Saturday, December 10th, 2016


Shop at home, help your town this weekend

Shop at home, help your town this weekend

Christmas is almost upon us; and if you’ve still got shopping to do, this is a great weekend to get out and shop at home. Between the monthly trade days out at the Whistle-Stop and the deals you can find among our local merchants, there should be something for everyone on your gift list. Roger Estlack, Editor By shopping in Clarendon this weekend, you can park right in front of your favorite store,... [Read more]

Christmas events and trade days Saturday

A busy weekend is at hand as the city prepares to welcome visitors to the fourth annual “Christmas in Clarendon” sales event and the monthly Whistle-Stop Trade Days. More than 100 vendors will be set up Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11, at the Whistle-Stop with all kinds of merchandise available, including Christmas gifts, antiques, junk, tools, furniture, boutiques, home décor, and more.... [Read more]

Water project moves forward

Fundraising reaches $128,000 in first two months The site is chosen, the design is set, and now the effort to build a water recreation facility in Clarendon has entered its most critical phase and is meeting with success. Fundraising is underway for Clarendon’s proposed water recreation facility, depicted above in renderings by Waters Edge, the same company that designed the Wellington Aquatics Venue.... [Read more]

CC ranked as #2 college in Texas for second year

A recent ranking by lists Clarendon College as the #2 Community College in the state of Texas for 2016. This marks the second year in a row that the organization has ranked CC as the state’s second best community college. Sixty-six colleges were ranked and scored on a 10-point scale, using data including the percentage of students enrolled in distance education, student-to-faculty ratio,... [Read more]

Broncos win Championship at Miami Tournament

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos won big over River Road last week and brought home a 68-31 win. Intense hustle allowed the Broncos to dominate the Wildcats causing them to struggle on both ends of the court. A huge first quarter set the tone for the Broncos, who had the game in hand at the break. River Road was helpless to do much as the Broncos controlled the game and the momentum. The Clarendon... [Read more]

Lady Broncos win in final seconds against Rriver Road

Briley Chadwick put in the winning shot in the Lady Broncos’ game with River Road last week with only a few ticks left on the clock. Her two-pointer gave the Lady Broncos the lead, but left the Lady Cats with one last attempt at the win. Time ran out for River Road, and the Lady Broncos earned the 44-42 win. The game was close throughout with both teams fighting hard for the win. The 23-23 tie at... [Read more]

St. Mary’s to hold Open House at new Parish Hall

St. Mary’s Catholic Church invites the public to attend the Open House of its new Parish Hall this Sunday, December 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. After ten years of planning, a year of construction, and a formal dedication with the blessing of the bishop, St. Mary’s parishioners are excited to have a facility for the many functions of their growing church, which has gone from a dozen families ten years ago... [Read more]

Accident hospitalizes local man

A Donley County man remains hospitalized this week after being severely injured in a two-vehicle accident east of Clarendon Saturday. Department of Public Safety Trooper Lynn Mays said Clovis McCary was traveling south at about 8:25 a.m. November 26 on FM 1260 when he apparently went through the stop sign south of the BNSF railroad tracks, crossed westbound lanes and crossover of US 287 and was struck... [Read more]

Clarendon soldier among those featured in documentary

Clarendon soldier among those featured in documentary

A special screening will be held in Amarillo next week of the documentary film Citizen Soldier, which features Clarendon native Colt Floyd. The screening will be held in honor of the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor on December 7 at the Veteran Resource Center’s Happy State Bank Virgil Patterson Auditorium at 701 S. Taylor. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 6:30. Citizen Soldier tells... [Read more]