Saturday, May 30th, 2015

The sign-up period for Clarendon’s tenth annual “Trash To Treasures” garage sale event closes this Friday, May 29, at 5 p.m. A wide participation is expected again for this year’s sale, which is slated for Saturday, June 6. The Clarendon Visitor Center has been fielding phone calls for about a month from people in nearby […]

The District Court heard five pleas when it met in Clarendon on Monday, May 18, 2015. District Attorney Luke Inman, assisted by Greg Buckley, prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding. Joe Johnson Frye pleaded true to allegations listed in the State’s Motion to Adjudicate Guilt and […]

The Clarendon City Council approved up to $22,000 for repairs to a sanitation truck in a called meeting Monday night. City Administrator David Dockery said the engine went out on the sanitation department’s roll-off truck – the truck used to haul trash to the Memphis landfill. The 1998-model truck is a necessity for city operations, […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos had a great season but fell to West Texas High in the Regional Quarterfinal round. The Broncos faced off against WT in a best two-out-of-three series last week and despite going into an extra inning in the first game they were defeated by only one run each game. In […]

A Saturday afternoon storm system produced tornadic active that tore across part of Donley County. The storm was first warned by National Weather Service in Amarillo as it entered in to the county near Brice. When emergency personnel spotted rotation, storm sirens were sounded in Clarendon, Howardwick, and Hedley as the system approached. The NWS […]

Rain or shine the show will go on Saturday as the third annual Mulkey Block Party heralds the start of Memorial Day weekend. Party organizers are keeping an eye on the forecast but say they intend to keep the party going unless weather becomes dangerous. The 100 block of Kearney Street will be closed starting […]

Clarendon High School announced this week that Abigail Johnson and Montana Hysinger are the top honor students of the Class of 2015. Both Johnson and Hysinger will be recognized during graduation exercises next Friday, May 29, at 8 p.m. in the Harned Sisters Fine Arts Center at Clarendon College. Johnson, with a weighted GPA of […]

The owner of the old Neece house at Sixth and Bugbee told the Clarendon City Council last week that setbacks are keeping her from making progress on code violations. More than six months ago, the city was beginning the condemnation process on the property but later granted Linda Lewis six months to rectify code concerns. […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos are having a stellar season. They were able to claim a district championship with only one loss in their district schedule and because of that championship they received a bye in the first round of the playoffs. After a two-week layoff period, the Broncos were eager to get on […]

Clarendon’s sales tax revenue dropped for the third straight month when Texas Comptroller Glen Hegar released April allocations last week. City sales tax figures slid 7.24 percent compared to one year ago, coming in at $36,571.80 compared to $39,429.81 for the same period one year ago. The calendar year-to-date total has now slipped 1.20 percent […]