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Light Up Comanche was well attended and visitor’s enjoyed free smores, free hot cocoa, extraordinary Christmas lights and music and picture taking opportunities galore. Pictured are Macey and Lillie Airhart from Sherman, Texas with the Grinch.

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Just this week, Santa Claus told the Comanche Chief that he wants the newspaper to collect your letters from the Comanche Area! Santa requested that children begin writing their letters to Santa now so that they can be published in The Comanche Chief and then forwarded to him at the North Po…

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The Dublin Garden Club Christmas Tour of Homes will be on Sunday, December 8 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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The Comanche County Retired School Employees will have its annual Christmas Party at the DeLeon F&M Bank Community Room on Tuesday, December 10 at 12:30. Bring a favorite finger food, a children’s book for the book drive, your volunteer hours and join in the fun.

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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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The Democrats of Comanche County will meet Monday, December 9, 2019, 6:30 p.m., at the First National Bank, 809 N. Texas Street, De Leon. Judge Stephanie Davis will present a program about county government and how it works for residents. A new quilt will be on display.

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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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You are invited to the “Open House” this Thursday, December 5, at 6:00 pm for “Gateway of Hope” on 111 S. Austin (Reunion Center). This meeting will include guest speaker, Rachel Hackman as she gives her powerful testimony and how the Lord has empowered her to take her tragedy to triumph. Th…

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This year, First Baptist Church in Comanche was an official drop off location for the shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization. The mission is to provide local partners around the world with sho…

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Warm your heart this winter season by donating a new blanket! Comanche Early Childhood Center along with Cima Abstract and Mazurek, Belden & Burke Law Firm are sponsoring a blanket drive for our Head Start families. Drop a new blanket by 200 E. Highland or 207 N. Austin. Warm your heart …

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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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Dr. J.D. Sheffield has filed for re-election to the Texas House in 2020, earning the endorsement of Governor Greg Abbott in the Republican Primary. Sheffield recently concluded another successful session as one of the most productive legislators at the Capitol. During his fourth term, he aut…

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The Honorable James R. Arthur was recently honored by Howard Payne University in Brownwood as a “Golden Anniversary Graduate.” He was honored by Dr. Cory Hines, President of HPU this month.

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Comanche Lions Club members partook in the Comanche High School Thanksgiving lunch on Thursday, November 21. Ronnie Clifton, Jerome and Elaine Hall, Harold Perkins, Gary Bear and Eddy Parker joined Taco Bill for the lunch that consisted of poultry stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls, cranberry …

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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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“HPU Voices of Christmas,” is presented by the combined HPU choirs and conducted by Dr. Christopher Rosborough, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities. The concert will feature a full orchestra with a special appearance by a children’s chorus comprised of singers from…

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Comanche First Assembly is helping those in need here in Comanche and surrounding areas this Thanksgiving by delivering a hot Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day, November 28. Other area churches and private citizens have helped by donating money to this very worthy cause.

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The Annual Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at East Side Baptist Church this Sunday evening, November 24 at 6:00 pm. All churches and individuals in our community are invited and encouraged to attend. Many parts of the service will be represented by pastors/layman of the churches …

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The filing period for the Democratic and Republican Primaries began November 9, 2019 and runs thru December 9, 2019. Applications for a place on the ballot are filed with the Republican County Chair, Linda Kinsey or the Democratic County Chair, Tjwanah Smith. Candidate packets are available …

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Just this week, Santa Claus told the Comanche Chief that he wants the newspaper to collect your letters from the Comanche Area! Santa requested that children begin writing their letters to Santa now so that they can be published in The Comanche Chief and then forwarded to him at the North Po…

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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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Comanche Early Childhood Center along with Cima Abstract and Mazurek, Belden & Burke Law Firm are sponsoring a blanket drive for our Head Start families. Drop a new blanket by 200 E. Highland or 207 N. Austin. Warm your heart by donating a new blanket so others may be warm during the col…

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting at the Depot for SLA Builders, owner Sean Anderson. SLA specializes in carpentry and building. His email is sean_lucanderson@yahoo.com and the company is veteran owned and operated and Sean has a Bachelors in Business Administration. L…

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Our Representative, Dr. J.D. Sheffeld visits with Comanche County’s newest Eagle Scout Alex Aguerro and his mother Sherry Aguerro from De Leon, Texas about his future plans. Sheffield and his wife Gina, along with staffer James Parker of Comanche were here on Monday, November 18. The meet an…

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I am Craig Willingham and I am seeking re-election as Comanche County Attorney in the Republican Party primary. It has been a privilege serving as your county attorney for the past 12 years. I will continue to work with the County Judge, Commissioners, and all other elected officials and loc…

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Comanche Chamber of Commerce is hosting a variety of Christmas Festivities this year. We are excited to unwrap all our Christmas plans this year. Lights, a parade, tours and goodies are all in the works for the holiday season.

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For the first-time ever since The Chief has been having the Football Contest, three entries tied, even with the tie-breaker score, all three off by 2 points off. Kyle Coker, Dave Closen and Judy Lacy will split the $100 prize!

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Comanche County Christmas is a synchronized light show to music, held every year in downtown Comanche, TX. The organization was founded in 2013, and after much success, in 2014 became a registered 501c3.

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Comanche Volunteer Fire Department was called into service on the evening of Tuesday, November 12 for a structure fire on North Houston Street, one half block north of the Courthouse Square. The fire was reported by a passerby. Mutual aid was also requested from De Leon VFD, Proctor VFD and …

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The Wall That Heals, a mobile three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., was on display this past weekend at the Stephenville City Park. Boy Scouts from Stephenville, Comanche, De Leon and Sidney were on “watch” at the Vietnam Memorial Wall on Saturday,…

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(BROWNWOOD, Texas) - Texas State Technical College will offer a certificate and an associate of applied science degree in Emergency Medical Services Paramedic at the Brownwood campus beginning next semester.

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The Comanche County Medical Center Halloween costume contest First Prize Winner was Anita Butler as the Tin Man.

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CCMC Hospital Volunteers met November 4th. President Strong called the meeting to order and Gerald Reynolds opened with prayer. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the October meeting and Gerald Reynolds gave the Treasurer’s report.

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