Memphis News

Legalizing alcohol sales on Memphis ballot

Mayor, city council seat By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— MEMPHIS – In addition to electing a mayor, a city council member and changing the designation of the type of economic development sales tax collected, voters have the option to legalize the sale of all alcoholic beverages in Memphis. As of Oct. 22, 31.88% of…

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Memphis elementary moves to remote learning

By Whitney Wyatt,The Red River Sun— MEMPHIS –Memphis ISD Superintendent William Alexander released a statement Oct. 10 on the Memphis ISD Facebook account stating Austin Elementary School would transition to remote learning until Oct. 23. In the statement, Alexander said Memphis ISD is doing this to help reduce and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Since…

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Reconnect and enroll at WOSC

ALTUS, Okla.  – Western Oklahoma State College will be celebrating Reach Higher Reconnect Week. The Reach Higher program is designed to help adults who have earned some college credit, complete a degree while balancing family, work and financial obligations. The primary goal for Reconnect Week is to provide awareness of opportunities available for students to…

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Caudle is new Hall County Attorney Pro Tem

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— MEMPHIS – Harley Caudle was sworn in as the newly appointed Hall County Attorney Pro Tem on Thursday, Oct. 1. He replaced longtime County Attorney John Deaver, whose death occurred on Sept. 4. Deaver served as City Attorney and was elected District Attorney before becoming County Attorney in 1992.…

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COVID-19 cases at Childress, Memphis and Wellington schools

By Whitney Wyatt/The Red River Sun— CHILDRESS – Childress, Memphis and Wellington schools were less than one week away from ending the first six weeks when COVID-19 hit all three. Childress ISD posted this statement on its Facebook page on Sept. 23: “Childress High School has been notified that a student has tested positive for…

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