Monday, December 18th, 2017

Dorothy Alice Taylor died Friday, February 16, 2001, in Amarillo. She was 53. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 19, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. James Ivey Edwards, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon, officiating. Burial was in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral […]

The historic Saye house went up in flames February 13. Arson is suspected. A fire that destroyed a historic home here last week is under investigation as a possible arson. Clarendon Fire Chief Delbert Robertson said the fire was suspicious because it started in the middle of the floor in an upstairs room. The historic […]

A Burlington Northern-Santa Fe coal train collided with a local woman’s car Saturday east of Clarendon. DPS Trooper Chris Ward said 71-year-old Cora Hamilton was southbound on County Road 13 when she crossed the BNSF tracks in front of the eastbound train. Hamilton’s 1988 Dodge Aspen was struck behind the right front tire. The car […]

The Clarendon College Theatre Arts Company will present “I Take This Man,” a farce by Jack Sharkey, on Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, 2001, at 8:00 p.m. at the Clarendon College Harned Sisters Fine Arts Center. A Matinee will be performed at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 4.  When lovely young Giddy Hollis […]

Clarendon’s Community Fellowship Church held a Valentine dinner at the Bar H Dude Ranch on Wednesday, February 14. Twenty-one couples, two singles, and four children attended. Brother Bryan Knowles regaled the attendees with some amusing anecdotes prior to the steak dinner. During the dinner, Katrina Burrows provided musical entertainment. After dinner, the couples played games […]

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon opened its newly renovated art galleries at the Friends of Southwestern Art Annual Meeting on February 10. The renovation created three new galleries and spurred the reinstallation of all the galleries. One of the galleries has been set aside for a former Clarendon artist. The former Texas Gallery has […]

Speeders beware. The Donley County Sheriff’s Department will soon be watching you much closer. The Commissioners’ Court approved a request by Sheriff Butch Blackburn to rent three radar guns for local officers during their regular meeting on Monday morning. “I’m going to try to help pay our way,” Blackburn told commissioners. The court agreed to […]

Clarendon’s mayor and five city aldermen woke up Valentine’s Day morning to an unsightly surprise in their yards – wooden turkeys. It’s the beginning of a contest to find Donley County’s King Turkey. The winner will be announced during the Turkey Strut Festival on April 21-22. The mayor and aldermen must pay $5 to have […]

A booming population and dwindling groundwater are issues facing Texans as they head into the 21st century. That was the word from a panel of water experts gathered at the annual convention of the Panhandle Landowners Association in Amarillo Saturday to discuss the future of water rights. Jack Hunt, CEO of the King Ranch, said […]

Sign ups start next Monday, February 19, for people wanting to run for local offices. Six governments in Donley County have positions opening this year. Positions are elected at-large. The City of Clarendon will elect a mayor and two aldermen. The two-year terms are currently being held by Mayor Tex Selvidge and Aldermen Bobbie Kidd […]