Sunday, April 26th, 2015

The Donley County Courthouse is turning 125 years old this year, and officials are taking steps to make sure the Jewel of the Plains is in tip top shape. Twenty-four trees were planted on the Courthouse Square Saturday, replacing some trees that have died and planning for future shade on the west side of the […]

By Tim Marema and Roberto Gallardo Like most of the United States, Donley County saw an increase in the number of foreign-born residents over the last decade. From 2000 to 2012, the number of Donley County residents who were born in a foreign country grew by 28 people to an estimated 91, according to U.S. […]

WASHINGTON – On Tax Day last week, US Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced legislation to lessen the burden on small business owners and assist taxpayers in cutting through IRS red tape. The Small Business Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2015 would lower compliance burdens for taxpayers, strengthen taxpayer […]

Clarendon College Regents approved renewing 33 faculty contracts during their regular meeting last Thursday, April 16. Regents met in closed session for about 45 minutes before seven people addressed the board in public comments on behalf of three current faculty members who were not on the list of renewals and in support of two athletic […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos hosted Booker April 14 and easily defeated them, 20-10. Briley Chadwick was on the mound and pitched for four innings, before Taylor DeGrate took over to finish the game. Allyson Hogan was behind the plate and according to head coach Gary Jack caught a good game. Jack also noted […]

By Sandy Anderberg Senior Zack LaRoe racked up several impressive stats in the Broncos’ win over Valley in five innings on the road Tuesday night. The 16-2 win put the Broncos in a great position in the district race. All in all, there were four huge home runs in the game with three of them […]

Clarendon’s Gavin Word and Jennifer McIntosh were the top men’s and women’s finishers of the third annual Chance Mark Jones Roar ‘N Run 5K last Saturday, April 11, at Clarendon College. The race sponsored by the Clarendon Lions Club in conjunction with National Child Abuse Awareness Month, drew nearly 200 registration with 117 actual runners […]

A weeklong citywide clean-up has been scheduled for May 11-16, 2015, following last week’s city meeting. The city council endorsed a clean-up plan put together by City Administrator David Dockery and Aldermen Beverly Burrow and Doug Kidd. During the clean-up, city residents will be charged half the usual price of disposal fees at the convenience […]

Three pleas took place when the District Court met in Clarendon Monday, April 13. District Attorney Luke Inman, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas, with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding. Frank Wesley Carson was placed on probation for the second degree felony offense of aggravated assault with a […]

More than 35 booths will be set up at the 2015 Donley County Health Fair this Thursday, April 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Bairfield Activity Center at Clarendon College. Northwest Health Care System will be paying for the processing of tests for cholesterol- LDL/HDL and triglycerides but you must provide your […]