Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Mother nature has made her presence known in Donley County this week in the form of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Sunday and Monday evenings both were marked by harsh weather, but fortunately tornadic activity missed populated areas. The Howardwick community had a near miss Sunday with a large tornado going north of the city, and […]

The fourth annual Mulkey Block Party will be rocking downtown Clarendon this Saturday, May 28, from 6 to 10 p.m., and for the first time in the event’s history, there is no rain in the forecast. The 100 block of Kearney Street will be closed starting Saturday morning as work begins to set up the […]

The sign-up period for Clarendon’s 11th annual “Trash To Treasures” garage sale event closes this Friday, May 27, at 5 p.m. A wide participation is expected again for this year’s sale, which is slated for Saturday, June 4. Garage sales in Hedley, Howardwick, and the surrounding area are also welcome to sign up for the […]

WASHINGTON – The US House of Representatives last week passed the annual defense policy bill that authorizes spending for military personnel, weapons systems, national security programs, and foreign military operations by a vote of 277 to 147. This is the second National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to be passed under local US Congressman Mac Thornberry’s […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Broncos were able to run over the Abernathy Antelopes in two games in their three-game series at Randall High School last weekend for the Quarterfinal Championship. The Broncos annihilated the Lopes in the first game Friday night defeating them 17-6 with Kade Hunsaker on the mound. He is 11-4 for the […]

A two-vehicle accident on US 287 near Hedley Saturday resulted in the death of Weatherford man, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). At approximately 9:35 a.m., Mary Sean, 50, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was driving a 2014 Volvo truck tractor towing a 2011 Great Dane semi-trailer westbound in the right lane on […]

Wanda Avant Phelan, 92, passed away Sunday May 22, 2016, in Farmington, New Mexico. Funeral services will be held on Saturday May 28, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Plainview, Texas with Dr. Max Browning officiating and Mr. Robert Bell assisting. A graveside service will be held on Monday May 30, […]

All first graders at Clarendon Elementary School and Hedley Elementary School were recently given free prevent tooth decay kits through the Fantastic Teeth Fan Club. Members of Clarendon Masonic Lodge, led by Secretary Grett Betts, assembled and delivered more than 50 dental hygiene kits to the schools. The Fantastic Teeth Fan Club, sponsored by Masonic […]

Funeral services for Joanne Christal Word, 80, of Amarillo will be held Saturday, May 28, 2016, at 10:00 in the Hillside Christian Church West Campus Chapel, 6100 S. Soncy Road in Amarillo. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo. Funeral arrangements are handled by Robertson Funeral Directors in Clarendon. The family will receive visitors […]

The Last Stage to Matador left Clarendon on Friday after two days of fun and education at the Saints’ Roost Museum and is now making its way to Motley County. The Journey, an original 1880 Butterfield Overland Stage, arrived in Clarendon via trailer on Wednesday, May 11, accompanied by its owners Rick and Beverly Hamby […]