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Whites among WT’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni

CANYON — A rural couple transforming their small Panhandle town. A statewide leader in law enforcement. A former educator lovingly known to generations of athletes as “the mother of …

Flag ceremony, bike parade begins 2022 Wild & Free Saturday events

WELLINGTON – A flag raising ceremony, conducted by Glynn Moore Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6439, will set the scene for the patriotic bike parade at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. …
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Childress

Childress Happenings

BOOTS & BADGES BLOOD DRIVE Give the gift of life at the Coffee Memorial Blood Center’s Community Boots & Badges Blood Drive from 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at the Fair Park City …

Boots & Badges Blood Drive scheduled for Aug. 16

CHILDRESS — Give the gift of life at Coffee Memorial Center’s Boots & Badges Community Blood Drive, scheduled for 1-6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 at the Fair Park City …

Childress City Council proposes 2022-23 tax rate, discusses hiring of additional school resource officer

CHILDRESS — Meeting Monday, Aug. 8, the City of Childress City Council proposed the 2022 tax rate, as well as discussed hiring an additional school resource officer. Decreasing the 2021-22 …
Memphis

Memphis Happenings

BACK TO SCHOOL BASH Attend the Memphis Independent School District (ISD) Back to School Bash, which will take place on the square from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15. Each campus will attend, …

Collingsworth County Home Delivered Meals

Monday, August 15 Chicken Strips, Green Peas, Tossed Salad, Whole Wheat Roll, Mixed Fruit, Milk.   Tuesday, August 16 Salmon Patty, Baby Lima Beans, Coleslaw, Cornbread, Tropical …
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Youth compete in 2022 Hall County Livestock Show

KKR Photography Youth compete in the 2022 Hall County Livestock Show Saturday, Jan. 22.

Wellington

Wellington Happenings

LIBRARY NEWS Collingsworth Public Library’s annual book sale has begun. For more information, visit Collingsworth Public Library on Facebook, email library79095@gmail.com or call …

Drunk drivers caused 1,100 traffic deaths in Texas last year Texas law enforcement increasing patrols Aug. 19 – Sept. 5 to arrest drunk drivers as Labor Day approaches

AUSTIN — Jessica says her mom used to say that the good die young. Tragically, that saying came true while her mom was teaching her how to drive and a drunk driver failed to yield, killing her …

Wellington City Council discusses 2022 tax rate

WELLIINGTON – Mayor Larry Adams opened the 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1 City Council meeting with the following present: Councilmen Jimmy Cantu Jr., Brent Martin, Brandon Ward and Kenneth Warren; City …
Farm & Ranch
CHILDRESS — Fourteen-year-old Colee Cox, of Tell, recently sealed her first-ever National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) World Championship, taking a time of 7.71 on three head – going …
As Texas continues to warm up and prepare for spring, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) is reminding animal owners to be aware of common springtime parasites that …
Laura McKenzie/Texas A&M The Pecan Tree Clinic on Tuesday, April 5 will cover how to maximize production.  WICHITA FALLS — A Pecan Tree Clinic will be held Tuesday, April 5 at …
Business

HUGS promotes Amarillo League House

WELLINGTON — Hearts United Give Support (HUGS), a cancer support group in Collingsworth County, provides financial assistance to local cancer patients living in the county as they seek …

Collingsworth Chamber salutes Family Dollar

WELLINGTON — For its grand opening, Collingsworth County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Family Dollar and Dollar Tree at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July …
Sports

Henderson receives Amarillo Globe-News, Press Pass Sports volleyball distinctions Childress, Memphis players honorable mentions

AMARILLO — Childress senior Adah Henderson, a middle blocker for the Lady Cats, was recently named to the 2022 Amarillo Globe-News Volleyball Super Team, as well as Press Pass Sports’ 15 …

Jurado receives first offer from Sterling College

CHILDRESS — Childress senior Elena Jurado recently received her first official offer from Sterling College, a private evangelical Christian college located in Sterling, Kan. “After a …

Nickleberry tallies third college offer from HPU

CHILDRESS — Childress senior Lamont Nickleberry, a defensive back and wide receiver for the Bobcats, announced his third official offer from Howard Payne University, a private Baptist …

Childress All-Sports Schedule

Aug. 12 The Childress Bobcat junior varsity and varsity football teams scrimmage the Wellington Skyrockets at 6 p.m. in Childress. Aug. 13 The Childress Lady Cat junior varsity and varsity …
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