Comanche County Christmas is a synchronized light show to music, held every year in downtown Comanche, TX. The organization was founded in 2013, and after much success, in 2014 became a registered 501c3.

Comanche Volunteer Fire Department was called into service on the evening of Tuesday, November 12 for a structure fire on North Houston Street, one half block north of the Courthouse Square. The fire was reported by a passerby. Mutual aid was also requested from De Leon VFD, Proctor VFD and …

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On Saturday, November 2, 2019, 12 HR Jefferies Junior High Band Students traveled to Stephenville and participated in the Region 7 South Zone All-Region JH Band Auditions. Students from schools all across the area, including Brownwood, Stephenville, Eastland, and others, took part in the aud…

Daylan Gilbert had his grandmother Wanda Gilbert arrested at the Sidney School Fall Festival on Saturday, November 2. Wanda and several other falsely accused were placed in “Spooky Jail.” It was $1 for 3 minutes in jail, but folks could bail out for $1 also. A Zombie Walk, Cornhole and a hay…


The Comanche Pecan Show is an annual tradition that has been held for as far back as anyone can remember. It is a great opportunity to show off one of the most valuable commodities produced here in the county. This year 2019 is the 100th anniversary of the Pecan being named the Texas state t…

A multi-county Farm and Ranch Seminar for farmers and ranchers conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 8 is scheduled December 12, 2019. The District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar will be offered at 13 locations across Central Texas. The Comanche County Program will …

On Friday, November 1, Evans Farms in Proctor held their 15th annual Bull Sale with 101 bulls for sell. According to Bill Evans these range-ready bulls were good this year as a result of an abundance of spring and early summer rains. Col. Jim Birdwell was this year’s auctioneer.

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The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as the Nation’s Report Card, provides results for the nation, states, and 27 urban school districts for assessments in fourth- and eighth-grade reading and mathematics. The data is presented as scale scores and percentages of…


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The 70th edition of the Texas Almanac is filled to the brim with maps, statistics, full-color photographs, and Texas facts. You’ll learn more than you expected about our environment, weather, recreation, population, elections, government, arts & culture, sports, and much more. This year’…

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On Veterans Day, we remember the men and women who bravely fought for our country, while also reflecting on our active duty heroes who are still risking their lives.

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On November 11 our country will honor veterans current and past, on a day that has become a challenge for writers and citizens—the dilemma remains, to add that apostrophe or skip it?


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“I love painting Texas. There is not one part of the State that does not possess its own beauty. Landscapes have stories and I want to be the storyteller,” says Fletcher, a UT Austin graduate with a BFA. She and her husband live in Goldthwaite where they moved after Julia retired from educat…

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The Charity Style Show held last Saturday will benefit CAPA, the organization in the area that adopts and fosters animals. Local merchants supported the successful effort with fashions from their stores Pictured are Amy Akin, Braxton Akin and Ali McNew wearing outfits that can be purchased i…


I always like to be in Northeast Texas in the fall because it usually has outstanding autumn color. This year it didn’t. Mother Nature didn’t cooperate. People said it has been dry and windy and the leaves came down early. But that didn’t keep Winnsboro from holding its annual Autumn Trails …


Nila Ann Wright died and is back in Hobbs with Dan.

David Garcia, Jr., age 40, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 in Lampasas, Texas.

Lee Roy Walter Schwartz was born on the family farm near Priddy Texas, to Fritz and Minnie (Kunkel) Schwartz on December 24, 1937. He went to be with the Lord at the same farmhouse on November 3, 2019, at the age of 81.

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