Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen put the brakes on an extensive water system improvement plan last Tuesday, March 17, in order to give new City Administrator David Dockery time to review the project. City officials had been working for several on an improvement plan worth up to $3.9 million with an eye toward applying for […]

Clarendon will be bustling with people this weekend when the annual Clarendon College Invitational Judging Contest is held Saturday. The contest doubles the town’s population and regularly attracts around 2,000 high school FFA students and 4-H students from around Texas and nearby states and as of Tuesday afternoon more than 1,900 students had pre-registered, which […]

The third annual Chance Mark Jones Roar ‘N Run 5K is two weeks away, but there is still time for runners and sponsors to sign up for the event. The Clarendon Lions Club is hosting the event on Saturday, April 11, to coincide with Child Abuse Prevention Month. Those interested in running or walking the […]

The Donley County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a car theft that occurred Monday morning, March 23, in the 700 block of Gorst Street. Sheriff Butch Blackburn said a college student living in that area had started her car about 8:40 that morning before leaving for classes. She returned into her home and came back out […]

Three members of a Pampa family were transported to an Amarillo hospital with non-serious injuries following a one-vehicle accident east of Clarendon Sunday afternoon. Department of Public Safety Trooper Chad Simpson said 26-year-old Rainey Anderson was northwest bound on US 287 in a white Chevy Tahoe when she noticed a large piece of debris laying […]

By Sandy Anderberg Several Clarendon athletes came home with several first-place finishes from the PUHA Relays at Quanah High School last week. The varsity boys finished third with 89 points, the varsity girls were second with 126 points and the JV boys were third with 47 points. The Lady Broncos’ 400-meter relay took the top […]

By Sandy Anderberg Hurler Zack LaRoe threw 15 strikeouts that catapulted the Broncos 9-3 over the Irish Friday night, March 20. Along with the 15 strikeouts, LaRoe allowed two earned runs, two hits, and four walks over five innings. Clarendon scored four runs in the fifth inning. They added a run on Charles Mason’s sacrifice […]

By Sandy Anderberg After dealing with two losses to Childress, the Lady Broncos stormed back to take a 22-12 win over Booker in the District contest. The ladies are currently 5-2 overall and 2-0 in district. “This was a very long game over three hours long, but it ended up good,” head coach Gary Jack […]

Clarendon High School will present its one act play “Fourteen Lines” by Alan Haehnel this weekend for the public on Saturday, March 21, at 7 p.m.; Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m.; and Monday, March 23, at 7 p.m. Admission is free for everyone. The CHS troupe will compete at Shamrock on Tuesday, March 24, […]

Clarendon merchants got off to a rocky start in 2015 based on figures released last Wednesday by Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. The comptroller released sales tax figures representing January sales, and Clarendon’s tax revenue dropped 7.37 percent compared to the same period one year ago. The city received $25,132.06 for the month. Clarendon’s sales tax […]