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A submission (from several folks) for most influential people from Comanche County was Robert T. Hill. Hill is known as the father of Texas geology. His career as a geologist and writer is represented in his collection of unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, field notebooks, photographs,…

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March 20, 2020 By Clair Robins clair@candystore.comWith Easter and National Jelly Bean Day coming up fast, you can bet Jelly Bean sales will be soon soaring. With over 200 flavors of jelly beans out there in the wild, we went out to find which are the best ones in each state and the whole co…

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We are saddened to announce the cancellation of Food Truck Rodeo 2020. This cancellation is an effort to protect the community from possible health risks. If you have any questions regarding the cancellation of this event, please contact Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture at (325) …

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Don’t miss the annual Predator Control Fundraiser this Sunday, March 15! Doors open at 4 pm and the barbecue dinner and auction begin at 5 pm at Melody Oaks Ranch in Priddy.

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This photograph above was taken by Jim Gustafson in 1973 in Phoenix, Arizona of nationally renowned bull rider Randy Magers from Comanche, Texas. It was the inspiration for a 16 oz Dublin Dr. Pepper bottle promoting the Ft. Worth Fat Stock Show and Rodeo in 1975 (below right.) It was also on…

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Don’t miss an inspiring acrylic demonstration by Ryan Dalgliesh, Tuesday, February 25, 6:00 p.m. at the Lindsey Building, 404 E. Cedar Ave. Dalgliesh is an artist and pastor from San Angelo, Texas. He loves color and begins his paintings with a very vividly colored underpainting. The final p…

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According to well-known, long-time native of Comanche County, Brooks Kerley age 92, reports his grandfather, Arthur Baxter Brooks, was the first fireman on the first train to arrive in Comanche town. Arthur’s job was to shovel many shovelsful of wood and coal to keep the train engine going. …

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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,…

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This beautiful, historic, turn-of-the-century home built in 1898, owned by Travis and Rebecca Conley, is located on the corner of West Walcott Avenue and North Austin Street (Highway 16 N). It sits in an old pecan orchard on a tree-filled lot. This home was recently restored and boasts origi…

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The Comanche County Historical Museum celebrates another year of preserving history of Comanche County and its families. To thank the community for their support of the Museum the public is invited to its annual Christmas Party / Open House Saturday, December 7 at 1 to 4p.m. Refreshments wil…

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The Comanche First United Methodist Church’s chancel choir will be performing a Christmas Celebration of Music, “Messiah, Heaven’s Glory,” twice on Sunday, December 8. The first performance will be 10:45 a.m. and the second at 5:00 p.m. at the Church location at 217 E. Grand Avenue.

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