Area News

Lengthy discussion held about councilman, new business

Childress City Council Special to The Sun— WELLINGTON — Collingsworth Family Medicine announces Preston Barlow, a physician assistant, has joined its clinic. Barlow comes to Wellington from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah, where he completed a masters’ of physician assistant studies. He is a national registered paramedic and also has a bachelor of…

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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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Oak Ridge Boys to play Ritz stage

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — The historic Wellington Ritz Theatre will host the Grammy award winning Oak Ridge Boys in two performances Saturday, Nov. 7. Due to COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, the first performance with be at 3 p.m. and the other at 7:30 p.m. “We look forward to seeing you for what promises…

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Cantu experiences Hunting with Soldiers excursion

By Shauna Salinas/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — On Aug. 29, Trinidad “TJ” Cantu, III of Wellington flew to Bangor, Maine through a group called Hunting with Soldiers to experience a great bear hunt. Cantu joined the Army in 2003 as a combat engineer. Attached to a transport unit from West Virginia, he trained in Ft.…

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Collingsworth Police Blotter

Officers receive two transfer calls Jail Book In – 0 Jail Book Out – 0 Inmates transferred to other agency – 0 Jail population – 7 Civil papers served – 2 Reminder: Please call the Sheriff’s Office to report controlled burns to keep from having unnecessary dispatches at 806-447-2588. The number to Crime Stoppers is…

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Childress Police Blotter

Special to The Sun— CHILDRESS – On June 1, Brandon Guidey, who is 35 years old, was arrested for impersonating a public servant/police officer and unlawful possession body armor by felon. On June 22, Tyler Hensley, who is 26 years old, was arrested for possession of controlled substance 1<1G. On June 30, Guadalupe Garza, who…

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At the Childress Munipal Airport

Arkansas hunters fly in By Tiffany Tully/FBO Manager— CHILDRESS – On Friday, Sept. 11, a Canadair Challenger fueled and picked up a passenger before heading on to Louisiana. On Saturday, Sept. 12, the Challenger returned to drop off their passenger, and a local Cessna 172 did some training. A Bell helicopter also flew in for…

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Man pleads guilty to two felonies

Special to The Sun— CLARENDON –Two pleas were entered in the 100th Judicial District Courtroom at the Donley County Courthouse Monday, Aug. 31. David Alexander Hurlbrink, 52, of Clarendon, pleaded guilty and was placed on deferred adjudication community supervision for six years for the enhanced firstdegree felony offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.…

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Care Center News

Courtesy Photos— Wellington Care Center activity department breaks out the bingo cards last week for a fun afternoon of lively competition.

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Dove season in full swing

By Shauna Salinas/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — With the kickoff of dove season, Sept. 1 kicked, hunters are reminded to renew or purchase a new hunting license to start the hunting season off right, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife website. The wildlife officials said to make sure to have any migratory stamps needed…

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