Monday, December 18th, 2017

When baseball made its debut at Clarendon High School four short years ago, few knew what direction the new sport would take.  Some are still wondering.  But the players and fans of Bronco baseball were confident in the days leading up to the semi-finals.  Continuing their successful year, the Broncos defeated Nazareth in two straight […]

Donley County deputies subdued and arrested a Ft. Worth man last week after he assaulted a local family and then vowed he wouldn’t be taken alive during a 34-minute standoff with authorities. Sheriff Butch Blackburn said 46-year-old George Wayne Weatherly was seen exiting the northeastern county residence of Larry and Alice Laroe on state highway […]

Funeral services for Della Jackson Ray were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at the Believers Way Church in Amarillo with Pastor Mark Farley officiating. Burial followed in Memory Gardens in. Della Jackson Ray was born February 25, 1939, in Memphis, Texas, to Roy Calvin Jackson and Goldie Francis Lamb. Della married her […]

Lucille Clark Smith, 98, of Mesquite, Texas, died May 18, 2004. She was a much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, and aunt. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, in the Grove Hill Funeral Home Chapel in Dallas with Rev. Connie Millsap and Rev. Chuck Cox officiating. She was a long time member of […]

Clarendon taxpayers could save at least $8,000 on airport renovations, according to information presented to the Board of Aldermen last Tuesday. Alderman Janice Knorpp, who heads the committee overseeing grant-funded renovations at Smiley Johnson Municipal Airport, reported E.D. Baker had received the bid for the project and said the job should be about $80,000 under […]

Clarendon High School has announced Tim Leeper and Matthew Aaron as its top students for the Class of 2004. The valedictorian with a grade average of 97.64 is Tim Leeper, son of Bryan and Debbie Leeper. Leeper has been very involved in extracurricular activities at CHS.  He has played basketball for four years, baseball for […]

Clarendon College will be better prepared to serve future students thanks to a $50,000 grant awarded by the Don & Sybil Harrington Foundation last week. The funds will be used to for technology purposes in the new CC Library & Learning Resource Center, which is now under construction. CC President Myles Shelton said the grant […]

Local incumbents were returned to office in all races last Saturday when Donley County voters went to the polls. Despite being the most talked about race, only 25 percent of registered voters cast ballots for candidates running for the Donley County Hospital Board, which was the only countywide election. Three current members of the hospital […]

Funeral services for Beverly Jo Henderson, age 43, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19, 2004, at St. John Baptist Church in Amarillo with Rev. Grover Neal officiating.  Burial was held in Llano Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home in Amarillo. Ms. Henderson died May 14, 2004.  She was born August […]

Hedley High School officials announced this week that Treva Rowland and Lacey Wallendorff will be the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2004. Rowland is graduating with a high school grade average of 97.60. She is the daughter of Mike and Linda Rowland and the granddaughter of Don and Treva Fulton of Howardwick and […]