Friday, August 22nd, 2014

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 […]

Donley County Commissioners are proposing a slightly higher tax rate to support a fiscal year 2015 budget that is $63,000 higher than the current budget. Commissioners have spent several hours in called meeting to prepare the $2.175 million budget, and County Judge Jack Hall is happy with the results. “I think our budget looks really […]

Tricky Ricky’s recent indictment aside, it must be assumed that Rick Perry is not just innocent; he is actually being railroaded by Democrats from Travis County, the liberal bastion surrounding Austin. Of course, who’s to say the aforementioned assumption is simply taken out of context – a context that is wrong? What is this issue […]

By Sandy Anderberg The Clarendon Broncos are ready. Their early August practices are paying off as the Broncos gear up for the upcoming season. They went up against Bovina last Friday in their first scrimmage of the year with good results, according to head coach Gary Jack. “We saw some things that are developing,” Jack […]

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise Howardwick residents were battered by high winds Saturday evening, August 9, resulting in thousands of dollars in property damage. No human injuries have been reported. Trees in the community took the biggest toll with some limbs and trunks of approximately ten-inch diameters being snapped, although many were already weakened due […]

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise Clarendon’s sales tax receipts are down for the fifth straight month, but the city is still showing its second highest returns in the last five years. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reported August sales tax allocations last Wednesday and showed Clarendon as being down 15.12 percent for the month at $37,353.16 […]

The 5th Annual Louise Daniel Women’s History Luncheon and Women’s Equality Day Celebration will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 22, 2014, in the Great Hall of Polk Street United Methodist Church, 1401 S. Polk in Amarillo. The occasion will honor women elected officials, past and present, of the Texas Panhandle. The luncheon is […]

As you all may well know, a monument suddenly appeared in front of the Donley County Courthouse Annex a couple of weeks ago. Most folks knew it was coming, so it’s not a great surprise. On it, many statements were attributed to several Founding Fathers, along with others, including the Ten Commandments. Anyway, with all […]

This is in response to the Editor’s Commentary a couple of weeks ago in The Clarendon Enterprise regarding school days and how they have changed. I would like to acknowledge that the editor is right and things have changed, some for the better, some for the worse. Our world is not the same. Our school […]

A sure sign that the rapture is near is when I find some occasional common ground with Fabulous Fred. More likely is that I am losing my rather tenuous grip on sanity. In his Killer Weed commentary I found some spotty agreement which is generally cause for rethinking my position. In discussions of drugs, I […]