Monday, July 6th, 2015

Clarendon is ready to welcome visitors this week to the 138th annual Saints’ Roost Celebration, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, July 2-4. The Chamber of Commerce again reminds people that the biggest change for this year centers on the Herring Bank July Fourth Parade, which has been moved from its afternoon timeslot to 10 a.m. Line […]

A late afternoon storm Monday did considerable damage to trees and property in Clarendon. What started as a sprinkle quickly turned into a driving rain that filled street gutters and dropped visibility to almost zero on city streets. As the wind picked up, a sudden strong east wind hit briefly and left its mark in […]

Clarendon has been celebrating freedom for a long time. Since that first summer in 1878 when those Christian colonists first observed Independence Day, our community came to be known for its Fourth of July festivities. A lot has changed in the last 137 years. Singing and the reading of the Declaration of Independence have given […]

The Clarendon City Council plan to take its show on the road next week after aldermen clashed with a local property owner over code compliance issues last week. The old Neece house at Sixth and Bugbee was again the topic of conversation, and property owner Linda Lewis updated the council on work she has done […]

Approximately 400 students were on the Clarendon College campus early last week for the annual Area I FFA Leadership Camp. FFA officials said the camp has been held at CC since about 1969, when the late Jerry Hawkins and others started the program with just about 15 area kids, who went skiing at the newly […]

Clarendon College is the second best community college in the State of Texas, beating out 64 other institutions in a new ranking by Schools.com this month. The survey ranked and scored community colleges on a 10-point scale, using data including the percentage of students enrolled in distance education, student-to-faculty ratio, cost of attendance, graduation rate, […]

Hedley ISD ag instructor Lon Adams was appointed to the Clarendon College Board of Regents during a called meeting Monday morning, June 22. Regents met in closed session briefly before electing Adams to fill the unexpired term of the late Tex Selvidge. “Lon comes with a tremendous background in education,” Board Chairman Jerry Woodard said. […]

Renovations continue on two historic buildings in downtown Clarendon after the owner of the properties received assistance from the Clarendon Economic Development Corporation. David Koehler of Dallas received the 19th and 20th awards, amounting to $2,000 each, under the CEDC’s Façade Grant Program for improvements to properties at 206 S. Kearney and 300 S. Kearney. […]

The 138th annual Saints’ Roost Celebration coming up on July 2, 3, and 4 as organizers continue to get ready for the big event. The Chamber of Commerce again reminds people that the biggest change for this year centers on the Herring Bank July Fourth Parade, which has been moved from its afternoon timeslot to […]

Clarendon College has named 125 honor students for the spring 2015 semester this week. Seventy-nine CC students were named to the President’s list. Each achieved a grade point average of 4.0 while completing at least 12 credit hours. The students are listed by hometown: Raylynn Cruz, Amarillo; Libby Kelley, Amarillo; Ashlea Callen, Amarillo; Penny Garman, […]