Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Funeral services for Billy Jack Owens, age 78, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2004, in the Community Fellowship Church with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Pastor, and Rev. Bill Hodges, Pastor of the Clarendon Church of the Nazarene, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral […]

AUSTIN – Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn said Friday that the state took in $1.16 billion dollars in sales tax in September, a 3.9 percent increase over last year. Strayhorn sent $326.5 million in monthly sales tax payments to Texas cities, counties, transit systems, and special purpose taxing districts, up 8 percent compared to last […]

WASHINGTON D.C. – Tax relief is available to every Texas taxpayer as a result of legislation supported by US Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) and approved by Congress last week. Of particular interest to Texas taxpayers, the bill gives them the opportunity to deduct state sales taxes from their federal income tax obligation. The US House […]

By Cheryl Johnson, Clarendon Enterprise Organizers of the 53rd annual Cotton Festival in Hedley have deemed this year’s event a success.  The streets were filled with residents and visitors who enjoyed all the festivities. The Lioness Club kicked the festival off with their Chili and Stew Supper on Friday night.  Many out-of-town guests were present, […]

L.J. Wade,Sr., 77, died Friday in Amarillo. Services were at 11 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Panhandle with Rev. Bill Fuller, pastor officiating.  Graveside services were at 2:30 p.m. Monday in Rowe Cemetery in Hedley under the direction of Minton/Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle. Mr. Wade was born on January 25, 1927, in […]

WHITE DEER – The Board of Directors of the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District proposed well production rates last week that are a guaranteed amount of water that can be pumped annually in a management sub-area. The Board decided that public comment on proposed Rule 15, where the floor rates were added, will be taken until […]

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen met in regular session last Tuesday with a full agenda to discuss. Mark C. White addressed the board on behalf of the Destination Donley County tourism council. He requested funds from the Motel Bed Tax to promote maize days and costume contest on October 30, a fall festival on November […]

It’s Cotton Festival time in Hedley, and folks there are ready for the 53rd annual event to be held this Friday and Saturday. The Lioness Club kicks off events with their Chili and Stew Supper Friday at 5:00 p.m. at the Lioness Hall. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 6.  The […]

A Hedley High School graduate was seriously injured in Iraq last Wednesday when the convoy he was traveling in was ambushed near Kirkuk. Army PFC Aaron Bugg’s condition had stabilized by Friday, but he was still suffering from multiple wounds and could lose part of his left leg, his mother, Connie Dalton, told the Enterprise. […]

Funeral services for JoBeth Elliott Shelley, age 47, were held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2004, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa, with Rev. Barry Loving, pastor of the First Christian Church of Pampa, officiating.  Arrangements are under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa. Ms. Shelley died September 28, 2004, in […]