Monday, October 23rd, 2017

On May 15, 2003, the honorable W.R. “Billie” Christal left this world to be with Jesus. Born February 22, 1911, the son of Jim and Myrtle Christal, Billie resided in Donley County his entire life. Billie married Gertrude Self on November 27, 1930.  They had two daughters, Joanne and Janiece.  Billie and Gertrude celebrated their […]

Memorial services for Mrs. Myra Darlene McAnear Dune, age 44, of Hopkins, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 27, 2003, in Trinity Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Allison Moody officiating.  Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.  Greenlawn Funeral Home arranged the services. Mrs. Dune died Monday, May 19, 2003, […]

Services for Mildred Vaudine Bell Page, age 83, of Seminole, Texas, were conducted on Saturday, May 24, 2003, at 11:00 a.m. in the Seagraves Church of Christ with Bro. Leo Copeland of the Westside Church of Christ in Seminole officiating, assisted by Tom Skinner and James Kennard.  Graveside services followed at 1:30 p.m. in the […]

COLLEGE STATION – Continuous surveillance efforts throughout the beef industry have provided assurance that U.S. beef is a safe and nutritious food source, Texas Cooperative Extension officials said last week. No cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), widely known as mad cow disease, have been confirmed in the United States in the past 12 years […]

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn today sent $380.9 million in monthly sales tax payments to Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts, down 0.6 percent compared to May 2002. So far this year, local sales tax revenues are down 1.5 percent compared to the same time period in 2002. Clarendon […]

The Clarendon Enterprise has posted a $1,000 bounty for someone to bring in the first edition of the Panhandle’s oldest newspaper as part of its 125th anniversary celebration. The first issue of The Clarendon News was dated June 1, 1878; and while no one has seen it in a long time, the current newspaper staff […]

Two World War I veterans received special recognition Saturday from the American Legion Post which bears their names. Wesley Adamson and Leo Lloyd Lane were immortalized with a handsome black granite marker placed adjacent to the Rowe Cemetery War Memorial by members of the Adamson-Lane Post 287. With a large crowd in attendance, Donley County […]

Funeral services for Beulah Watson Doyle, age 92, were held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2003, in the First United Methodist Church in Claude with Rev. Don Travis, former Pastor, and Rev. Janet Edwards, Pastor, officiating.  Burial was held in Claude Cemetery under the direction or Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. […]

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen is seeking legal advice after a zoning ordinance debate at last week’s regular meeting. Gary Hunt came before the board concerning his request to build boat storage units on his property at Eighth and Cottage on the west side of town. He said he had contacted a contractor to begin […]

The American Legion Post 287 will hold memorial services at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley in honor of Memorial Day. The Legion will unveil a monument dedicated to the namesakes of the post – Leo Loyd Lane and Wesley Adamson – two World War I soldiers from Hedley who […]