Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Replacing traffic signals on US 287 at Kearney Street will get underway next week now that workers have moved curbs out at each corner to accommodate the structures. The Texas Department of Transportation says during this phase of the project the old traffic signals will be taken down, and the intersection will not be stop-controlled […]

Clarendon will be full of the Christmas spirit this weekend with local merchant sales, $250 up for grabs, and the fourth annual lighting of the Courthouse. 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 24 and 25. […]

The Broncos shook off the loss to Wellington in their last regular game of the season to defeat Vega in Hereford, 36-14, last Friday night. The win puts them at 10-1 for the year and gave them the Class 2A Division II Bi-District Title. Clarendon will play for the Area Championship on Friday, November 24, […]

Eunice Carolyn Johnson Halbert was called home to be with Jesus in heaven on November 17, 2017, in Wichita Falls. Celebration services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at the Crowell United Methodist Church with Rev. Pat Rodriguez, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Crowell Eunice officiating. Burial will follow […]

Cloe Ann Noles Newhouse, 80 died Thursday, November 16, 2017, in Murphy, Texas. Services were held on Monday, November 20, 2017, in the Clarendon Church of Christ with Don Stone, officiating and Bright Newhouse, III, assisting. Cremation & arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Cloe Ann was born February 26, […]

Earline Stavenhagen Strand, 81, passed away November 12, 2017. Services were held on Saturday, November 18, at Calvary Church of Weatherford, Texas. Interment followed in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon following a memorial service on Sunday, November 19. Earline was born on July 25, 1936, in Cotton Center. She attended school in Lelia Lake, where she […]

The Clarendon City Council is looking for a new person to represent its interests on the Greenbelt Water Authority Board following last week’s council meeting November 9. Gary Campbell who has held Clarendon’s seat on that board for six years told the board he did not wish to be reappointed as his term expires. “I’ve […]

The 1890 Donley County Courthouse was recently photographed as part of new project to publish a pictorial book of all 254 Texas county courthouses. Curtis Smith of Houston retired as a financial planner in 2000 and soon took up photography as hobby after taking pictures on a trip to Europe. “I ended up taking a […]

The winds of change hit the City of Howardwick when voters went to the polls last Tuesday, November 7. Greta Byars was easily elected to the vacant mayor’s seat 75-46, over Mayor Pro-tem Eric Riddle; and Doc Holladay beat Jada Murray for a vacant alderman’s position, 76-44. City Hall said Tuesday that 121 people voted […]

Two traditional Thanksgiving events will be held in Clarendon over the next week. First, the Donley County Ministerial Alliance will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Service this Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Arena of Life Church on Kearney Street. Then next Thursday, on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, the annual Clarendon Community Thanksgiving dinner will […]