Monday, November 24th, 2014


Breaking News: Thornberry named armed services chair

Breaking News: Thornberry named armed services chair

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Mac Thornberry of Clarendon has been chosen to chair the House Armed Services Committee for the 114th Congress.  Thornberry is the first Texan – Republican or Democrat – ever selected to lead the Committee or its predecessors. “I am grateful for the opportunity and also mindful of the responsibility it entails,” Thornberry said.  “The men and women who... [Read more]

CISD to consider interim superintendent

Clarendon school trustees will meet this week to consider naming an interim superintendent as they prepare for the expected January departure of Superintendent Monty Hysinger. The board plans to meet Thursday, November 20, in a called session at 7 p.m. The agenda includes possible action to hire an Interim Superintendent of Schools and consideration of Superintendent Search Services, Process, and Timelines. Trustees... [Read more]

Christmas Bazaar to be Saturday

The second annual Clarendon Christmas Bazaar is set to welcome more than 20 vendors to the Donley County Activity Center this Saturday, November 22. The event, hosted by the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce, will open at 10 a.m. and run until 5 p.m. with Santa Claus being on hand for photos from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The bazaar seeks to provide local shoppers with all the choices they need to find that perfect... [Read more]

Woman faces two felonies

A Clarendon woman is facing felony charges from a June 26 accident that resulted in the death of a longtime local businessman. Gina Canon was arrested last Friday, November 14, and charged with intoxicated manslaughter, a second degree felony, after medical experts agreed that C.W. “Dude” Cornell died from injuries he sustained in the accident. Canon also was charged with intoxicated assault,... [Read more]

CEDC approved Phase Three work on Mulkey Project

Phase Three work on the Mulkey Theatre project is expected to get underway next month following a called meeting of the Clarendon Economic Development Corp. Board Monday, November 17. Jake Scott of Pioneer General Contractors outlined work to be done in Phase Three, which will focus on finishing out the Clarendon Visitor Center office in the former Mulkey barber shop and development of a handicapped... [Read more]

Christmas cash available

More local businesses have signed up this week to help make holiday shopping at home is easy and affordable again as the Donley County State Bank and the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to provide zero-percent interest “Christmas Cash” loans for the 18th season. As in the past, anyone can make application for a loan up to $3,000 interest free with the Donley County State Bank.... [Read more]

CC to present fall production November 21, 22

If you like silly fun comedy, you are going to love “The Americanization of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” at Clarendon College this weekend. Performance dates are Friday, November 21, and Saturday, November 22, at 7 p.m. at the Clarendon College Harned Sister Auditorium. The Clarendon College theatre department will take the stage Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22 at 7 p.m. for... [Read more]

Four Bulldogs selected as All-Stars

Four sophomore baseball players represented Clarendon College at this year’s Texas-New Mexico Fall All-Star game in Round Rock recently. Shane Clement, Sammy David, Miguel Cintron, and Michael Cruz were selected as all-stars by the conference coaches following their freshman season. Shane Clement, Wimberley, posted a 7-3 record and a 3.76 ERA as a starting pitcher for the Bulldogs in 2014. In 69... [Read more]

Donley County 4-H competed at District 1 Super Quiz Bowl

AMARILLO – The District One 4-H Super Quiz Bowl was held Nov. 8 at Panhandle High School in Panhandle. More than 100 4-H members, including several Donley County teams, gathered to compete in Beef Quiz Bowl, Horse Quiz Bowl, Swine Quiz Bowl and Swine Skillathon. The Quiz Bowl competition is used as a motivational tool to provide a fun way of encouraging members to learn project information said Shawnte... [Read more]