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We are less than a month away from 38th Annual Comanche County Pow Wow 2019! Join the Comanche community on September 28 - 29 to celebrate heritage, family, and fun at the Comanche City Park. This two day event will have a variety of free entertainment, competitions, food and vendors. Grab y…

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1 Jaxson Rucker, 11 Cory Scanting, 99 Steven Redden, 6 Timothy Ruggles, 12 Hayden Brwawley, 2 Jason Kinnard, 23 CJ Ruggles, 26 Camron Spells, 33 Mike Lindeque, 15 Grant Drummond, 22 Joshua Rucker, 26 Thomas Gutierrez, 7 Will Caffey, Head Coach, Waylon Salinas, Managers, William Johnston, Jos…

Gracy Schulte, Araceli Ramirez, Daniella Meras, Alize Lopez, Shakia Wysong, Lupi Cervantes, Ashlyn Grayson, Mackenzie Foley, Breann Archer, EmmaLee Barnett, Monica Ramos, Cristina Soria, Mercedes Moreno, Savina Sanchez, Grace Gifford and Autry Perkins.

Marco Ramirez, Juan Hernandez, Alex Rangel, Omero Arredondo, Aaron Barnett, Yancy Perkins, Harrison Davis, Tony Leos and Matthew Till. Photo by Leon Sutherland Photography

Agriculture

Due to some better contracts, peanut acreage while nothing like historic levels was up in Comanche County considerably this year. Cotton acreage has leveled off and stayed around that 5400-acre level the last few years. Thus, becoming a regular crop for many producers. I am hoping better pea…

AUSTIN – While most Texans are sweltering under a brutal August heat wave, savvy dove hunters will gladly suffer along providing conditions don’t change before the Sept. 1 season opener.

The rainfall and somewhat cooler temperatures have coincided with opening day of dove season this year. The extra water may disperse the birds away from waterholes, but everyone will enjoy hunting with temperatures in the low 90’s rather than the low 100’s. Predictions for Central Texas are …

The announcements went out late last week, the National FFA Organization will award five Comanche FFA members the highest degree awarded in the FFA. Westin Abbey, Kaili Gaines, Frank Moerman, Billy Scheller, and Wyatt Welch will be awarded their American FFA Degree’s Saturday November 2, 201…

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Brownwood, Texas – Sept. 15 marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

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AUSTIN –The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR), which licenses water well drillers and water well pump installers, urges landowners to cap or plug any abandoned or deteriorated water wells on their property. An estimated 150,000 abandoned or deteriorated water wells statewid…

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STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council (CTFAC) has a new exhibition featuring a culmination of works by Mary Waters and her students at the River North Gallery, located at 204 River North Blvd in Stephenville. The exhibit is free and open to the public through the end of October.

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September brings the end of summer and the beginning of fall—and somewhat cooler temperatures. Another pleasure it brings is the start of the 2019-20 year for the Comanche County Art Association. We will start with a truly great western artist, Doug Prine from Nemo, Texas.

Opinion

Were you happy and celebrating over the outcome of last weekend’s football games? There was jubilation in the air after the Indians’ very exciting overtime victory over the Breckenridge Buckaroos!

To our area crafters: if you love animals and would like to help our animals, animal control officer and local animal shelter out, please donate a craft item for the Comanche Animal Shelter booth at the Comanche County Pow Wow.

Obituaries

Winston Arthur Ross, age 97, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in De Leon, Texas.

Steve Johnson, age 53, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Dean Holland, age 50, passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, in Comanche, Texas.