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COLLEGE STATION, TX – Texas Target Communities (TxTC) at Texas A&M University has selected Comanche County as a community partner for the 2020-2021 academic year. Faculty, staff, and students at Texas A&M will assist community leaders plan for the future. TxTC is currently exploring …

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Randy Stephens is digging peanuts on the RPS Farm and Ranch near De Leon, Texas. The peanuts are yielding about 6,000 pounds per acre on 160 acres. The variety of peanut is a Georgia- 16 HO Runner. This variety has become very popular due to its high yields and quality. “It has been to find …

Molly Stephens took these photographs of her family’s cotton harvest. Indian Creek Farms harvested 500 acres this year and the crop was “real good” according to Rodney Stephens. “The cotton had a excellent yield but the quality may be a little down due excessive rain in the last month.”

This nice sire is pictured at last week’s sale at Dudley Bros. headquarters. The sale was an overall success. Below, buyers at Dudley Bros. 59th Annual Bull Sale on October 8.

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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today dedicated the most state-of-the-art truck inspection facility in Texas, located on Interstate 10. The Seguin Inspection Facility in Guadalupe County is a project five years in the making, and was accomplished through a partnership am…

On Thursday, October 7th up pulls a crane across the street from The Comanche Chief and at that moment we realized we forgot to mention one new business in Comanche—and they are right across the street!

Patino’s Produce will open on Friday, October 9 at 6:00 a.m. At Patino’s you will find authentic Mexican foods, candy and more. Patino’s Produce is located at 1200 East Central Avenue in Comanche next to Sonic in the former Yanez Produce lot.

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You start out with a closed fist. Then stick out your forefinger and raise your thumb. All of a sudden your hand looks like a cocked pistol. That’s Texas Tech’s “Guns Up” gesture that students use at sporting events and in greeting each other. Next year, 2021, will mark the 50th year of “Guns Up.”

Obituaries

Betty Joyce Burleson Lowery, 91, a lifelong resident of De Leon, went home to her Lord and Savior Friday, October 9, 2020, with her loving family by her side. Betty was born October 1, 1929, in Eastland County to Dewey C. Burleson and Joycie M. Hirst Burleson. She married D.D. Lowery April 2…

It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Jenna Leah Johnston on September 25, 2020, at the age of 36. She is a beloved mother, daughter, aunt, and friend. Arrangements to celebrate her life have been entrusted to Heartland Funeral & Cremation Services where the f…

Aileen Genoway, age 65, passed away on October 1, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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