Sunday, September 24th, 2017

State Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) gave his insights on this year’s legislative session during a town hall in Clarendon last Wednesday, September 6, at the Bairfield Activity Center. The senator said this session was one in which a lot of people wanted the state to dictate to local governments. “It was a session where people […]

An Arizona man is facing criminal charges after he falsely told authorities that he had been held up in downtown Clarendon at gun point on August 27. Ryan Scott, age 34, of Kingman was arrested Friday, September 8, after handwriting analysis by three experts determined that his written statement of the alleged crime was deceptive. […]

Students interested in the CDL program at Clarendon College are invited to attend a workshop this Thursday, September 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Clarendon College Downtown Educational Center in Clarendon. This workshop will assist students in applying for financial assistance from the Texas Workforce Commission. Classes are set to begin September 18 […]

Donley County municipalities saw an upswing sales tax revenues last week when Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar distributed September allocations to local governments. This month’s allocation is based on sales made in July by local businesses that report sales tax monthly. The City of Clarendon received $33,965.43, which is up 3.38 percent compared to the same […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos are 2-0 on the year and looking to keep their winning record alive as they take the week to prepare for a road trip to Wheeler next Friday. Their big win over S-E, gave them the momentum they need to hit the Mustangs head on and continue to prepare […]

Thomas Eugene Jaramillo died Tuesday, September 5, 2017, in Amarillo at the age of 61. Memorial services were held Monday, September 11, 2017, at the Clarendon Country Club with Greta Byars officiating. Inurnment was under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors. Tom was born May 19, 1956, at Pueblo, Colo., to Fred and Faye Jaramillo. […]

Don Butler, 74, of Clarendon died Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Larry Capranica officiating.  Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. (MST), Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, in Santa Fe National Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount […]

As residents on the Texas Gulf Coast continue to cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, help for those people is coming from all corners including Donley County. Several local organizations are actively collected necessities or money for the victims of one of the worst natural disasters in the state’s history. For those interested in […]

A Donley County family came home to an unpleasant scene last Friday when they discovered their home on fire. Clarendon Fire Chief Jeremy Powell said the Shaun O’Keefe family arrived at their residence on North Hwy 70 shortly after 5:00 p.m. on September 1 and noticed nothing out of the ordinary at first. “Then they […]

AUSTIN – Texting while driving became illegal across the state of Texas last Friday, September 1, as the result of a new texting-while-driving ban passed during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. The law prohibits motorists from reading, writing or sending electronic messages while driving. “One in five crashes in Texas is caused by distracted driving,” […]