Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Shirley Hearn Thomas, 69, died Thursday, February 16, 2017, in Amarillo. Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 25, at the Lake Tanglewood Community Church with Rev. Bryan Valance, pastor of Pleasant Valley Assembly of God, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Brooks Funeral Directors. Shirley was born February 4, 1948, in Clarendon. […]

Derlene Graham Gray was honored by the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce with the 2016 Saints’ Roost Award for her lifetime of service and commitment to the community during the annual Chamber Awards Banquet last Thursday, February 9. Man of the Year honors went to Johnny Treichel, and Jan Campbell was named the Woman of the […]

Clarendon’s sales tax revenues dipped slightly this month but is still solidly ahead for calendar year 2017. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributed February sales tax allocations last week, and Clarendon’s figure dropped 1.19 percent to $38,596.80 this month. The city’s calendar year-to-date figure remains positive, up 4.57 percent at $68,702.99. Heger said statewide allocations to […]

AUSTIN –State Senator Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) filed three bills Tuesday that improve the availability of financial aid in Texas. SB 887 will allow students to make more informed choices when borrowing money to pay for college by ensuring they receive an annual update on the their student loans. “While some student loan debt may be […]

Donley County Commissioners met in regular session Monday, February 13, and faced an old subject on their agenda… the fate of the Cherry Drug Store sign in Hedley. County Judge John Howard said Cherry family members are trying to obtain the sign for sentimental reasons, but the old building is now owned by all of […]

WASHINGTON – The “Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act,” H.R. 428, introduced by U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon), passed the House of Representatives Tuesday by a vote of 250-171. The bill establishes a fair and balanced process to conduct an accurate survey of contested land along the Red River to find the proper boundary between […]

By Sandy Anderberg All season long, the Clarendon Broncos have dominated the other five district teams in every match up. Their solid play has paid off and the Broncos are the district champs this season. They have had a stellar season and are currently 24-2 and 9-0 in District. The Broncos played two games last […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos finished their regular season with a trip to the playoffs in third place, but fell short to Claude in their last regular season game at 30-56. The Lady Broncos had a strong first quarter of play and only trailed by three, but they struggled with cold shooting in the […]

The Clarendon High School academic teams competed in their last invitational meet before district competition in March. They participated in the Canadian Invitational meet against eleven other schools of all classifications, including Dumas, Pampa, Borger, Perryton, Fritch, Canadian, West Texas High, and Gruver. Kira Weatherton placed 2nd in Spelling and Vocabulary and was only one […]

Clyde Noonkester passed away Sunday, February 13, at his home after fighting cancer for several years.  Visitation for Mr. Noonkester will be Wednesday, February 15, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.at Heartland Funeral Home in Early.  Graveside service will be at 2:30 p.m. in Eastlawn Memorial Park. Clyde was the son of D.W. and Lola Noonkester.  From […]