Bearcat football season tickets, Gold Card senior passes available Aug. 6


Bearcat football season tickets will be available for purchase beginning Aug. 6 to existing season ticket holders at the Henrietta ISD Administration Office. A season ticket for Henrietta’s five home games is $25. Season tickets holders will have until Aug. 20 to … [Read more...]

Petrolia, Henrietta voluneer fire departments accept donations

Donation to PVFD

Magellan Midstream Partners, LP, recently awarded the Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department with a $1,000 donation. PVFD was selected from departments with a Magellan pipeline in their jurisdiction. Local Magellan representative Lee Hughes and Aledo area representative … [Read more...]

Jack Parkey of Dundee

Jack Parkey

James Robert “Jack” Parkey III, 69, of Dundee, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Wichita Falls. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Holliday at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27 with Paul Meyenberg officiating. A reception will … [Read more...]

Henrietta ISD announces enrollment, ‘Meet the Teacher’ dates

New students enrolling in Henrietta Elementary will register on Thursday, Aug. 14 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the elementary school office. New students will need to provide their social security card, immunization record and birth certificates. Applications for our … [Read more...]

Henrietta man pleads guilty to six counts of sexual assault of a child


A Henrietta man will serve 18 years in prison for the continuous sexual assault of a child. David Jose Armenta, Jr. pled guilty in the 97th District Court on Monday to six counts, and sentenced to 18-year terms on each charge, to run concurrently. According to an … [Read more...]

10 reach plea agreements

The 97th District Court accepted plea agreements from 10 defendants on Monday, July 21. David Jose Armenta, Jr. — Six counts sexual assault of a child, a second-degree felony, for an Oct. 10 offense. Armenta was sentenced to five terms of 18 years each in prison, to … [Read more...]

Grand jury indicts seven

A Clay County grand jury handed down seven indictments Monday, July 21. Once indictment is sealed until the defendant is in custody. Jason Allen Endicott — Possession of a controlled substance (THC), penalty group 2, in an amount of more than 4 grams, less than 400 … [Read more...]

Edwards Public Library rewards youth for summer reading

The Edwards Public Library celebrated the end of 2014 Texas Summer Reading Club “Fizz, Boom, Read” with a Certificate Party at the Holman Center on Wednesday, July 16. Fifty reading program participants attended the celebration. Clay County Judge Kenneth Liggett and … [Read more...]

Volunteer firefighters honor fallen soldier, son of Jolly VFD member

Petrolia Volunteer Firefighters Tilly Fox, Tony Fox and Rob Johnson salute from above the Spur 510 overpass in Henrietta Friday as a Hurst carrying 1st Sgt. Russell McIlroy passes.

Clay County’s volunteer firefighters honored the son of one of their own Friday, a Bronze Star recipient who served in Afghanistan. First Sgt. Russell Eugene McIlroy, 53, died July 8 in Clarksville, Tenn. He is the son of Gene McIlroy, a member of the Jolly volunteer … [Read more...]

Triangle Brick, JAC seek county’s help for electric substation

County Judge Kenneth Liggett holds a sample brick made with materials mined in Clay County and presented to commissioners by Triangle Brick Company Monday.

A North Carolina brick company and JAC Electric Cooperative are asking for Clay County’s help in constructing a $1.3 million substation to supply energy for a proposed manufacturing facility southeast of Henrietta. Commissioners approved a request during a special … [Read more...]