Thursday, April 2nd, 2015


Sign-ups continue for third annual 5K run

The third annual Chance Mark Jones Roar ‘N Run 5K is a week away, and there is still time for runners to sign up for the event. The Clarendon Lions Club is hosting the event on Saturday, April 11, to coincide with Child Abuse Prevention Month. Runners and sponsors can still sign up for the event but may not be guaranteed to receive a t-shirt after this week. Race registrations will close April 9.... [Read more]

City names judges for May election

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen appointed election judges for the upcoming May election during the city’s regular meeting March 26. Bunny Owens will serve as the election judge, and Wilma Lindley will the alternate judge. Election day is May 9. Mayor Larry Hicks is unopposed for re-election, and three men are running for two places on the board. Aldermen Doug Kidd and Sandy Skelton are joined on... [Read more]

Extension to host April health fair

The 2015 Health Fair will be on Thursday, April 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Bairfield Activity Center at Clarendon College. Northwest Health Care System will be paying for the processing of tests for cholesterol- LDL/HDL and triglycerides but you must provide your mailing address and must be fasting for accurate results. The paramedics of Donley County Hospital District will be drawing the... [Read more]

CHS Academic Teams compete at district

Clarendon High School UIL academic competitors had a field day at district competition this past week at Clarendon College, winning a large number of medals and a number of team championships. The Number Sense team, Current Issues team, Spelling team, Science team, and Social Studies team all placed first, and the Math team and Literary Criticism team both came in second. Twenty-four Clarendon High... [Read more]

Broncos blast Valley in District opener

By Sandy Anderberg The Broncos used a huge third inning scoring run to seal the win when they scored 18 runs. It only took the Broncos five innings to get the job done. The final score was 20-1. Izzy Osburn hit a two-run single to get things going in the third before Nick Shadle, Kade Hunsaker, Charles Mason, Josh Cobb, and Bryce Hatley all earned an RBI. Cobb also made good on a two-run single, who... [Read more]

Lady Broncos grab two big District wins

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos stayed focused in their two district games last week and were rewarded with two huge wins. On Tuesday, the Lady Broncos defeated Gruver 15-12. According to head coach Gary Jack, it was a very close game all the way with the ladies hitting the ball very well. “Briley (Chadwick) and Taylor (DeGrate) pitched with Allyson Hogan catching,” Jack said. Brooke... [Read more]

Dockery to review city’s water system plan

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen put the brakes on an extensive water system improvement plan last Tuesday, March 17, in order to give new City Administrator David Dockery time to review the project. City officials had been working for several on an improvement plan worth up to $3.9 million with an eye toward applying for funding through the US Department of Agriculture. The plan included replacing... [Read more]

CC to host 4H, FFA contest Saturday

Clarendon will be bustling with people this weekend when the annual Clarendon College Invitational Judging Contest is held Saturday. The contest doubles the town’s population and regularly attracts around 2,000 high school FFA students and 4-H students from around Texas and nearby states and as of Tuesday afternoon more than 1,900 students had pre-registered, which is higher than last year at this... [Read more]

Registration deadline nearing for Lions 5K

The third annual Chance Mark Jones Roar ‘N Run 5K is two weeks away, but there is still time for runners and sponsors to sign up for the event. The Clarendon Lions Club is hosting the event on Saturday, April 11, to coincide with Child Abuse Prevention Month. Those interested in running or walking the 5K (about 3.1 miles) are encouraged to sign up before April 1 to take advantage of the early bird... [Read more]