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The Comanche County District Clerk, Brenda Dickey turned in 13 indictments from the January 7, 2020 Grand Jury.

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Good morning Comanche County! Over 9000 voter registration cards have been mailed in the mass mail out done in December 2019; a smaller mailout was done this week so if you are a registered voter and have not received a new card by January 24th, 2020 please give us a call or come and see us.

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CCMC Hospital Volunteers met January 7th. President Strong called the meeting to order and Rich Lows opened with prayer. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the December meeting and Gerald Reynolds gave the Treasurer’s Report.

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If there’s anything that can make cracking open a box of fresh Girl Scout Cookies even better, it’s knowing that you’ve contributed to helping Girl Scouts learn the skills they need to succeed in life and make the world a better place.

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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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Kevin Wilson, a director at the Comanche County Historical Museum, has stepped up to the plate and is in charge of the Implement Room. Kevin is working on an antique printer that came from Bonsor’s Print Shop- one that he used to run after his family bought the business! The Implement Room h…

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It's tax paying time and I hope most of you have already paid your taxes. If not, you have until January 31st before penalties and interest are added to your tax bill. It's alarming to me how many residents and business owners have difficulty paying their property taxes. Most of the time it …

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The annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet is scheduled for Monday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Copperas Bend Event Center. Tickets will be $25 each which include a catered dinner, networking opportunities and an evening of awards and entertainment.

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Darwin Dickerson has been the Public Works Director for the City of Comanche for the last 25 years and prior to that for 17 years he worked for the Public Works Department doing daily jobs working from the bottom up until being promoted to Director. Totaling 42 years of experience in the dep…

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The Democrats of Comanche County invite all who are interested in public education in Texas to attend a visit by Greg Alvord, candidate for the State Board of Education for District 14. Alvord will be at the First National Bank, 809 N. Texas Street, De Leon, TX, on Monday, January 13, at 6:30 p.m.

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The Comanche County Retired School Employees will hold its first meeting of the new year at Prado’s Restaurant in DeLeon on Tuesday, January 14 at 12:30. The guest speakers will be Janis Petronis, District 15 President, and Billy Jack Rankin, District 15 Legislative Representative. Both will…

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On Tuesday, January 7, the Comanche Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call west of town. Land was burning near the Prater gravel pit.

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The Comanche County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a missing 12-year-old Autistic child near County Road 132 and Hwy 2247 North of Comanche at approximately 7:30 P.M. Sheriff’s Office personnel requested resources form the Department of Public Safety both Troopers and helicopters from a…

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“I am Timothy Shelton. I am seeking the office of Comanche County Constable. I am a fifth generation resident of Comanche County. I was raised on our family ranch on the south end of the County in the Democrat Community where I currently live.

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Clint Welch, Director of Purchasing, Durham-Ellis Pecan Company, presented $2,250 checks to both the local Salvation Army and Santa’s Helpers. The monies given to these two worthy organizations came from proceeds from last Saturday’s sales at Durham Retail Store located on U.S. Highway 377E,…

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Santa’s Helpers closed out the 37th year of service to area families and seniors by gifting Christmas food and presents to 150 participants. Distribution day saw up to 12 walk in clients hoping to receive help and until press time, the group was continuing to help others in area in need of C…

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On Friday, December 20, 2019 the bodies of Ms. Adriana Emma Mariscal Rocha, age 39; and her son, Alex Rocha Serrano, age 19 were found at a home near the block of E. Walcott Ave and Hall St. in Comanche. The City of Comanche are investigating these deaths as a homicide. In addition to the Co…

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HAMILTON COUNTY, Texas — Justin Cole Smith, 35, of Hamilton, Texas, was arrested Dec. 11, 2019, and charged with third-degree felony theft of livestock. The arrest is the result of an investigation by Special Ranger Marvin Wills of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA).

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Comanche County Medical Center (CCMC), which operates a 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital (CAH) including a Level-4 24/7 emergency room, primary care clinic, pharmacy, physical therapy and other healthcare facilities, announces a community blood drive will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020, …

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The start of a new year often comes with a list of resolutions. New Year’s resolutions are different for everyone, but one of the most common is to live a healthier lifestyle. If you’re hoping to improve your physical and mental health, there’s one option that often gets overlooked and benef…

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Comanche First United Methodist Church delivered 29 boxes (58 dozen bags) of “Cookies for the Troops” to FUMC Dublin today. Thank you to everyone who brought cookies to send. 29 individual US military personnel serving our country will be blessed as a result! Pictured are Barbara Williams, N…

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The Texas Historical Commission recently designated Stag Creek Cemetery as a Historic Texas Cemetery. This distinction means the cemetery has been legally recorded through the Texas Historic Cemetery Preservation Program, an important step in ensuring its preservation.

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SureGrow Ag Products, Inc. 20 years of Business honors its employees. Pictured l-r, Randy Stephens, owner, Jill Cotten, employed for 20 years, Weldon Alexander, employed for 20 years, Clayton Kirby, employed for 10 years, Rick Kniskern, employed for 10 years and Kris Stephens, owner.

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Santa Claus and the Comanche High School Auto Tech and Robotics classes visited De Leon Nursing Home on Thursday, December 12 and Western Hills on Monday, December 16. Santa and the students handed out wool socks to each of the residents in De Leon and Comanche nursing facilities. The studen…

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The Comanche County Car Club thanked JC and Katie Cok for hosting their monthly meetings at the Car Club’s Annual Ornament Exchange and Dessert Party on December 10

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Democrats of Comanche County met at First National Bank in DeLeon. Acting President Menzel called the meeting to order. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the November meeting and Julie Sanders gave the Treasurer’s report.

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Several Scouts and volunteers finished three quarters of the planned Disc Golf Course at the Comanche City Park this Saturday, December 14. This project is an Eagle Scout project by Yancy Tandy Perkins partnering with the City of Comanche, Boy Scout Troop 67 and the park enhancement group (PEG.)

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The 2019 Christmas Recital by Tally Toes Dance Studio was held Saturday, December 14 at the Comanche High School Commons. Pictured are the students from Tally Toes in their Christmas costumes

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The home was a total loss to a fire on Friday, December 13. The house is approximately two miles East of Comanche on Highway 377. The cause of the fire was deemed electrical. Firefighter Ryan Oyler and other volunteer firefighters were on the scene. Oyler said they were on the scene for abou…

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