Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Graveside services for Florene Helen Elliott, age 74, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2005, in Citizens Cemetery with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, and Pastor Lawrence Thompson, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Elliott died Saturday, August 20, […]

Johnnye Juanita Lewis Woolam, age 71 of Andrews, passed away on August 18, 2005, from the effects of cancer.  Graveside services were held on Saturday, August 20, 2005, by the Rev. Brian Johnson of the New Life Worship Center.  She is survived by her husband Alvis Woolam, of Andrews; her sister Hazel Shields of Leila […]

The Donley County Hospital Board rescinded the proposed tax rate set at its July meeting and proposed a new rate last Tuesday. Board President Alan Fletcher said the board had adopted the rate of $0.1946 based on information, which turned out to be only estimations. The new proposed rate of $0.189448 is based on actual […]

A Clarendon man landed himself in jail after he reportedly sold narcotics in a sting operation set up by the Donley County Sheriff’s Department last week. Patrick Childs, age 20, was charged Friday with Delivery of Crack Cocaine, a second-degree felony. Sheriff Butch Blackburn said the sting was set up after an investigation of another […]

The July unemployment rate of 5.0 percent represented a one-tenth of a percentage point decrease from the June rate of 5.1 percent and fell significantly from July 2004 when the unemployment rate was 6.1 percent. “Texas continues to create jobs as our economy expands,” said Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) Chair Diane Rath. “With more than […]

Higher property valuations and lower health insurance premiums are allowing Donley County officials to consider a slightly lower total county tax rate, according to the proposed 2005-2006 budget filed in the clerk’s office last Friday. The $1.9 million budget allows for raises for county employees and for increased fuel and utility costs while proposing a […]

Kathleen G. “Kitty” Barnett passed away July 27, 2005, in San Bernardino, California. Funeral services were held August 2, 2005, at 10:15 a.m. at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside California. She was born in Clarendon on August 15, 1923.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Church of Christ in Phoenix, Arizona. Survivors […]

Funeral services for Dianna Mae Hedgecoke Bilbrey, age 65, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2005, in the First United Methodist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Kenneth Metzger, Interim Pastor, officiating.  Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Bilbrey died […]

Funeral services for Clara Mae Shults Hammond, age 96, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2005, in the Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Rob Seale, Pastor, officiating.  Burial was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Hammond died Thursday, August 11, 2005, […]

The Donley County Extension office will be hosting an alfalfa production seminar on August 26 at the Church of Christ Family Life Center. Program topics will include: “Overview and Agronomics of Alfalfa Production,” “Round-up Ready Alfalfa” and general weed control, variety selection, and a field visit to discuss insects and alfalfa management. Registration begins at […]