Friday, November 21st, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Mac Thornberry of Clarendon has been chosen to chair the House Armed Services Committee for the 114th Congress.  Thornberry is the first Texan – Republican or Democrat – ever selected to lead the Committee or its predecessors. “I am grateful for the opportunity and also mindful of the responsibility it entails,” […]

Clarendon school trustees will meet this week to consider naming an interim superintendent as they prepare for the expected January departure of Superintendent Monty Hysinger. The board plans to meet Thursday, November 20, in a called session at 7 p.m. The agenda includes possible action to hire an Interim Superintendent of Schools and consideration of […]

The second annual Clarendon Christmas Bazaar is set to welcome more than 20 vendors to the Donley County Activity Center this Saturday, November 22. The event, hosted by the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce, will open at 10 a.m. and run until 5 p.m. with Santa Claus being on hand for photos from 10 a.m. to […]

A Clarendon woman is facing felony charges from a June 26 accident that resulted in the death of a longtime local businessman. Gina Canon was arrested last Friday, November 14, and charged with intoxicated manslaughter, a second degree felony, after medical experts agreed that C.W. “Dude” Cornell died from injuries he sustained in the accident. […]

Phase Three work on the Mulkey Theatre project is expected to get underway next month following a called meeting of the Clarendon Economic Development Corp. Board Monday, November 17. Jake Scott of Pioneer General Contractors outlined work to be done in Phase Three, which will focus on finishing out the Clarendon Visitor Center office in […]

More local businesses have signed up this week to help make holiday shopping at home is easy and affordable again as the Donley County State Bank and the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to provide zero-percent interest “Christmas Cash” loans for the 18th season. As in the past, anyone can make application for […]

If you like silly fun comedy, you are going to love “The Americanization of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” at Clarendon College this weekend. Performance dates are Friday, November 21, and Saturday, November 22, at 7 p.m. at the Clarendon College Harned Sister Auditorium. This comedy theatre production takes the greatest of liberties with the […]

Richard Wayne Stotts, 76, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014, in Clarendon. Services were held on Saturday, November 15, 2014, in The Chapel at Fairview Cemetery in Memphis with Rev. Charlie Floyd, officiating. Burial followed at Fairview Cemetery in Memphis, TX. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Richard was born May […]

Vivian Inez Allen, 95, died Sunday, November 16, 2014, in Clarendon. Graveside services were held Tuesday, November 18, 2014, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Don Stone, officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Vivian was born December 9, 1918, in Goree to Victor and Alma Reeves. She married Mark […]

Earl Gene Ford, 80, died Thursday, November 13, 2014, in Amarillo. Services were held Monday, November 17, 2014, in the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Bill Hodges, Rev. Chris Ford, and Dewey Ford, officiating. Burial followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements were under the direct of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. […]