Monday, December 18th, 2017

Clarendon Elementary students were named District Champions for the fifth consecutive year in the Fall University Interscholastic League Literary Meet held at Clarendon CISD last week. The meet is comprised of students from six different school districts, with seven campuses competing against each other. Students from each district spent many hours in preparation for the […]

The Clarendon College Board of Regents hired an architect to develop plans for CC’s former library and, as President Myles Shelton put it, set the stage for future growth. The west end of the Administration Building was vacated in February following the opening of the Vera Dial Dickey Library; and, with the exception of the […]

The Donley County Commissioners’ Court voted in favor of seeking approval for a state historical marker for the 1890 Courthouse during their regular meeting November 14. County Judge Jack Hall said the court approved spending $850 to purchase the marker, which would be subject to the approval of an application to the Texas Historical Commission. […]

Donley County’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent last month, its lowest level since October 2001. The seasonally non-adjusted data from the Texas Workforce Commission shows 1,849 employed locally out of a potential work force of 1,917. That’s down from unemployment rates of 4.7 percent in August and 3.9 percent in September. The rate one […]

The Clarendon Girl Scouts, Brownies, and Daisies would like to invite everyone to join them Thursday, November 17, at 6:00 p.m. on the Donley County Courthouse Square for the annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony. Entertainment will be provided by the scout troops along with the Community Church Children’s Choir, True Church of God and Christ Choir, […]

The Clarendon Board of Aldermen will likely adopt a state statute as city ordinance to deal with the issue of cruelty to animals following last Tuesday’s regular meeting. If approved, subtle changes would be made in the wording from Texas Penal Code Sec. 42.09, replacing the punishment and fine clauses to reflect the maximum penalties […]

Clarendon’s economy continues to produce higher sales tax returns, according to information released by Texas Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn last Friday. The city’s November sales tax allocation soared 18.85 percent above the same period last year for a total rebate of $25,615.41. Clarendon started the calendar year with lower returns, but local sales produced increased […]

By Roger  Estlack & Cheryl Johnson, Clarendon Enterprise The citizens of Donley County last week paid their respect to the veterans who have served America and secured freedom for all who live here. The Adamson-Lane Post 287 of the American Legion held their annual service at the Veterans’ Memorial in Rowe Cemetery on Friday morning. […]

Graveside services for James Harold Gattis, age 66, were held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 14, 2005, in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Rev. Tom Garmon, Pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating.  Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mr. Gattis died Thursday, November 10, 2006, in […]

Funeral services for Carolyn Elizabeth Whitworth Hamilton, age 90, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2005, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Garmon, Pastor, officiating.  Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon. Mrs. Hamilton died Monday, November 7, […]