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Window Decorating Contest winners: 1st place The Comanche Mercantile: Deb Scoville, 2nd place Unique Antiques & Collectables: Paula Stephens and 3rd place Kirkland Barber Shop: Elizabeth Diaz

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First place in the parade was Carolyn Gaines, second place in the parade was Randy Magers and third was Centro de Adoracion y Alabanza.

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Partial results from the Comanche Rodeo include Adolfo Delatorre and Dodge Hare for winning the Comanche Team Roping competition part of the Rodeo Friday night. Junior Tie Down winner was McCoy Magin and Rowdy Quattlebaum won second place. Senior Tie Down winner was Jaden Moore and second pl…

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Pictured is Shye Pate, heading and Dodge Hare, heeling took home the big money for the Kid’s Roping. The Comanche Mercantile hosted a stick horse race during the festivities on the historic downtown. There were several kids that came out to race their supremely trained stick horses and the w…

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Members of the Bosque River Chapter of Daughters of the Republic of Texas recently attended the organization’s 128th annual convention which was held in Austin. From left to right: Carol Dismuke, Gwen Swink, Melinda Swink, Judith D’Amico.The chapter received the coveted Six Star Award for co…

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These seventh and eighth grade students from H.R. Jefferies Junior High under the direction of Laura Spurlen visited Washington D.C. last week. Pictured in front of the White House are Jessica Covey, Emily Pittman, Starli Strube, Markee Simmons, Autry Perkins, Lainei Gaines, Mia Duran, Billy…

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CCMC Hospital Volunteers met June 4, 2019 in the hospital cafeteria meeting room. President Strong called the meeting to order. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the May meeting and Gerald Reynolds gave the Treasurer’s report. Volunteer hours for DeLeon were 73 and Comanche 75.

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SkillsUSA Texas State Leadership Retreat was June 9-13, 2019 at Canyon of the Eagles on Lake Buchanan near Burnet, Texas. CHS students Randy Licea and Elian Olvera participated in leadership training and attended motivational seminars along with their sponsor and SkillsUSA District 10 Direto…

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The Hendrick Regional Blood Center bloodmobile will be in Comanche on Monday, June 17. The bloodmobile will be parked at Brookshires from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Hendrick Regional Blood Center supplies all of the blood and blood products used for patient care at 17 area hospitals, including Coma…

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At the May meeting of the Iota Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma members enjoyed a banquet catered by Sister 2 Sister. Activities included a ceremony commemorating the founders of the organization and a celebration recognizing Iota Upsilon’s 45th and Delta Kappa Gamma’s 90th birthdays. Ot…

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting for Constantino Bed and Breakfast last Monday. Pictured are Amanda Baehler, Bille Engel, Jack Constantino, Sherry Reynolds, Margaret Constantino, Eric Constantino, Jimmy Constantino, Wilma Fleming, Krista Munroe, Kai Munroe, Jason Coni…

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Volunteers Sharla Cox, Cliff Coan, Eddie Cox and Mike Bourne spreading the word about the Ministry of Scouting in the United Methodist Church at the Central Texas Annual Conference. They shared how Scouting and your church can work together to benefit your youth and each other.

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The Comanche City Council meet on June 10 for their regular monthly meeting at 6:00 p.m. at the Comanche EDC building at 115 West Grand Ave. The meeting was a little less attended as the previous meetings with the heated debates between the City of Comanche and the Comanche Volunteer Fire De…

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$2,800 raised for Comanche Youth Council in 5th Annual Halligans vs. Handcuffs charity softball tournament. The annual softball game pitted the Comanche Volunteer Firefighters and EMS vs the Comanche law enforcement. The Halligans won again this year by a score of 12 to 6. Both teams battled…

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While on duty working traffic enforcement in Brown County, a Trooper noticed motor vehicle tracks in the ditch at the intersection of FM 45 and US 377.

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Comanche Community Center already nearly packed early Wednesday morning for the annual Comanche County Dairy Breakfast: Last year Comanche County Dairy Producers and their families served a total of 648 plates which included over 50 children plus their teachers from Comanche summer school. T…

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While on duty working traffic enforcement in Brown County, a Trooper noticed motor vehicle tracks in the ditch at the intersection of FM 45 and US 377.

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The Comanche County Sheriff’s Office and the Hamilton Police Department in a combined investigation with the assistance of Stephenville PD, effected the arrest of Jonathan Joseph Shockley, 56 of Gustine, for Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1 less than 1 gram, Unlawful Possession of Fir…

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The Comanche Police Department Chief of Police, Bruce Bradshaw released the following statement. "Despite the story circulating on social media, no one was shot in Comanche over the weekend. The police department served a search warrant on Louisa Avenue in south Comanche at 11:30 a.m. on Sun…

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The 75th Anniversary of D-Day is Thursday, June 6 as we remember this momentous event in 1944 and the men who gave their lives at this history-changing battle that liberated France from Nazi occupation and led to the demise of Adolph Hitler during World War II.

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The May Community Center is sponsoring the annual city-wide garage sales days in May, Texas on Friday and Saturday, June 7 and 8, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. A big sale will be held in the May Community Center with goods donated by many families with funds being used for the upkeep …

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The Democrats of Comanche County will meet Monday, June 10, 6:30 p.m. in the community room of First National Bank, 809 N. Texas Street, De Leon, Texas. Our program will be the first in a series of reports about the many Democratic presidential candidates.

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The monthly Farmer’s Market finally received a good weather day! Mark your calendars now for the July Farmer’s Market to be held in downtown Comanche on July 6, 2019.

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The Comanche High School class of 1979 will meet for their 40th class reunion on Saturday, June 8 at Rathbone Hall in Comanche from 5pm – 8 pm. Cost for the event is $10 per person and includes refreshments/appetizers. Everyone will have access to the adjacent courtyard and Beer Garden and m…

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Mark your calendars. Coming this June, join the Comanche Chamber of Commerce every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Comanche, Texas for live music, food, shopping, and more. The live music will be performed under the shade of the trees near the northeast corner of the courthouse.

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Comanche Rodeo ticket sales have begun! The Comanche Rodeo is sponsored by the Comanche Roping Club and is set for June 7 and 8, 2019 at the Comanche Roping Arena on Highway 377. Advance tickets for adults are $8 and children ages 6-12 are $4.

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Community Rehab Project has scheduled its 2019 project for June 9-14. This marks the 20th year of the Project which has now worked on 286 area homes.

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AUSTIN – Texas offers a Free Fishing Day on the first Saturday in June every year to help kick off National Fishing and Boating Week. On this day anglers can fish on any public waterbody in the state without a fishing license.

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A Missouri State University’s Animal Science Class visited Dudley Bros. in Comanche County on their statewide tour Wednesday, May 22. The students judged a pen of Bull Sale bulls and critiqued several young Herd Sire prospects.

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(Austin) The 86th Legislative session concluded Monday, with lawmakers delivering on a promise made by state leadership back in January: sweeping school finance and property tax reform. “In my inaugural address I said that this will be the session we enact historical school finance reform by…

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CASA is seeking new volunteers to become Court Appointed Special Advocates in Brown, Comanche, and Mills counties. The next Pre-Service Volunteer Training Class is scheduled to begin July 8th and applications for those interested must be received by June 17th. Court Appointed Special Advocat…

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