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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…

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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…

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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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Comanche County Game Warden Kirk Hornsby rescued a bald eagle at Proctor Lake recently. “Thank so much to my rehabber Vicky Rene Gammill for her help with this situation.” said Hornsby.

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It looked like we had it made when we got through the fall without any Armyworm outbreaks, well now we have a different small grain pest to contend with this year. Our good local ag business scouts have been finding many fields with Winter Grain Mites. They have found fields with considerabl…

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Caden Clement and his horse Blubell qualified to compete in the Tuf Cooper’s Junior World Championship at the Junior World Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada the week of December 9th-14th. Caden is 13yrs old and lives in Comanche, TX. Caden is one of the 30 qualified kids that will complete in the …

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This year 2019 is the 100th anniversary of the Pecan being named the Texas state tree. Comanche certainly has a long colorful history as one of the top pecan producing counties in the state and U.S. We had a very good county pecan show this year with 71 entries representing 21 pecan varietie…

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The 2nd annual Proctor Lake Christmas Bird Count will be Saturday January 4th from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be morning, evening and all day shifts available. This will be held at Proctor Lake and will begin at the US Army Corps of Engineers at 2180 FM 2861 in Comanche.

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An 8 point, 20 inch spread was killed last Friday just east of Comanche. Pictured is Jodi Gaines of Comanche.

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AUSTIN – Today, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) honored 15 of our state’s farmers and ranchers who lost their lives or were severely injured in agriculture-related pursuits at the 4th Annual Texas Agriculture Memorial Day ceremony at the Stat…

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AUSTIN – It’s the most wonderful time of the year for anglers of all ages as the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department begins stocking thousands of easy to catch, tasty rainbow trout in 185 ponds, lakes and rivers across the state Nov. 26.

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Thanksgiving is a day set aside to give thanks for all the blessings of the previous year and for the end of harvest season. It is also a day to enjoy good food. The typical traditional meal consists of turkey and dressing with giblet gravy to pour over your dressing, sweet potatoes, cranber…

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John Wilson shot this big wild hog while predator hunting near Indian Creek on the east side of Comanche on Saturday, November 16. He was using a cat/ kitten distress call when the hog came up out of the creek.

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Mother Nature tried her best to derail Southwest Dairy Day 2019 with a couple of cold fronts and some rain, but the dairy industry prevailed! Southwest Dairy Day 2019 was a success, drawing dairy farmers. industry representatives and other interested individuals to the T&K Dairy near Sny…

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The Farm and Ranch Seminar for farmers and ranchers conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 8 is scheduled December 12, 2019. The Comanche County Program will be held at Cook’s Fish Barn located at 3669 TX-36, Comanche, TX 76442. Registration will begin at 7:00 …

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The Comanche Pecan Show is an annual tradition that has been held for as far back as anyone can remember. It is a great opportunity to show off one of the most valuable commodities produced here in the county. This year 2019 is the 100th anniversary of the Pecan being named the Texas state t…

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A multi-county Farm and Ranch Seminar for farmers and ranchers conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 8 is scheduled December 12, 2019. The District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar will be offered at 13 locations across Central Texas. The Comanche County Program will …

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On Friday, November 1, Evans Farms in Proctor held their 15th annual Bull Sale with 101 bulls for sell. According to Bill Evans these range-ready bulls were good this year as a result of an abundance of spring and early summer rains. Col. Jim Birdwell was this year’s auctioneer.

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Their were between 500 and 600 attendees at the chili supper held last Friday, November 1 in historic downtown Comanche. 20 lbs. of beans 200 lbs. chili meat were served along with over 40 doorprizes given away.

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This 8-point buck was killed in the Beattie area of Comanche County. Guy Moss of Emory, Texas bagged this buck and is currently in second place at the local Ace Hardware store. Local Texas Parks & Wildlife Game Warden Kirk Hornsby said there were lots of hunters in the county during open…

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Well October is almost over, but no matter, pecans are good year-round and especially in the fall months. With approximately 12,500 acres and nut sales averaging 10 to 18 million yearly, Comanche County is one of the top counties in the U.S. for pecan production. Certainly, pecans are big bu…

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A peanut shelling antitrust lawsuit has been filed on behalf of peanut farmers throughout the U.S. who sold raw, harvested runner peanuts to peanut shelling companies since January 2014. Defendants in the lawsuit allegedly used their market dominance to depress the prices of certain kinds of…

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Chili supper is set for Friday, November 1 from 5 to 8:30 p.m., the evening before the opening of the 2019 Deer Season. It will be held on the Comanche County Courthouse Square starting at 5:00 p.m.

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On Friday, November, starting at 12 noon, Evans Farms located in Proctor, Texas will be selling range-ready Angus herd bulls. This will be their 15th annual Fall Bull Sale. Lunch will be served before the auction. Auctioneer is Col. Jim Birdwell.

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The Trunk or Treat will take place around the Comanche County Courthouse Square, Comanche Square and surrounding businesses in Comanche on Halloween Day, October 31 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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The 58th annual Dudley Bros. Bull Sale took place on October 3, 2019. Bulls went to all parts of Texas, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Several local Comanche buyers took home bulls from the sale.

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