Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Funeral services for Lawana Cruse, age 65, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 24, 2003, at the Church of Christ in Turkey with Stuart Smith and J.D. Nance officiating.  Burial was held at Dreamland Cemetery under the direction of Myers-Long Funeral Directors of Turkey. Lawana was born February 7, 1938, in Bridle Bit, […]

More traffic equals more troopers on the job this Labor Day weekend. The Texas Department of Public Safety will have all available troopers on the roadways during the upcoming Labor Day weekend targeting speeders, seat belt violators, and drunk drivers. DPS-along with law enforcement agencies throughout the state-will increase patrols from Friday, August 29, through […]

Local tourism boosters are welcoming the issuance of a new map from the Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPWD) which features Donley County. The map is part of the new Panhandle Plains Wildlife Trail opening this month and features 97 different parks, ranches, and other locales where motorists can discover the best places to see wildlife […]

City Hall is answering criticism of a comprehensive paving plan with officials saying they have an eye on the future and are prepared to properly maintain new streets. Voters in Clarendon began early voting Wednesday, casting ballots “for” or “against” issuing $2.5 million in certificates of obligation to pave, curb, and gutter 152 blocks across […]

Ruth H. Jones Hatchett, age 96, of Hershey, Pennsylvania, and formerly of Oklahoma City, died Monday, August 18, 2003, in Country Meadows of Hershey. Mrs. Hatchett was born July 17, 1907, in Sunnyside, Kansas.  She was the daughter of the late Lester and Flora Norton Bridenstine.  She was a homemaker and had worked for Sears […]

Funeral services for Charles Joseph “C.J.” Lance, age 76, were held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 19, 2003, in Robertson Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery with military honors by the Donley County VFW Post 7782 […]

Early voting by personal appearance begins next Wednesday, August 27, in an election that will determine the fate of Clarendon’s street paving proposal. Registered city voters may cast ballots “for” or “against” the issuance of $2.5 million in certificates of obligation. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at City Hall, and […]

While the State of Texas continues to struggle with declining sales tax revenue, the City of Clarendon is not going along with the trend. The city saw a 19.52 percent increase in its monthly sales tax rebate when Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn sent the payment last week. Clarendon’s rebate of $28,329.71 was up from […]

A state team found no deficiencies at the Medical Center Nursing Home last week when the Texas Department of Human Services conducted its annual review of the facility. Donley County Hospital District Administrator Alan Graham said it’s rare for a nursing home to have zero deficiencies given the broad scope of the inspection. “They look […]

Classroom parties at Clarendon Elementary will never be the same following new rules handed down by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs that took effect August 1, 2003. In an effort to combat what Combs calls “an obesity epidemic,” the Texas Department of Agriculture has amended its policies on Foods of Minimal Nutritional Value (FMNVs). But […]