Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

AUSTIN – Donley County’s unemployment rate dropped in December after holding steady in November, according to information released this week by the Texas Workforce Commission. Seasonally non-adjusted data from TWC showed 1,789 people employed in December out of a workforce of 1,852. November’s data had 1,747 people employed out of a workforce of 1,812. The […]

CANYON – Genevieve Caldwell, formerly of Clarendon, has been selected to receive the 2006 Pioneer Spirit Award from the Panhandle-Plains Historical Society. Mrs. Caldwell, who now lives in Amarillo, continues the strong traditions of those who came before her and epitomizes all that is valued in the true pioneer spirit. In keeping with the spirit […]

Clarendon College Regents threw their support behind efforts to increase state funding for community colleges when they met in regular session last Thursday. Regents considered and adopted a resolution backing the plan of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to seek an additional $640 million in statewide funding, which would mean an increase of more […]

Leone Thomas Duling, of Amarillo died Tuesday, January 16, 2006, at the age of 97. Servicers were held at 1 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2007, in Robertson Chapel of Memories with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Baptist minister, officiating. Interment was in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Mrs. Duling […]

Stanley “Stoney” Walter McKee, 88, died Wednesday, January 17, 2007, in Amarillo. Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January, 20, 2007, in the Robertson Funeral Directors Chapel of Memories with Gene Denney, officiating.  Interment was held at Citizens Cemetery. Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Stanley, “Stoney”, […]

Washington D.C. – Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) has received his committee assignments in the U.S. House of Representatives for the 110th Congress. The assignments announced by House Minority Leader John Boehner return Congressman Thornberry to two Committees important to the region and the country – the House Armed Services Committee and the House Permanent Select […]

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen last week approved a 12-month agreement with local radio station KEFH-FM to promote the city to tourists. The city had been considering purchasing billboard advertising with revenue from the Motel Bed Tax to encourage people to visit the town, but radio station owner Pat Robertson told the board January 9 […]

Sade Rae Cobb and Annie Patten exhibited the top animals in the Beef Division during the annual Donley County Junior Livestock Show last Saturday at the Clarendon Community Center. Cobb’s Grand Champion Steer was purchased by Bill Bennett; and Patten’s Grand Champion Heifer was purchased by Community Bank, Clarendon Outpost, Shelton Law Office and Floyd’s […]

J.C. Woody, 76, died Monday, January 8, 2006, in Pampa. Services were at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at St. Andrews United Methodist Church in Borger with Rev. Ted Wilson, pastor, officiating.  Interment was in Evergreen Garden at Westlawn Memorial Park. Mr. Woody was born on February 3, 1930, in Maude, Okla., and had been a longtime […]

Irene Sailor Shearer, 75, died January 9, 2007, in Claude. Services were held Thursday, January 11, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. in Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa with Rev. Billy Holland, pastor of First Christian Church in Miami, officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors. Mrs. Shearer was […]