Monday, December 18th, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) announced last week his support of several measures to improve the way the federal government collects and spends taxpayer dollars. Cosponsoring or introducing five legislative proposals, Thornberry called it a “common sense package that would significantly improve accountability for federal spending.” “I always try to remember that every […]

Clarendon third graders saw hard work pay off when three hometown heroes visited their classroom last week. The students have sent letters, care packages, and e-mails to Marines Greg Wooten, J.C. Blackburn, and Nathan Floyd as part of their Social Studies class with Mrs. Robinson, and they received several e-mails and pictures back from them. […]

The Donley County Hospital District canceled its May election when the hospital board met in regular session last Tuesday. Assistant Administrator Holly Eads certified that incumbent candidates Don Thornberry, Alan Fletcher, and Melinda McAnear were unopposed for the May 12 election. The board accepted that certification and declared the candidates duly elected. In other district […]

By MaryRuth Peacock, County FCS Agent The health fair cometh! This year’s health fair will be on Thursday, April 12, from 10:00-2:00 p.m. in the Bairfield Activity Center. The health fair is being sponsored this year by the Texas Cooperative Extension, Clarendon College, and Northwest HealthCare System. A new service this year is being offered […]

Cleta Bell Becton Shults, age 75, died Monday, March 26, 2007, in Amarillo. Services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 29, 2007, in First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Truman Ledbetter, Baptist Minister, and Rev. Lance Wood, pastor, officiating. Interment at 3:30 p.m. in Becton Cemetery near Petersburg with arrangements by Robertson […]

Edward Lee Sewell, 65, died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, in Dallas. Graveside services were held on March 26, 2007, in Northlawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Dumas with Dan Turner, officiating. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Edward was born January 29, 1942, in Amarillo to Alton Edward and Agnes […]

AUSTIN – Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced that March 18-24 is National Agricultural Week in Texas – a time to recognize the state’s hardworking farmers and ranchers and acknowledge their contributions to the Texas economy – $73 billion a year. “Take time especially on March 21, National Agriculture Day, to recognize, celebrate and thank the […]

By MaryRuth Peacock, County Agent Come and walk across Texas with us! Walk Across Texas is a program created by Texas Cooperative Extension to help you establish the habit of regular physical activity. From border to border, you and/or your team, can walk 830 miles across the state, seeing your progress across the state on-line, […]

The City of Clarendon is busy working on fire hydrants around town after fire department officials alerted the Board of Aldermen to problems with the plugs. Fire Chief Delbert Robertson addressed the board last Tuesday and reminded the aldermen that not properly maintaining the hydrants could cause insurance rates to go up in the city. […]

Ira Kenneth Morrow, 77, died Wednesday, March 14, 2007, in Clarendon. Services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2007, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Darrell Burton, Pastor of the Martin Baptist Church, and Rev. Claude Porter, officiating. Burial was in Citizens Cemetery. Services were under the arrangement of […]