Thursday, May 5th, 2016

A vintage stagecoach will come to Clarendon next week to start the final run of its 136-year history. The Journey stagecoach was originally built in New Hampshire in 1880 and spent its early years working on the Overland Stage Lines before retiring the first time in 1905. Now its owner, Rick Hamby, says the Journey […]

Clarendon is planning to welcome a large crowd of visitors this weekend with several activities planned Friday through Sunday, May 6-7. Trades days, a rough stock rodeo, and a barbecue cookoff will give locals and out-of-towners alike lots of options for things to do. The second monthly Whistle-Stop Trade Days opens Friday at noon and […]

Clarendon High School announced this week that its top students for the Class of 2016 are Kendra Davis and Caleb Cobb. Both students will be recognized during CHS commencement on Friday, May 27. Kendra Davis is this year’s Valedictorian is with a GPA of 3.901 and a weighted GPA of 5.680. Kendra is the daughter […]

By Sandy Anderberg Bryce Grahn competed at the Regional Meet last week at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa and earned the right to advance to the State Meet to be held in Mike Myers Stadium in Austin Thursday through Saturday May 12-14. Grahn finished second in the 1600m run with a time of 4:37.17. The first […]

By Sandy Anderberg The regular season is over for the Bronco baseball team. And it is ending on a perfect season in district play. The Broncos picked off each District foe one team at a time and finished at 19-5 overall. They will begin post-season play this week with time and place to be announced. […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos played hard in their two post-season games, but could not put it all together to get the win. They lost two games to Abernathy in their best two-out-of-three games. They played the first game Thursday evening in Plainview and lost 4-8. According to head coach Gary Jack; the first […]

Dan Tims, 91, died Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Amarillo. Memorial services were held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in the First Baptist Church in Claude with Rev. Clyde Morgan and Rev. Dick Gravley, officiating. Private family burial followed in Claude Cemetery in Claude. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Chapel of Claude. Dan […]

Jimmy Shields, 65, died Sunday, May 1, 2016. Graveside services were held 11:00 am Wednesday, May 4, 2016, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Don Stone, officiating. Arrangements Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Jimmy was born September 25, 1950, in Midland to Herbert and Hazel Shields. He had been a truck driver and was a […]

By Sandy Anderberg Clarendon runner Bryce Grahn is headed to the Regional Meet in Odessa on Saturday, April 30 where he will compete in both the 1600m and 3200m races. Grahn finished second in both of the events at the Area Meet in Wellington last week. He finished the 1600m run at 4:37.86, which was […]

New traffic signals on US 287 will mean improved safety for both motorists and pedestrians, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. The new signals will feature pedestrian buttons and crosswalk lights at the intersections of US 287 with Kearney Street and Koogle Street in Clarendon, and Flashing Yellow Arrows (FYA) signals will also be […]