Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Funeral services for Jimmy J. Baird, age 70, of Howardwick were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 13, 2006, at Briarwood Full Gospel Church of Pampa, with Rev. Gene Allen, retired Full Gospel pastor, and Rev. Lynn Hancock, pastor of Briarwood Full Gospel Church, officiating.  Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, […]

Funeral services for Oceola “Scotty” Boomer, age 90, were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 27, 2006, in the First United Methodist Church in Claude, with Rev. Janet Edwards, Pastor, and Don Travis, officiating.  Burial was held in Claude Cemetery in Claude under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. Mrs. Boomer was born […]

James W. “Jim” Douglas of Clarendon, Texas, died on Thursday, March 23, 2006, in Clarendon.  He was 77 years old. Jim Douglas was born February 10, 1929, to Clyde J. and Dorinda Tatum Douglas in Clarendon.  Jim attended Clarendon schools, graduating from Clarendon High School and Clarendon College in 1946. He entered the University of […]

Funeral services for J.W. Hatley, age 87, were held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2006, in the Church of Christ in Clarendon with Eddie Stegall, Minister, officiating. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc. Mr. Hatley died Thursday, March 23, 2006, in Amarillo.  He […]

Donley County’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly in January to 5.0 percent after settling at 3.5 percent in December. The seasonally non-adjusted data from the Texas Workforce Commission shows 1,740 employed locally out of a potential work force of 1,832. The number of people out of work in Donley County rose from 66 in December […]

The Donley County Hospital Board met in regular session March 21 in the Conference Room of the Medical Center Nursing Home. Holly Eads certified the candidates for this year’s board election as being unopposed, and the board approved a resolution declaring Onita Thomas, Carolyn Moffett, Gene Hommel, and Bright Newhouse as duly reelected. Board Chairman […]

The local population will more than double this weekend when the 25th annual Clarendon College Invitational Judging Contest is held on Saturday. The contest regularly attracts more than 2,000 high school FFA students and 4-H students from Texas and nearby states, but some officials say attendance at this year’s contest may approach 3,000. CC President […]

The push is underway across Texas to get Richard “Kinky” Friedman and Carole Keeton Strayhorn on the November ballot as independent candidates for governor. Friedman and Strayhorn must each gather 45,540 signatures of registered voters who did not vote in either the Democratic or Republican primaries this year, and they must have those signatures submitted […]

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen turned down a proposal to purchase a swimming pool during their regular meeting last Tuesday. Western Skies Motel owner G. Patel had offered to sell the swimming pool west of his establishment to the city for $35,000; but the mayor, the board, and other city officials all had concerns about […]

The Texas motto of “friendship” has come to life following last week’s wildfires as numerous organizations have mobilized to assist those affected by the disaster. Starting close to home, the Donley County State Bank is accepting donations on behalf of Amarillo National Bank to help defray the living expenses of three Howardwick firemen who were […]