Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Margie Lee Fraser Frederiksen, 63, died Saturday, August 22, 2009, in Clarendon. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 25, 2009, in the First Baptist Church in Groom with Rev. Jonathan Land, Pastor, officiating. Burial was held at Groom Cemetery in Groom. Services were held at Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Mrs. Frederiksen was […]

James Thomas “J.T.” Clayton, 97, died Tuesday, August 18, 2009, in Amarillo. Services were held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 22, 2009, in the First United Methodist Church in Memphis. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Mr. Clayton was born October 24, […]

AUSTIN – Preservation Texas has issued a call for nominations for its 2010 list of Texas’ Most Endangered Historic Places and is asking Panhandle residents to help identify threatened historic resources by submitting nominations. Since the program was initiated in 2003, the list of Texas’ Most Endangered Historic Places has played a vital role in […]

Donley County Commissioners have proposed a slightly smaller budget than last year, but taxes will still have to be raised slightly to support it, according to documents on file in the County Clerk’s office. “We feel like this is a good budget for the county,” Judge Jack Hall said. The $2.08 million budget is about […]

The Panhandle Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts (PASWCDS) will meet this Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the Clarendon College Bairfield Activity Center. Rick Kellison, Texas Tech University Project Director for Texas Alliance for Water Conservation (TAWC) will speak on “Carbon Sequestration and its Effect on Agriculture.” The topic has garnered recent interest because […]

Clarendon College Regents approved an $8.9 million budget for the coming fiscal year during their regular meeting last Thursday. The overall budget is $542,961 higher than the current budget, which is broken into two parts. The growth is seen in the Education & General Budget for fiscal year 2010, which is $6.78 million, an increase […]

Edith Dorine Conatser, 86, died Thursday, August 13, 2009, in Amarillo. Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 17, 2009, in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley with Don Stone, Church of Christ Minister, officiating. Burial was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Mrs. […]

Sales tax revenues for the City of Clarendon rose more than two percent when Texas Comptroller Susan Combs delivered July allocations last Friday. The city’s revenue from July collections was $33,025.97, which was up 2.3 percent from the same period last year. That brings the year-to-date figure to $203,525.24, down 0.4 percent. Hedley’s rebate for […]

AUSTIN – Shoppers will save more than ever before during the annual sales tax holiday — which now includes more than two dozen school supply items in addition to clothing and backpacks. Families will save an estimated $65.7 million in state and local sales taxes, according to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs. The annual sales tax […]

Four cases received sentencing in the 100th Judicial District Court including one local case last Friday in Memphis. Steve Cory Gardner was convicted and sentenced to eight years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division for the offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Donley County. Gardner pleaded true to […]