Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Cuts in state financing are having a big impact on the Clarendon Public Schools and Clarendon College, but officials at both institutions say they are trying to make the best of a difficult situation. CC President Phil Shirley and Clarendon School Superintendent Monty Hysinger addressed the Donley County Retired School Personnel Monday night, and both […]

A petition to hold a local option election in Hedley is valid, but voting to legalize the sale of alcoholic beverages in that city won’t happen until May. Donley County Commissioners reviewed the petition containing 82 signatures during their regular session Monday afternoon and found it to be legal and in the proper format, but […]

The Clarendon Broncos beat the White Deer Bucks 67-52 on Saturday to win the Regional Tournament and secure a spot at the State Tournament. The Broncos will play in Austin on Thursday, March 10, in the Frank Erwin Center. We will find out tomorrow what time the Broncos play and who their opponent will be. Congratualtions, Broncos! Recommend […]

Facebook and local gossip circles are abuzz with memories from the Mulkey Theatre as plans have been announced for a fundraiser to light up the theatre’s marquee. As part of the move to bring the theater back, the Clarendon Economic Development Corporation and the Bring Back the Mulkey Advisory Committee this week began a fundraising […]

They say it’s better to give than receive, and that was true this week as Clarendon College softball players met to wrap Christmas presents for local children. The softball team bought and wrapped presents for five angels from the Panhandle Community Services Angel Tree this year, and according to Marcia Campbell at PCS, there are […]

The Ranger Bradley Ranch took top honors during the Clarendon Outdoor Entertainment Association’s annual Ranch Rodeo last Friday and Saturday. Ranger Bradley’s scores beat out 16 other local and regional teams as working cowboys put their skills to the test as part of the 129th anniversary Saints’ Roost Celebration.  The team was made up of […]

A fire on Friday, November 25, has one Clarendon family counting their blessings this week. The Clarendon Volunteer Firefighters responded to a house fire in the 600 block of W. Sixth, the home of Will and Lynn Thompson, Friday, November 25. The 911 call came in at 3:35 p.m.; and according to Assistant Fire Chief […]

Walking up stairs without holding on. Touching your toes. Putting on your own shoes. Riding a bike. Sitting with your legs crossed. These tasks may seem easy, but they are things that one little girl could never do… until now. Tristin Miller’s story started on July 19, 1996, when she and her twin sister, Kristin, […]

Results from the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills reading exams are in, and local administrators are pleased with the scores. Hedley School Superintendent Bryan Hill said all ten of his school’s third-grade students tested passed the reading portion of the TAKS test. “Our third grade did excellent,” Hill said. According to Clarendon ISD Counselor […]

Community leaders wanted it. Kids wanted it. Parents wanted it. But no one group could do it alone. Now through a spirit of cooperation, the dream of making Clarendon’s ball fields suitable for use by high school teams and turning them into something people can be proud of is being accomplished with the city, the […]