News

On Friday, May 15 the atmosphere was building up for some thunderstorms in Comanche County and the surrounding area and build up it did. Around midnight on Friday the wind and lighting strike built up along with the much needed rain which lasted into Saturday morning.

The Gustine Rodeo will be held May 21-23 at the Gustine, Texas Rodeo Arena.

School News

Hundreds of family and friends paraded around the 2020 Comanche High School Senior class around the Comanche Elementary parking lots on Thursday, May 14. The senior class was stretched out along the parking lots practicing social distancing as their family and friends drove around them honki…

Agriculture

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Wayne Goodman, District 10 in North Texas, reports two unbranded heifers missing from a property near Millsap in Parker County. Last Seen on April 25, 2020, are a solid black ten-month-old muley heifer weighing 500 pounds, and …

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Howard Brittain, District 19 in West Texas, reports the theft of a tractor from a property in San Saba County. Sometime on or after March 22, a thief or thieves took an orange 2018 Kubota tracked skid steer loader with an attac…

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Business

Covid, Pandemic, and Quarantine seem to be the buzz words of today, and while we have all been trying to abide by our new social standards, the Comanche Chamber of Commerce has been working hard for you. From the Food Truck Rodeo to the Pow Wow things continue to be very unusual.

The Spirit of Texas Bank is opening back up its lobby doors to the public. They request that customers stay six feet apart and that you do not enter their lobby if: you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 14 days, have been exposed to someone that has COVID-19 in the last 14 days, …

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Life

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A Texas A&M expert says it is very rare for pets to get the COVID-19 virus, and there is no evidence they can pass the disease to humans.

A&E

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The Gustine Rodeo will be held May 21-23 at the Gustine, Texas Rodeo Arena.

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The Comanche County Art Association will meet Tuesday, May 26, 6:00 P.M. at the Lindsey Building, 404 E. Cedar Ave. in Comanche. Due to COVID—19 restrictions, March and April meetings were cancelled. Several of the CCAA members have expressed their delight at being able to get out and see th…

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The Comanche Chief has the distinction of being quoted in the 1944 “Tall Talk from Texas” by Boyce House. We have the book here at the Chief if you would like to see it! The quote was from J. C. Wilkerson.

Opinion

We have had somewhat successful first few days of being open. People have been nice about wearing masks. My glasses still fog up , but I just push ‘em down a little farther down my nose to alleviate that. On Sunday, I had a little mishap, Joe and I were moving some cross-ties into the garden…

Obituaries

Jay Carl Wilson, 59, of Comanche, went home to Jesus, Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the home of his daughter in Hamilton. His last days were spent with his daughter and two grandsons, he passed in peace. His last wish was to be baptized, which was completed in his daughter’s living room. He wa…

Archie Lambert, age 78, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2020 in Abilene, Texas. He was born June 16, 1941 in Brownwood, Texas to James Henry and Ruby Lois (Lewis) Lambert. On June 17, 1961 was united in marriage to Shirley Sue Hibbs in Brownwood, Texas. She preceded him in death on Decembe…

Dulan Hendrix, age 85, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2020 in Comanche, Texas. He was born on September 28, 1934 in Gorman, Texas to Arthur Lee and Beulah Mae (Daniels) Hendrix.