Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Mrs. Naomi Lee Newton Gilbreth, an 80-year resident of the Texas panhandle where she was a teacher, died May 23, 2001, in Atlanta, GA. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Clydean and Ron Wood of Atlanta; son and daughter-in-law Doyle and Vickey Gilbreth of Clovis, New Mexico; three grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. […]

Rosalyn Bass Poindexter died Monday, May 21, 2001, in McKinney after a prolonged illness. She was born in 1917 near Memphis, Texas, of John Morton Bass and Terra Emma Cagle and was a true daughter of the High Plains.  She received her BA from Texas Tech, an MA and Ph.D. from the University of North […]

Clarendon College will receive a nine percent increase in funding under a bill passed by the 77th Legislature last weekend. State Rep. Warren Chisum (R-Pampa) notified CC President Myles Shelton last week that state funding for the two-year college will be increased from $2.12 million to $2.31 million for the next two years – a […]

The Saints’ Roost Museum is announcing a new series of educational programs, which will be conducted at the museum during this summer. The programs, “Summer Saturday Museum Mornings,” will kick off this weekend, June 2, at 10:30 a.m. and will feature Bobbie Floyd of Clarendon, who will discuss Aladdin Kerosene Lamps. On June 9, Ike […]

WASHINGTON, DC – US Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) voted Saturday for the largest tax cut in 20 years. The bill passed the House of Representatives 240-154. The plan, which has since been passed by the Senate and signed by President Bush, calls for a reduction in income tax rates, a reduction in the so-called marriage […]

The honored dead of Donley County and of the nation were remembered this past weekend as local residents held Memorial Day ceremonies. Citizens Cemetery and Rowe Cemetery were decorated with American flags and Confederate flags where appropriate. The first official service of the weekend was held Saturday morning in the Rowe Cemetery near Hedley by […]

Clarendon High School conferred diplomas on 54 students during graduation ceremonies held at the Harned Sisters Fine Arts Auditorium last Friday, May 25. Josh Williams delivered the invocation for the ceremony, and Jared Hartman delivered the salutatory address. The Class Song, “Graduation,” was sung by Catrina Burrow. Nickless Devin gave the valedictory address. Both Devin […]

Graveside services for Dora Edith Neal, age 85, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2001, in Groom Cemetery in Groom with Rev. Rob Seale, Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Clarendon, officiating. Burial was held in Groom Cemetery in Groom under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. Mrs. Neal died Wednesday, […]

Events for the Memorial Day weekend are shaping up with Donley County residents making preparations to honor America’s fallen soldiers. Local Girl Scouts and members of the Adamson/Lane Post 287 of the American Legion will meet this Friday at 1 p.m. to place flags on the soldiers’ graves at Rowe Cemetery. On Saturday, Donley County […]

Eighty-eight Clarendon High School athletes, cheerleaders, and managers were honored last Friday night during the annual All Sports Banquet in the Bairfield Activity Center. “Reflections” was the theme of the event, which featured a PowerPoint slideshow of CHS students from the 2000-2001 sports seasons. Senior Nathan Floyd was the recipient of the Clyde Wilson Fighting […]