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The 20th year of the Community Rehab Project in Comanche and county kicked off this week. Several volunteers were up early and hard at work this Tuesday morning repairing homes. Pictured above are volunteers at a home in Comanche on S. Houston St. and below on S. Austin St. which is designat…

Window Decorating Contest winners: 1st place The Comanche Mercantile: Deb Scoville, 2nd place Unique Antiques & Collectables: Paula Stephens and 3rd place Kirkland Barber Shop: Elizabeth Diaz

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These seventh and eighth grade students from H.R. Jefferies Junior High under the direction of Laura Spurlen visited Washington D.C. last week. Pictured in front of the White House are Jessica Covey, Emily Pittman, Starli Strube, Markee Simmons, Autry Perkins, Lainei Gaines, Mia Duran, Billy…

SkillsUSA Texas State Leadership Retreat was June 9-13, 2019 at Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan near Burnet, Texas. CHS students Randy Licea and Elian Olvera participated in leadership training and attended motivational seminars along with their sponsor and SkillsUSA District 10 Direto…

Tally’s Toes Dance Studio at the Comanche High School Commons. The theme of the recital was “Just Dance.” Tally Toes studio hosted a fancy food table and flowers as a fundraiser for the girls. Pictured are Greenlee McKee, Landri Shuman, Liliana Herrera, Mila Jackson, Autumn Miller, Findley E…

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By The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

June is dairy month, and the dairy industry is a vital part of the economy in Comanche and surrounding counties. June Dairy Month, an annual tradition developed to celebrate the dairy industry and its many contributors to our society, originated in 1937. During its first two years, 1937 and …

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If you’ve ever had a vegetable garden, particularly one that included a zucchini plant, you know how easy it is to get bogged down with a lot of zucchini — like pounds and pounds of zucchini — and how fast it can happen.

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Jams in June on Thursday with Triston Marez on June 6 drew a crowd downtown.

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Tally’s Toes Dance Studio at the Comanche High School Commons. The theme of the recital was “Just Dance.” Tally Toes studio hosted a fancy food table and flowers as a fundraiser for the girls. Pictured are Greenlee McKee, Landri Shuman, Liliana Herrera, Mila Jackson, Autumn Miller, Findley E…

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Watercolor is an exciting, challenging, and fun medium. CCAA will meet Tuesday, May 28, 6:00 p.m. to enjoy Ginger Test, a watercolor artist, share her skills and knowledge with us. Although she has done oil, acrylics, and pastels, she enjoys the challenge of transparent watercolor.

Opinion

Comanche County Rehab Project is underway, and for the first time that I can remember, the temperature has been way below what all these volunteers have had to endure in the past. SO PROUD of these young volunteers and their adult leaders for the good they do every year for those that need a…

By The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Good afternoon from the Comanche County Historical Museum. We are delighted to be able to write about an article in the COMANCHE CHIEF, dated May 30, 2019, on page 7 A. This is an article and a picture of BERNICE JONES.

Obituaries

Bradley Scott Lackey passed away at the age of 55 on Wednesday June 5, 2019, at his home in Southlake. Brad was in a life threatening car accident when he was only 15 and was partially paralyzed from the waist down.

Professor Emeritus John Hayes Reese, Denver, Colorado; passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by loved ones November 2, 2018. John is survived by Tania, loving wife and best friend of 33 years; daughter Linda (Nester); son John Michael (Lorna); and amazing grandchildren Katrina, Natal…

A going home celebration for Betty Jean Parker, age 90 of Early, will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, June 14 at Heartland Funeral Home of Early with Rev. Eddie Ailshie officiating. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 on Friday, June 14 at H…

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