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The Clarendon Enterprise November 15, 2007 ine joins consta ce to com The Donley County Constable's Office now has four extra feet on patrol in Precincts 3 and 4. A two-year-old Lab-Great Dane mix named Diesel joined the ranks of local law enforcement in October and is ready to sniff out narcotics. Constable Tony Sellers said he first thought of the need for a canine unit in his office after visiting with Tanner Blackburn, who was going to canine school for the Panhandle Police Department. With support from the district attorney's office and interested individuals, Sellers attended canine training and obtained Diesel, who is state and federally certified in the detection of four different narcotic odors. A custom badge for the dog was provided by Kevin Johnson. "He's already had hits on three cars," Sellers said. "If he alerts on a vehicle, that's probable cause to search the car." Sellers said the olfactory Center (where the sense of smell is located) makes up 20 percent of a dog's brain compared to five percent of a human brain. Diesel - Constab!e Canine Unit "He's a deterrent to drug traf- fickers just being here," the con- stable said. Diesel usually stays with Sell- ers around the clock and provides the constable with added protection in addition to his detection skills. Sellers' canine unit also will be made available to assist the Donley County Sheriff's Office and the Department of Public Safety when needed, and the dog is expected to have a career of about eight years. Ag Commissioner to speak at farm show AMARILLO - Todd Staples, November 20 to Kim Turner at the Texas Agriculture Commissioner Amarillo Chamber of Commerce, will be speaking at the 2007 Ag 806-373-7800. Appreciation luncheon held at the The Amarillo Farm & Ranch Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show. Show will be held November 27-29, This event Will be held Tuesday, 2007, at the Civic Center. Admission November 27, from 11:30 a.m. - 1: is $2 with 100 percent donated back 30 p.m. in the Grand Plaza Room at to the FFA. Children 18 and under the Civic Center in Amarillo, Texas. are free The show is open Tuesday Tickets to the 2007 Ag Appre- and Wednesday from 9 a.m. - 5 ciation Luncheon are $15 or St00 p.m and on Thursday from 9 a.m. for a table of eight. Please RSVP by - 4 p.m. the lion's tale Visit us online at www.ClarendonOnline.com [ by roger estlack 1 I~ OatsHi~ Low Perc Mort 5 85 45 - The Clarendon Lions Club held EN ThurWed 87 70"54 30 27" ." their regular Tuesday noon meeting [ I FUNDING COMPANY /IsatFri 190 78 80 36 31 -" November 13, 2007, with Boss Lion . Sun 11 7.5 53 - Richard Sheppard in charge. /I ~"J.'} I PA CASH FOR OWNER II Total precipitation this month: .O0"Totalprecipitation to date:21.66" We had 19 members and no /L FINANCED MORTGAGES [ I Total precipitation in November last year: A 9" guests this week. Lion Bill Auvenshine, a past / PROFESSIONAL SERVICE / ' district governor, recalled the story I FAST CLOSING / of a fellow district governor from - Nov. ]6 the Netherlands, whom he met in /(806)356-0256 Free Appraisal Of Value/ Portly Cloudy the 1960s at a Lions International 7] o/ oo convention. After overcoming the language barriers, the gentleman and his wife thanked Auvenshine for the role the United States played in lib- erating Europe from the Nazis. With no further business this week, we were adjourned. SUBSCRIBE TODAY. Free Big-E Classified with every new or renewed subscription. Clarendon Senior Citizens Monday Wednesday Friday 9 a.m.' 10 a.m. Exercise Instructor: Michael Thompson FREE Blood Pressure Checks Available Sponsored by ROADRUNNER HOMECARE Playstation 3 $598.98 Playstation 2 $129.98 Nintendo DS $129.98 XBox 360 $399.98 Tocadisco DVD Player $34.98 Stereo CD/Cassette Piayer $34.98 4 Head Video Cassette Player Hair & Care Gift Shop, Purses, Tuesday- Friday, 9:00-5:00 Monday and Saturday by appointment Jewelry, etc. 205-2692 Now at Salon 306 [ Saturday, Nov. 17 Mostly Sunny l 66 /35 Sunday, Nov. 18 :ATI~ Mostly Sunny George.& Marilee Self Cordially invite you to attend a reception honoring their 50th Wedding Anniversary Clarendon Country Club November 24, 2007 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. I Cassette Player - $9.98 I Durabrand Compact Disc Player AM/FM Stereo CassetteI & AM/FM Radio Receiver Player - $12.98 Open Mon-Sat, 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Meat, Cheese & Vegetable Thanksgiving Snack Trays Ad good November 14- 20, 2007 PHARMACY: 874-5202 DELl: 874-5203 619 W. 2nd St. Clarendon, Texas Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ask about our Senior Citizens Discount! JEWELRY For your Jewelry and Jewelry Repair Needs Branigan's Jewelry NOW SELLING WIRELESS From ALLTEL Wireless Service Contact Dawn McAnear & Jeff Powell for information, 874-5201. We are a Medicare Participating Provider for Medicare Supplies Diabetic Strips Inhalation Medications. Most Other Medicare Supplies I