Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

News

CC students win world title

CC students win world title

All American Team – Coach Tate Corliss, Morgan Boyer, Cody Shannon, Skyler Glenn, Scotta Faulkenberry, Alan Caro, and Coach Clint Alexandar. Members of the Clarendon College meats team are world champions in meat judging after competing in Australia last week. Scotta Faulkenberry of Stephenville, Texas, and Cody Shannon of Royse City, Texas, along with two students from Garden City Community... [Read more]


Cornell’s death may lead to charges

Cornell’s death may lead to charges

Criminal charges are pending after one of the victims of a June 26 car wreck died last week. Longtime Clarendon businessman and former county commissioner C.W. “Dude” Cornell died July 7 while being treated in an Amarillo hospital for injuries he sustained 11 days earlier. C.W. “Dude” Cornell Cornell, age 86, had been eastbound on US 287 in Clarendon on June 26 when his vehicle... [Read more]


Sales tax revenue declines

 The absence of the pipeline crew that boosted local sales last year continues to be reflected in sales tax revenues for the City of Clarendon. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs delivered her monthly allocations last week, and the July figure for the city dropped 19.87 percent from $37,876.11 down to $30,347.33, and dropping the city’s year-to-date total 3.68 percent to $223,654.33. Boosted by the economic... [Read more]


CEDC awards 18th grant for storefront improvement

CEDC awards 18th grant for storefront improvement

A longtime Clarendon restaurant is sporting a bright new look thanks in part to help from the Clarendon Economic Development Corporation. JD SteakOut received $2,000 under the CEDC’s Façade Grant Program, which helped cover the cost of painting the business at the intersection of US 287 and Jefferson. CEDC Director Chandra Eggemeyer with JD SteakOut owners Jesus and Dora Hernandez. Enterprise Photo... [Read more]


Traffic stop leads to 3 drug arrests

 Three people were arrested Tuesday, July 1, after a traffic stop led to the discovery of more than a pound of heroine. According to arrest reports at the Donley County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Darrin Bridges stopped a black 2005 Jeep Liberty for speeding west of Clarendon on US 287 near mile marker 166 and observed “several indicators of criminal activity.” Consent... [Read more]


Donley grand jury hands up seven indictments

The Donley County Grand Jury handed up indictments against seven individuals when it met on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, according to District Attorney Luke Inman’s office. Justin Barker was indicted on the state jail felony of Burglary of a Building for the offense occurring on April 8. Amanda Jo Johnson was indicted on the state jail felony of DWI with Child Passenger for the offense occurring on... [Read more]


Opinion: Texas to become hotter and dryer

Opinion: Texas to become hotter and dryer

As we all know, Texas and Texans absolutely love to be Number 1, whatever the category. Well, by golly, we are Number 1 again! Texas has become the largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions, according to federal data. Of course, not to worry, because Texas’ State Republican leaders have ordained that global warming and climate change are a great big lie. Fred Gray. Of course, the aforementioned... [Read more]


Bronco cheerleaders travel to New Braunfels

The 2014-2015 Bronco cheerleaders attended NCA Cheer Camp June 16-19 at the T-Bar M resort in New Braunfels. Bronco Cheerleaders this year will be Sterling King – Junior, Brooke Smith -Sophomore, Jensen Hatley -Sophomore, MaRae Hall -Sophomore, Abby Johnson – Senior Captain, Briley Chadwick – Sophomore, Skyler White -Senior Co- Captain, Taylor Gaines -Senior Co-Captain, Leslie Coxey -Junior,... [Read more]


Three CC athletes earn national awards

Three Clarendon College athletes were among 1,800 student-athletes from across the nation named to the NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards list released recently. Clarissa Elizondo (women’s basketball) received the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement for a GPA between 3.80-3.99. Ryan Backus (baseball) and Brandon Turner (baseball) received the NJCAA Award for Exemplary Academic Achievement... [Read more]