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Wellington youth compete at Tri-State Fair steer show

AMARILLO — Six youth, ranging in age from third to 12th grade, represented Wellington FFA in the steer show at the recent Tri-State Fair and Rodeo. Deemed the largest family event in the Texas Panhandle, the 2021 fair opened at the Tri State Expo Thursday, Sept. 16 and concluded with the steer show Saturday, Sept.…

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NRCS, Salt Fork SWCD add data site

WELLINGTON – Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Salt Fork Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) are proud to announce its partnership with Texas Tech University West Texas Mesonet to add another data collection site in Collingsworth County. The Salt Fork SWCD Board has sponsored the Dozier Site, three miles west of Dozier, since 2014,…

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Hargrave, LeFevere, Caldwell named high-point ropers at LSSRA Roping

By Elizabeth Tanner The Red River Sun CHILDRESS — Jay Teague, along with Skyler Flake and Tim Spiva, welcomed ropers, from both near and far, to the 2nd Annual Lone Star Steer Ropers Association (LSSRA) Roping in Childress Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 19 at the Mashburn Event Center and Arena. With added money…

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Collingsworth 4-H clubs elect officers

WELLINGTON — Thirty-five members of the 4-H Clover Kids and Sparkler Club met Tuesday, Sept. 14 for their first fall meeting at the school cafeteria.   Clover Kids Manager Molly Sims welcomed the youth. Miles Ouellette led the group in the U.S. pledge and 4-H motto and pledge.   Sims directed the students in electing…

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