Thursday, July 31st, 2014

News

City moves to regulate gaming businesses

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise The City of Clarendon moved to regulate gaming businesses last Tuesday, although none are currently operating locally. Discussions about regulating eight-liner games started months ago, and the only known gaming establishment in town has since closed. Ordinance 435 as approved July 22 will require gaming businesses to have a permit, and eight-liner machines would... [Read more]


One dies in wreck Monday

 By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise A Kansas man lost his life Monday, July 28, while traveling through Donley County on Interstate 40. Department of Public Safety Trooper Kelly Hill said 75-year-old Robert Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene by Donley County Justice of the Peace Connie Havens. The crushed door of a Chevy Impala shows the impact that killed a Kansas man this week. Courtesy... [Read more]


Thornberry’s Red River bill draws supporters

Thornberry’s Red River bill draws supporters

By Gilad Edelman, The Texas Tribune Lawmakers at a U.S. House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation meeting on Tuesday said they support legislation that aims to resolve a land dispute between the federal government and Texas landowners. US Rep. Mac Thornberry speaks during a hearing in Washington Tuesday. Photo via YouTube The Red River Private Property Protection Act, introduced... [Read more]


CC success camps help fall students

 Clarendon College is hosting its second Student Success Camp next week. The College will offer courses August 4-6 at its locations in Clarendon, Pampa, and Childress to students looking to get ahead for the fall semester. Courses will be offered in math, reading and writing and are designed to prepare students to take the TSI exam – a requirement to take college courses. These camps are free and... [Read more]


Editorial: School days are ahead… unfortunately

Editorial: School days are ahead… unfortunately

School starts in just more than three weeks, and I’m not ready any more than my kids are. We’ve had a great summer, you see. A 1970s type of summer filled with carefree times for the kids, riding bikes in the neighborhood and going on adventures with the neighborhood kids… which happens to include their cousins. Roger Estlack, Editor This was amplified by God gifting us with weather the way I... [Read more]


Opinion: Rodeo and family – pillars of Texas culture

Opinion: Rodeo and family – pillars of Texas culture

Yours truly always assumed that the state sport of Texas was high school football. It turns out that this is not the case, it’s actually rodeo, which makes a lot of sense, especially in this part of the great state of Texas. Rodeo is also the state sport of Wyoming and North Dakota, both of which try to emulate Texas. Anyway, this past weekend I had the great pleasure of driving my Aunt Yvonne to... [Read more]


Adams receives Lone Star FFA Degree

FORT WORTH – Kati Adams of the Hedley FFA Chapter was awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 14-18 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Lone Star FFA Degree is the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA. Kati Adams (right) receives the Lone Star FFA Degree award at the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention held in Forth Worth. Courtnesy photo The Lone Star... [Read more]


CC students win world title

CC students win world title

All American Team – Coach Tate Corliss, Morgan Boyer, Cody Shannon, Skyler Glenn, Scotta Faulkenberry, Alan Caro, and Coach Clint Alexandar. Members of the Clarendon College meats team are world champions in meat judging after competing in Australia last week. Scotta Faulkenberry of Stephenville, Texas, and Cody Shannon of Royse City, Texas, along with two students from Garden City Community... [Read more]


Enterprise wins national, regional press awards

The Clarendon Enterprise has been recognized on both the national and regional levels this month for its work on open government issues, column writing, and editorials. The local newspaper was recently notified that it has received a third place award and two honorable mentions from the National Newspaper Association, awards that will be presented during the NNA conference this October in San Antonio. WTPA... [Read more]