Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Just eight days after Greenbelt Lake’s last drowning, another man lost is his life in nearly the same location Sunday afternoon. The body of 20-year-old Orin Tye Brazell of Dumas was recovered north of Sandy Beach by the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department Dive Team at 2:54 p.m. after a nine-minute search of the area. Brazell’s […]

A new interim administrator warned Clarendon officials of tough decisions ahead as they begin the process of climbing out of a financial hole. Phyllis Jeffers with the Texas First Group was hired by the Board of Aldermen during a called session Monday morning and went to work immediately. “Right now you’re in a tight timetable, […]

A Lelia Lake man was arrested Monday and charged with kidnapping after his victim got loose at a Clarendon supermarket. James Michael Brinkley, age 37, was booked into the Donley County Jail; and Sheriff Butch Blackburn expected he would be arraigned Tuesday afternoon. Blackburn could not reveal all the details of the case, saying it […]

WELLINGTON – Animals thrive on the banks of waterways. And those same tree-covered, green grassy areas are keys to maintaining healthy watersheds for creeks and rivers. Landowners must learn how to manage these properties to strike an ecological balance that benefits wildlife and livestock and still protects watersheds, Texas AgriLife Research scientists say. Dr. Bill […]

The Clarendon Enterprise won two first place plaques during the West Texas Press Association’s 2007 Better Newspaper Contest. The awards were presented to the Enterprise during the WTPA’s 78th annual convention in Fredericksburg last Saturday. The Enterprise received first place honors for Editorials about Gov. Rick Perry’s cutting funding to the state’s community colleges and […]

Depending on your generation, the building on the southwest corner of Third and Kearney is known as the “M” System, Pud’s, or JAMZ. But if all goes according to plan, everyone will know it as the Bronco Burger next month. Restaurant owner Jerome Martinez says he’s excited to move his popular burger joint off US […]

A midnight swim ended in death for a Pampa man at Greenbelt Lake last Saturday. Chafen Wayne Wilson, age 21, was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Ann Kennedy after his body was recovered approximately 75 feet from the shore of Old Clarendon Point. Greenbelt Water Authority Manager Bobbie Kidd said Wilson was in […]

Plans are being made for the 2008 Clarendon High School Exes Homecoming Reunion to be held September 19. The Bronco pep rally at 3 p.m. will start the reunion with the Bronco Band’s Mexican Pile On to follow in the cafeteria at 5 p.m. All CHS exes are asked to meet in front of the […]

The Clarendon Economic Development Corporation made its second and third awards under its Façade Grant Program last week. The Hair Connection at 322 S. Kearney showed that a little bit goes a long ways as owner June Franklin and her husband put on a shiny new coat of paint and replaced some deteriorating trim. A […]

AUSTIN – Local city sales tax revenues climbed again in June, according to information from Texas Comptroller Susan Combs. Clarendon’s monthly allocation was $24,423.44, an increase of 4.08 percent compared to last June. The city’s sales tax collections are now 2.27 percent ahead for the year-to-date. Hedley received an allocation of $359.57, up more than […]