Monday, December 18th, 2017

The Clarendon College Board of Regents approved a bid package totaling more than $2.99 million for a new workforce education building at the CC Pampa Center during their regular meeting last Thursday. Architect Jim Doche presented the bids and said estimates for the project had ranged as high as $3.3 million but noted that the […]

CHILDRESS – During campaign season the landscape seems to bloom with a special kind of flower – the political sign. In some places campaign signs seem to be blooming like wildflowers even though it is still winter. Campaign signs on public lands are illegal. Before you plant a sign, there are a few things you […]

The 100th District Court heard four pleas resulting in four convictions when it met in Clarendon last Friday. A total of $8,700 in fines was assessed as a result of the pleas that took place on January 22. In addition to the fines, the defendants were required to pay a total of $1,863 in court […]

Maurine Skipper, 81, died January 22, 2010, in McLean. Services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday January 26, 2010, at Forest Hill Baptist Church 1021 North Apache in Amarillo with Rev. Walt Ellis Officiating. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Skipper was born on March 28, 1928, in McLean to C.O. “Ott” and Laura […]

Christmas has come early for the local city-county library this year thanks to the estate of Mary Stocking McConnell. The Gabie Betts Burton Memorial Library has received a check from that estate in the amount of $97,500. Librarian Carolyn Blackerby says the library has been a beneficiary of Mrs. McConnell’s estate in the past, receiving […]

Package sales of beer and wine in the city limits was one topic of discussion when the Clarendon Board of Aldermen met last Tuesday. Alderman Ann Huey said she asked for the topic to be put the board’s agenda after some citizens asked her about it. “I think it would be a way to bring […]

Clarendon College would not be seriously impacted if state officials carry through with a possible five percent budget cut. Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and House Speaker Joe Straus sent letters to state agencies and institutions of higher learning directing each state agency to submit a plan to identify savings for the 2010-2011 […]

In the wake of the earthquake disaster in Haiti, Americans are donating via text message more than ever before. BBB advises donors that giving through text can be a safe and easy way to give—but you should still use caution. Within days following the disaster in Haiti, it was widely reported that more than $3 […]

AMARILLO – USDA Rural Development has announced their allocation for direct single family loans for Fiscal Year 2010. Due to an increased level of funding as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, USDA Rural Development in Texas has more than $130 million in direct funding available to help families achieve the dream […]

Bryan Lovell Myers, 51, died Monday, January 11, 2010, in Amarillo. A memorial service for family and friends will be scheduled at a later date. Cremation and arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Bryan was born September 30, 1958, at Selfridge Air Force Base in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He was […]