Friday, July 31st, 2015

The first graduating class of the new Clarendon College Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program has achieved an outstanding pass rate of 93.75 percent on the NCLEX-RN licensing exam, the gateway exam for receiving an RN license and practicing as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas. Sixteen students graduated from the College’s first […]

Three men traveling from Colorado to Dallas got a night’s stay in the Donley County Jail Sunday after an off-duty deputy saw them smoking pot in front of a local convenience store. Sheriff Butch Blackburn said off-duty Deputy Odie Smith was getting gas at Allsup’s when he saw the men engaged in illegal activity. He […]

The City of Howardwick is getting ready to make some noise after installing three new storm sirens this week. The $57,000 project replaces five older sirens and is being paid for largely by grant funds from the US Department of Agriculture, according to City Secretary Tammy Jordan. The USDA provided $41,137.50 for the new sirens, […]

The Clarendon City Council again wrestled with the Third Street question during their regular meeting last Thursday, July 23. Engineer Clayton Scales presented four differing proposals to solve the vexing problem of drainage on the newly paved street between Bugbee Avenue and Broncho Stadium. The rollover curb installed as part of street project earlier this […]

CORPUS CHRISTI – Kati Adams of the Hedley FFA Chapter, was awarded a $10,000 scholarship, sponsored by Richard Wallrath Educational Foundation at the 87th annual Texas FFA State Convention held July 13-17 in Corpus Christi. Adams was awarded for her qualifications in academic achievement, leadership, SAE, FFA involvement, financial need, and personal interview. The 87th […]

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise Conditions at Greenbelt Lake have improved, but more rain is needed get the reservoir completely out of drought status. Greenbelt General Manager Bobbie Kidd said this week the lake has come up 11 feet for the year and has actually moved out of Stage Four drought conditions but is not quite […]

By Roger Estlack, Clarendon Enterprise Two Donley County men are facing assault charges after weekend fight that is under investigation by the Texas Rangers. Clay Sawyer, age 32, and Chris Blackburn, age 21, were both arrested in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 18, after officers were dispatched to the 600 block of S. […]

By Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune For the first time in more than five years, Texas is not in a drought. While less than three percent of the state remains “abnormally dry,” according to the latest US Drought Monitor report, drought has disappeared from every other part of Texas. Just three months ago, more than […]

Work continues on the rehabilitation of the Mulkey Theatre following action taken by the Clarendon Economic Development Corporation last Monday, July 13. CEDC board members gave the go-ahead to Pioneer General Contractors to take further steps on Phase 3 interior work for a cost not to exceed $74,905. Half of the cost will be covered […]

The former Chamberlain Motor Co. property in east Clarendon is expect to have new life and a new purpose when the Whistle-Stop Trades Days & Farmers Market opens this fall. Kimberly Britten told the Enterprise this week that she plans to re-open the former car dealership as an indoor and outdoor marketplace that will be […]