Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The incoming constable of Donley County’s Precincts 1&2 says he intends to abolish the office that has been the center of controversy over the last year. “Don’t expect me to buy a badge or wear a gun or answer a call because I’m not coming,” said soon-to-be Constable Gerald Mulanax. Mulanax, who lives at Howardwick, […]

Clarendon begins the holiday season in style this weekend as the first Donley County Old Fashioned Christmas celebration gets underway. The first night of Late Night Shopping kicks off the festivities on Thursday with the downtown businesses staying open until 9:00 p.m. Residents will also get their first peek at the decorated trees that will […]

Voters in Texas Senate District 30 will return to the polls next Tuesday, December 4, for a run-off election to determine the late Sen. Tom Haywood’s successor – Republican Craig Estes or Democrat Greg Underwood. Early voting started this Monday in the county clerk’s office and will continue through 5 p.m. Friday. Ballots can be […]

Clarendon’s Nancy Taylor donated 268 stuffed toys to the local Toys For Tots campaign Monday afternoon. She began collecting the toys in March, winning many of them out of a vending machine at B&R Thriftway with others being given to her by local citizens. This is Taylor’s second year to make a large donation, and […]

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Saints’ Roost Museum Benefit Christmas Party to be held Saturday, December 1, at the Clarendon Community Center. Cost is $50 per couple and each ticket has the chance to win $5,000. You need not be present to win. Serving starts at 7:30 p.m., and the party goes […]

After several years of writing during lunch hours and wee hours, Clarendon resident and part-time newspaper columnist Gail Shelton has achieved a long-term dream. She had a book accepted for publication by a major New York publisher, and it’s out on the bookshelves now. Hide-and-Sheikh, by Gail Dayton (Shelton’s nom de plume), is published by […]

Memorial services for Alfred John Graue, Sr., age 67, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 30, 2001, in the Westside Fellowship Church in Memphis with Dale Miller, Pastor, officiating. Cremation took place on Friday, November 23, under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mr. Graue died Tuesday, November 20, 2001, […]

Earl Emory Porter, Jr., died Friday, November 9, 2001, in Houston. Private family services were held Tuesday, November 20, 2001, in Rose Hill Cemetery in Tulia, Texas. Mr. Porter was born July 28, 1921, in Tulia, the son of Earl Emory and Viva Daphne Porter, long time residents of Tulia. He attended schools in Sweetwater […]

Members of the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department showed up en masse at City Hall last week to question the Board of Aldermen’s decision to cut funds for training firemen – a decision that was made a year ago. Fire Chief Delbert Robertson said the city had cut approximately $1,500 for training and $300 for the […]

Editor’s Note: Mrs. Hankins fourth grade class at Clarendon Elementary recently wrote about the things they are thankful for this holiday season. The words of these children point out the things that are really important in life, some of which we too often take for granted. I am thankful that I have a family because […]