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WHS reveals 2020 Homecoming Royalty

  The Red River Sun/Bev Odom Wellington High School celebrates Homecoming Royalty during the pep rally Oct. 16 at Powell Field in a stadium full of fans, family and friends. Correct names from left, Rocket Regiment second runner-up Dillon Martinez and Shelby Phillips, Queen and King Kenna Darrow and Cristian Rico-Herrera, first runner-up Katie Green…

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Collingsworth Chamber plans Halloween event

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Last year’s frigid temperatures couldn’t keep the ghosts and goblins from Collingsworth Chamber’s Trunk or Treat event which moved inside to Wellington Fairgrounds. But for 2020, the fun is back on the courthouse square for the fourth annual gathering on Saturday, Oct. 31. “If you plan on…

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WISD Board amends 2020-2021 calendar

By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — Oct. 30 has been added as a day off for Wellington ISD. The school board, in its Oct. 12 regular board meeting, amended the 2020-2021 calendar by adding the Oct. 30 day off and making Nov. 2 a teacher workday. During the open forum, Mike Chandler and…

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School board, presidential election on same ballot

Early voting begins By Bev Odom/The Red River Sun— WELLINGTON — In her 25 years with Wellington Independent School District, Business Office Manager Dian Souder has never had a school board trustee election in November. “We’ve always had it in May with the city election,” she said. “Plus, our school district goes into Childress County,…

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