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A “Universe of Stories” were told at this year’s Story Hour sponsored by the Comanche Study Club and hosted by the Comanche Public Library! The first—and subsequent Story Hours-- held each Wednesday in June boasted almost 100 children each time.

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Kelly Davis, Assistant Chief of the Comanche Police Department recently graduated from the Leadership Command College - Class 84 of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. The program, taught by a consortium of universities throughout Texas, provides law enforcement administrators…

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The City of Comanche announces that bulk items will now be picked up every Thursday for all residential customers. Please have your one bulk item and two trash bags out to the curb on Wednesday night or before 7 a.m. Thursday morning. Please do not place your bulk item in the cart. Your poly…

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The Comanche First United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School will next week, Monday, July 8 through Thursday, July 11. The theme is “To Mars and Beyond.” Come explore where God’s power can take you at FUMC VBS at 217 East Grand in Comanche. Ages 4 through 5th grade. Registration is Monda…

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Introducing Jessica Lopez, Comanche Police Department’s newest police officer. She was sworn in at 11:00 am on June 26, 2019 by Chief Bruce Bradshaw. Jessica is a recent graduate of the Concho Valley Council of Governments Regional Police Academy. She is beginning her field training and will…

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The Comanche City Pool located at the entrance to the Comanche City Park has several new and different events plan for summer 2019.

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On Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Comanche Police Department responded to a major accident in the 300 block of East Central Avenue. Callers reported the accident involved a motorcycle and its rider injured. Officers arrived on scene and observed a motorcycle laying on…

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The 20th Community Rehab Project was held successfully during the week of June 9 - 14. More than 294 volunteers completed renovations including painting, roofing, siding, wheelchair ramps, and windows on 18 homes during the week. Other volunteers worked in food preparation, delivery, and oth…

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This past Saturday the Comanche Youth Council hosted its first Annual Adult Softball Tournament. The tournament was comprised of four teams with a champion crowned at the end. Homeruns came at a cost with $5 paid at home plate with each homerun or a $20 infinite homerun band paid before hand…

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The City of Comanche reports a sales tax rebate increase for June. The net payment for June 2019 is $66,552.31, up 4.72% compared to the payment the prior year of $63,547.09. The payment to the City of Comanche year to date is $425,619.75. Last year at this time it was $420,988.98.

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The AA open meetings are on at noon on Monday and Wednesdays at the Hope Lutheran Church located at 300 Cedar in Comanche. Contact number is 325-356-5880.

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The Comanche First United Methodist Church’s Rummage Sale will be Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22. FUMC is located at 217 E. Grand Ave. We have a little bit of everything. Come see us in the gym on Friday, June 21st from 7am to 3pm and Saturday June 22nd from 9am to 1pm. Don’t wait as th…

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The Comanche Lion’s Club announces its new officers. Pictured are President Eddy Parker, Secretary Treasurer Ronnie Clifton and Vice President Gary Bear. The mission of Lion’s Club is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote inter…

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The Comanche Central Appraisal District (CAD) has sent property owners the 2019 Notice of Appraised Value. DO NOT DELAY opening any mail you receive from the CAD because there may be deadlines imposed. The Notice of Appraised Value is NOT A BILL. It is a report of the 2019 appraised value of…

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The 20th year of the Community Rehab Project in Comanche and county kicked off this week. Several volunteers were up early and hard at work this Tuesday morning repairing homes. Pictured above are volunteers at a home in Comanche on S. Houston St. and below on S. Austin St. which is designat…

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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…