Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Donley County Commissioners authorized preservation work on 1890 courthouse and discussed several other agenda items during their regular meeting last Monday, June 12. The county for some time has discussed work needing done on third floor windows, and at this meeting they took action, accepting a proposal from Bill Gamel of Amarillo. County Judge John […]

Volunteers are being sought to help Donley County children who find themselves caught up in the court system due to neglect or abuse. CASA of the High Plains currently has about 51 cases involving 118 kids in its eight-county service area with five of those cases being in Donley County, according to Executive Director Alissha […]

Despite some decent rain last week, the Texas Water Development Board’s weekly report Monday officially listed Donley County back in droughty conditions for the first time since April 2016. The TWDB has listed the county as “abnormally dry” during the weeks ahead of Monday’s report. “Last week brought us a reintroduction of drought conditions in […]

Beatrice “Bea” Burleson, 70, died Friday, June 9, 2017, Clarendon. Services were held on June 17, 2017, in the Clarendon Church of Christ. Burial followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon. Bea was born November 20, 1946, in Wellington to D.C. and Nola Conner Beard.  […]

Beverly Jo McPherson, 67, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Springfield, Missouri. Graveside services were held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley, TX with Rev. Anthony Knowles officiating. Burial followed at Rowe Cemetery in Hedley. Arrangements were under the direction Robertson Funeral Directors in Clarendon Beverly was born August 19, 1949; […]

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Clarendon ISD Trustees accepted the resignation of Athletic Director Gary Jack Monday night as he prepares to take a job at a bigger school. “We’ve been offered positions in Callisburg, which is a 3A school by Gainesville,” Jack told the Enterprise this week. Jack’s wife, Andrea, also resigned Monday night and will be working at […]

No injuries were reported when a wind turbine caught fire near on the Salt Fork Wind Facility near Jericho last Wednesday, June 7. Schuyler Baehman, a spokesperson for Southern Company, which operates Salt Fork, said the fire happened about 5:30 p.m. “Employees at the plant contacted first responders, who responded to the incident,” Baehman told […]

The City of Clarendon will hold a town hall meeting to discuss funding for two community projects following last Thursday’s regular city council meeting. The town hall will be held Thursday, June 29, at the Bairfield Activity Center at 6:30 p.m. and will focus on the city’s proposed water recreation project and also discuss the […]

A Saturday afternoon grassfire threatened several homes at Howardwick before being brought under control. Fire Chief Will Jordan said the blaze appeared to have started from an abandoned campfire near Old Clarendon Point. “It was a really strange deal,” Jordan said. “It looked like they were using construction scraps for the fire.” Emergency personnel were […]