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Two employees of Comanche County Medical Center have been selected in a drawing of outstanding workers at the medical center to receive free tickets to the CCMC Foundation fundraiser this Saturday night.

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The Comanche Study Club met at the Comanche Elementary School in Sharon Dollins’ Computer Lab on Thursday, September 12 at 4 pm. Wilma Fleming, Kris Stephens, Misti Till and Sharon Dollins serving as hostesses. Josh Deal, president of the Comanche Educational Foundation, was the speaker for …

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The City of Comanche reports a sales tax rebate increase for September. The net payment for September 2019 is $80,404.07, up 23.77% compared to the payment the prior year of $64,962.05. The payment to the City of Comanche year to date is $653,002.23. Last year at this time it was $644,679.16.

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9/11 Presentation and dinner was held last Wednesday at the Comanche County Medical Center for all first responders in Comanche County and surrounding area. There was a big crowd on hand, as we all remember that tragic day on September 11, 2001.

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We are less than a month away from 38th Annual Comanche County Pow Wow 2019! Join the Comanche community on September 28 - 29 to celebrate heritage, family, and fun at the Comanche City Park. This two day event will have a variety of free entertainment, competitions, food and vendors. Grab y…

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The Newburg 4-H Club held its first meeting of the 2019-2020 school year at the Comanche Elementary School on Tuesday, September 10. Several members were in attendance along with new kids and parents wanting to learn about 4-H. They had sign up sheets fro projects from robotics and judging c…

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The Comanche Car Club annual September meeting is a fellowship dinner and bag stuffing session at East Side Baptist Church. The welcome bags are for the participants of the Comanche County Car Club Car Show held September 28 during the Pow Wow. They stuff 300 bags and expect that many cars t…

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Vintage quilts will be displayed at the DeLeon Area Historical Museum on Friday and Saturday, September 13 and 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The collection includes 34 quilts made prior to 1950. Some of the quilts were made in the late 1800’s prior to the families settling in this area or short…

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Brownwood, Texas – Sept. 15 marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the culture and traditions of U.S. residents who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

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For those for with a palette for fresh veggies and local produce, the 2019 September Comanche Farmer’s Market is this Saturday, September 7. The event, as always, will be held in historic downtown Comanche with hours 9 am till noon.

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Democrats of Comanche County will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, September 9, at the First National Bank, 809 N. Texas Street in De Leon. Texas Democratic Party Bill Rosenberg will present our meeting program. The “Register to Vote” quilt will be there, too.

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Boy Scout Troop 67 is now partnering with the Army Corps of Engineers in doing projects around Proctor Lake. Last weekend, the boys and leaders painted one of the restrooms. Other projects include trail building, clean up and more projects to be determined. Pictured from left to right front …

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For most of us in the City of Comanche and for some outside the city limits, who have never experienced not having clean, running water in our homes, the result of a main water line break due to maintenance workers last Monday, August 19, 2019, was a sudden reminder of the incredible inconve…

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Kye Tomlinson was crowned as the 2019 Miss Rodeo Texas Princess on Friday, June 28th at the Miss Rodeo Texas Pageant coronation in San Antonio, Texas. Kye is 11 years old, lives in Comanche, TX, and represented as Miss ABC Pro Rodeo Princess during the pageant. She won photogenic, congeniali…

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The announcements went out late last week, the National FFA Organization will award five Comanche FFA members the highest degree awarded in the FFA. Westin Abbey, Kaili Gaines, Frank Moerman, Billy Scheller, and Wyatt Welch will be awarded their American FFA Degree’s Saturday November 2, 201…

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Information Session will be held in Comanche Thursday, August 29th at 5:30 PM at Mattdaddy’s (on the courthouse square) for those interested in learning more about possibly becoming a CASA volunteer or helping CASA in other ways. There will also be a CASA 101 in Brownwood on Tuesday, Septemb…

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Many studies show that toddlers and pre-schoolers who are read to have a larger vocabulary than those who aren’t read to at all. It turns out that reading to a child has many advantages and benefits.

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Garry Davis showed his “Orange Crush” truck at the De Leon Peach and Melon Festival’s Golden Saturday on August 10. The Comanche County Car Club is planning now for the Annual Pow-Wow Car Show. If your business would like to sponsor the show with monetary or doorprize donations, please conta…

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Democrats of Comanche County Club met August 12th at First National Bank in DeLeon. President Thompson called the meeting to order. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the July meeting and Julie Sanders gave the Treasurer’s report.

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What tastes better than cold watermelon from Indian Creek Farms (Rodney and Sheila Stephens) on a near 100-degree August afternoon last Saturday on Kids Day at the Comanche County Historical Museum. Pictured is Tommy Alford, Museum director, handing out watermelon to Cunningham Reunion cousi…

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BE IT REMEMBERED That the Commissioners’ Court of Comanche County, Texas met in a Regular Meeting on the 12th day of August, 2019 with the following members present: Judge Stephanie L. Davis, presiding; Gary “Corky” Underwood, Commissioner Precinct #1; Russell Gillette, Commissioner Precinct…

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Congratulations to the Comanche and De Leon Museums, The Mercantile, The Soda Shop and Revitalize Comanche. They entered a float in the Peach & Melon Festival that won First Place! Tommy Alford was on the float with the watermelon slicer and Boy Scout Troop 67 and some local CHS graduate…

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On a wall in the Comanche County Historical Museum the story of the Captain James and Susannah Cunningham family is told in the following series of pictures. It is an amazing story of a family legacy.

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U.S. Representative Mike Conaway attracted a good crowd for his Town Hall Meeting last Wednesday at the Depot/Chamber on South Austin. Questions from the audience included sales of assault rifles, the impact of the internet (violent video games) on the minds of young people, and questions co…

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Texas State Senator Dr. Dawn Buckingham was well received at her last Wednesday Town Hall Meeting with a near-full room full of interested citizens. She began her presentation with, “Of all the towns we visit, Comanche has the best Christmas decorations!” Representing a very large district, …

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The Comanche County Historical Society & Museum, Inc. is pleased to announce the second annual ‘Kid’s Day at the Old Museum!’ to be held Saturday, August 10th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Museum is located west of Bayer Motor Company at 402 Moorman Rd.

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Brownwood, Texas – Backpacks, pencils and notebooks are filling up the aisles in stores all over Texas, reminding us that a new school year is just around the corner. The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for most children, but it can also lead to more reports of child abu…

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The 2018-2019 4-H year is coming to a close and the new year is about to get started.

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