Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Clarendon’s Cub Scouts celebrated more than 50 years of history last Tuesday when Pack 437 held its annual Blue & Gold Banquet in the Bairfield Activity Center. Memorabilia from the past half century of local Cub Scouting was on display, and many of the pack’s former leaders were in attendance. Olympic gold medalist Brandon Slay […]

By Tyler Lewis, FFA Chapter Reporter With half the show season left, Clarendon FFA members are having success at the major shows. Recently at the Fort Worth Livestock Show, Ashley Petty placed 9th in middleweight Cross barrows, and Dustin Willyard placed 16th in heavyweight Black O.P.B. barrows. These two exhibitors received premiums for their efforts. […]

Only eleven Donley County residents showed up for a public hearing Monday night to discuss possible routes for the proposed Trans-Texas Corridor, but that’s actually a good turnout, state officials say. The local citizens, made up mostly of Howardwick city officials and members of the Commissioners’ Court, represented the largest attendance the Texas Department of […]

District Attorney Stuart Messer released his annual report for 2003 this week. Messer prosecuted 330 felony cases involving 279 defendants in the 100th Judicial District, which includes Donley, Carson, Childress, Collingsworth, and Hall counties. Judge David McCoy assessed fines in these cases totaling $666,866 and ordered court costs of $91,630.25. The DA’s office reports that […]

2003 Saints’ Roost Award winner Susie Shields.   Susie Shields received the 2003 Saints’ Roost Award when the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet Saturday night in the Bairfield Activity Center. Stan Shelton and Pat McAnear also received top honors as Man of the Year and Woman of the Year. Shields received the […]

Funeral services for Jerry Don May, age 62, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 19, 2004, in Community Fellowship Church with Rev. Bryan Knowles, pastor, and Rev. Todd Dick, family member from Croatia, officiating.  Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. Mr. May died […]

Funeral services for David Carroll Peabody, age 79, of Lewisville, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2004, in the Dalton and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Lewisville.  Burial was held in Sangor Cemetery in Sanger under the direction of Dalton and Son Funeral Home of Lewisville. Mr. Peabody died on Wednesday, February […]

Long revered as a “good lawyer” and a “great man,” retired Federal Judge George Skelton, age 98, of Temple died early Friday, February 20, 2004, in a Temple hospital. He was influential not only in Central Texas, but in the nation as well.  Skelton had been a longtime Democratic leader in Texas.  He worked on […]

Funeral services for Phebe Ann Buntin, age 82, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, February 23, 2004, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. James Ivey Edwards, Pastor, officiating.  Memorial services followed graveside services that were held at 10:00 a.m. at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral […]

Funeral services for Maggie L. Morrow Stewart, age 61, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2004, in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Rev. Jim Aveni, Pastor of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Stewart […]