Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The Enterprise has confirmed that the owner of the Community Care Center of Clarendon nursing home closed the facility here yesterday, August 25. The 60-bed facility was purchased by Royce Freeborn in 2006, and the home had 19 residents when it closed. Facility administrator Susan Hodges said 17 residents were relocated Tuesday and the final […]

The Sandell Drive-In will mark its 60th anniversary this Saturday, August 29, with an Elvis Presley double-feature to benefit the Mulkey Theatre. “Love Me Tender” will be screened at dusk followed by “Spinout,” and admission will be free but a $6 donation for the Bring Back the Mulkey project will be requested at the gate. […]

Clarendon College begins its 118th fall session this week with plans to build on the successes it had in the last year. Speaking at All College Day last Thursday morning, CC President Robert Riza talked about the positive outlook for the college and among employees there. “We have made changes in the culture of this […]

The Sandell Drive-In is one of Clarendon’s treasures, but the true treasure is the family that owns and operates the theatre. For 15 years, John Morrow and his family have selflessly given their summer Fridays and Saturdays so that local people can have some entertainment in their lives and local kids can have something to […]

By Sandy Anderberg The 2015 Bronco football team has wrapped up their pre-season scrimmages and is anxiously awaiting their first scheduled game that will be played this Friday night at home against Tulia. The Broncos met up with Electra last Thursday night in a scrimmage; and according to head coach Gary Jack, did a great […]

An anonymous benefactor wants Clarendon to have a water recreation facility and has put up $500,000 to challenge the community to make it happen. Alderman Sandy Skelton announced the big news during the regular meeting of the Clarendon City Council last Thursday, August 13. Skelton said he had been approached by the benefactor in July […]

What an exciting time to live in Clarendon! Opportunities seem to keep cropping up at a consistent pace, and then last week the announcement came that a benefactor wants our city to have some type of water recreation facility. (See full story here.) Such an enormously generous thing does not happen every day. One half […]

The Clarendon City Council approved a 14 percent increase in sanitation rates during its regular meeting last Thursday, August 13. Mayor Larry Hicks said the city had been struggling to keep up with expenses in the sanitation department for several years. City officials said the increase will raise about $36,000 for the department and stave […]

The City of Howardwick expanded its boundaries with a vote of the Board of Aldermen last Tuesday, August 11. The Saints Roost Section was annexed by the city, Mayor Mike Rowland said. The mayor said health and safety were primary concerns in taking this action, and he said residents living in that area will receive […]

State Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo) will be in Clarendon on September 8 as part of his annual tour of Senate District 31, conducting town hall meetings across the Panhandle, South Plains, and Permian Basin to discuss the activities of the 84th Legislature. “I look forward to reporting to the people in my district because their […]