Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Donley County finally received significant relief from a long dry period last week as rains quenched the area’s thirst, but the welcome moisture was not without consequences. Official measurements in Clarendon totaled 2.59 inches from Thursday through Sunday morning. Greenbelt Lake’s level came up by six inches following the rain. The precipitation brought the year […]

Donley County Commissioners answered criticism of their proposed 2001-2002 budget Monday. During a called meeting, members of the commissioners’ court emphasized that the current budget is “proposed” and is not yet final. County Judge Jack Hall expressed his belief that the person who told County Agent Leon Church at a community function that his budget […]

Clarendon aldermen approved the concept of remodeling the Burton Memorial Library during a called meeting last Monday, August 20. Architect Tim White of Amarillo discussed the proposed project at the library. The plan calls for renovating storage space, dead space, and an unused bathroom to create an enlarged meeting area at the rear of the […]

Jean Stavenhagen, Donley County Historical Commission The Texas Historical Commission (THC) has recognized the Rowe Cemetery in Hedley as a significant part of Texas history by awarding it an Official Texas Historical Marker. The designation honors Rowe Cemetery as an important and educational part of local history. A dedication ceremony to commemorate the event will […]

The first annual Panhandle Fall Art Roundup, a Western and wildlife juried fine art show, will be held November 3-4 at the Bairfield Building at Clarendon College. The show will coincide with the opening of deer season to accommodate the many out of town and out of state hunters who are avid collectors. The Donley […]

Funeral services for Hazel Pearl Edens, age 92, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 24, 2001, in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Rev. Darrell Burton, Pastor of the Martin Baptist Church, officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. Mrs. Edens died Tuesday, August 21, 2001, […]

Mary Charlotte Word Mathers died Sunday, August 26, 2001, in Miles City, Montana. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Millard Word of Clarendon. She graduated from Clarendon High School in 1938. In 1940 she graduated from Cottey College in  Nevada, Missouri, and in 1942 from West Texas State University. She married […]

Graveside services for Iris S. Matney, age 90, were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2001, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. of Clarendon. Mrs. Matney died Thursday, […]

Ruby E. Pope, age 87, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, went home to be with her Lord Sunday, August 26, 2001. Mrs. Pope had a lengthy history of heart problems which claimed her life. She is the grandmother of Beverly Burrow of Clarendon. Mrs. Pope was preceded in death by her husband, Nolan A. Pope, on September […]

Funeral services for Virginia Scivally Sibley, age 86, of Amarillo were held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 16, 2001, at Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors in Amarillo with Dr. Charles Jones of Second Baptist Church officiating. Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Bryan Knowles of Community Fellowship Church of Clarendon officiating. Mrs. Sibley died […]