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Light Up Comanche was well attended and visitor’s enjoyed free smores, free hot cocoa, extraordinary Christmas lights and music and picture taking opportunities galore. Pictured are Macey and Lillie Airhart from Sherman, Texas with the Grinch.

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Just this week, Santa Claus told the Comanche Chief that he wants the newspaper to collect your letters from the Comanche Area! Santa requested that children begin writing their letters to Santa now so that they can be published in The Comanche Chief and then forwarded to him at the North Po…

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You are invited to the “Open House” this Thursday, December 5, at 6:00 pm for “Gateway of Hope” on 111 S. Austin (Reunion Center). This meeting will include guest speaker, Rachel Hackman as she gives her powerful testimony and how the Lord has empowered her to take her tragedy to triumph. Th…

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Warm your heart this winter season by donating a new blanket! Comanche Early Childhood Center along with Cima Abstract and Mazurek, Belden & Burke Law Firm are sponsoring a blanket drive for our Head Start families. Drop a new blanket by 200 E. Highland or 207 N. Austin. Warm your heart …

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This beautiful, historic, turn-of-the-century home built in 1898, owned by Travis and Rebecca Conley, is located on the corner of West Walcott Avenue and North Austin Street (Highway 16 N). It sits in an old pecan orchard on a tree-filled lot. This home was recently restored and boasts origi…

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Comanche Lions Club members partook in the Comanche High School Thanksgiving lunch on Thursday, November 21. Ronnie Clifton, Jerome and Elaine Hall, Harold Perkins, Gary Bear and Eddy Parker joined Taco Bill for the lunch that consisted of poultry stuffing, mashed potatoes, rolls, cranberry …

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The Comanche First United Methodist Church’s chancel choir will be performing a Christmas Celebration of Music, “Messiah, Heaven’s Glory,” twice on Sunday, December 8. The first performance will be 10:45 a.m. and the second at 5:00 p.m. at the Church location at 217 E. Grand Avenue.

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Comanche First Assembly is helping those in need here in Comanche and surrounding areas this Thanksgiving by delivering a hot Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day, November 28. Other area churches and private citizens have helped by donating money to this very worthy cause.

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The Annual Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at East Side Baptist Church this Sunday evening, November 24 at 6:00 pm. All churches and individuals in our community are invited and encouraged to attend. Many parts of the service will be represented by pastors/layman of the churches …

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The filing period for the Democratic and Republican Primaries began November 9, 2019 and runs thru December 9, 2019. Applications for a place on the ballot are filed with the Republican County Chair, Linda Kinsey or the Democratic County Chair, Tjwanah Smith. Candidate packets are available …

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Just this week, Santa Claus told the Comanche Chief that he wants the newspaper to collect your letters from the Comanche Area! Santa requested that children begin writing their letters to Santa now so that they can be published in The Comanche Chief and then forwarded to him at the North Po…

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Comanche Early Childhood Center along with Cima Abstract and Mazurek, Belden & Burke Law Firm are sponsoring a blanket drive for our Head Start families. Drop a new blanket by 200 E. Highland or 207 N. Austin. Warm your heart by donating a new blanket so others may be warm during the col…

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting at the Depot for SLA Builders, owner Sean Anderson. SLA specializes in carpentry and building. His email is sean_lucanderson@yahoo.com and the company is veteran owned and operated and Sean has a Bachelors in Business Administration. L…

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Our Representative, Dr. J.D. Sheffeld visits with Comanche County’s newest Eagle Scout Alex Aguerro and his mother Sherry Aguerro from De Leon, Texas about his future plans. Sheffield and his wife Gina, along with staffer James Parker of Comanche were here on Monday, November 18. The meet an…

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Comanche Chamber of Commerce is hosting a variety of Christmas Festivities this year. We are excited to unwrap all our Christmas plans this year. Lights, a parade, tours and goodies are all in the works for the holiday season.

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For the first-time ever since The Chief has been having the Football Contest, three entries tied, even with the tie-breaker score, all three off by 2 points off. Kyle Coker, Dave Closen and Judy Lacy will split the $100 prize!

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Comanche Volunteer Fire Department was called into service on the evening of Tuesday, November 12 for a structure fire on North Houston Street, one half block north of the Courthouse Square. The fire was reported by a passerby. Mutual aid was also requested from De Leon VFD, Proctor VFD and …

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The Wall That Heals, a mobile three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., was on display this past weekend at the Stephenville City Park. Boy Scouts from Stephenville, Comanche, De Leon and Sidney were on “watch” at the Vietnam Memorial Wall on Saturday,…

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Santa’s Helper’s is an annual 501 C3 Christmas Charity serving the needs of less fortunate families and senior citizens in the Comanche area for the 37th year. Dependent on private donations from community, businesses, churches, organizations, and individuals, we strive to make Christmas a t…

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As Jami and Clint Tunnell chipped away old plaster from the east wall of their building, an historic mural appeared, a mural that had been painted on the west wall of the First National Bank of Comanche chartered in 1886. The mural is an advertisement for Blackwell’s Bull Durham Smoking Toba…

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The Comanche ISD Veterans Day Program was held the morning of Monday, November 11, Veteran’s Day. HR Jefferies Junior High and Comanche High School students met with the local veterans at a breakfast reception and then introduced them to the crowd in the CHS Gym. The music included the CHS B…

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The Charity Style Show held last Saturday will benefit CAPA, the organization in the area that adopts and fosters animals. Local merchants supported the successful effort with fashions from their stores Pictured are Amy Akin, Braxton Akin and Ali McNew wearing outfits that can be purchased i…

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Comanche Organization of Businesses, Inc. is a newly formed 501c3 organization. The sole purpose of this organization is to bring more activities to the Comanche Square and bring in shoppers to support all businesses. It is a given when the square is bustling, businesses along the highways s…

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All these costumed preschoolers had a great time at Story Hour last Wednesday celebrating Halloween. They sang songs, played games, and listened to stories. If you have a preschooler and have not yet attended Story Hour, call the Library for more information for this program that celebrates …

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Despite chilly and windy conditions, there was enjoyment on the Comanche Square on Halloween, Thursday, October 31. There were between 600 and 800 kids on the Comanche Square on Halloween afternoon.

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Veterans of the Armed Forces are urged to attend the Annual Veterans Day Program on Monday, November 11 at Comanche High School. The students of Comanche ISD will be proud to pay tribute to you and your courageous service to our country. This Program not only honors those who have served, bu…

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Carl’s Auto celebrated 42 years in business in Comanche on Friday, October 25 with free hot dogs and sausages on a stick, free promotional items and 2020 Calendars featuring muscle cars, classic cars or antique tractors and door prizes.

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Brownwood, Texas – About 1,700-1,900 children and youth are reported as missing from foster care in a given year according to a report from the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS). In many cases, “missing” in reality means that they have run away. Running away from foster car…

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So far, 215 early ballots have been cast for Constitutional Amendment Election in Comanche County as of 1200 noon on Tuesday, October 29. There are 10 total amendments to consider. Early Voting ends Friday, November 1.

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When local daylight time is about to reach Sunday, November 3, 2019, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned backward 1 hour to Sunday, November 3, 2019, 1:00:00 am local standard time instead.

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Chili supper is set for Friday, November 1 from 5 to 8:30 p.m., the evening before the opening of the 2019 Deer Season. It will be held on the Comanche County Courthouse Square starting at 5:00 p.m.

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