Tuesday, October 6th, 2015


Town hall over water project to be Monday

The public is invited to a Town Hall meeting to discuss a possible water recreation project next Monday, October 5, at 6 p.m. in the Clarendon College Bairfield Activity Center. An anonymous benefactor has offered a $500,000 challenge grant to the City of Clarendon for the purpose of building a pool or water park, and the City Council has appointed a 13-member steering committee to guide fundraising... [Read more]

C Bar C repeats cookoff victory

The C Bar C Ranch gave a repeat performance at the 21st annual Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff last Saturday, September 26, winning the event for the second year in a row. Fourteen wagons in all competed on the Saints’ Roost Museum grounds as the Hartley-based C Bar C placed in four out five food categories, secured first place in Overall Cooking, and then took home the champion bean pot... [Read more]

Board postpones two conservation areas in Donley

WHITE DEER – Donley County groundwater conservation areas C-15-1 and C-15-2 were major topics of discussion when the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Wednesday, September, 23, at the District’s office. Many representatives from Donley County were present to address the Board with concerns about turning the Study Areas into Conservation... [Read more]

Enterprise, Chamber present new city Welcome Guide

Enterprise, Chamber present new city Welcome Guide

A new Welcome Guide is greeting visitors and newcomers to Donley County courtesy of The Clarendon Enterprise in cooperation with the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce. The 36-page, magazine format guide features welcomes from Mayor Larry Hicks, Donley County Judge John Howard, and Clarendon College President Robert Riza and includes information on local events scheduled through February 2016. “We’re... [Read more]

Arts club plans Mac & Cheese cookoff during October festival

A cookoff with a different flavor will be part of the line up at the annual Clarendon Arts Festival on October 24 this year. Officials with Les Beaux Arts Club invites everyone to participate in their first Mac & Cheese Cookoff from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Donley County Activity Center. The cookoff will be fun for all ages, and all funds go towards the production of Clarendon Arts Festival. Members... [Read more]

Broncos hold on for two-point win

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos took the field before a huge Homecoming crowd as they squared off against Booker Friday night in Bronco Stadium, defeating them, 22-20. Senior Caleb Cobb carries the ball for the Clarendon Broncos during their Homecoming game against Booker last Friday. The Broncos defeated the Kiowas 22-20. Enterprise photo / Roger Estlack The Broncos set the tempo of the game... [Read more]

Manhunt captures five illegals

Five illegal aliens were captured after they fled from a routine traffic stop in Donley County this past weekend. Sheriff Butch Blackburn said a Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper attempted to pull a vehicle on US 287 west of Clarendon over late Saturday, but the vehicle fled north on County Road 8. At the end of the county road, the driver and an undetermined number of occupants exited the... [Read more]

Cookoff to be held Saturday

The Old West will come to life this weekend at the Saints’ Roost Museum during the 21st annual Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff this Saturday, September 26. Fourteen wagons are scheduled to compete for top prizes, and other activities include a photo exhibit entitled, “After Barbed Wire: Cowboys of our Time” by photographer Kurt Markus. The photo exhibit will remain at the museum... [Read more]

Town hall set for possible water park

A proposed water recreation facility for Clarendon will be the subject of a town hall meeting scheduled for Monday, October 5, at 6 p.m. at the Bairfield Activity Center. Public feedback will be sought on the project, and officials will provide information on the opportunity now before the community. An anonymous donor contacted the city in July with the offer of a $500,000 challenge grant for the... [Read more]