Tuesday, November 21st, 2017


City searching for new water board representative

The Clarendon City Council is looking for a new person to represent its interests on the Greenbelt Water Authority Board following last week’s council meeting November 9. Gary Campbell who has held Clarendon’s seat on that board for six years told the board he did not wish to be reappointed as his term expires. “I’ve enjoyed it. I’ve had a good time, but right now I’m overloaded,” Campbell... [Read more]

Donley courthouse to be featured in upcoming book

Donley courthouse to be featured in upcoming book

The 1890 Donley County Courthouse was recently photographed as part of new project to publish a pictorial book of all 254 Texas county courthouses. Curtis Smith of Houston retired as a financial planner in 2000 and soon took up photography as hobby after taking pictures on a trip to Europe. Donley County Courthouse Photo © 2017 Curtis Smith “I ended up taking a photography class at Rice University,... [Read more]

Byars, Holladay win Howardwick election

The winds of change hit the City of Howardwick when voters went to the polls last Tuesday, November 7. Greta Byars was easily elected to the vacant mayor’s seat 75-46, over Mayor Pro-tem Eric Riddle; and Doc Holladay beat Jada Murray for a vacant alderman’s position, 76-44. City Hall said Tuesday that 121 people voted in last week’s election. Despite losing the election, Riddle remains on the... [Read more]

Community Thanksgiving events planned

Two traditional Thanksgiving events will be held in Clarendon over the next week. First, the Donley County Ministerial Alliance will host its annual Community Thanksgiving Service this Sunday at 6 p.m. at the Arena of Life Church on Kearney Street. Then next Thursday, on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, the annual Clarendon Community Thanksgiving dinner will be held. The dinner is free and will be served... [Read more]

Broncos focusing on playoffs

Broncos focusing on playoffs

The Broncos went up against Wellington, who is a top ten team in the state rankings, last Friday night and were defeated 0-49. The Broncos finished District play in second place to the Skyrockets and will have a playoff game in Hereford Friday night at 7:00 p.m. against Vega. Dalton Benson works to gain some yardage for the Broncos against Wellington last Friday, November 10. Enterprise Photo / Roger... [Read more]

Veterans services planned this week

Donley County citizens will have three opportunities to express their appreciation for America’s veterans during services on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Clarendon College will host a Veterans Day Celebration Thursday night at the Harned Sisters Auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m. Hedley’s Adamson-Lane Post 287 of the American Legion will host a Veterans Day service on Friday, November 10, beginning... [Read more]

Chamber promotes local shopping Nov. 11

The Clarendon Chamber of Commerce will be putting money in the pockets of four lucky people who shop at home this Saturday, November 11, as local merchants roll out their Christmas wares. A total of $250 in Chamber Cash will be given away with three people winning $50 each and one person winning $100. Every $25 purchase at one of the participating merchants will get one entry in the drawing. To enter,... [Read more]

Chuckwagon roundup

Chuckwagon roundup

The American Chuck Wagon Association recently chose the Saints’ Roost Museum as its site for its annual members meeting held November 3 and 4. The museum board welcomed 35 association members with a reception in the Depot Friday night. On Saturday morning, museum board members transported association members to the JA Ranch headquarters for lunch served from an historic JA chuck wagon. Members of... [Read more]

Clarendon Dairy Queen may not close

The fate of Clarendon’s Dairy Queen is not yet settled as franchise owner Vasari LLC goes through bankruptcy proceedings. Several media sources have reported that the Clarendon location is one of 29 Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma DQ restaurants to be liquidated. But a spokesman told the Enterprise Wednesday afternoon the list is just one of possible closures and not a definitive list. “After... [Read more]