Lifestyle

Sills, Bohannon wed at Rowe Point Ranch

Special to The Sun— HEDLEY — A double ring ceremony united Miss Tori Sills and Mr. Alabama Bohannon in marriage at 6 in the evening on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Rowe Point Ranch, Hedley. They married outside on an island surrounded by a pond. Pastor Jared Peddy, brother of the bride of Hillside Christian…

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Pumpkin Patch in Childress

The Red River Sun/Nicole Dill— David and Amanda Schaeffer’s children pick out pumpkins at the Rustling Leaves Pumpkin Patch in Childress. Read more on page 7.

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The late Charlene Smith honored with Christmas in the Park memorial

By Judy Johnson/Former president of Christmas in the Park CHILDRESS – The family of Darlene Galligan and the late David Galligan has honored the memory of their lifetime friend, Charlene Smith, by creating a memorial in her name to benefit Childress’ annual Christmas in the Park light fantasy. Charlene was active with the Christmas in…

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Scholarships to be awarded at Miss Cotton Country Pageant

Special to The Sun— HOLLIS – The organizers of the 16th annual Miss Cotton Country Pageant will award to nearly $3,000 in scholarships and prizes to this year’s winners. Each runner up will receive a trophy and a gift. Winners will be presented with a gift bag, trophy, sash and a beautiful crown. The Miss…

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Pop-up pumpkin patch opens in Childress

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – There is no need to drive to Floydada, the pumpkin capital of the United States, to get pumpkins this year, as the Rustling Leaves Pumpkin Patch popped up in Childress. “We wanted to do something to bring smiles to the community,” said Tracy Garcia, who is bringing…

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Drive-by greeting commemorates Byers 102nd birthday

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Dorothy Gibbs Byers celebrated her 102nd birthday at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 with drive-by birthday greetings from friends and family at Parkview Manor Assisted Living. Following the parade and photos, Dorothy enjoyed cake and ice cream with her family. Dorothy was born Sept. 12, 1918 to…

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Museum offers CHS alumni chance to reminisce with back-to-school exhibit

Stepping back in time By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The Childress County Heritage Museum’s Back-to-School exhibit is taking Childress High School alumni on a trip down memory lane. “There is a rich history to be seen and things to be reminisced about,” said Childress County Heritage Museum Executive Director Lee Ann Morren.…

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Golden Chick serving State Fair’s Fletcher’s Original Corny Dogs

Hot diggity dog By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – When the State Fair of Texas was cancelled, Fletcher’s Original Corny Dogs and Golden Chick teamed up to save the crave Texans love. “We are sad that the fair has been canceled, but we’re ecstatic to be able to spread the taste millions love,” Childress Golden…

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Wellington blood drive Sept. 21

BELIEVE in making a difference By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Believe in making a difference by donating to the Wellington Community Blood Drive from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at the WHS Commons. “While we serve gracious and giving communities, many businesses are still closed to outside guests or operating…

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