Monday, December 18th, 2017

All things being equal, Donley County deputies qualify for welfare, according to the guidelines of the Texas Department of Human Services (TDHS). Given a hypothetical deputy with two children and a spouse, the $18,680 salary Donley County pays is not enough to keep the family from getting public assistance, said Julie Morris with the local […]

Deputies and dispatchers with the Donley County Sheriff’s Department will get significant raises if the proposed 2002-2003 county budget is approved next month. The budget, which was filed in the county clerk’s office this week, meets the request of Sheriff Butch Blackburn and will raise deputies’ salaries from $18,680 per year to $24,000 per year […]

Sundown this weekend will be show time at the Sandell Drive-In as the lights go on for the first time since 1984. John Earl Morrow has been working for the past several weeks to get the theatre ready for shows again. New projection equipment has been installed, and moviegoers will listen to the soundtrack over […]

A rash of vandalism in downtown Clarendon has left no clues and has sheriff’s deputies frustrated. Sheriff Butch Blackburn said someone has been throwing rocks at vehicles and buildings but said no leads have turned up in the cases. Last Monday night windows were broken in four vehicles – two on Kearney Street, one on […]

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $4,500 grant to the City of Howardwick Volunteer Fire Department under the Firefighters Grant Program for Fire Operations and Fire Safety, US Sen. Phil Gramm announced last week. The grant will be used to purchase six mobile radios for the fire trucks and five […]

Graveside services with military honors for Robert Dean Elkin, age 71, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 26, 2002, in Citizens Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mr. Elkin died Friday, […]

Funeral services for Bettie Jeanne Phillips, age 61, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 22, 2002, in the First Baptist Church with Rev. Charlie Floyd, Pastor of the Texola Baptist Church in Texola, Oklahoma, and Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery […]

Funeral services for Marrion “Jake” Smith, age 83, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 27, 2002, in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel with Ken Burkett, officiating.  Burial was held in Memory Gardens Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors in Pampa. Mrs. Smith died Saturday, August 24, 2002, in Pampa.  She was […]

Services for Ronald Steve Stevens, age 54, of Marietta, Oklahoma, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2002, at the First Baptist Church in Marietta with the Rev. Tommy Higle officiating. Interment was held in Lakeview Cemetery. Mr. Stevens was born April 7, 1948, in Gainesville, Texas, to W.T. and Alma Faye Westmoreland […]

Funeral services for Guy Lynn Tatum, age 69, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2002, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Rev. Truman Ledbetter, Pastor of the First Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mr. Tatum died […]