Wednesday, February 10th, 2016


Dickey Library to host authors this Sunday

Behind every book is a hardworking author, but rarely do readers have the opportunity to meet the people behind the pages. Booklovers will have the opportunity to meet five such writers on Sunday afternoon during a “Meet the Authors” event at Clarendon College. Clarendon locals Bethany Claire and Lisa Bilbrey will be joined by fellow Texans Jodi Thomas, Linda Broday and Val Conrad for author... [Read more]

Clarendon hosts TML meeting

More than 140 people attended when the City of Clarendon hosted the Region 2 Texas Municipal League meeting in Amarillo last Thursday evening, January 28, at the Civic Center Grand Plaza. Clarendon Alderman Larry Jeffers and wife Jamie listen as Clarendon College’s Ashlee Estlack discusses community branding at last week’s Texas Municipal League regional meeting in Amarillo. Also pictured are Clarendon... [Read more]

Chamber banquet tickets now on sale

Tickets are on sale for the 2016 Clarendon Chamber Awards Banquet next Thursday, February 11, with Texas humorist Tumbleweed Smith as the headline entertainment. The awards to be given that night will be the Saints’ Roost Award, Business of the Year, the Man and Woman of the Year, and outstanding youth from Clarendon and Hedley. This year’s Chamber event with a Mardi Gras theme will begin at 6... [Read more]

Local case is among pleas heard Jan. 28

A Donley County case was one of four pleas that were heard by the District Court when it met in Childress on Thursday, January 28. District Attorney Luke Inman, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding. Jesus Serrano-Perez was placed on probation for a period of three years for the third degree felony offense of evading... [Read more]

CHS competes in UIL contest

Students at Clarendon High School recently competed in a UIL academic meet, and several came away with medals. CHS UIL Academic Team members The Current Issues & Events team of Caleb Cobb, Emilie Thompson, Noab Elam, Cooper Bilbrey, Alex Bilbrey, Preston Elam, and Josh Cobb placed 1st in the meet, with Caleb Cobb placing 3rd as an individual and Emilie Thompson placing 5th. The Science team also... [Read more]

CC announces fall honor lists

Clarendon College has named 109 students to its academic honor lists for the fall 2015 semester. Sixty-one students were named to the President’s List. Each achieved a grade point average of 4.0 while completing at least 12 credit hours. The students are as follows: Daisy Bibriescas, Amarillo; Melisa Bowman, Amarillo; Sharasta Carter, Amarillo; Nicole E. Franklin, Amarillo; Valley Anne Grant, Amarillo;... [Read more]

Broncos grab two much-needed district wins

By Sandy Anderberg The Broncos are coming off a totally dominating week as they racked up big wins over Quanah and Wheeler. The Quanah game was one-sided with the Broncos getting the huge 84-28 win, but the Wheeler game went to double OT before the Broncos earned the ‘W’ at 59-57. At home against Quanah, the Broncos were unstoppable and totally frustrated their opponent with great defensive play.... [Read more]

Lady Broncos drop game to Lady Mustangs

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos fought hard against the Lady Mustangs in Wheeler Friday night, but ended with a 28-46 loss. The ladies could never get anything going offensively in the battle in the first half, but put together a big third quarter on both sides of the ball. They were able to score 14, while holding the Lady Mustangs to only three points. But a slow shooting fourth quarter spelled... [Read more]

Benefit raises $45k

“Amazing” is the word is being used to describe the Riley Shadle Benefit held at the Donley County Activity Center last Saturday, January 23. Benefit organizer Chandra Wright estimates about 2,000 people attended the event, which raised more than $45,000 to help with the expenses of the Clarendon High School senior who suffered a severe neck injury during the Broncos v. Lockney football... [Read more]