Sunday, October 23rd, 2016


Stampede rodeo draws big crowd

The Clarendon College Stampede was a huge success with 548 contestants from 17 schools competing from the Southwest Region. Stampede officials told the Enterprise that this was the biggest number of contestants ever for an NIRA rodeo in this region. Clarendon College’s Kyle Hash (left) made the finals in the Team Roping and won second in the finals and split 2nd and 3rd in the average during the... [Read more]

Arts club hosting festival this week

The eighth annual Clarendon Arts Festival will be held this week, October 20, 22, and 23, at the Donley County Activity Center one mile north of the city on State Hwy. 70. The event, sponsored by Clarendon’s Les Beaux Arts Club, begins with the Preferred Buyers Reception held Thursday evening, October 20, from 6:00 to 9:00, where buyers will be delighted with the variety being offered at the Clarendon... [Read more]

Aldermen hear citizens’ messy tale

A frustrated Clarendon couple took their case to City Hall last week after an August 29 downpour caused a sewer line to back up inside their Third Street home. B.J. and Jennie Owens told the City Council at its regular meeting October 13 that their homeowners’ insurance had denied their claim for damages, and City Administrator David Dockery reported that the city’s insurance had also denied a... [Read more]

Local man subdues criminal

A Louisiana man is out on bond following a robbery that was interrupted by a Clarendon resident on October 6. Donley County Sheriff Butch Blackburn said Walter Wheeler, age 64, is charged with Aggravated Robbery, two counts of second degree felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, and one count of misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana. Local resident Billy Chadwick was awoken at his Second Street... [Read more]

Editorial: Hunt’s book exceptional coverage of local history

Editorial: Hunt’s book exceptional coverage of local history

Donley County history lovers are in for a real treat if they attend this weekend’s Clarendon Arts Festival. One of the booths at the festival will feature a former local resident who has written a fascinating new book that details a horrible crime from Clarendon’s past. Roger Estlack, Editor Weaving in and out of the timeline, Louva A. Hunt tells a story that puts local history in context with... [Read more]

CC Meats team wins American Royal title

The Clarendon College Meat Judging team brought home the championship when they competed at the American Royal this weekend in Kansas. The team won by a margin of 110 points. Clarendon College Meats Team. Courtesy photo Individually, Clarendon College had the top 4 high individual placings.  Dyllan Galligan was 1st high individual, Taylor Studenbordt 2nd high individual, Courteney Walker 3rd high... [Read more]

Broncos skin Crosbyton to stay perfect at 7-0

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos are not only winning football games, they are growing as football team as well, according to head coach Gary Jack. With the senior leadership that the Broncos are providing and the depth of the underclassmen, the Broncos are a solid, confident team going into the last three games of their regular season. The 67-0 shutout of the Chieftains at home Friday night... [Read more]

Hedley runners advance to the Regionals

Competing in the district cross country meet on Monday, Hedley’s Varsity Boys and Girls had a pace quick enough to advance to the Regional Cross Country meet in Lubbock. Individual girl medalists were 6th place Bailey Downing, with a time of 13.53; and 9th place The Hedley cross country teams competed at the district meet on Monday, October 17 in Shamrock. Hedley’s Varsity Boys and Girls had a... [Read more]

Robert Harold “Bob” White

Robert Harold “Bob” White

Robert Harold “Bob” White of Clarendon passed away Thursday, October 13, 2016 at the age of 57. Memorial services will be held Saturday, October 15, at 2 p.m. in the Clarendon Church of Christ with Chris Moore officiating and arrangements by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Graveside services will be held prior to the memorial service at 10:30 a.m. in the Rowe Cemetery near Hedley. Bob... [Read more]