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The Central Texas Pecan Show recently held at College Station. Regional pecan shows were all judge at one location and time this year in an effort to bring greater statewide attention to the pecan shows for the next two years. This was a cooperative effort with the Texas Pecan Growers Associ…

The South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Lubbock, Texas posted to Facebook on January 15 “We admitted a Bald Eagle from Lake Proctor Dam in Comanche County, Monday, January 13th. He has a wound on his left carpus. We are giving him meds and hydro therapy twice a day. He is a little…

Last Wednesday at the De Leon Civic Auditorium a crowd gathered to learn more about the production of hemp in Comanche County and statewide. Officials form the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, our local Extension Agent Michael Berry presented a program on the prospects and difficulties one …

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If there’s anything that can make cracking open a box of fresh Girl Scout Cookies even better, it’s knowing that you’ve contributed to helping Girl Scouts learn the skills they need to succeed in life and make the world a better place.


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The Comanche County Art Association will meet Tuesday, January 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lindsey Building, 404 E. Cedar Avenue, Comanche. Our demonstrator will be Paula Vaughn. Paula is a long time member of the Comanche Co. Art Association and chairman of the Pow Wow Art Show. She has held nu…

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Pictured are young people ice skating at the Comanche Community Center last Christmas season in Comanche, “Christmas Skates” by Tomorrow’s Memories Foundation. All Comanche youth can skate free; children from outside Comanche County only pay $3.00 and all adults pay $5.00. It is open Friday,…


HELLO, from THE COMANCHE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM! Yes, we did want some rain, and sure enough, we did get some rain. It felt wonderful and made the grass and foliage in the yards smell so good.

A pickup truck crowded with nearly a dozen Mennonites left El Paso in 1977. When it reached a hill west of Seminole there was a big sigh of relief and the driver, when he saw the valley below, told his passengers, “We are Home.”


Jane (Easley) Nowlin passed away January 18, 2020, in Stephenville, Texas. She was born in Comanche County on September 23, 1932, to Edgar Earl Easley and Vera (White). On June 26, 1954, she was united in marriage to Elmer Dale Nowlin. He preceded her in death on March 22, 2014.

James Walter “Biggie” Chapman passed away January 15, 2020 in Comanche County Medical Center. He was born in the Soda Springs area of Comanche County on August 6, 1931 to Walter Daniel and Willie Kate (Sledge) Chapman. He graduated from Sidney School in 1948 and returned to teach there in 1959.

Dan Roming, age 66, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, in Fredericksburg, Texas.

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