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Comanche County Medical Center (CCMC) was recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) to improve the delivery of seasonal flu, Covid-19 and other vaccines to people living in rural communities in the CCMC s…

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The Gathering is a new, special, outdoor youth and praise event to be held at the Comanche City Park Pavilion #1 (the one in the middle of the park) on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 6:30 pm.

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Madison Davis, chairperson of the Comanche County Photography Show held in conjunction with the 40th annual Comanche County Pow-Wow reports a quality turnout for the photo show. Some of the counties finest photographers brought their most unique pictures for judging this year!

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The Comanche High School Band Booster will host a CHS Band Kickball Tournament on Saturday, October 9 at 8:00 a.m. at the Comanche Youth Council’s (CYC’s) Soccer Complex at Comanche City Park. each team must have at least 12 players. There will be a double elimination and the last day to reg…

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Texas Legacy Insurance Group located at 201 NW Texas 36, Comanche, TX 76442. Front row left to right are Tonna Clemons; Amanda Baehler; Billie Engel; Virginia Fleming; Chris Woods, Stephenville agent. Back row left to righ…

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The Sisters on the Fly will be calling Comanche home this weekend, October 8 through the 10! While most of the events are designed to entertain and welcome the group, the public can enjoy the trailers during the public Trailer Tours in historic downtown Comanche on Saturday, October 9 from 1…

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Comanche County residents woke up to heavy downpour Saturday morning, prompting one to think it would scare off the Comanche Market vendors. But as the rain tapered off, they opened up for business. About 15 vendors were selling delicious jellies, salsa, candles, wood crafts, beautiful appar…

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OMGoodness Pumpkin Patch is the newest member of The Comanche Chamber. They are open Saturdays and Sundays until November 14. They are located at 808 East Summit Avenue, Comanche, Texas 76442 and their number is (325) 400-0100 or you can visit their website https://omgoodnesshomestead.com/pu…

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The property on 802 West Central Avenue was sold last month. On this property sat a movable building that housed weekly domino games for a few friends. And the property was also used to display farm equipment and other items that were for sale. The new owner has been hard at work clearing ou…

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There was quite a lot more football contest entries this week, which made us here at the Chief very excited! Keep em’ coming folks, we love seeing them! This week was another close call with many contestants getting all of the high school games right. The Dallas vs Philadelphia game was gues…

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Joshua Clark brought these press plates from The Comanche Chief from January 1979. Clark was leveling his house and found them under the floor. The house on Duncan Street belonged to his grandparents and while he has no idea how they came across the plates, we here at The Comanche Chief alon…

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Texas Motorcycle Roadriders Association held their second annual Motorcycle show on Sunday, September 26. Helping with the event were TMRA members Jean Hudgins, Skip Hollister and Bill and Kathy Wellman. Winners in the Sidecar division were 1st Ron Hopkins and Vic Reich and 2nd Elizabeth Dia…

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The Comanche County Antique Tractor and Engine Show was held on Saturday, September 25 in conjunction with the 40th annual Pow-Wow. The winner sleft to right are Larry Norris, Early, Texas- Best of Show Restored Tractor; Eddie Bennett, Comanche, Texas- Best of Show Unrestored Tractor and Jim…

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Twenty five teams participated in the Pow-Wow Cookoff. Grand Champions were Dustin and Sheri Land from Brady and Reserve Champions were Bobby and Sherry Haggerton from Big Spring.

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Linda Pelon, an anthropologist and educator with research specialty in Texas frontier history and Comanche Indian land use in Texas, spoke to a large study group of representatives from surrounding communities from cities that will be a part of the Trail when completed. Communities participa…

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The City of Comanche reports a sales tax rebate decrease for the month. The net payment for is $74,635.69, down 0.86% compared to the payment the prior year of $75,285.28. The year to date payment for the month is $764,689.60 compared to $680,629.54, a 12.35% increase.

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The Central Texas Scholarship Pageant will be October 16 at the Comanche High School. The age divisions for this new pageant are Teenie Miss 1 to 3 year old, Tiny Miss 4 to 6 years old, Little Miss 7 to 9 years old Pre-Teen 10 to 12 years old, Teen 13 to 15 years old and Miss 16 to 18 years old.

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According to data from Comanche County officials the total active cases of Covid-19 is at 99 as of September 20, 2021. There has been a total of 2,297 positive Covid cases, 67 Covid related deaths, and 179 hospitalizations since March of 2020.

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The Comanche County Car Club is gearing up for the 33rd annual Comanche County Car Show held in conjunction with the 40th annual Comanche County Pow-Wow on Saturday, September 25. The group met with Tuesday night at East Side Baptist for a meeting, meal and bag stuffing session. The group pl…

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Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church is once is salvaging and refurbishing bikes for children in our sister church. To donate an old bike, take to the Comanche High School Auto Tech Shop (one of the bay doors behind the HS!) Monetary donations are also needed for parts and tire tubes. Last time, the …

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At some point prior to September 13th 2021 a theft occurred on a property located in the 400 Block of CR 170. The items stolen included a shop build hog trap, a game camera memory card, and a deer feeder battery.

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BeneFIT Studio owned by Heather Combs offers HOT Yoga, Yoga, and Barre. Several different levels of membership are offered. The Chamber of Commerce welcome BeneFIT with a ribbon cutting last week at their new location at 217 1/2 N. Houston in Comanche. The new entrance and parking is on Dunc…

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Entertainment is always a large part of the fun and excitement of the Comanche County Pow-Wow. Not only for the thousands of visitors each day at the family friendly event, but for the many vendors, barbecue cookers, car show participant and the other entertainers, too!

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This week proved to be a little tougher for all of our football contest contestants. It was a close contest with the winner being determined by the tie breaker score. The total score for Comanche vs. Early was 72, and the contestant closest to that score with a guess of 62, and missing three…

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The Comanche County Pow-Wow is September 25 and 26, 2021 at the Comanche City Park. Enjoy these photos from the 2019 Pow-Wow to entice you to plan your visit!

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The Alcoholics Anonymous open meetings are on at noon on Monday and Wednesdays at the Hope Lutheran Church. The Hope Lutheran Church is located at 300 Cedar in Comanche. The AA night time open meetings are on Fridays and Saturdays at 7 pm. now also at the Hope Lutheran Church. Contact number…

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The Comanche Police Department officers and staff are joining with other Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders across the country in support of pediatric cancer research. Our officers will be flaunting their finest facial hair and most colorful nails in honor of our smallest warriors…

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Three Comanche High School students will be participating in the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) in Washington, DC along with their sponsor Eddy Parker beginning on September 16. Three students Brielle Kellems, Landon Deters and Esmeralda Guerrero.

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Joe Hidrogo was named Grand Master and inducted into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame in Springdale, Arkansas. He has also been inducted into the Master’s Hall of Fame for Martial Art, Grand Master. He received his 9th-degree black belt. He resides in Fort Worth, Texas with his lo…

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Comanche County Medical Center (CCMC) was recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) to improve the delivery of seasonal flu, Covid-19 and other vaccines to people living in rural communities in the CCMC s…

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The Bosque River Chapter of Daughters of the Republic of Texas will meet Tuesday, October 12, 2:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church of Stephenville. The program, “The Antebellum Livestock Industry in Erath County”, will be present by Dr. Deborah Liles. Dr. Liles is an Assistant Professor and …

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Archeological excavations on the Clovis Field in Mills County on September 9th and 10th were very successful. Numerous artifacts were uncovered, the weather was very good and we had a good turnout from both trained archeologist and those wanting to learn.