Monday, December 18th, 2017

Funeral services for Billie Melton, age 70, were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 22, 2003, at the First Baptist Church of Stratford, Texas, with Dr. Genoa Goad, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Howardwick, and Mr. Larry Evans, minister of the Church of Christ in Stratford, officiating. Burial was held in Stratford […]

AMARILLO – Bryan Daniel, Texas State Director for USDA Rural Development, announced last week that Panhandle Community Services was awarded a $157,920 grant through the Rural Housing Service Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program. USDA funds will be used to assist 35 families with essential home repairs in 26 Panhandle counties.  The estimated population of these […]

The Donley County Sheriff’s Office is reminding kids to be wary around strangers following last week’s arrest of an Amarillo man here. Larry Lee Lincoln, age 39, was arrested and booked into the Donley County Jail on prohibited weapons charges after making advances on two local girls. According to Sheriff Butch Blackburn, the juveniles came […]

Clarendon College Regents approved a $5.5 million operating budget for the 2003-2004 fiscal year during their regular meeting last Thursday. The board also adopted a tax increase for the Clarendon College District, which changes the ad valorem rate from $0.183240 per $100 valuation to $0.1987, an increase in the rate of slightly more than 1½ […]

A busy day is in store at the Saints’ Roost Museum as the ninth annual Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff gets underway this Saturday, September 27. Sixteen wagons are set to compete for top prizes, and the day will provide great family entertainment for all ages. Two other wagons were also scheduled to compete but […]

Margaret Fricks Burris, 54, of Amarillo died Friday, September 12, 2003. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2003, in Blackburn-Shaw Funeral Directors Memorial Chapel in Amarillo, with the Rev. Gary Burd of Christian Heritage Church officiating. Burial was held in Llano Cemetery. Mrs. Burris was a homemaker and loved being with […]

Funeral services for John D. McVicker, age 89, were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 16, 2003, at the First Baptist Church in Dumas with Stan Corbin, pastor of the Laos Mission of the First Baptist Church in Dumas, officiating and Rev. Eddie Tubbs, Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Dumas, assisting.  Burial […]

By Tyler Lewis, Clarendon FFA Clarendon FFA Chapter competed in the Ag Mechanics Project Show and Livestock Judging Contest on September 13 at the Tri-State Fair & Rodeo. Seven ag mechanics exhibitors and four livestock judgers attended the competition. The following students exhibited the first place cattle feeder in Class 5 (livestock production projects): J.C. […]

Tickets are on sale now for the ninth annual Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff to be held next Saturday, September 27, at the Saints’ Roost Museum. Officials with the museum say 16 wagons are signed up to compete for top prizes, and the day will provide great family entertainment for all ages. The gate opens […]

Work began on the renovation of the old Ft. Worth & Denver Railroad Depot last week after more than three years of planning and setbacks. Representatives of the Saints’ Roost Museum Board met with Dallas-based contractor Phoenix I Restoration & Construction last Wednesday and signed the contract on the $200,000 job. The finished depot will […]