Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Internet users in and near Clarendon now have the opportunity to enjoy high-speed connections thanks to an Amarillo company now doing business here. AMA Wireless began hooking up customers here last week to a broadband service that boasts download speeds up to 50 times faster than ordinary phone lines. Local agents are already signing up […]

Cheryl Johnson, Clarendon Enterprise Matt Schaefer, regional director for Senator Phil Gramm, met with the Donley County Sheriff’s Department last Thursday to honor them for their effort in reducing drunk driving in the community. Schaefer presented a certificate from Gramm in appreciation of their work. “The holidays should be a time for families, not tragedies,” […]

Community Bank has announced the election of Mark C. White as President of the Clarendon branch effective January 1, 2002. White has over 24 years of banking experience with the last 11 years serving as President of First Bank and Trust in Memphis.  Mark was raised in Quail and is a graduate of Quail High […]

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander last week sent local governments their final sales tax rebates for 2001. The Comptroller sent $217.8 million to cities and counties, up 5 percent compared to December 2000. Texas cities received $200.6 million in sales tax revenue, up 4.7 percent compared to December 2000. Locally, Clarendon’s rebate for […]

Ned T. Barnes passed away December 10, 2001, after a short serious illness. Mr. Barnes was born March 5, 1933, in Clarendon and graduated from Clarendon High School. He was preceded in death by his father, Edwin O. Barns, and mother, Lola R. Barns; three sisters, Nellie K. Martin, Lola Furman, and Annalynn Scussel; and […]

Funeral services for Gerald Ray Frye, age 55, were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2001, at the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Truman Ledbetter, Pastor, and Peter Willis, of BSA Hospice Pastoral Counseling Service, officiating. Burial was held at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, […]

Graveside services for Elmer D. “Ed” Hall, age 62, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2001, in Claude Cemetery with Kent Waston, Minister of the Claude Church of Christ, and Glen Walton of Amarillo, officiating.  Burial was held at the Claude Cemetery under the Direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. […]

A Pampa woman was found guilty last week of criminal drug charges stemming from a 2000 arrest at Greenbelt Lake. Candace Sue Barker was sentenced to 16 years in the Texas State Penitentiary on Tuesday, December 11, by District Judge David McCoy following a bench trial in the Commissioners’ Courtroom of the Donley County Courthouse […]

The only bid to renovate the Burton Memorial Library was found to be about $10,000 under budget when the Clarendon Board of Aldermen met last Tuesday. Board members and Mayor Tex Selvidge almost didn’t open the bid, discussing whether it might not be in the city’s best interest to have more than one bidder. The […]

Within hours of turning in a grant application last week, the Donley County Sheriff’s Department was notified it was approved for $10,000 through the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to purchase new equipment. County commissioners authorized the application last Monday. Chief Deputy Randy Bond presented the application to the Panhandle Regional Planning Commission at 10 […]