Wellington News

Thomas shares Martin Luther King, Jr. message

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — On MLK Day 2021, Wellington Elementary teacher’s aide Erica Thomas taught a lesson for the Head Start Pre-K students concerning the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Thomas is an online Texas Tech University student majoring in education as well. “It was a honor and a privilege to…

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COMING SOON: Weekend edition

The Red River Sun management would like to inform its readers that the weekly publication of the News-Courier will be published on Fridays beginning Feb. 12. This change allows the paper to have more current news and information for its subscribers and readers. No action is required by subscribers. For details regarding submission deadlines or…

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55 youth compete in Collingsworth show

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — A total of 55 4-H and FFA youth exhibited their animals at the Collingsworth County Jr. Livestock Show on Saturday, Jan. 16 at the Wellington Fairgrounds. “The Collingsworth County Jr. Livestock Show board of directors, exhibitors and their advisors would like to thank the public for coming out…

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LINDA SHAW JOINS THE RED RIVER SUN

LK Media and The Red River Sun are proud to announce the addition of LINDA SHAW as Sales Executive. Linda is excited about getting involved in the community and helping local businesses. She will be located in our Childress office at 226 N Main St.

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Wellington celebrates 2020 state semifinal Skyrockets

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Parents and grandparents gathered in the WHS auditorium to honor the state semifinal championship Skyrockets and witness the awards ceremony. For only the sixth time in school history, the 2020 football team made it to the state semifinals, noted Coach Greg Proffitt as he welcomed the crowd…

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Six pleas heard in 100th Judicial Disctrict Court

Special to The Sun— CLARENDON – On Tuesday, Jan. 12, six pleas took place in the 100th Judicial District Court via the internet-based meeting app Zoom, with the Court sitting in Donley County. District Attorney for the 100th Judicial District Luke Inman along with Assistant DA Harley Caudle prosecuted the case for the State of…

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Collingsworth Police Blotter

  Jail Book In – 0 Jail Book Out – 0 Jail population – 6 Civil papers served – 1 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 806-447-2587. Call this number to anonymously report any kind of crime…

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SWEPCO’s digital payment options help customers stay on track

Special to The Sun SHREVEPORT, La. – Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) bills are sometimes being delivered past their due dates because of unprecedented delays in mail delivery. As a result, customers may be at risk for late fees, additional deposits and possible disconnections. “SWEPCO offers a variety of digital payment options so that customers…

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