Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Clarendon College received word Wednesday that it is a recipient of a Title III Part A grant. This grant provides approximately $2.25 million to assist in the establishment of a Registered Nursing Program at the College. Funding will begin right away with plans for a January 2014 RN program start. CC President Phil Shirley said […]

Clarendon Mayor Larry Hicks said today (Sept. 25) that the city will not be ratifying its 2014 tax rate until November. A story in this week’s Enterprise reports that City Hall had posted agendas for nine called meetings beginning Thursday, September 26, in a continuing effort to get the necessary supermajority quorum to ratify its […]

Death and taxes remain the two certainties in life. But in the City of Clarendon’s case, while taxes remain a certainty, when you will get your tax bill is anything but certain. You could get your city tax bill in October, but it is more likely that it will show up sometime in November. Regardless […]

 Family fun and old West heritage is in store this weekend when the 19th annual Col. Charles Goodnight Chuckwagon Cookoff is held on the grounds of the Saints’ Roost Museum. Seventeen wagons are scheduled to compete for top prizes, and other activities include the dedication of an arrow sculpture marking the Museum’s location on the […]

The City of Clarendon will fog seal approximately 58 blocks of paved streets next week in an effort to protect those roads from water damage in the future. The $40,000 project will focus on streets that were paved in the last ten years with 45 blocks on the west side of town and parts of […]

 Donley County Commissioners approved a $2.1 million budget for fiscal year 2014 during a called meeting Monday. No members of the public showed up during an open hearing prior to the vote. Commissioners unanimously approved setting the county’s total tax rate at $0.632279 per $100 valuation, which is an increase of a little more than […]

Clarendon High School graduate Lydia Howard, Class of 2013, will be inducted into the Clarendon High School Science Hall of Fame Friday, September 27, at 5:30 p.m. in room 106 of the high school. Lydia had many accomplishments during her high school career, winning two overall district championships (one as a freshman), three district Chemistry […]

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Several Donley County 4H and FFA members competed in the Tri State Fair in Amarillo last week and came home with awards. Complete results are as follows: Food – Recipe Contest: 1st Place Kami Duncan, 1st Place Brooke Duncan; Fudge: 1st Place Kami Duncan; Caramels: 1st Place Izzy Craft; Corn Muffins: 3rd Place Brooke Duncan; […]

By Fred Gray The Hedley Owls travelled to Hart and were inadvertently trampled by the Longhorns, 66-20, last Friday, September 20. Feathers flew as the Longhorns figured out how to compete against Hedley’s gang-tackling defense, and showcased a passing game that negated the Owls’ swarming, aggressive defense. For the night, senior running back Seth Ruthardt […]