Thursday, July 31st, 2014

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise The City of Clarendon moved to regulate gaming businesses last Tuesday, although none are currently operating locally. Discussions about regulating eight-liner games started months ago, and the only known gaming establishment in town has since closed. Ordinance 435 as approved July 22 will require gaming businesses to have a permit, […]

 By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise A Kansas man lost his life Monday, July 28, while traveling through Donley County on Interstate 40. Department of Public Safety Trooper Kelly Hill said 75-year-old Robert Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene by Donley County Justice of the Peace Connie Havens. Jackson, a resident of Yates Center, Kan., […]

By Gilad Edelman, The Texas Tribune Lawmakers at a U.S. House Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation meeting on Tuesday said they support legislation that aims to resolve a land dispute between the federal government and Texas landowners. The Red River Private Property Protection Act, introduced by U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) would affect […]

 Clarendon College is hosting its second Student Success Camp next week. The College will offer courses August 4-6 at its locations in Clarendon, Pampa, and Childress to students looking to get ahead for the fall semester. Courses will be offered in math, reading and writing and are designed to prepare students to take the TSI […]

School starts in just more than three weeks, and I’m not ready any more than my kids are. We’ve had a great summer, you see. A 1970s type of summer filled with carefree times for the kids, riding bikes in the neighborhood and going on adventures with the neighborhood kids… which happens to include their […]

Yours truly always assumed that the state sport of Texas was high school football. It turns out that this is not the case, it’s actually rodeo, which makes a lot of sense, especially in this part of the great state of Texas. Rodeo is also the state sport of Wyoming and North Dakota, both of […]

FORT WORTH – Kati Adams of the Hedley FFA Chapter was awarded the Lone Star FFA Degree at the 86th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 14-18 in Fort Worth, Texas. The Lone Star FFA Degree is the highest degree bestowed by the Texas FFA. The Lone Star FFA Degree recognizes FFA members who […]

Members of the Clarendon College meats team are world champions in meat judging after competing in Australia last week. Scotta Faulkenberry of Stephenville, Texas, and Cody Shannon of Royse City, Texas, along with two students from Garden City Community College in Kansas, placed first over 13 other international teams from Australian universities, the United States, […]

The Clarendon Enterprise has been recognized on both the national and regional levels this month for its work on open government issues, column writing, and editorials. The local newspaper was recently notified that it has received a third place award and two honorable mentions from the National Newspaper Association, awards that will be presented during […]

 A Howardwick man connected with the April burglary of the Sandell Drive-In was one of six people sentenced when the district court met in Clarendon last Wednesday, July 16. Jeffery Lynn Wyrick was convicted for the state jail felony offense of burglary of a building and was sentenced to 21 months in the State Jail […]