Tuesday, May 30th, 2017


Services set for Hommel

Services set for Hommel

Memorial services for Laura Hommel will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Lance Wood, officiating. Private family burial will be in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with arrangements by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Laura Lea Hommel, 46 of Clarendon, received God’s... [Read more]

BREAKING NEWS: City finds variance not required for Allsup’s

The City of Clarendon tonight canceled a public hearing that had been set for next Tuesday regarding an alcohol variance request by Allsup’s Convenience Store. Mayor Sandy Skelton made the announcement during the regular city council meeting May 25 that he was canceling the May 30 hearing because recently discovered case law made Allsup’s variance request unnecessary. The store is in contract to... [Read more]

Ward retiring after 43 years

Ward retiring after 43 years

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise Hedley’s Carole Ward has spent a lifetime caring for others as a nurse, teacher, and nurse practitioner. Now after 43 years, she’s ready for a rest and will retire Friday, May 25. As a student at Hedley High, Ward remembers that a nursing recruiter visited the school and sparked her interest in health care. “I just felt like it was the best fit for me,”... [Read more]

Mulkey party is Saturday

The fifth annual Mulkey Block Party will be rocking downtown Clarendon this Saturday, May 27, from 6 to 10 p.m., and a special presentation is planned for inside the theatre. The 100 block of Kearney Street will be closed starting Saturday morning as work begins to set up the stage and other amenities for the party. The evening will be a night of dancing, kids’ games, and food and vendor booths in... [Read more]

Sign-up deadline is Friday for annual garage sale event

The sign-up period for Clarendon’s 12th annual “Trash To Treasures” garage sale event closes this Friday, May 26, at 5 p.m. A wide participation is expected again for this year’s sale, which is slated for Saturday, June 3. Garage sales in Hedley, Howardwick, and the surrounding area are also welcome to sign up for the big day. Residents who wish to participate in this year’s “Trash To Treasures”... [Read more]

CC Regents approve 12-month faculty renewals

The Clarendon College Board of Regents approved renewing 13 faculty members who work on 12-month schedules during their regular meeting May 18. Those faculty members renewed were Jay Anders, welding; Missing Billings, cosmetology; Erinn Campbell, cosmetology; Brent Childers, industrial maintenance; Jana Coats, cosmetology; Betty Couch, nursing; Raylynn Cruz, cosmetology; Dr. Rodney Donahue, theatre;... [Read more]

Editorial: City should okay request by Allsup’s

Editorial: City should okay request by Allsup’s

The Clarendon City Council should approve a variance request for Allsup’s Convenience Stores after it holds a public hearing next Tuesday at 7 p.m. The company, which has been in business here for more than 40 years, is in contract to buy a large tract of land on US 287 and says it plans to invest $2.6 million to develop a larger nicer store. Roger Estlack, Editor So what’s the problem with that?... [Read more]

Broncos fall to WTH in Regional Quarterfinals

By Sandy Anderberg The Broncos’ stellar post season was cut short last weekend as they fell in three games to number five ranked West Texas. The first game was played Friday night at Amarillo High, and the Broncos were defeated 7-8 The Broncos led most of the game with Kade Hunsaker on the mound, but the Comanches rallied back in the sixth inning. Clarendon was up 7-1 until the fifth when WT put... [Read more]

CHS recognized for student success

Clarendon High School announced last week that it has been selected by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Institute for Productivity in Education (IPE)  as one of 727 public schools in Texas to receive the title of 2016 Honor Roll school. The Honor Roll is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and highlight successful practices that improve outcomes for students.... [Read more]