, at its first-ever art show. Over 50 guests, who enjoyed wine and other…

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Childress Happenings

3RD ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST The Childress County Heritage Museum is hosting its 3rd Annual Photography Contest Fundraiser. Entry is $10 per photo. Divided into elementary school, junior high school, high school and adults, categories include people, places, animals/insects and things. This year’s special category is Childress County’s past. All entries must be submitted to the…

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