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The Red River Sun accepting letters to Santa

CHILDRESS — The Red River Sun is currently accepting letters to Santa. Youth are encouraged to mail in letters to The Red River Sun, P.O. Box 1260, Childress, Texas 79201 or drop them off at …

Rep. King to tour House District 88 with meets in Childress, Collingsworth, Hall Counties

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Touring a segment of House District 88, Texas Representative Ken King will make stops in four counties Wednesday, Dec. 1, including Childress, …
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Childress
Childress Happenings 12/03/2021

CHRISTMAS SHARING It’s time to sign up for the Childress County Christmas Sharing Program. Applications can be picked up at 232 Main St. from 10 a.m. to noon and 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 2, 10 a.m. …

Childress Women’s Council to host first Tour of Homes in two years CHILDRESS — For the first time in two years, the Childress Women’s Council will host their annual Tour of Homes from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. Showcasing some of the best decorated …
Reed named Childress District Director of Operations CHILDRESS – Chris Reed, P.E., has been named the Childress District Director of Operations for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Reed, a graduate of Childress High School, …
Memphis
Memphis Happenings 12/03/2021 VISIT SANTA Visit Santa and his helpers form 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3 in front of the Memphis Chamber of Commerce, 515 Main St., for gift bags and hot chocolate! WRAPPING SERVICES The Memphis …
Wellington
Wellington Happenings 12/03/2021

CANDIDATE FILING The filing period opened Nov. 13 for the 2022 Texas Primary elections and continues through Monday, Dec. 13. Interested candidates should file with Democratic Chairman Mike …

Thomas describes restored Gulf Station project WELLINGTON — With a passion for Collingsworth County history, Lion Jeff Thomas shared his restoration process of the old Gulf Oil Corporation warehouse with the Wellington Lions Club. He …
Baumgardner designates Bayer America’s Farmers fund to HUGS By Bev Odom The Red River Sun WELLINGTON — Local farmer Melanie Baumgardner recently directed a $2,500 American’s Farmers Grow Communities donation, sponsored by the Bayer Fund, to Hearts United …
Lifestyle
Childress Meals on Wheels receives donations CHILDRESS – Meals on Wheels received the following donations in August: Childress Regional Medical Center, Global Well Control and Taylor Pest Control (services performed).  Meals on …
Farm & Ranch
CANYON – Members of Wellington FFA traveled to the Area 1 FFA LDE (Leadership Development Event) contest on the campus of West Texas A&M University on Thursday, Nov. 18. Narrowly missing …
The Red River Sun/Elizabeth Tanner Area youth compete at the Wild Card Youth Rodeo 2021-2022 Winter Rodeo Series Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Mashburn Event Center and Arena for a …
Business
Modern Home Club welcomes Leary, hears of local business development

CHILDRESS — Modern Home Club met Thursday, Oct. 21 at the Main Event. Refreshments were served by hostesses Raenell Smith and Edie Johnson. Soundra Christy called the meeting to order and greeted …

Lewis wins Wellington Care Center grocery giveaway Courtesy PhotoKatisha Lewis, LVN, Charge Nurse at Wellington Care Center (WCC), fills three grocery carts full of meat and other items as the WCC grocery giveaway winner at Market Square …
Sports
Bishop named Unanimous District MVP, announces offers; Fuller named Defensive MVP

CHILDRESS — Among the 14 varsity Childress Bobcats picking up All-District football distinctions this season were senior quarterback Collin Bishop, who was named Unanimous District Most …

Skyrockets blast past Gruver into state quarterfinals CANYON – The Wellington Skyrockets showed late Friday afternoon that having a great number of missiles at your disposal isn’t nearly as important in the postseason as the ability to …
CYRL Lil Cats play big at Dallas Red Zone Games, bring home wins ARLINGTON — Competing in the Dallas Red Zone Games for the second year, Childress Youth Recreational League (CYRL) Lil Cats tackle football and cheer came to an end at Dallas Cowboys AT&T …

Bishop selected as Mr. Texas Football POY Semifinalist, making elite list of 25

HOUSTON — Childress dual-threat quarterback Collin Bishop was recently selected as a Mr. Texas Football Player of the Year Semifinalist, joining an elite list of only 25 athletes throughout the …
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Wellington ISD Second Six Weeks Honor Rolls
A Honor Roll First Grade Callahan Cantu, Colt Dettle, Dallas Duke, Zoey Flores, Briley Holton, Joe Lemons, Kiah Lewis, Sophia Manuel, Nahim Olvera, Joshua Orozco, Easton Patterson, Aubree …
Memphis Golden Cyclone Band to host Christmas Concert, ‘Wrap Party’ fundraiser
MEMPHIS — Gearing up for the upcoming holiday season, the Memphis Golden Cyclone Band has announced dates for their Christmas Concert and “Wrap Party” fundraiser. The concert, …
Firecrackers create fun for a cause
WELLINGTON – With an air of excitement, Wellington Junior High School students and staff assembled at the Ritz Theatre at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23 for the annual Firecracker talent …
Collingsworth community gathers to give thanks
WELLINGTON — Leah Fort, Church of the Nazarene interim pastor, opened the Collingsworth County Ministerial Alliance (CCMA) Thanksgiving Service with prayer at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. Fort, …