Thursday, September 3rd, 2015


Local clinic under new management

Physician’s Assistant Sarah Burcham and husband Daniel Burcham, new owners of Clarendon Family Medical Center. Enterprise Photo When Sarah Burcham arrived in Clarendon in 2008 as the community’s newest Physician’s Assistant, she never imagined owning and operating the local clinic. And yet, that’s exactly what happened. Burcham and her husband, Daniel, took over the ownership and management... [Read more]

County calls for tax hike

Donley County is proposing an increase in its road and bridge tax as part of its budget proposal for fiscal year 2016. The County Special tax rate, which funds road and bridge maintenance, will increase by more than three cents from $0.107900 to $0.14 in proposed budget. The county’s total tax rate – ad valorem, special, and debt rate combined – will go from $0.627654 to $0.657406 and will raise... [Read more]

City aldermen split on delinquent tax bid

A split Clarendon City Council voted 2-1 to approve a bid on tax delinquent property during the regular city meeting last Thursday, August 27. At issue is a 1999 Oakwood mobile home, owned by Nancy Shapiro and Bryan Leeper, located on the north side of the city. Back taxes on the trailer house total $24,236.95 for all local entities, including $5,157.31 for the city alone. With fines and fees, the... [Read more]

Broncos swat the Hornets, 46-7

By Sandy Anderberg It was a well-rounded Bronco team that took the field last Friday night when the Tulia Hornets arrived for the Broncos’ season opener. Keandre Crotez makes his way down the field for the Broncos as Caleb Cobb blocks a Tulia Hornet during last Friday’s game. Enterprise Photo / Roger Estlack The Broncos remembered well, the defeat Tulia handed them last year and were more than... [Read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Local nursing home closes

The Enterprise has confirmed that the owner of the Community Care Center of Clarendon nursing home closed the facility here yesterday, August 25. The 60-bed facility was purchased by Royce Freeborn in 2006, and the home had 19 residents when it closed. Facility administrator Susan Hodges said 17 residents were relocated Tuesday and the final two residents are expected to be moved today. “I’m... [Read more]

Sandell to mark 60th year with Elvis night

The Sandell Drive-In will mark its 60th anniversary this Saturday, August 29, with an Elvis Presley double-feature to benefit the Mulkey Theatre. “Love Me Tender” will be screened at dusk followed by “Spinout,” and admission will be free but a $6 donation for the Bring Back the Mulkey project will be requested at the gate. The donation will also put you in the drawing for door... [Read more]

CC opens 118th fall semester

Clarendon College begins its 118th fall session this week with plans to build on the successes it had in the last year. Speaking at All College Day last Thursday morning, CC President Robert Riza talked about the positive outlook for the college and among employees there. “We have made changes in the culture of this institution over the last 12 months,” Riza said. Clarendon College Athletic... [Read more]

Editorial: Morrows are a treasure to Clarendon

Editorial: Morrows are a treasure to Clarendon

The Sandell Drive-In is one of Clarendon’s treasures, but the true treasure is the family that owns and operates the theatre. For 15 years, John Morrow and his family have selflessly given their summer Fridays and Saturdays so that local people can have some entertainment in their lives and local kids can have something to do. Roger Estlack, Editor Resurrecting the darkened theatre wasn’t easy.... [Read more]

Broncos wrap up pre-season

By Sandy Anderberg The 2015 Bronco football team has wrapped up their pre-season scrimmages and is anxiously awaiting their first scheduled game that will be played this Friday night at home against Tulia. The Broncos met up with Electra last Thursday night in a scrimmage; and according to head coach Gary Jack, did a great job against a good team. “Things went well for us,” Jack said. “We... [Read more]