Saturday, October 21st, 2017

The Donley County Sheriff’s Department reported Friday that burglars involved with Columbus Day crimes in Lelia Lake have been arrested. Chief Deputy Butch Blackburn said Brandy Machell Savers, age 24, and Cecil Ray Turner, age 26, were arrested by Postal Inspector Fermin Romo in Palestine, Texas, on October 13. Savers and Turner confessed to the […]

Donley County Clerk Fay Vargas reports a recent article in the Amarillo newspaper has caused some confusion about voting a straight ticket in the General Election. Voters can mark an X next to their favorite party to cast a vote for every candidate of that party. But if a voter then marks a vote for […]

The Clarendon School Board met in regular session October 17. A bid to replace the doors on the Old Gym was accepted from a Childress firm in the amount of $11,378. The board approved a motion to add girls softball as a UIL extracurricular sport. Athletic Director Roger Hoeltzel presented cost factors, and Coach Kathy […]

October 13, 2000, at Southside Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mario Ramos, officiating.  Interment was held at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery under the direction of Southside Funeral Home in San Antonio. Mrs. Pierce died on Saturday, October 7, 2000.  She was born April 2, 1913, in Gainesville, Texas. Mrs. Pierce was the youngest of […]

Funeral services for Lynette McQueen, age 79, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2000, at Martin Road Chapel in Amarillo with David McQueen, Beltway Baptist Church in Abilene, and Rev. Sherman Eastland, staff chaplain at Northwest Texas Hospital, officiating.  Burial was held in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo under the direction of Blackburn-Shaw […]

Funeral services for Doris Marie Carter, age 58, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 20, 2000, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Rev. Lawrence Thompson, Pastor of the First united Pentecostal Church in Shamrock, officiating.  Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, 2000, in Baptist Ford Cemetery […]

MUNDAY – Hot, dry weather conditions this year favored two boll weevil eradication efforts under way on the Rolling Plains, said a Texas Agricultural Extension Service entomologist. “There are two active boll weevil eradication programs on the Rolling Plains – the Rolling Plains central zone and the Rolling Plains northern zone,” said Emory Boring, Extension […]

Amarillo Chamber names local boy football player of September The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Sports Committee recognized Dee Thompson October 19 as the “Outstanding Area High School Football Player” for September. Thompson, a 5’8” senior, is the running back and defensive back for the Broncos. This year Dee’s accomplishments on the field include 573 yards […]

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen considered contracting for a part-time city administrator during their  regular meeting October 10. Gary Pitner of the Panhandle Regional Planning Commission (PRPC) spoke about the possibility of the PRPC providing city management services to Clarendon. Under the proposed agreement, the city would contract with the commission to have a PRPC […]

In a 4-2 vote, the Clarendon ISD Board of Trustees last Friday upheld the punishment of a local student who brought a gun to school. The decision means the 17-year-old Clarendon High School senior will have to remain in the Alternative Education Program (AEP) until October 31, 2000. Criminal charges against the boy are pending […]