Monday, December 18th, 2017

Donley County Sheriff Butch Blackburn declared this week that his office will give no quarter to people illegally parking in the handicap zones near the Bronco Gym. “We’ve got some fans that want to see the games but can’t get into a handicapped spot,” the sheriff said. Blackburn said his officers will issue tickets, not […]

With the construction phase complete, the Clarendon College Board of Regents toured the interior and exterior of the new library building and accepted the structure during regular session last Thursday. “It’s an exciting time for Clarendon College,” said CC President Myles Shelton. “We’re pleased this project has come to fruition, especially in time for the […]

The City of Clarendon will hold a public hearing at the Clarendon High School Auditorium next Wednesday at 7 p.m. to discuss park improvements. According to City Administrator Sean Pate, city officials are considering applying for a Texas Parks & Wildlife Department grant and are seeking to gather input from the public. “We’re working with […]

Rufus Jones, 87, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, November 13, 2004. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of Beckmann Funeral Home with the Rev. Monte Marshall officiating. Interment followed in the Greenwood Cemetery. Jones was born June 30, 1917, in Turkey, Texas, the son of William Fowler Jones and […]

Funeral services for Charles Ray “Putt Putt” Roberts, age 67, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2004, at the N.S. Griggs and Sons Pioneer Chapel in Amarillo with Dr. David Evans, Trinity Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial was held in Memorial Park Mausoleum in Amarillo under the direction of N.S. Griggs and Sons […]

Grace Bivens, daughter of Allan and Elzie (York) Hill, was born February 17, 1908, at Enterprise, Okla.  She departed this life late Sunday, November 21, 2004, at BSA Hospital in Amarillo at the age of 96. Grace was raised and educated at Quinton, Okla., graduating from high school there in the class of 1925. She […]

The Board of Aldermen ordered a house in southwest Clarendon to be demolished last week after the owner failed to comply with directives to clean up the property. During a public hearing before last Tuesday’s board meeting, City Administrator Sean Pate said Fire Marshall Kelly Hill had declared the house at 820 S. Allen Street […]

The Hedley Public School paid a memorable tribute to local men and women who have served in the United States armed forces during services last Thursday. Students in every grade participated in the Veterans’ Day program, which began with a turkey and dressing dinner in the Hedley cafeteria with high school students waiting on the […]

Last week, officials with the Donley County Gin in Lelia Lake were calling the 2004 cotton crop one of the best in decades; but several days of cold, wet weather could threaten that assessment. The lack of freezing temperatures has kept the damage from being as bad as it could be, but producers now need […]

Duckwall’s Variety Store closed here Monday after losing the lease on the building it had occupied for seven years. “It is unfortunate that we have lost our lease; however, we are continuing to look at other options in Clarendon,” said District Manager Karen Walker. “We appreciate the support the community has shown and look forward […]