Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

News

Christ’s Kids spreads faith through action

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise “Jesus loves you.” It’s a simple message, but it’s one that is best delivered with actions rather than words. Christ’s Kids Ministry brings that message to dozens of children weekly, and over the summer months it fed those kids’ bodies as well as their souls, delivering 135 sack lunches five days a week… an estimated 7,500 meals since May. “We... [Read more]


Museum hosts Quanah Parker photo exhibit

Museum hosts Quanah Parker photo exhibit

The Saints’ Roost Museum invites the public to view “The Cynthia Ann & Quanah Parker Exhibit: A Woman of Two Worlds and A Man in Two Worlds,” a traveling exhibit of rarely seen photos. The photo exhibit, on loan from the Texas Lakes Trail Region, will be on display through September at the Museum, which is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Quanah Parker Much can be learned... [Read more]


Smith gets ten years for attack

An Amarillo man was sentenced to ten years in prison last Thursday, August 21, for his role in attacking a local woman last year. Tyler Lee Smith entered a plea of guilty when the 100th Judicial District Court met in Childress. He was convicted for the second degree felony offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was sentenced to 10 years in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department... [Read more]


Water plan public comment period closing September 1

Interested parties have until September 1, 2014, to submit comments on the proposed rules for state water plan funding through the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas (SWIFT) and State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas (SWIRFT). Stakeholders interested in providing input on the draft rules can send written comments to rulescomments@twdb.texas.gov; to our General Counsel at P.O. Box... [Read more]


Editorial: Reporters protect our freedoms

Editorial: Reporters protect our freedoms

It isn’t easy being free. Threats come from all around you. Sometimes it’s from those close to home; other times it comes from far away. Being a journalist is particularly treacherous, especially in some parts of the world. Last week, a group of barbarians literally removed the head of one American reporter. The Islamic State – described by the president earlier this year as a “JV”... [Read more]


Opinion: Islamic Jihadists must be destroyed

Opinion: Islamic Jihadists must be destroyed

Well, in the spirit of moving forward, Governor Rick has temporarily cast his indictments aside and headed to the more hospitable climes in New Hampshire. Never mind his problems at home; he has his eye on the Big Prize – the Presidency of the United States of America. Personally, I’m glad to have him out of the state for a bit. Fred Gray. Now, Governor Rick, never being a shy sort, has targeted... [Read more]


Broncos turn up the heat

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos are ready. They will play their first game of the season this Friday night at Tulia beginning at 7:30 p.m. Many tough practices and two good scrimmages have prepared the Broncos for their 2014 season. According to athletic director and head coach Gary Jack, the Broncos are ready for the games. “I feel like we are ready to begin the season, and we were... [Read more]


Drivers reminded to watch for kids

AUSTIN – As the academic year begins, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding all drivers to watch out for children walking to and from school or waiting for school buses. Drivers must also follow all traffic laws related to school buses and school zones. “With children heading back to school, drivers can help keep Texas students safe by obeying all speed limits – especially... [Read more]


Local students receive gift from CC

Students in Donley County received a gift last week when Clarendon College announced plans to scholarship dual credit classes and cap tuition on regular classes. CC President Robert Riza revealed the plan during the regular meeting of the Board of Regents on August 14 and said it was a way for the college to give back to the people of Donley County. “These are the people who have spent some money... [Read more]