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By Beth Martin

If you were not at the Comanche Museum on Saturday you missed it! The day started with Mayor Mary Boyd signing the proclamation creating Quanah Parker Day in Comanche, Texas. Folks drifted into the museum through the day to see the display of Quanah Parker memorabilia. Lee White, a local Native American, provided wonderful items acquired through the years from the Quanah Parker estate and family members. There were beautiful beaded moccasins, medicine man tools, amulets, articles of clothing, all of it fascinating to see. The museum is so grateful to Lee White’s willingness to share his collection on this day. Rod Corpus, a Comanche Native Lord of the Southern Plains Representative presented the Comanche County Historical Museum with a beautiful Comanche Nation Flag. Rod spent the day visiting and sharing stories of his culture and making friends of Comanche citizens. Board members of the Museum were proud to host the first ever Quanah Parker Day at the Comanche County Historical Museum and look forward to hosting other upcoming events for their friends and supporters.

Pictured next to the Brightman Building historical marker is John Huett. The marker is located at the corner of West Grand Avenue and North Houston Street in Comanche. “This is our twelfth and last historical marker for the courthouse square. We hope that not only this generation but future …

The Comanche County Car Club hosted a “Community Cruise In” on Saturday, September 12, 2020 in honor of local first responders, all medical personnel and Comanche County Judge Stephanie L. Davis and City of Comanche Mayor Mary Boyd! There were 59 classics and 4 newer vehicles including; one …

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CHS Class of 1970 will not be having a 50 year reunion this year. Looking forward to having it next year. Please contact Judy Gleaton Lacy, Patti McKinzie Schultz, Leah Dudley, or Lou Rogers Hitt with any questions.

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The AA open meetings are on at noon on Monday and Wednesdays at the Hope Lutheran Church located at 300 Cedar in Comanche. Contact number is 325-356-5880.

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So, we all know about the Comanche Markets that take place the first Saturday of every month, but Revitalize Comanche has added something new to the mix. Beginning in September for the rest of the 2020 market season (till December) there will be an added market day for every month!

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September 22 has scheduled Western Artist Doug Prine, well-known artist in our area. He has been a demonstrator for us for many years. He not only is an accomplished artist, but he has worked as an actor, cowhand, historic re-enactor, and participated in rodeos. He served in Vietnam as a com…

Obituaries

Judy A. Glover Hasley passed away on August 4, 2020 in League City, Texas. She was born on September 11, 1936 in Gorman, Texas to Myrtle Cogburn and William Sanders Glover.

Bob Poynor, age 88, entered his eternal home in heaven on Monday, September 14, 2020 at his home in Comanche, Texas. He was born on September 17, 1931, in McCamey, Texas, to Carnis and Virginia Poynor.

Bobbie Jean Kerley Jones, age 93, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, in Comanche, Texas.