Friday, May 6th, 2016

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Stage to start final journey here

Stage to start final journey here

A vintage stagecoach will come to Clarendon next week to start the final run of its 136-year history. Rick Hamby drives the Journey stagecoach. Courtesy Photo The Journey stagecoach was originally built in New Hampshire in 1880 and spent its early years working on the Overland Stage Lines before retiring the first time in 1905. Now its owner, Rick Hamby, says the Journey will carry letters from West... [Read more]


Trade Days, Rodeo, BBQ on tap this weekend

Clarendon is planning to welcome a large crowd of visitors this weekend with several activities planned Friday through Sunday, May 6-7. Trades days, a rough stock rodeo, and a barbecue cookoff will give locals and out-of-towners alike lots of options for things to do. The second monthly Whistle-Stop Trade Days opens Friday at noon and will continue Saturday and Sunday. The April trade days had an incredible... [Read more]


Davis, Cobb top CHS grads for 2016

Davis, Cobb top CHS grads for 2016

Clarendon High School announced this week that its top students for the Class of 2016 are Kendra Davis and Caleb Cobb. Both students will be recognized during CHS commencement on Friday, May 27. Kendra Davis is this year’s Valedictorian is with a GPA of 3.901 and a weighted GPA of 5.680. Kendra is the daughter of Kyle and Kasi Davis and Paula Catar. Kendra has been a member of the Student Council... [Read more]


Bryce Grahn runs his way to State

Bryce Grahn runs his way to State

By Sandy Anderberg Bryce Grahn competed at the Regional Meet last week at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa and earned the right to advance to the State Meet to be held in Mike Myers Stadium in Austin Thursday through Saturday May 12-14. Bryce Grahn Grahn finished second in the 1600m run with a time of 4:37.17. The first place finisher ran the race in a time of 4:33. He placed third in the 3200m run with a... [Read more]


Broncos end perfect district season

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos won the district baseball championship last week by defeating Wellington, 15-3, at home. They face Follett this Friday at home. See the story on page seven for more details. Enterprise Photo / Alice Cobb The regular season is over for the Bronco baseball team. And it is ending on a perfect season in district play. The Broncos picked off each District foe one... [Read more]


Lady Broncos depart early from post-season play

By Sandy Anderberg The Lady Broncos played hard in their two post-season games, but could not put it all together to get the win. They lost two games to Abernathy in their best two-out-of-three games. They played the first game Thursday evening in Plainview and lost 4-8. According to head coach Gary Jack; the first game of the series did not go as they had planned. “Our Bi-District playoff series... [Read more]


Wood, Grahn, Hernandez headed to Regional Meet

Wood, Grahn, Hernandez headed to Regional Meet

By Sandy Anderberg Advancing to the Regional Track meet for Clarendon High School are Colt Wood, Jenci Hernandez, and Bryce Grahn. Clarendon runner Bryce Grahn is headed to the Regional Meet in Odessa on Saturday, April 30 where he will compete in both the 1600m and 3200m races. Grahn finished second in both of the events at the Area Meet in Wellington last week. He finished the 1600m run at 4:37.86,... [Read more]


TxDOT plans new traffic signals on US 287

New traffic signals on US 287 will mean improved safety for both motorists and pedestrians, according to the Texas Department of Transportation. The new signals will feature pedestrian buttons and crosswalk lights at the intersections of US 287 with Kearney Street and Koogle Street in Clarendon, and Flashing Yellow Arrows (FYA) signals will also be installed. TxDOT spokesperson Barbara Seal also said... [Read more]


Plans set for fourth party at Mulkey

Live music, dancing, and lots of fun activities will have downtown Clarendon energized when the fourth annual Mulkey Block Party opens on Kearney Street on Saturday, May 28. The Memorial Day weekend tradition that is looked forward to by young and old alike has never failed to provide entertainment for all ages while celebrating Clarendon’s heritage and helping raise funds to restore the Mulkey Theatre. “Insufficient... [Read more]