Monday, December 18th, 2017

Clarendon Merchants are set to make some people very merry this Christmas when they give away $2,000 in prizes this Saturday afternoon. The giveaway is part of the Clarendon Gold promotion, and for several weeks now shoppers have been registering at participating merchants. Merchants will draw two names Saturday and each will win $1,000 in […]

Local candidates continue to throw their hats in the ring this week for next year’s general election. Dan Sawyer has become the third Republican to file for the Pct. 4 Commissioner’s position. He joins Joe Hall and Bill Spier in the quest to succeed Commissioner Bob Trout, who is not seeking re-election. Doug Wright has […]

AUSTIN – With the holiday season kicking into high gear, reminders from the Texas Department of Transportation to celebrate responsibly are popping up in convenience stores, restaurants and even on mirrors above bathroom sinks at bars and night clubs. “We know Texans like to celebrate the holidays in a big way,” said Carol Rawson, TxDOT […]

Through support and participation from many citizens, the City of Clarendon received the PEP (Partners for Environmental Progress) Recycling Award in the region for the second year in a row. In one year, the city’s community recycling program diverted 388,878 pounds of trash, which is 197 pounds per citizen. “When we were contacted by Elizabeth […]

Candidates are beginning to line up for the primaries leading up to next year’s general election. US Rep. Mac Thornberry of Clarendon announced Monday that he has filed to run for re-election in the 13th Congressional District of Texas. He will be on the Republican ticket. Joe Hall and Bill Spier have both signed up […]

 AMARILLO – Irrigation of crops directly contributes more than $1.6 billion a year and 16,650 jobs to the economy of the Amarillo region, according to a study released Wednesday at the Texas Commodity Symposium. “Irrigation is clearly a major source of fuel for the region’s economic engine,” said Dr. Darren Hudson who conducted the study […]

The district court recently delivered sentences in two Donley County cases. In Wellington on Tuesday, November 24, 2009, the court heard two pleas which resulted in two convictions against Travis Ray Smith. Smith was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice after pleaing true to […]

More than 298 people were fed during the second annual Donley County Thanksgiving Dinner last Thursday. The Thanksgiving dinner was a huge success. Opportunities for both sit in and take out were provided so that everyone could have a warm Thanksgiving meal, and Steve Carter and Ted Shaller provided transportation for those who needed a […]

Authorities are on the lookout this week for a man suspected of breaking into the First Baptist Church in Clarendon Sunday night. Donley County Sheriff Butch Blackburn said church members had been decorating for Christmas and left the building between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. Pastor Lance Wood then returned to his church office about 11 […]

Farm Service Agency county committee election ballots must be turned in to the local FSA office by next Monday, December 7, 2009. “The FSA county committee system is unique among government agencies, because it allows producers to make important decisions concerning the local administration of federal farm programs,” said local FSA Executive Director Bruce Ferguson. […]