Monday, January 22nd, 2018

The Clarendon Chamber of Commerce is now seeking nominations for its annual community awards banquet. Honorees will be announced during the banquet, which is scheduled for Thursday, February 8. Nominations are being sought for Man of the Year and Woman of the Year – two individuals who have made a significant contribution to the community […]

A Clarendon man remains in the Donley County Jail this week on charges related to an October home burglary. Donley County Sheriff Butch Blackburn says 37-year-old Herman L. “Taz” Jackson III was arrested December 17 for the second degree felony of Burglary of a Habitation related to a crime committed on October 24. Jackson is […]

The Clarendon Broncos had a stellar football season in 2017, and several players were rewarded for their excellence on the field by participating District coaches. Junior Dalton Benson had an outstanding year and was awarded the Defensive Most Valuable Player. Justan Shadle (senior) won the Fighting Heart award, something he shared with four other players […]

J.E. Kidd, Jr., 92, of Clarendon died Sunday, December 24, 2017, in Memphis. Memorial Services were held on December 27, in the Robertson Funeral Directors Saints’ Roost Chapel in Clarendon with Don Stone, officiating. Private Family Burial will be in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements were by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. J.E. was born […]

Judith Ann Morris, 73, of Clarendon went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 21, 2017, in Amarillo. Services were held on December 28, in First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Lance Wood, officiating. Burial followed in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Judith Ann was born […]

By Sandy Anderberg The 2017 Bronco football season ended Friday night in Childress with a 0-33 loss to Wellington. The Broncos finished with a record of 12-2 on the year and were able to capture the Regional Finals Championship trophy on the way and reached the State Quarterfinal game for the first time since 1972. […]

Donley County voters will have three local contested races to decide in the 2018 elections. Filing closed Monday, December 11, with challengers declared for the offices of County/District Clerk, Precinct 3&4 Justice of the Peace, and Precinct 2 Commissioner. Clerk Fay Vargas is seeking reelection on the Democratic ticket, and Bobby Woodard is also running […]

The Donley County Commissioners Court enacted a burn ban during their regular meeting Monday, December 11. No outdoor burning is allowed on a day of a forecasted Fire Weather Watch or a Red Flag Warning issued from the National Weather Service in Amarillo. Under Donley County’s Burn Ban conditions, anyone engaging in outdoor burning must […]

Dorothy Eva Sims, 91, of Clarendon died Tuesday, December 5, 2017, in Childress. Services were held Friday, December 8, 2017, in the Robertson Funeral Directors Saints’ Roost Chapel in Clarendon with Rev. Matthew Stidham, officiating. Burial will follow in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Dorothy […]

Dikki Poe Howell, 93, of Clarendon died Saturday, December 9, 2017, in McLean. Family Only Graveside Services will be held at a later date in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo with Chris Moore, officiating. Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Dikki was born November 20, 1924, in Abilene, Texas to John C. and Lizzie […]