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Arise conference arms women with His spirit

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — Girls 12 years and up and women gathered with friends and family to fill the Ritz Theatre for the Arise Identity Conference. Friday night’s showing of Jennifer Strickland’s compelling story, “Girl Perfect Documentary,” began the event with the story of her struggles as a former professional…

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Thornberry, Walker set summer ceremony

Special to The Sun   WELLINGTON — Drew and Lesa Thornberry of Wellington announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlen Rae Thornberry to Patrick Alan Walker, son of Glynn and Lisa Walker of Abilene. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Mr. and Mrs. Don Thornberry of Clarendon, Rosa White of Wellington and the late P.J. White. Ashlen…

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Clark couple shares 69 years

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   DEWEY, Ariz. — Married during Easter break Peggy Riley’s senior year in high school, John G. Clark had already graduated from Wellington High School at mid-term 1949-1950. April 10, 1952 proved to be a very special day for Miss Peggy Riley and Sgt. John Clark as they started…

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All aboard: Childress County Heritage Museum unveils railroad exhibit

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – The Childress County Heritage Museum’s new exhibit “We Love the Railroad!” brought back memories to Childress residents and educated others on the importance of the railroad to Childress.   Rita Albritton Kitchens drove 120 miles from Stamford, Texas to see the exhibit. Born and raised…

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Ministerial Alliance sets Easter Service

By Bev Odom The Red River Sun   WELLINGTON — The Collingsworth County Ministerial Alliance has scheduled the Community Easter Service for 6 p.m. Sunday, March 28 at First Christian Church, 700 Haskell St. Pastor Joe Lee of the First Baptist Church will bring the message. He and his wife Barbara moved to Wellington last…

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CHS one-act play cast and crew wins awards

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – The Childress High School one-act play cast and crew brought home four awards after performing “Dirt” at the UIL One-Act Play contest on March 10 in Shallowater.   Calliope Gay earned a spot on the All-Star Cast while Sam Lathem and Lauren Hightower were named to the…

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CHS band earns excellent ratings

By Whitney Wyatt The Red River Sun   CHILDRESS – The Childress High School (CHS) band received a two rating, which is an excellent rating, in concert and a one rating, which is a superior rating, in sight reading on Wednesday, March 10 in Panhandle.   “I am extremely proud,” said CHS Band Director Andrew…

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