Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Local veterans’ organizations are planning two special services this Memorial Day weekend to honor those who gave their lives in defense of liberty. Major John Keith Wells, USMCR retired, will be the keynote speaker for events to be held at Rowe Cemetery and on the Courthouse Square. Wells, a native of Hall County, commanded the […]

Funeral services for Henry Randolph Johnston were held at 3:00 p.m. on February 27, 2004, at the Fort Myer Chapel.  Graveside services were held at Arlington Cemetery. Mr. Johnston, a retired Air Force Colonel, passed away at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia, on January 24, 2004, of congestive heart failure.  He was a Texan, […]

Graveside services for Cecil Ladell Sims, age 81, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 22, 2004, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mr. Sims died Friday, March 19, 2004, […]

Work is scheduled to begin next week on US 287 west of Clarendon, according to the the Texas Department of Transportation. A pre-construction meeting was held Wednesday, March 18, at the Wellington TxDOT Area Office to discuss the upcoming project for the mill and inlay of the north driving lanes on US 287 west of […]

Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn last week announced that state sales tax revenue in February totaled more than $1.26 billion, up 6.2 percent compared to last year. Strayhorn delivered $303.6 million in March sales tax payments to Texas cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts, an 8.3 percent increase compared to March 2003. […]

Clarendon College Regents enacted slight fee increases to keep up with higher costs of doing business when they met in regular session last Thursday. CC President Myles Shelton said the hike of $4 per semester hour in the building use fee reflects new realities faced by the college. “We’re going to experience new cost items […]

After months of anticipation and years of planning, the ribbon was cut on Clarendon’s new three-story Best Western hotel last Saturday. Jimmy Sindha, one of the owners of the new American Inn, said he is pleased to finally be open. “We had about 50 people stay here Saturday night,” he said. “That’s good for a […]

Funeral services for Jackie Ranson, age 91, of Giles were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 12, 2004, at Hughs Memorial Chapel in Memphis with Bright Newhouse, officiating.  Burial was held in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home in Memphis. Mrs. Ranson died Friday, March 5, 2004, in Amarillo.  She was […]

Memorial services for Harvey Carroll Shaw, Jr., age 78, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 17, 2004, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Truman Ledbetter, Pastor, officiating.  Cremation was held on Thursday, March 18, 2004, in Amarillo. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., in Clarendon. Mr. […]

AUSTIN – Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs announced that March 14 to 20 is National Agriculture Week in Texas – a time to celebrate the state’s farmers and ranchers and acknowledge this far-reaching industry that adds some $73 billion to the Texas economy. “From healthy food to fresh flowers to warm clothing, agriculture touches our lives […]