Thursday, January 29th, 2015


City taps Dockery as administrator

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise David Dockery was named the next Clarendon City Administrator during the regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen Tuesday night, January 27. City officials made the decision after meeting behind closed doors for about 40 minutes. Dockery later accepted the position and is expected to meet with Mayor Larry Hicks soon to finalize contract details. Hicks said Wednesday... [Read more]

Tickets on sale for annual Chamber Awards banquet

Tickets are on sale now for the 2015 Chamber Awards banquet to be held Thursday, February 12, at the Clarendon College Bairfield Activity Center. Dr. Don Newbury will be the headline entertainment at the banquet, and the Chamber will honor three of Donley County’s top citizens with the Saints’ Roost Award and Man and Woman of the Year and also recognize outstanding youth from Clarendon and Hedley... [Read more]

Editorial: Conservative train goes full steam ahead

Editorial: Conservative train goes full steam ahead

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick helped set the tone for the Legislative session last week by partially squashing the voice of the minority party. You can read the details of the new rules in the Texas Senate in a piece by the Texas Tribune that is reprinted in this week’s Enterprise, but suffice it to say that the action falls right in line with comments this column made two weeks ago regarding Patrick’s... [Read more]

Lady Broncos fight off Shamrock

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos battled hard against a good Shamrock team at home last Tuesday night and earned a huge 64-56 win. The game was tight throughout, but the Lady Broncos played with determination and stayed focused. Clarendon jumped on the Lady Irish early and held a five-point lead going into the break. Shamrock worked their way back after three periods, but the Lady Broncos stayed... [Read more]

Broncos slam Shamrock, Wellington

By Sandy Anderberg The Broncos jumped to 3-0 in the district race with wins over Shamrock and Wellington last week. At home on Tuesday, the Broncos demolished the Irish defeating them, 72-52. Shamrock took the early lead against the Broncos as they stormed to a four-point lead in the first quarter. But the Broncos would not be denied and took control of the game in the second period of play. They were... [Read more]

Norrell lone CISD superintendent finalist

Norrell lone CISD superintendent finalist

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise Adrian Superintendent Mike Norrell was named as the lone finalist to lead the Clarendon Consolidated Independent School District during the regular meeting of the local school trustees last Thursday, January 15. Mike Norrell The met behind closed doors for more than an hour before selecting Norrell, who has held the top job in Adrian for four and a half years... [Read more]

City picks 5 admin finalists

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise The City of Clarendon will interview five men for the position of City Administrator during a called meeting this Saturday, January 24, at the Burton Memorial Library. The Board of Aldermen reviewed the applications of six men and one woman at their regular meeting last Tuesday, January 13, and selected the finalists to be interviewed. The candidates are G.A.... [Read more]

College making strides, Riza says

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise Clarendon College is back in session this week with late registration continuing through Friday. Students began their spring classes on Tuesday, but college faculty and staff were back in force last Thursday during All College Day for orientation. President Robert Riza addressed his employees that day and gave them a positive outlook on a college that he said... [Read more]

Newbury to headline chamber banquet

Dr. Don Newbury will be the headline entertainment when the Clarendon Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, February 12, at the Bairfield Activity Center. Nominations for the Chamber Awards are due to the Visitor Center inside the Mulkey Theatre by next Wednesday, January 28, at 5 p.m. Forms are available – but not required – for nominations and may be picked up at the... [Read more]