Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Clarendon College and other Texas community colleges were shocked last Wednesday when a budget proposal from the Texas House of Representatives cut $767 million from their funding and eliminated state support entirely for four colleges, including Frank Phillips at Borger. But new CC President Phil Shirley urged people not to panic in the light of […]

Cities in Donley County received welcome news of higher revenues this month when Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released information about January sales tax allotments. The City of City of Clarendon received $24,395.73 for the month, which is up 18.34 percent from the same period one year ago. Howardwick’s allotment grew 46.9 percent to $1,283.88; and […]

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives last week voted to repeal the new health care law, taking the initial step toward rolling back the massive overhaul. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon), who sponsored the repeal bill, voted in favor of the measure, which is a straight repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care […]

Viola McBride Mann, 102, died Saturday, January 22, 2011, in Amarillo, Texas. Services were held Monday, January 24, in the Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon with Rev. Larry Capranica, Pastor, officiating. Interment was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Mrs. Mann was born January […]

The Broncos are proving themselves as the top team in the area staying true to form Friday night at Wellington. The Broncos defeated the Rockets 69-51. According to head coach Brandt Lockhart; the Rockets played the Broncos tough in the first quarter of play with the Broncos holding a slight five-point lead. Great execution offensively […]

School boards across the nation are receiving recognition in January due to School Board Appreciation Month. Each campus of Clarendon and Hedley Independent School Districts presented its school board with various gifts, cards, and even a meal in gratitude of their service. “We have a really terrific board that is focused on what is best […]

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Three strangers who literally dropped out of the air at one Donley County couple’s home recently ended up staying two days and becoming good friends. Bill and Betty Ann Sansing had been to a funeral Sunday afternoon, January 9, when they returned to their ranch home north of Clarendon. As they drove up to the […]