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The Comanche County Historical Museum celebrates another year of preserving history of Comanche County and its families. To thank the community for their support of the Museum the public is invited to its annual Christmas Party / Open House Saturday, December 7 at 1 to 4p.m. Refreshments wil…

Light Up Comanche was well attended and visitor’s enjoyed free smores, free hot cocoa, extraordinary Christmas lights and music and picture taking opportunities galore. Pictured are Macey and Lillie Airhart from Sherman, Texas with the Grinch.

Just this week, Santa Claus told the Comanche Chief that he wants the newspaper to collect your letters from the Comanche Area! Santa requested that children begin writing their letters to Santa now so that they can be published in The Comanche Chief and then forwarded to him at the North Po…

School News

SAN ANGELO, TX (11/27/2019)-- Angelo State University’s Ram Powerlifting Club, including Kendel Beck of Comanche, brought home a host of awards, including five first-place medals, from the U.S.A. Powerlifting 2019 Longhorn Open held Nov. 23 at the University of Texas at Austin.

Both varsity girls and boys basketball teams came away with victories over Mullin on November 26.

Agriculture

The 2nd annual Proctor Lake Christmas Bird Count will be Saturday January 4th from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be morning, evening and all day shifts available. This will be held at Proctor Lake and will begin at the US Army Corps of Engineers at 2180 FM 2861 in Comanche.

An 8 point, 20 inch spread was killed last Friday just east of Comanche. Pictured is Jodi Gaines of Comanche.

AUSTIN – Today, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) honored 15 of our state’s farmers and ranchers who lost their lives or were severely injured in agriculture-related pursuits at the 4th Annual Texas Agriculture Memorial Day ceremony at the Stat…

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Business

Representative Dr. J.D. Sheffield, D.O. visited the DeLeon AccelHealth Clinic on Thursday, November 20th. AccelHeath had the privilege of welcoming Representative Sheffield to our clinic where we discussed critical issues and challenges affecting healthcare. Dr. Sheffield was provided a tour…

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…

Politics

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The Democrats of Comanche County will meet Monday, December 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m., at the First National Bank, 809 N. Texas Street, De Leon. Judge Stephanie Davis will present a program about county government and how it works for residents. A new quilt will be on display.

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Light Up Comanche was well attended and visitor’s enjoyed free smores, free hot cocoa, extraordinary Christmas lights and music and picture taking opportunities galore. Pictured are Macey and Lillie Airhart from Sherman, Texas with the Grinch.

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Just this week, Santa Claus told the Comanche Chief that he wants the newspaper to collect your letters from the Comanche Area! Santa requested that children begin writing their letters to Santa now so that they can be published in The Comanche Chief and then forwarded to him at the North Po…

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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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This beautiful, historic, turn-of-the-century home built in 1898, owned by Travis and Rebecca Conley, is located on the corner of West Walcott Avenue and North Austin Street (Highway 16 N). It sits in an old pecan orchard on a tree-filled lot. This home was recently restored and boasts origi…

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The Comanche County Historical Museum celebrates another year of preserving history of Comanche County and its families. To thank the community for their support of the Museum the public is invited to its annual Christmas Party / Open House Saturday, December 7 at 1 to 4p.m. Refreshments wil…

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The Comanche First United Methodist Church’s chancel choir will be performing a Christmas Celebration of Music, “Messiah, Heaven’s Glory,” twice on Sunday, December 8. The first performance will be 10:45 a.m. and the second at 5:00 p.m. at the Church location at 217 E. Grand Avenue.

Opinion

We’re heading into the Christmas Season and shopping for presents for family and friends . . . so before you go out of town or purchase online, think about this: for every $1.00 spent locally in a locally-owned business, 67-cents returns to our community. That’s amazing and something we all …

Obituaries

A funeral service for Clarence Evett will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday December 7, 2019, at the Heartland Funeral Home of Comanche followed by graveside, with military honors, at the Ferrill Cemetery in Comanche county. The family will greet friends from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. prior to the funeral…

Robert Harvey Hurt passed away early Saturday morning, November 30, 2019, at home with the love of his life, Pammie.

Allen Woods, loving husband, father, brother and uncle passed away on Saturday November 23, 2019 at the Western Hills Healthcare Residence in Comanche, Texas at the age of 87 years old. Born in Proctor, Texas on April 20th, 1932, he was the son of the late Jay and Mamie Woods.