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"Oldest thriving town in the PanhandleF 50 007040 I88N 1048-817(00 Thursday, November 10 1994 Vol 5, Number 45 For Sale The Circle of Friends, a non- J. profit membership organiza- is dedicated to helping cancer and their families in times Don & Sybil Harrington Can- the Circle develops and fundraising activities to provide financial assis- and patient care and support those affected by cancer. The works with the Harrington Center to provide cancer opportunities for the region. Les Beaux Art Club in with The Circle of is selling The Caring !ouch Collection. Christmas in the Collection were by students in the Texas who care about the of cancer patients and their Due to late printing there : an abundance of the 1993 Col- stock. You can lend a hand by sending these this year! There are 25 cards with several to choose from. To order call Tandy Boston at 874- Helms at 874-2156 or any member of Les Beaux Art for more information. FIRST BANK & TRUST recently changed hand, pictured back row 0 to r) C. Coney Burgess, Joe Lovell, Red Caldweil, Dr. Dehyle, Lloyd Bunsen, Curtis Johnson. Front row 0 to r) Mark Mann, Jem Simmons, Lynn Tyra and Campbell Burgess. Bronc00 Season Ends Am00ngh the Clarendon Broncos lost their game to Highland Park, by a score of 25-21, they played a fantastic game. It was a hard fought game all the way, with Clarendon in the lead going into the fourth quarter 19-13. The Hornets scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to capture the win. Clarendon had a total of 430 yard rushing and 19 yards passing, compared to Highland Parks 174 yard rushing and 170 yards passing. The Broncos will begin their basketball season Nov. 12. Church to See Mission Slides Terry Tamplen, Minister of the First United Methodist Church, will show slides of his recent mission trip at the First Christian Church on Friday, November 11 at 7:00 p.m. Tamplen recently went to what was formerly the Soviet Union. That area today is divided into three nations, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia. ttt Cltrimm Olam Hou held Friday ud Satur- First Bank & Trust Changes Owners The First Bank & Trust of Clarendon finalized its merger with Herring Bancorp on Monday, November 7th. The first order of duty was for the First Bank & Trust to elect a slate of directors to engage the Bank's business in Clarendon. The directors are pictured. The new ownership of the bank has committed the bank to the full support of Clarendon and the surrounding areas. The bank will be expanding its focus on small business development, agricultural lending, commercial lending and customer service, all coupled with a warm family banking environment. The Board has named Mark Mann to serve as President of First Bank & Trust. Mann, who has worked in banking for the last twelve years will assume the Presidency on November 14. Other than President, First Bank & Trust expects no staff change as a result of the merger. Customers of FL-st Bank & Trust can also look forward to the added convenience of a drive through window in addition to other new services. P at Harlan's FIom Department " of Aid Howardwick Volunteer Department recently 2 ton flatbed aid came through the Community Fire Protection pregrmn, a federal-state ad- 'the Tezm Forest Set- The department's latest was acquired by the forest resource and rural agency as Federal Bx- Property eqznmt transferred to the rural fire at no cost. Other types of free equip- may be available to rural depend- the equipment that has been through the excess program. Fifty percent cost-sharing ) to $5,000, is also available to the of trucks and slip- on units. County or multi- radio systems also may for $5,000 in cost-sharing throush the cooperative fnz In addition the rural fie program coat- shares the00ofdry00whtch can provide water sources for rural Aid requests from fire departments greatly outnumber the number of vehicles and the amount of coS-sharing aid avail- able, so equipment and funding is made available on a prioritized bas Over 3,100 trucks, slip-on pmpiag units, dry hydrants and other fire apparatus have been placed with rural fire departments and firefighting assod'ous with cooperative fnz program aid since the program's inception in 1973. Early tht, year rural fire depart- meat purchases of discont-prlced firefighter lothing, tools and water hnmi  through the state forestry agency's Fire Safe program topped the $2 million mark. Over $500,000 worth of Fire Safe itenm were purchased by rural fire departments within the  12 months alone a new agency record. Detailed information on equipment and cost-sharing aid for rural fire departments is available from the Fire Control Department, Texas Forest Service, P.O. Box 310, Texas 75902-0310, phone 409.639-8100. Trip To Be Given Away WRUld you like a trip to Red iver? Clarendon Band Students and parents are selling tickets for a Red River trip for two on February 24th and 25th, 1995 at the Ponderose Lodge. Tickets are $L00 donation. Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket please contact any 5th-12th grade band maient. The trip will be given away on December 21, 1994. Students For College The program of a series aired on the local cuble sys- tem (Channel 8) will be broadcast this week on Monday, November 14, at 1:30 pan. and on Tuesday, November 15, at 7.}0 p.m. Dr. W'd- lard Daggett, series host, will lay out a series of fundamental sm tural changes that are ocm in today's workplace. He then shows how the math, science and lan- guage arts being taught in and tested by our schools bear little resemblance to the skills needed in the changing workplace. He provides suggestions u how schools and the business community can work together to solve this prob- lem. Viewing time for this program is 75 minutes. phll Bare, field, superinten- dent of Clarendon ISD, expressed his appreciation to all those that found time to view this series and to the local cable system for making it available to the public. Barefield indicated that this series should have stlmelated a healthy interest in making our rh__ools relevant to tomorrow's challenges. Merchants Association Make Plans The Clarendon Merchants As- sociation met Monday, November 7th, at 7 p.m. in the Bur- ton Memorial La'brary. Plans for the upcoming holiday season were made. The annual Parade of Lights will be held Wednesday, November 23rd, with downtown merchants having an Open House, with refreshments etc., following the lighting of the Christmas tree on the courthouse lawn sponored by the Ministrial Alllance. The Mini- sterial Alliance will present their program beginning at 6 p.m., fol- lowed by the lighting of the Christmas tree. The Gill Scouts are in charse ef tte Wlth numerous other youth and religious organlzatlns particlpat- Late Thursday night shop- pin 8 will begin Dec. 1st. Any or- ganizations wishing to raise money are welcome to participate. Santa Claus will be downtown each Thursday night until Christmas, so bring the kids and join in the fun. There will be wagon rides foor the children and young at heart, plus lots of Christmas Carolers and dif- ferent entertainment each Thursday uight. Abe, 0ease check your nghts and see if any of them need replac- ing, or if you would like to purchase lights, they are available at Heuson's. Everyone is encouraged to participate in the llohtino of main street and our town. V.F.W. Celebrates Veteran's Day The Clarendon V.F.W. will celebrate Veteran's Day, November 11, 1994, with a break- fast from 7 to 9 am. The Public is invited to attend. I I I The Clarendon News will be dosed on Friday, Novem- ber 11,1994. la  of VeteraB Day. Deadline will be Mon&ty at $:OO p.m. Picture ueed to be In Tuursday by 12 noel I Fishing Report rlPhe Texas Parks and W'ddlife .t Department has reported that at Lake Greenbelt the water is rough, wind keeping fishermen off lake, catfish good on minnows and stinkba Museum Notes Tckets are now on sale at Heuson's for the big museum party, December 3rd. The museum directors will meet this week on Thursday, November 10th at 5 p.m. to make final plans for the dance and drawings to be held at the Community Building in Clarendon, the eveuing ofDecember 3rd. Your support of this event is greatly ap- CRAFT SALE and Bake Sale held at Clarendon Mental Health Center Friday and Saturday. They had handcrafts, weoderafts and Christmas Items. Featured Business of the Week by Shelley Tongate w00ks f.00ed is saye's, located at 219 S. Kearney. Saye's has been in the family ever since Terry's great-grandfather started the business in 1910. Terry's grandmother then started working, beginning at the age of 13, into her 80'a Tommie and Lucy Saye then began runnin 8 the business, until Tommie's retirement in April of this year. Terry Askew, now owns and operates Sayes, with the help of her mother and father. Terry and her husband Danny have been married for 17 years, and they have three children. Dale, age 12, Katie, age 6, and Dalton, age 4. Danny works for Greenbelt Water Authority and he also farms and ranches. Terry was born and raised in Clarendon, and has been back in Clarendon for 10 years. Besides the friendly service, Saye's offers men's Carhartt and Walls Outerwear, Wrangler jeans and shirts, ladies Rocky Mountain and Roper jeans and blouses, children's clothes, hats, beltt, boots, jcw,-Ary, tooled leather purses, gloves,  wallets, underwear for men and women, night gowns, and they handle a lot of western type t-shirts. They also do special orders, gift wrapping, and they offer a lawaway plan. Terry states, "At Saye's, we like to know our customers. We try to visit with the nes we d not knew' that may be new t town, or even be tourists, andwe wouid like for them to know us for our service. We enjoy the older customers that come in and say that they remember when they were small, and they came to Saye's. We want them to know that we'll be here for their grandkids. All of the businesses suffer when the farmers and ranchers suffer, and I  we're all looking for a better year next yell" FEATURED BUSINESS OF THE WEEK, saye's 2"'