Monday, December 18th, 2017


Broncos’ stellar season ends in Childress

Broncos’ stellar season ends in Childress

By Sandy Anderberg The 2017 Bronco football season ended Friday night in Childress with a 0-33 loss to Wellington. The Broncos finished with a record of 12-2 on the year and were able to capture the Regional Finals Championship trophy on the way and reached the State Quarterfinal game for the first time since 1972. Justin Shadle, Ryan McCleskey, Justin Christopher, DaQuawne Oliver, Nathan Shadle, and... [Read more]

Three county races to be contested

Donley County voters will have three local contested races to decide in the 2018 elections. Filing closed Monday, December 11, with challengers declared for the offices of County/District Clerk, Precinct 3&4 Justice of the Peace, and Precinct 2 Commissioner. Clerk Fay Vargas is seeking reelection on the Democratic ticket, and Bobby Woodard is also running for that office as a Republican. Precinct... [Read more]

County enacts burn ban

The Donley County Commissioners Court enacted a burn ban during their regular meeting Monday, December 11. No outdoor burning is allowed on a day of a forecasted Fire Weather Watch or a Red Flag Warning issued from the National Weather Service in Amarillo. Under Donley County’s Burn Ban conditions, anyone engaging in outdoor burning must contact the Donley County Sheriff’s office prior to ignition... [Read more]

Broncos win Regional Championship

By Sandy Anderberg, Clarendon Enterprise Clarendon’s Noab Elam has been handing off the football to a great backfield all season, but last Friday night at Frenship High Elam threw with success and posted 281 total yards in the air making good on 7 of 14 passes for four touchdowns. The win puts the Broncos in a battle against the Skyrockets of Wellington one more time this year Friday, December 8,... [Read more]

City picks Knorpp for Greenbelt board

The Clarendon City Council appointed Walt Knorpp as its representative for the Greenbelt Water Authority board during a called session last Tuesday, November 28. City Administrator David Dockery said aldermen interviewed two candidates for the job – Knorpp and Jack Moreman. “The council was greatly impressed with both candidates,” Dockery said. “Either would have been an exceptional choice.... [Read more]

Challenges emerge for two county positions

Two competitive races have emerged in the 2018 general election in Donley County with more than a week to go before the filing deadline. Precinct 3&4 Justice of the Peace Denise Bertrand has announced her intention to run for re-election and Pat White has filed paperwork to also run for that office, according to Donley County Clerk Fay Vargas. In Precinct 2, Commissioner Daniel Ford is running... [Read more]

CVFD unveils new multi-purpose truck

CVFD unveils new multi-purpose truck

As dry conditions continue to heighten the threat of wildfires, the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department has commissioned a new truck that will help protect the lives and property of folks in Donley County. Fire Chief Jeremy Powell says the 10-ton Oshkosh M985 is being tested and is about ready to go into service. The Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department’s Oshkosh M985 was obtained through a grant... [Read more]

Broncos win Area Title

Broncos win Area Title

By Sandy Anderberg Six turnovers plagued the Broncos in their Area match up with Bovina last Friday in Canyon at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium, but they were able to put them behind them and outlast the Mustangs to get the 26-20 win. The victory put the Broncos one step closer to the state game as they will take on Hamlin Friday night, December 1, at Wolfforth Frenship beginning at 7:00 pm. The Broncos... [Read more]

Kearney signal work to begin next week

Replacing traffic signals on US 287 at Kearney Street will get underway next week now that workers have moved curbs out at each corner to accommodate the structures. The Texas Department of Transportation says during this phase of the project the old traffic signals will be taken down, and the intersection will not be stop-controlled on US 287. In other words, highway traffic will not stop at the intersection.... [Read more]