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Drivers celebrate 50th anniversary

    CHILDRESS — James Driver and Althea Allison Driver celebrated 50 years of marriage on July 3, 2020. They were married in Childress at the First United Methodist Church. Childress has been their home for most of those 50 years. James and Althea are the parents of Allison Driver Taylor and husband Kevin of…

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Food safety tips: Clean grate is a great start to good grilling

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Cleaning grill grates, keeping a clean workspace and properly storing and preparing meats are all important to maintaining food quality and avoiding foodborne illness, said Dawn Dockte, Childress County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family and Community Health Agent in a press release. Cleaning the grill grate is…

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Manuel, Pope plan fall ceremonywww.

Special to The Sun— WELLINGTON — Lisa Manuel and Terry and Diane Manuel, all of Wellington, announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Manuel to Tyson Pope, son of Michael and Cindy Pope of Vernon. Haley is a 2012 graduate of Wellington High School and a 2016 graduate of Texas Tech University Health Science Center…

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Friends, family honor couple

Special to The Sun— WELLINGTON — Miss Savanna Ratliff, bride-elect of Jared Martinez, was honored with a miscellaneous bridal shower on Saturday, June 20, at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Guests called between the hours of one and two in the afternoon. The honoree greeted visitors as they entered and requested that each…

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SUMMER FUN

Oh, give me a vacation where the buffalo roam Families trek to Oklahoma for change of scenery By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— Editor’s note: Be sure to follow COVID-19 social distancing rules and wear a face mask. CHILDRESS – For those looking for an excursion during the COVID-19 pandemic, two Childress families suggest taking…

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Artist Jimmie Vaughan to play Ritz stage

Special to The Sun— WELLINGTON — Blues and Jazz fans, get ready! The historic Wellington Ritz Theatre is incredibly excited to welcome back the one and only Jimmie Vaughan to rock the Ritz stage as only he can do! The four time Grammy winner will make his appearance Saturday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. The…

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Childress Elks Lodge to host Arts and Craft Show

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – The Childress Elks Lodge #1113 will host an Arts and Craft Show on July 4 and is looking for vendors. The show will be in their ballroom. Because of COVID- 19 rules and restrictions, they will take only 20 vendors, said Childress Elks Lodge #1113 member Susan…

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Bridal shower honors couple

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLIINGTON — On Saturday, June 6, family and friends gathered in the shade of the oak trees on the front lawn of the First United Methodist Church to honor Scott and Haley Neeley Cooper with a drive-by bridal shower. Guests called from 10 to 11:30 in the morning. The…

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Flags grace Fairview Cemetery in Memphis

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— MEMPHIS – Flags honoring the fallen were placed on veterans’ graves at Fairview Cemetery in Memphis on Memorial Day, May 25. “I am a veteran and my father is a veteran, so it means a lot to see the participation and community support afforded to our veterans,” said Fairview…

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