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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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It is once again time for the Holiday Classic; this year will mark the 28th Annual Holiday Classic Beef, Lamb, Goat and Swine Clinic and Prospect Show. This year’s Holiday Classic will be November 2-3rd, at the Belton County Expo in Belton. The Holiday Classic Clinics and Prospect Shows are …

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Tuesday, October 1st, at the Texas State Capital building south steps there was a celebration marking the 100th year of the pecan tree being the State Tree of Texas. This was planned to be in advance of the pecan harvest and should bring attention to pecans – the best nut in the world. The e…

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This 7x6 trophy elk was harvested on opening day by Rosa Lopez Millsap of Stephenville on September 20, 2019 in Wyoming where Rosa was the first female hunter to bag a bull elk on the Triangle X Ranch in Moose, Wyoming. Her sister, Diane Lopez, said, “Congratulations, Sissy. I’m so proud of you!”

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Come to learn about Comanche’s agricultural heritage at the Comanche County Pow-Wow Tractor and Engine Show. A small but very important part of the 38th annual Comanche County Pow-Wow is the Tractor and Engine Show. It will be on Saturday, September 28th and will feature tractors, engines an…

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The beef cattle industry is big business in Comanche County and accounted for approximately $57,90500.00 in beef sales in 2018 in the county. That number includes calves, value added stocker cattle, cull cows and breeding cattle. Comanche ranks in the top ¼ of counties in the state for beef …

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Southwest Dairy Days set Nov. 7 at T&K Dairy near Snyder

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Adam Russell | Sep 19, 2019 Wheat plantings are underway in the Texas Wheat Belt, and the expectation is for fewer acres and increased production. One big question will be whether producers graze their acres out or go to grain due to poor grain prices.

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