Friday, February 24th, 2017

Two local governments will hold contested elections this spring after competitive races emerged for the Clarendon City Council and the Clarendon school board. When the Friday deadline passed for candidate sign-ups, the City of Clarendon had three men vying for two open Aldermen positions. Alderman Nathan Floyd signed up for re-election, and Britton Hall and […]

Clarendon College Regents green lighted two new programs and extended the contract of President Robert Riza during their regular meeting last Thursday, February 16. The board met in closed session to evaluate the president before returning to open session to extend Dr. Riza’s contract through June 1, 2019. “The board appreciates the direction the College […]

If you’ve skipped paying that speeding ticket that you stuffed in your glove box, you could soon find yourself wearing a pair of handcuffs when the Texas Warrant Round-Up begins Saturday, February 25. Donley County Justices of the Peace and more than 200 other jurisdictions and law enforcement agencies across the state will be participating […]

The district court heard two pleas when it met in Clarendon on Thursday, February 16, and also heard pleas in six local cases when it met in Childress February 2. District Attorney Luke Inman prosecuted the cases for the State of Texas with the Honorable Judge Stuart Messer presiding. Eddie Lynn Floyd, 59 from Clarendon, […]

Clarendon College is proud to announce its recipient of the 2017 NISOD Excellence Award is Ms. Jana Coats, Director of the Cosmetology Program in the college’s Career and Technical Education Division and cosmetology instructor at the CC Childress Center. NISOD’s Excellence Awards recognize men and women each year who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos have had a stellar season and they are not finished yet. They took on Wheeler in their last regular season game and defeated them, 60-47. The Broncos were strong out of the gate against the Mustangs as they shot the ball well and put in 21 points to only […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos went up against Gruver in the Bi-District round of post-season play last Monday night, and despite playing hard, they were defeated, 35-42. The Lady Broncos will lose five seniors: Brianna Butler, Shaelyn Owiti, Jensen Hatley, Berkeley Alexander, and Briley Chadwick. The Lady Broncos led for most of the game, […]

Derlene Graham Gray was honored by the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce with the 2016 Saints’ Roost Award for her lifetime of service and commitment to the community during the annual Chamber Awards Banquet last Thursday, February 9. Man of the Year honors went to Johnny Treichel, and Jan Campbell was named the Woman of the […]

Clarendon’s sales tax revenues dipped slightly this month but is still solidly ahead for calendar year 2017. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributed February sales tax allocations last week, and Clarendon’s figure dropped 1.19 percent to $38,596.80 this month. The city’s calendar year-to-date figure remains positive, up 4.57 percent at $68,702.99. Heger said statewide allocations to […]

AUSTIN –State Senator Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) filed three bills Tuesday that improve the availability of financial aid in Texas. SB 887 will allow students to make more informed choices when borrowing money to pay for college by ensuring they receive an annual update on the their student loans. “While some student loan debt may be […]