Monday, October 23rd, 2017

This school year, an unfamiliar face has been spotted in the halls and classrooms of Clarendon High School. This “foreign” face belongs to 16-year-old Shelia Spielhofer, an exchange student from Germany, who will reside in Clarendon with Megan and Billy Boone for the remainder of this school year until her departure back home in June. […]

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) wants to be sure no child is left unbuckled this fall, and with good reason: motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages two to 14. This year, Texas passed a new law intended to make sure the state’s youngest travelers stay safe […]

This year’s 15 annual Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff will be held this weekend on the grounds of the Saints’ Roost Museum. Before ten wagons will participate in the traditional cookoff on Saturday, junior contestants will compete in the junior cookoff Friday afternoon. The Junior Cookoff, which is partially funded by the American Chuckwagon Association, […]

District Judge Stuart Messer addressed a crowd of area high school students, college students, and community members last Thursday, September 17, in the Clarendon College Harned Sisters Fine Arts Center to discuss the importance of the United States Constitution. The lecture was part of CC’s observance of Constitution Day and focused on the rights preserved […]

Barbara Gail Hewett Brown, 67, died Thursday, September 10, 2009, in Amarillo. Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, September 16, 2009, in the Robertson Funeral Directors Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Micheal L. Patterson officiating. Interment was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were held at Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Barbara […]

Memphis – “I shot him out of meanness.” “I shot him for getting into my beer.” These statements resonated through the Hall County Courthouse last Thursday, September 11, when District Attorney Luke Inman began his closing during the guilt/innocence phase of the Harold “Bud” Ham murder trial. Shortly thereafter, the Hall County jury convicted and […]

The City of Howardwick stood out among cities in Donley County when Texas Comptroller Susan Combs announced the August sales tax allocations last Friday. The city’s rebate was just $38.07, a sharp decline of more than 98 percent from the $2,055.23 Howardwick received for the same period in 2008. Comptroller spokesman R.J. DeSilva said the […]

A public hearing on the city budget last Tuesday drew sharp criticism from one citizen about the contract between the City of Clarendon and the Donley County Sheriff’s Department. The citizen, who signed in only as “Paul,” opened his questioning by inquiring why the law enforcement line item was $131,500 and asked what the city […]

Clarendon College has set a new enrollment record for the second year in a row, according to information released after the 12th class day of the fall semester. The headcount this fall is 1,431, which is up from 1,347 last year. CC President Bill Auvenshine said economic conditions and hard work by the college’s student […]

Carolyn Jo “Carrie” Shaw Quintana, 52, died Tuesday, September 1, 2009, in Clarendon. Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 5, 2009, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Lance Wood, Pastor, officiating. Inurnment was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of […]