Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Funeral services for Sean David Lowrie, infant, were at held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 22, 2003, in Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon with Leonard Holt, Pastor of Agape Christian Church in Clarendon and Elder John Bowser of Amarillo, officiating.  Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of […]

Funeral services for Oma Cecil Hinkle Watson, age 94, were held at 2:00 p.m. on November 22, 2003, in McLean Church of Christ with George A. Watson officiating.  Burial was held in Hillcrest Cemetery by Bailey-Ware Funeral Home. Mrs. Watson died Thursday, November 20, 2003, in Shamrock.  She was born January 26, 1909, in Donley […]

The Texas Panhandle is currently experiencing a critical need for all blood types, according to Coffee Memorial Blood Bank. A blood drive will be held next Monday, December 1, at the Bairfield Activity Center from 1:30 p.m to 5:30 p.m. All donors will receive a gold Christmas ornament, and appointments can be made by calling […]

Clarendon College will likely begin soliciting bids for the construction of a new library next month following last Thursday’s Board of Regents meeting. Architect Jim Doche presented blueprints for the facility at the meeting, and CC President Myles Shelton discussed the timeline for the project. The college anticipates starting the bidding on or about December […]

The Associated Ambulance Authority was awarded a $35,000 grant from the Texas Department of Health (TDH) last week to help purchase a new ambulance. Authority Director Anita Aaron said her office received a congratulatory phone call from TDH last Tuesday after sending in the grant application in April. “We were very blessed,” she said. “We […]

The Burton Memorial Library held an open house and anniversary party Saturday morning in celebration of 80 years of service to the people of Donley County and Clarendon. Approximately 80 people attended the party hosted by the Friends of the Library. Attendees enjoyed cake, cookies, and punch; and author Kyle Garner was on hand to […]

Graveside services for Robert Sidney White, age 95, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2003, in Citizens Cemetery with Rev. James Ivey Edwards, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mr. White died Wednesday, November 12, 2003, […]

Donley County Commissioners approved implementation of a new service Monday that will allow crime victims to be notified automatically when the felon in their case is released from jail. Chris Jones, whose Louisville, Ken., company developed the VINE (Victim Information & Notification Everyday) program, said in the called meeting that full funding for the project […]

The Texas Department of Health (TDH) has issued a statewide health advisory reporting heavier-than-usual influenza activity in the state and urging people to get a flu shot. “It’s not unusual to have flu occur this early in the season. What’s unusual is to have this much of it this early,” said Texas Commissioner of Health […]

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen rescinded its previous action on a zoning issue last Tuesday after receiving legal advice. The reversal follows a 2-1 vote at the October 28 meeting to allow Sue Leeper to build an assisted living center in the R1 residential zone, which primarily restricts buildings in that area to single-family houses, […]