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The Clarendon Enterprise June 1, 2017 Community Calendar June 3 Trash to Treasures Garage See map on page 10 Sale Event Whistle-Stop Trade Days June 4 Whistle-Stop Trade Days June 5-10 Citywide Clean-Up See for more information ad on page 5 June 9-11 JRCA Rodeo Clarendon stock & Equine Center College Live- June 10 Howardwick's Spring Fling 11 a.m. 4 p.m. Howardwick City Park June 18 Father's Day June 20-23 CC FFA Leadership Camp June 30 Saints' Roost Celebration Ranch Rodeo 7:30 p.m. COEA Arena July 1 Saints' Roost Celebration Arts & Craft Fair 9 a.m. Court- house Square Kids' Parade 9 a.m. Herring Bank Parade 10 a.m. Henson's Turtle Race 3 p.m. Downtown Clarendon Ranch Rodeo .7:30 p.m. COEA Arena Whistle-Stop Trade Days July 2 Whistle-Stop Trade Days July 4 Independence Day Saints' Roost Celebration Junior Ranch Rodeo 7:30 p.m. COEA Arena August 5 Whistle-Stop Trade Days August 6 Whistle-Stop Trade Days September 4 Labor Day October 9 Columbus Day Menus June 5 - June 9 Donley County Senior Citizens Mon: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, spin- ach, garlic toast, salad, fruit bowl, iced tea/2% milk. Tue: Mexican pile on, olives, onions, coconut, pinto beans, garden salad, wedding cake, iced tea/2% milk. Wed: Beef pot roast, roast potatoes, roast carrots & peppers, wheat rOll, peach cobbler, iced tea/2% milk. Thu: Taco pie w/salad, tortilla, pinto beans, chuckwagon corn, cookie, iced tea/2% milk. Fri: Chicken tenders with gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, wheat roll, oatmeal cookies, iced tea/2% milk. Hedley Senior Citizens Mon: Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, country gravy, stewed okra, seasoned corn, pumpkin square, iced tea/2% milk. Tue: Ham & pinto beans, cornbread margarine, spinach, seasoned corn orange pineapple cup, country apple crisp, iced tea/2% milk. Wed: Roast beef, baked potato w/sour cream, buttered carrots, roll, choco- late pudding, iced tea/2% milk. Thu: Chicken teriyaki w/rice, stir fry vegetables, green peas, wheat bread, canned peach slices, sweet potato pie, iced tea/2% milk. Fri: Cheeseburgers, tomato wedge salad, melon medley, iced tea/2% milk. II Hi, gang! I hope you took time to remember our service personnel Monday, whether stationed stateside or deployed to another part of the world, our military personnel make sacrifices during their service. Some have made the ultimate sacrifice. In fact, since the country's found- ing, more than one million service members have lost their lives during a conflict. Let's continue to honor those fallen troops who died in ser- vice of the nation, and our fallen law enforcement who also died. "Watch Out for Prize Scams," by Kristin Keckeisen, AARP. There are plenty of reputable contests and sweepstakes out there (including some from AARP). But there are also a lot of bad play- ers looking to bilk you out of your money. How it Works: You're told you've won a prize but: You have to pay a fee to collect your winnings; You have to wire money to a well- known company to insure delivery of the prize; You have to deposit a check they have sent you; Your notice was mailed by bulk rate; or You have to attend a sales meeting to win. What You Should Know: You can't win a contest you didn't enter. Don't believe claims that you were automatically entered. What You Should Do: Be vigilant. The Fed- eral Trade Commission recommends looking up a contest or promoter in a search engine with the words "scam" or "complaint". Warn others. If you think you've been targeted by a prize scam, report it at www.ftc.gov/complaint and share on the Fraud Watch Network scam-tracking map. When it comes to fraud, vigilance is our number one weapon. You have the power to protect yourself and your loved ones from scares. Please share this alert with friends and family. Fraud Watch Network ES. Spotted a scare? Tell us about it. Our seam-tracking map gives you infor- mation about the latest scares tar- McQueen visits the Mulkey Last Friday, when I woke up, Lightning McQueen pulled into my drive- way. It was a Chevy Camaro with stickers the cub with the number reporter 95 and eyeballs by benjamin estlack in the wind- shield so that it looked like Lightning McQueen. That's the character from all the Cars movies. The reason John Morrow bor- rows the red Camaro is for the new Cars movie - Cars 3 - that is coming out this summer. When the drive-in shows the Cars movies, they always line up some of the Cars characters outside the Sandell. Thanks, John, for bringing the car by my house! The next day, was the Mulkey Block Party. Lightning McQueen was in the car show, and John also brought a school bus that is also a character from the new Cars movie. There were also other things that were fun at the block party. That includes the movies that were showing in the theatre, the games that some booths had, and also the inflatable slide that the Whistle-Stop brought. We also at a certain we showed a short documentary about the Mulkey - what it used to be and what is planned for it- by Nikki and Dusty Green, who are on the show "Two for the Road." I'm really ready for the Mulkey to be fixed so we can start showing more movies in it! D0nley County Subscription: $30/yr, Out of County Subscription: $40/yr. Out of State Subscription: $45/yr, Enterprise-D Subscription: $15/yr. Ci11874.22S9 more information geting people other options for your situation. in your state. Remember, you do not have to You'll also pay for help with your student loans. find first-hand Never pay an upfront fee for the accounts from promise of debt relief. Learn how to scam-spotters ...... spot a debt relief scheme. who are shar- bobVs To report a student loan debt ing their expe- whittlin' relief scam, file a complaint with: the riences so you by bob watson F]~C at ftc.gov/complaint; the CFPB know how to at consumerfinance.gov/complaint protect yourself and your family, and your state's Attorney General's "Student loan scam gets an F office. from the FTC" by Alesha Heman- "I'd like a scam-free vacation" dez, FTC by Rosario Mtndez, FTC. The costs of student loans and Summer is around the comer, fees can be overwhelming. You and I'm dreaming about my next might see online ads that promise to vacation! There are so many places help lower your payments or get your to visit, and a lot of travel deals to loans forgiven. But be wary of com- consider. My budget and time are panies that make those promises, and limited, so I have to choose carefully. never pay an upfront fee. Today, the I simply can't afford losing out to a FTC announced it had filed charges travel scam. I want a good trip at a against Strategic Student Solutions, fair price, so I only deal with travel Student Relief Center, and related businesses I trust - whether it's a companies for lying to consumers travel agency or a travel website. about providing student loan debt I also do research and ask myself relief and charging illegal upfront some key questions: Are the cancel- fees. lations and refund policies clear? According to the FTC's com- Can I get a copy of these policies in plaint, Strategic Student Solutions writing? Can I pay with credit card? promised consumers loan forgive- Credit cards give more protection ness or payment reduction and credit than paying with cash or check. Do I repair services, but they didn't know the total price of the hotel stay deliver. They told consumers that per night, including any "resort fees" their monthly fees would be put or other mandatory charges? Know- toward their student loans. They also ing the total price is the only way to charged consumers illegal upfront compare hotels, so I ask if the price fees of up to $1,200. Consumers includes all thefees. found out later thatthey had not been Can I trust that review? If a enrolled in forgiveness or repayment reviewer is being paid to review a programs, that none of their pay- hotel or something else, they should ments had been put towards their disclose that, but not all do. I look student loans, and their credit had at different websites for reviews, not been repaired. In fact, consum- that way I can evaluate comments ers often ended up farther behind on from different sources. Also good their payments than when they first to know: If you receive a "robocall" signed up for the companies' ser- saying you won a "free" vacation, vices, that's a scare. Just hang up and report If you have paid money to Stra- the caller to the FrC. For more tips tegic Student Solutions or Student on having a scam-free vacation, Relief Center, contact your loan including tips on travel, timeshares servicer immediately. Depending on and renting properties, check out ftc. the type of loans you have, you may gov/travelscams. want to discuss a repayment plan or Stay safe out there! Ka-Chow! Ben and Ella Estlack received an early morning visit from Light: ning McQueen last Friday morning courtesy of John Morrow and the Sandell Drive-In. ENTERPRISE PHOTO/ROGER ESTLACK Raise the colors American Legion member hoist the colors during Memorial Day services in Rowe Cemetery Monday. ENTERPRISE PHOTO/ROGER ESTLACK PEST CONTROL "Is your place an ace place?" Terry E Jason Wheeler, C.A. TPCL 10615 www.acepestcontroLpro 806-372-5449 ace. pest@yahoo.corn We Specialize in General Pest, Termite, Pretreotments Mr. and Mrs. Hall Tiffany Noble and Britton Hall of Clarendon were forever united in marriage on May 25, 2017 in Amarillo. The private outdoor ceremony for Mr. and Mrs. Hall was officiated by Chris Seright of Amarillo. Gift registries are at Every Nook & Cranny, Amazon, Wal- Mart, and Sears. Volunteer honor Donley County VFW Auxiliary Secretary Carol Braddock presents Marshal Johnson with a certificate o(appreciation during Memo- rial Day services at the courthouse square Monday morning. Johnson was recognized for taking the initiative and volunteer- ing, to set out flags at Citizens Cemetery during Veterans Day last November. ENTERPRISE PHOTO/ROGER ESTLACK ffT~istle-Stop owners Jordan & Kimberly salute this week's legend... CLARA CARHART Clara Hannah Sully was born April 29, 1843, in Bytown near Ottawa, Canada, to English parents James and Laura Sully. Growing up she showed an interest in books and decided early on to be a teacher. She began to teach after grad uation and moved with her family to Davenport, Iowa, in 1861. She taught for six years and introduced musical instruction in every grade in every school of that city. She married Rev. Lewis H. Carhart in 1871, eventually followed him to Texas where her popularity helped him build large congregations in Dallas and Sherman. In 1878, when Rev. Carhart established his Christian Colony, he named it Clarendon in her honor and she is credited with ban the sale of alcohol in Donley County at that time. Mrs. Carhart returned to the east coast, divorced Lewis, and was a leader in the temperance movement at the turn of the century. She died in 1913. The Whistle-Stop and the community salute the memory of Clara Carhart and her influence in the settlement of the town that still bears her name - Clarendon. 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