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          Gladys Green receives mail last week from her family who can’t wait for a face to face visit at Wellington Care Center. According to Administrator Amy Dickerson, even though the facility continues to be COVID-19 free, a list of criteria and many guidelines have to be met before visitation can…

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Majority of CISD students going back to school on campus

Majority of CISD students going back to school on campus By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – While 90% of students went back to school at Childress campuses last week, 10% are doing school virtually. Childress Independent School District Superintendent Carl Taylor said Childress Elementary School has 446 students – both on campus and…

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Day and Hammons fulfill nursing passion

Dedicated to the profession By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Wellington Care Center recently celebrated two nurses who have dedicated their lives to the profession. LaNita Day has worked 33 years in nursing and Fraya Hammons has 56 years, and they both continue to serve the facility residents. “Their loyalty and commitment are greatly…

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Seeds from China being sent to residents

Watch for unsolicited packages By Whitney Wyatt/ The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Texas residents need to be on the lookout for mysterious seeds from China delivered by mail in tiny bags marked as jewelry. Since the seeds are unsolicited, Childress County AgriLife Extension Agent for Ag/Natural Resources Ryan Martin said do not open them.…

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WOSC announces fall 2020 working plan

Special to The Sun— ALTUS, Okla. – Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Western Oklahoma State College has sought ways to continue classroom instruction while also preventing and slowing the spread of the virus. Incorporating feedback from the Center for Disease Control, Oklahoma Department of Health and Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Western has drafted…

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