Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Funeral services for former Clarendon residents Noel and Mac Devin were held in Bryan and Gainesville this week after their untimely deaths April 7. Bryan Police last Wednesday afternoon confirmed that two bodies recovered from an arson in that city are indeed those of the daughter and father. Dennis Wayne Brown III was served April […]

A new playground is on the horizon for Clarendon’s Prospect Park following the success of last Saturday’s second annual Chance Mark Jones Memorial 5K. The Clarendon Lions Club hosted the event and announced that they had secured the $33,000 needed to purchase and install the new equipment. Plans call for a bed of woodchips to […]

A Clarendon city employee was terminated last week and will face fines in municipal court for theft of city services. Disciplinary action on public works employee Nathan Jaramillo was the subject of an hour-long closed session during last Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Aldermen. When the board reconvened in open session, aldermen voted unanimously […]

Never quitting and never accepting failure were the themes of talks given by NASA engineer Jerry Woodfill Monday at Clarendon College. College and public school students attended motivational and informational presentations by Woodfill, who was a warning systems engineer during the Apollo 11 moon landing and the Apollo 13 mission depicted in the movie of […]

By Ashlee Estlack, Clarendon College The Clarendon College Meats Judging Team has had three members qualify to attend a global competition in Australia this summer. Scotta Faulkenberry, Cody Shannon, and Morgan Boyer, along with their coach Tate Corliss, will take part in the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging (ICMJ) Contest in Armidale, New South Wales, for […]

For the first time in my life, I may actually be the person I’ve always wanted to be, even if becoming this person snuck up on me. Now, I’m not talking about my body, with all its wrinkles, saggy skin, droopy butt, etc. I’m still often shocked to see that older person who lives in […]

After several trial runs, Clarendon public school students had their first unannounced tornado drill Tuesday morning, taking advantage of improved shelter facilities. In less than seven minutes, 350 students from Pre-Kindergarten through junior high as well as teachers and other school personnel were safely ensconced in an area under the school cafeteria and library known […]

Ryann Starnes and Deborah Howard have played a lot of basketball together during their four years of high school at Clarendon, recently wrapping up their third straight district championship and third straight trip to the regional basketball tournament. Last Thursday and Saturday, they played together one last time as they were teammates on the East […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos and Lady Broncos made a great showing in the District track meet in Panhandle last week, bringing home several gold medals and qualifying in several events for the Area meet. The top four finishers get to advance to the Area meet to be held April 18 at Panhandle. On […]

The District 2-1A golf tournament was held at the Clarendon Country Club on Monday, April 7th. The boys division was won by the McLean Tigers with a total score of 417. Darrouzett boys finished in second with a score of 451 and had Brady Miller finish as the first place medalist with a score of […]