Wednesday, November 25th, 2015


Jobs available at wind farm site

Jobs available at wind farm site

Several new jobs are now available related to the construction of Donley County’s first wind farm, and those seeking such employment are encouraged to apply this week. Blattner Energy will hold a job fair this Thursday, November 19, in Pampa for general laborers as well as heavy equipment operators interested in working on the 112-turbine project. The fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the... [Read more]

Grumpy’s can pursue alcohol permit

Beer and wine sales are on the horizon for Grumpy’s Pizza in Clarendon after City Hall discovered last week that the restaurant actually is in compliance with the local alcohol ordinance. For more than a year, the city has held that Grumpy’s is too close to the Agapé Christian Church to be able to sell alcoholic beverages, but a third approach to the City Council last week resulted in a new measurement... [Read more]

Opinion: A Memorable Veterans Day at Arlington

Opinion: A Memorable Veterans Day at Arlington

This began when Mr. Jack Moreman and County Judge Dr. John Howard asked me if I would be at the Veterans Day service at the College. When I told them I would be in Washington, DC, Dr. Howard commented, “they do a pretty good program there.” The rows of headstones are silent, solemn reminders of the sacrifices made by generations of America’s veterans. Courtesy Photo / Dr. Robert Riza If... [Read more]

Retired Teachers to meet Monday night

The Donley County Retired School Personnel Assocation will meet Monday, November 23, at 6 p.m. in the Church of Christ Family Life Center. All retirees who are not yet members of the assocation are welcome and encouraged to attend. The program will be presented by Treasure Brasher, District XVI Chairman for Member Benefits, who will discuss benefits that are available to retirees and also discuss future... [Read more]

Extension holds Ag Literacy Program

Hall County Extension Agent Josh Brooks puts on a demonstration for local and area fifth graders last week during Ag Literacy Day. Enterprise Photos / Tara Allred Approximately 200 area fifth graders were in Clarendon last Friday, November 13, for an Ag Literacy Day program at the Donley County Activity Center. Students were exposed to many different aspects of agriculture to learn how our food and... [Read more]

Lady Broncos begin season

By Sandy Anderberg The 2015-16 Lady Broncos took the court for the first time this season against Follett on the road and Claude at home. Despite the losses, the ladies are determined to regroup and continue working hard to put some wins together. They were defeated 29-63 at Follett and 32-67 at home against Claude. Briana Butler led the Lady Broncos in the Follett game with nine points, and Shaelyn... [Read more]

Wind farm construction to start next month

Construction on a 224 Megawatt windfarm along the Donley and Gray county border should begin next month and be completed by the end of 2016, according to a report Monday at the Donley County Commissioners’ Court meeting. Vince Green with EDF Renewable Energy said Blattner Energy will be the general contractor on the job and that foundation work should begin in December. The project will see a total... [Read more]

City sales tax figure drops seventh time

Local sales tax revenue slid again when Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar made his monthly allocations to Texas cities last week. Clarendon’s revenue dropped 2.61 percent to $41,667.64 for this month, dragging the city’s calendar year-to-date figure down 1.47 percent at $361,589.53. Sales figures have struggled all year in Clarendon with the city seeing declines in sales tax revenue in seven of the... [Read more]

Clarendon College wins marketing recognition

Clarendon College wins marketing recognition

Clarendon College received a Medallion Award from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations at the NCMPR District 4 annual conference in Galveston last week. Ashlee Estlack Clarendon was awarded the Silver Medallion of Excellence for the College’s Ranch and Feedlot Operations print ad from Summer 2015. “It is an honor to be recognized by our peers, many of whom come from much larger... [Read more]