Friday, April 28th, 2017


CHS names top honor graduates

CHS names top honor graduates

Clarendon High School has announced that its top students for the Class of 2017 are valedictorian Hannah Howard and salutatorian Cire Jauregui. Both girls will be honored during commencement ceremonies May 26 at the Clarendon College Harned Sisters Fine Arts Center at 8 p.m. Howard is the daughter of Bruce and Gwynne Howard.  She has a weighted GPA of 5.843. She has been very involved in school activities... [Read more]

Nursing home wants to reassure citizens

A representative of Clarendon’s nursing home is seeking to reassure citizens this week amidst swirling gossip about the facility. The 61-bed Clarendon Care Center re-opened after it was purchased by Meridian Health Care about nine months ago, according to Corporate Admissions Coordinator Micha Robnett, who said he wants to set the record straight about what is being done with the facility. “We... [Read more]

Enterprise, former local editor pick up PPA awards

The Clarendon Enterprise received ten awards and a former local publisher was honored during the 107th annual Panhandle Press Association Convention in Amarillo last Saturday, April 22. Representatives of the winning newspapers at the Panhandle Press Convention last Saturday with Ben Estlack and Ella Estlack holding awards for the Enterprise . Enterprise Photo / Roger Estlack During the annual PPA... [Read more]

Broncos claim district championship

By Sandy Anderberg The Broncos won the District Championship beating Memphis and Nazareth in blowout games last week. Courtesy photo / Adelita Elam The Clarendon Broncos downed two more teams last week to clench another District Baseball Championship. The Broncos remain unbeaten in their 2017 season and are posed to go deep in the playoffs. They easily defeated Memphis on Tuesday at 19-1 and blasted... [Read more]

Lady Broncos advance to playoffs 17 years straight

By Sandy Anderberg Clarendon High School has only had their softball program for 17 years, but the Lady Broncos 17-0 in playoff appearances. From its beginning, Lady Bronco softball has been solid in post-season play. Coach Gary Jack has been at the helm for 13 years and feels his team has a chance of going deep into the playoffs. The Lady Broncos solidified a third-place in district play last Friday... [Read more]

City council revisiting rules on alcohol sales

Future business development has the Clarendon City Council rethinking rules regulating the sale of alcohol in the city. City Administrator David Dockery brought the issue to the council during its regular meeting last Thursday, April 13. “We have locations that have great potential for development but are restricted by their distance to a school or church,” Dockery said. Current city rules allows... [Read more]

County considers damaged windows

Courthouse windows in need of repair was one of the topics addressed by Donley County Commissioners when they met in regular session Monday, April 17. County Judge John Howard says several wooden courthouse window sashes are in need of repair, and commissioners reviewed a proposal from Restorhaus of Lubbock to remove and rebuild the five windows needing the most attention. Restorhaus is the same firm... [Read more]

Local political candidates address children

Local candidates for office were given an opportunity to speak when Donley Active Voices hosted a Kids’ Press Conference on Monday, April 3, at the Burton Memorial Library. Several local kids were present and heard from Clarendon school trustee Weldon Sears, Mayor Sandy Skelton, Alderman Nathan Floyd, and city alderman candidates Jacob Fangman and Britton Hall. School trustee candidates Reneé Mott... [Read more]

TxDOT seal coating begins

CHILDRESS – The Texas Department of Transportation began a project on Tuesday, April 18, to increase the life of its existing pavement structures in the Childress District. More than 151 miles of state roadways in the district will see $3.8 million worth of preventive maintenance seal coat work. In addition to US 287 through Donley County, the following counties and roadways are slated to be affected:... [Read more]