Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Donley County’s architect is negotiating with a Dallas company to find cost alternatives after the only bid to renovate the 1890 courthouse came in more than $1 million over the project budget. Phoenix 1 Restoration and Construction Ltd. of Dallas was the only firm to submit a bid when the commissioners’ court met last Thursday. […]

Two new buildings are on the horizon for the Donley County Hospital District with the first being rushed to completion for an October 1, 2001, move-in date. The hospital board and personnel with the Associated Ambulance Authority broke ground on the new facilities last Tuesday, and construction crews are busy forming the foundation for a […]

Local citizens whose homes were damaged by flooding on May 3, 2001, could receive help to fix the damage if a grant application is successful, but they need to contact officials immediately. Donley County, through the Panhandle Regional Planning Commission (PRPC), is applying for disaster relief through the HOME program administered by the Texas Department […]

The Clarendon Enterprise and The Albany News tied for top honors during the West Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest this past weekend. The two newspapers were recognized as Sweepstakes Winners in the Division D category for weekly papers under 1,800 in circulation during the WTPA’s 71st annual summer convention at the YO Ranch Resort […]

Cheryl Johnson, Clarendon Enterprise The tennis courts at Clarendon ISD were the subject of several improvements earlier this summer. In June, the courts were cleaned with a powerwash, and the surface was overlaid with Laykote. The courts were them completed with a fresh coat of paint. CISD budgeted over $13,000 to refurbish the courts, according […]

Funeral services for Leona C. Henson, age 87, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2001, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor of Community Fellowship Church in Clarendon, officiating. Burial was held in Rowe Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Henson […]

Homer Charles Wilson died Saturday, June 30, 2001, at the age of 70 following a lengthy illness. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, 2001, in W.W. Rix Chapel with Rev. Jim Brannen and the Rev. Bruce Cotton officiating.  Entombment followed in Resthaven Mausoleum. Mr. Wilson was born in Clarendon on […]

Graveside services for Merrelene Waddell Youngblood, age 65, were held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2001, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Father Terry Burke of Amarillo, officiating.  Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Ms. Youngblood was born September 23, 1935, in the […]

It was a homegrown production featuring local and area cowboys, the local I Bar Ranch won it, and supporters say overall it met with great success. The ranch rodeo during this year’s Saints’ Roost Celebration exceeded the expectations of the Clarendon Outdoor Entertainment Association (COEA), said Ken Shelton, who is the group’s president. A big […]

Just three years after the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) completed a $3.2 million overhaul of US 287 through Clarendon, the city’s main thoroughfare is under construction again. A crew from J. Lee Milligan of Amarillo will be in town for approximately two weeks, according to TxDOT spokeswoman Barbara Seal. Workers will be milling out […]