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Larry Sears of the Proctor area was attacked by swarm of bees while on his bulldozer July 31st at Jones Crossing in the Proctor area. The incident happened when he struck a limb with the bulldozer and knocked a hive down.

Wilks Primo 9495 won grand champion steer at the 2020 Texas Junior Angus Association State Show, June 6-7 in Belton, Texas. Kaylan Kiser, Proctor, Texas, owns the September 2019 son of Colburn Primo 5153. Clint Woodrow, Emporia, Kan., evaluated the 176 entries. Photo by Radale Tiner, America…

August 6, 2020 Atmospheric and oceanic conditions are primed to fuel storm development in the Atlantic, leading to what could be an “extremely active” season, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. Today, the agency release…

It is hard to hold a good thing down and the activities of the new Homestead Hall are among the hard to hold back!

School News

Immunization Clinic on August 11 at the Comanche Housing Authority, located at 404 E. Cedar. However, with the pandemic of COVID-19 there are certain guidelines to follow:

Agriculture

Wilks Primo 9495 won grand champion steer at the 2020 Texas Junior Angus Association State Show, June 6-7 in Belton, Texas. Kaylan Kiser, Proctor, Texas, owns the September 2019 son of Colburn Primo 5153. Clint Woodrow, Emporia, Kan., evaluated the 176 entries. Photo by Radale Tiner, America…

August 6, 2020 Atmospheric and oceanic conditions are primed to fuel storm development in the Atlantic, leading to what could be an “extremely active” season, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. Today, the agency release…

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Last week, Jon Mark Hogg, candidate for U. S. Congress in Texas Congressional District 11, brought together four experts in rural healthcare for an eye-opening, non-partisan, online discussion of the challenges facing rural healthcare in Texas. 

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Last week, Jon Mark Hogg, candidate for U. S. Congress in Texas Congressional District 11, brought together four experts in rural healthcare for an eye-opening, non-partisan, online discussion of the challenges facing rural healthcare in Texas. 

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The Comanche Market will be held this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vendors will be setup on the Comanche Square on Saturday, August 1. There will be COVID-19 precautions in place including extra space between booths and asking visitors and vendors to please practice social distancing.

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Comet Neowise over Comanche County:  Randy Day went out to PAR Country Club on Monday, July 20 and captured this picture of the Comet Neowise. The windmill is the Texas-painted one just past the entrance at PAR. The location of Comet Neowise from July 20 to 26: face northwest, just after sun…

Opinion

Last week was an exciting time with the inflation of the balloon roof on the Comanche ISD Special Event Center Monolithic Dome.

Obituaries

Russell “Rusty” Len Durham, 75, went to be with the Lord on Monday morning, August 10, 2020. He was comfortably at his home in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife of 52 years, Jane Caraway Durham, at his bedside. Rusty had fought hard, but finally lost his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Jerry Landon Vines, age 86, passed away in Beeville, Texas, on August 9, 2020. He was born in Gorman, Texas on September 27, 1933 to Landon Oral Vines and Mable Mills Vines. He graduated from Comanche High School in 1951 and Texas Tech University in 1955. Jerry married Isla Sue Barret on Jun…

Cindy Lou Byrd, 48, of Comanche, passed away Saturday August 8, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heartland Funeral & Cremations of Comanche.