Sunday, March 26th, 2017


Truck sets fire near H’wick home

A Howardwick residence was threatened Sunday after a truck set grass on fire near Carroll Creek. Howardwick Fire Chief Will Jordan said a pickup owned by Tim Britten got into some grass and brush and heat from the vehicle’s catalytic converter started the fire. A fire rages through dry grass in Howardwick Sunday, threatening one residence before volunteer firemen were able to extinguish the blaze.... [Read more]

CC equine program returning for fall ‘17

Clarendon College is moving to revive a proven program this fall as a way of boosting enrollment and complementing its well established agriculture programs. CC’s Equine Judging program was successful seven years ago, and college officials say it will be again. “The program coach left and the college didn’t fill that position back then,” CC President Robert Riza said. “Now we’re looking... [Read more]

Registrations open for Lions annual 5K

The fifth annual Chance Mark Jones Roar ‘N Run 5K is coming up on Saturday, April 8, but those wanting to participate are reminded that the early registration deadline is on April 1. The Clarendon Lions Club is hosting the event on Saturday, April 8, 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... [Read more]

Johnson named MVP in District 2-2A

By Sandy Anderberg These Broncos were named to the All-District team for the 2016-17 basketball season, Keandre Cortez, Colt Wood, Chance Lockhart, Marshal Johnson, Cameron Smith, and Bryce Grahn. Lockhart, Johnson, and Grahn were also named to the Academic All-District and All-State teams as well. Senior Marshal Johnson was rewarded for his hard work and dedication this season as he was named the... [Read more]

Lady Broncos name All-District players

These Lady Broncos were named to the All-District Basketball Team Hannah Howard, Jensen Hatley, Brianna Ballard, Hannah Hommel, Berkeley Alexander, and Emily Johnson. Not shown, Shaelyn Owiti. Brianna Butler and Shaelyn Owiti have been named to the All-District Basketball Team according to coach Korey Conkin. Butler and Owiti, who are seniors, were responsible for the success the Lady Broncos had this... [Read more]

Broncos ride huge fifth inning against SJ

By Sandy Anderberg The Bronco baseball team outlasted San Jacinto last week and earned a 4-3 win at home. A big fifth inning for the Broncos turned the game around and a run in the sixth secured the win. The Broncos used three pitchers to get by SJ starting out with Josh Cobb on the mound. Cobb threw for five innings in the game, posting two runs, five hits, and six strikeouts. Koetting also pitched... [Read more]

Lady Broncos slam Gruver

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos’ softball season is underway and they are currently 6-5 for the year and 2-2 in District play. They took on Gruver last week and defeated them 17-4. Briley Chadwick was on the mound and according to head coach Gary Jack Chadwick did an outstanding job. Offensively, she was on fire as well and slammed a two-run homerun over the fence to help the ladies to the win. “This... [Read more]

Broncos take 2nd at state

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos closed out a stellar season Saturday, finishing as the Class 2A Runners-Up at the State Tournament, defeating Thorndale in the semi-finals Friday before losing to Muenster in the championship game. The squad, led by four outstanding seniors, was a team made up of very unselfish players who all year looked down the road to San Antonio. The state championship... [Read more]

Cash donations being sought for wildfire damages

Wildfires that ravaged the eastern and northern Panhandle regions last week have spurred an outpouring of donations from around the state and nation to help ag producers in a time of crisis. Danny Nusser, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service regional program leader in Amarillo, said late last week that hay donations have been received to cover ranchers’ needs for the time being. “We want to... [Read more]