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George W. Bush apparently asked Dick Cheney to be his running mate while munching on a fried chicken leg. 

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A few years ago I visited South Africa where the average house was surrounded by a concrete wall. South Africa has many villages and rural communities of impoverished people where the main goal each day is to find a clean drink of water. However, people throughout many of the towns and citie…

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Waco has the highest hotel occupancy rate in the state partly because of the TV show Fixer Upper and the Magnolia restaurant and store owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines, creators of the TV show. David Ridley noticed the big increase in tourism and decided to start a tour company. He calls it W…

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Greetings again from the Comanche Historical Museum. I’m here to work on my newspaper article, and it is such a beautiful day outside. I am at the museum this afternoon for sending the emails and there were two men here when I got here. They were leaving the building and were going out to th…

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Many people start the new year with good intentions to accomplish certain goals, only to then set their goals aside when life gets busy.

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The children were in the pew in front of me.

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Looking back at 2018’s weather-related news, it seems clear that this was the year climate change became unavoidable. I don’t mean that the fires in California, coastal flooding in the Carolinas, and drought throughout the West were new evidence of climate change. Rather, they shifted the na…

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When Donna Albus threw her hat in the ring for the Abilene City Council, she announced her candidacy in a leather shop owned by her son. She is a flamboyant woman who wears outrageous hats and clothes that give the appearance she’s always in costume. She is known as Abilene’s biggest cheerle…

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Plant-based or plant-forward eating patterns focus on foods primarily from plants. This includes not only fruits and vegetables, but also nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, legumes, and beans. It doesn’t mean that you are vegetarian or vegan and never eat meat or dairy. Rather, you are proport…

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The Comanche County Retired School Employees will have its first meeting of the new year at Matt Daddy’s in Comanche on Tuesday, January 8 at 12:30. After lunch, our guest speaker will be Janis Petronis, District 15 President. She will be giving updates on what is happening in Austin. If you…

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I am hoping that everyone has had a wonderful Christmas holiday. School is out, and I can remember how wonderful it was to have that “Christmas Vacation.” Best wishes for a happy New Year.

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Arrive at 2020 alive. Another full year of life will give you the opportunity you desire to pursue happiness and fulfillment. You can't achieve anything in this world if you are dead. Think about driving a bit slower, eating healthier, some daily exercise and monitoring your health. The real…

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I walk into a house in White Oak, near Longview, and all I see is Santa Clauses. They are everywhere. Every room including the bathroom has Santas of all sizes and descriptions. In some rooms they take up so much space there’s barely enough room to squeeze by. The house belongs to Sandy Rawl…

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I walk into a house in White Oak, near Longview, and all I see is Santa Clauses. They are everywhere. Every room including the bathroom has Santas of all sizes and descriptions. In some rooms they take up so much space there’s barely enough room to squeeze by. The house belongs to Sandy Rawl…

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“Unto you is born this day…a Saviour which is Christ the Lord.” The “babe” born was the “Son of God” who took upon Himself our nature as Man for perpetuity. “God was manifest in the flesh”. “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”, offering forgiveness and “everlasting life” to “wh…

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A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR to all of our many friends. We invite you to visit the Museum during the Christmas holidays, we have many things that children (on school vacation) will be interested in. We are decorated so beautifully, and all of this accents our many historical items.

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At the end of this year, Justice Phil Johnson will retire from the Texas Supreme Court after 13 years of distinguished service. His opinions have left an indelible mark on Texas law, but those of us who have been privileged to work with him know that his legacy runs much deeper.

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Christmas trees are like a distant cousin. They come to your house, surround themselves with presents, stay a month…then they begin to shed, and need somebody to drive them off.

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My wife, Frances Soule, was a direct, all-male descendant of Pilgrim George Soule, Mayflower passenger and signer of the Mayflower Compact. She was also related to more than (10) of the other Mayflower passengers. Her death in 2016, after 71 years of marriage, prompted me to investigate the …

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Yes, Saturday, December 8th was the time of our annual Christmas Open House at the Comanche Historical Museum. And yes, the weather was just a little wet which kept some people from visiting with us. But we had excellent food and goodies, our band the Class of ‘57, and I am going to hit on t…

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Do you have family favorite recipes that you will be using during the holidays? Most of us do. In fact, preparing favorite recipes is a holiday tradition for most families. However, many of us may be using recipes that are out-of­date with what we know about food safety. Prevent food borne i…

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Well it has been a very busy few weeks here at The Chief and that will not change until the week of Christmas. But that is a good thing because we have so musch to cover in the City of Comanche and Comanche County. We are blessed to be surrounded by such a great community.

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No single food - not even a superfood- can offer all t e nutrition, health benefits, and energy we need to nourish ourselves. The 2015-2020 US Dietary Guidelines recommend healthy eating patterns,

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Michelle Smith had a career traveling coast to coast in the mortgage and software development industries. Thirteen years ago she bought 30 acres of land south of Pittsburg, Texas, hired a contractor to build some guest cottages, hired a forester to plant dozens of pine trees, opened a bed an…

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Nine Perfect Strangers (F MOR) by Liane Moriarty has romance author Frances Welty arriving at Tranquillum House, a remote health spa, expecting luxury, pampering and meditation. Eight other persons will join her there, but none expect the challenges that they will face during the next ten da…

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I enjoyed being at the Museum on Saturday afternoon and visiting with several people. One of them was a great lady named Laura Mosier. She had made an inquiry trying to find information on an ancestor named ZACHARIEH LEMON who had opened a Chevrolet dealership here in Comanche in 1915. Susan…

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Coach Bro has finally been fired by Texas Tech as their head football coach. But he has already received a pretty good gig in Los Angeles with USC.

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When I checked into the Best Western Comanche Inn on November 12, I had just two days to accomplish three goals: Experience a place of deep family roots; talk to people engaged in the merger of Comanche National Bank; and pay a visit to the Comanche Chief family newspaper.

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Yes, it is very close to our OPEN HOUSE at the COMANCHE HISTORICAL MUSEUM. This will be DECEMBER 8TH, 2018. This is our celebration of the Christmas story and the Christmas holidays. We will have open house, with Christmas lights everywhere and other decorations up, and our building will loo…

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I have several friends who help me find interesting people to interview. My go-to person in Seminole is Leo Copeland, who writes stories for the Seminole Sentinel newspaper.

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Olive oil. Olive oil is a good source of vitamin E, polyphenols, and mono unsaturated fatty acids, all which help reduce the risk of heart disease.

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My family and I had a great Thanksgiving Holiday and weekend. Some family members came over to our house on Thanksgiving eve and we ate some smoked salmon and tenderloin with some peel and eat shrimp. Then on Thanksgiving we had even more family show up to our house, only 30 people and 4 dogs.

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