Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Funeral services for Winnie Evelyn Mote Burton, age 80, was held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2006, in the First Baptist Church in Claude with Rev. Darrell Burton, grandson and pastor of Martin Baptist Church in Clarendon, and Rev. Jess Little, Pastor, officiating.  Burial was held in Claude Cemetery under the direction of […]

Funeral services for Opal L. Clendennen, age 85, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2006, at the First Baptist Church in Hedley with Bruce Howard, pastor, officiating.  Burial was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. Mrs. Clendennen died February 16, 2006, in Pampa. […]

 Graveside services for Dorothy Neil Tankersley Stone, age 73, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 17, 2006, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, retired Baptist minister from Clarendon, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Stone died Monday, February 13, 2006, in Amarillo.  […]

Work is progressing as scheduled on the project to replace the bridge below the Greenbelt Dam on SH 70 just north of Clarendon. The first phase, to build a detour on the east side of the existing bridge, is complete.  The detour has 12-foot lanes with no shoulders and is the same width as the […]

Early voting by personal appearance in the Democratic and Republican primary elections began Tuesday in the Donley County Courthouse Annex and will continue through Friday, March 3. The only locally contested race this primary season is the Precinct 4 commissioner’s position, which has incumbent Bob Trout facing challenger Brad Dalton on the Democratic ballot. Voters […]

Everything old will be new again when Clarendon holds the 128th anniversary Saints’ Roost Celebration this summer. It’s going to be on the Fourth of July, preferably at the Courthouse; and the parade will return to its afternoon timeslot. At a planning meeting hosted by the Chamber of Commerce Friday evening, the date of the […]

A cutting torch is being blamed for a fire that burned the grass off the Greenbelt Dam last Thursday. Sources say a workman with the crew in charge of dismantling the old bridge below the dam on State Highway 70 caused sparks that ignited the dry grass. Flames spread up the face of the dam, […]

Funeral services for Helen Martin Witt, age 89, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2006, in the Church of Christ in Groom with Gaylord Cook, Minister, officiating.  Burial was held in Groom Cemetery in Groom under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Witt died Friday, February 10, 2006, […]

Donley County’s economy continues to generate higher sales tax receipts for local cities, according to Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn. January figures released last week shows Clarendon, Hedley, and Howardwick all with double-digit increases over the same period last year. Clarendon’s sales tax collection was up 12.37 percent to $28,559.48; and Howardwick’s receipts were up […]

A Friday evening blaze destroyed 30 to 40 acres of grass and threatened several homes on the southwest side of Lake Greenbelt last week. Fortunately, no structures were lost in the fire, but the incident highlights just how dangerously dry conditions are. Officials are urging caution and remind everyone that a countywide burn ban is […]