Monday, November 30th, 2015

A two-vehicle accident near Pampa resulted in the deaths of two Clarendon people Thursday morning, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). At approximately 9:05 a.m., Courtney Dewayne Scales, 35, of Dallas, Texas was driving a 2005 Volvo Truck Tractor towing a 2008 Kentucky semi-trailer traveling southbound down a steep incline on SH […]

The Christmas season will start in a big way in Clarendon this weekend with merchant sales, the lighting of the Courthouse, and the third annual Chili Challenge. Local merchants are ready to help you find something for everyone on your Christmas list with their Black Friday and Small Business Saturday specials on November 27 and […]

$1.2 million job will replace aging equipment and conserve energy Clarendon College Regents last week approved a $1.2 million project to heat and cool the Bulldog Gym and upgrade other equipment around campus to result in a net energy savings. During their regular meeting November 19, regents listened to the final report on a proposal […]

A Hedley couple’s home suffered major damage last Wednesday, November 18, when a fire broke out in the master bedroom. Emergency personnel were dispatched at 8:55 a.m. to the home of Jerry and Pat Farris in the 400 block of Line Avenue. Hedley volunteer firemen knocked down the fire, and Clarendon firefighters also responded. Clarendon […]

The Clarendon Economic Development Corporation has purchased the former Clarendon Steakhouse building at the corner of US 287 and Kearney Street. CEDC Executive Director Jack King said the deal was closed last week for a final price just over $30,000. “It is not our intent to keep the building but rather to attract a business […]

Larry D. Young, 65, of Howardwick, passed on November 23, 2015, in Amarillo. Services were held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa, with Rev. Mark Lang, rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Pampa, officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos played hard against the Highland Park Lady Hornets but struggled to get anything going in their 28-39 loss. Defense was the ladies’ strong point in the game, but they could not find their rhythm on the opposite end of the court. Hannah Howard and Briley Chadwick led the ladies […]

Charmaine “Chari” Melvin, 66, died on Friday, November 20, 2015, in Amarillo. Memorial services were held on Monday, November 23, 2015, in Robertson Funeral Directors Saints Roost Chapel in Clarendon with Justin Smith, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Chari was born May 17, 1949, in El Paso to […]

By Sandy Anderberg Five Broncos finished in double figures in their season opener on the road at Highland Park last Friday night. Senior Junior Ceniceros led the Broncos on the scoreboard with 14 points, and Chance Lockhart and Bryce Grahn finished with 11 each. Colt Wood and Damarjae Cortez each finished with 10 points in […]

Don Doyle Haire, 78, died Sunday, November 15, 2015, in Amarillo. Graveside services were held on Friday, November 20, 2015, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with Rev. Paul Dunn, officiating. Burial followed at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Don was born January 28, 1937, in […]