Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

News

Broncos roll past Lockney

Broncos roll past Lockney

Two hundred forty-six yards of rushing elevated the Bronco offense Friday night at home and allowed them to keep their winning streak alive at 6-0. The 36-7 win over Lockney in Bronco Stadium was a great way to open their district season. The Broncos’ running game has been stellar this season with several different Broncos running the ball. Daquawne Oliver is continuing to do what he has done all... [Read more]


Courthouse trees topic of county talks

Donley County Commissioners met in regular session last Tuesday, October 10, with trees on the Courthouse Square being one topic of discussion. The Courthouse Lighting Committee, with assistance from the county, recently removed five diseased trees from the square, and other trees are in need of attention as well. County Judge John Howard said some trees are needing to be treated for beetles that are... [Read more]


City soon to be busy with big projects

A flurry of bid notices authorized by the City Council during their regular meeting last Thursday are harbingers of just how busy things will soon be around Clarendon. The first notice calls for bids for renovations to City Hall to bring the municipal offices into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as required under the terms of USDA financing for upcoming water system improvements. City... [Read more]


Arts Club seeking local musicians

Les Beaux Arts Club has issued an invitation for local musician who are interested in performing during next weekend’s annual Clarendon Arts Festival Saturday, October 28. Two musicians have already agreed to perform, Micah Talley and Joel Louis. Talley is the 14-year-old daughter of Lotte Talley and the late Billy Talley of Happy and the granddaughter of the late Haskell Talley of Clarendon. She... [Read more]


‘Two for the Road’ gets Emmy nominations

‘Two for the Road’ gets Emmy nominations

A Howardwick couple is riding high after picking up three Lone Star Emmy nominations for their self-produced television series, “Two for the Road.” Dusty and Nikki Green got the news September 29 while filming an episode in the Big Bend area of Texas. They knew the regional Emmy nominations were going to be announced and were hopeful that they might be recognized, but spotty internet service in... [Read more]


Cotton Festival begins Friday

Cotton Festival begins Friday

A Donley County tradition continues this weekend as Hedley hosts the 66th annual Cotton Festival on Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14. The Hedley Lioness Club will get things going Friday with a Chili & Stew Supper at 5 p.m. The club will also be selling chances on a quilt. Hedley’s One Act Play will host Bingo on Friday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. in the... [Read more]


Keep King, Seliger working in Austin

Keep King, Seliger working in Austin

Donley County’s State Senator Kel Seliger and State Representative Ken King have announced their plans to run for re-election to their respective offices, and for Texas’ sake, we hope they win. There is probably no realistic chance for a Democrat to win the districts represented by Seliger and King. Their biggest hurdle will be fending off challenges from within their own parties. Roger Estlack,... [Read more]


Ag Secretary meets with Texas producers

Ag Secretary meets with Texas producers

The future of American agriculture policy was at the forefront when the Southwest Council of Agribusiness hosted Washington dignitaries at its annual meeting in Lamesa last month. Clarendon’s Michael Newhouse, representing the Panhandle Peanut Growers Association, said the meeting was an important opportunity for West Texas producers to inform those who will help shape the next farm bill. Newhouse... [Read more]


Editorial: Count on us to continue to serve you

Editorial: Count on us to continue to serve you

The first full week of October is National Newspaper Week every year, and the Enterprise again joins in the celebration to remind everyone of the importance of a free and independent press. It’s easy to find “information” about what people think is happening in your community. But if you want verified news you can count on, then you can always turn to your hometown paper. The Enterprise reports... [Read more]