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Gateway of Hope in Comanche will be hosting a fish fry fundraiser on Sunday, July 3rd 2022 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join us for a fish fry fundraiser to help support Gateway of Hope Comanche Maternity and Discipleship Home.

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture hosted a ribbon cutting for CJ’s Window Cleaning Service. Ribbon Cutting. CJ’s provides professional residential and commercial window cleaning services and specializes in pressure washing. They also provide gutter and siding cleaning services…

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The Comanche City Council awarded the June 2022 Make a Difference Award to Head Football Coach/ Athletic Director Jake Escobar. He received the award for his work with his athletes to assist our citizens during the May City Wide Cleanup.

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At some point between the hours of 2:00 pm Sunday, June 19th and 6:00 pm Monday, June 20th, 2022, several items were stolen from a property located in the 9000 block of Hwy 587. The items stolen from the property included a Kawasaki ATV, a black utility trailer, two kayaks and a 14ft fishing boat.

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Friends of Historic Comanche, Inc. are once again offering memorial bricks for sale. Each brick is $100.00 and provides 3 lines with 20 spaces per line available for inscription. This is a wonderful way to honor or memorialize family and friends.

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On Saturday, July 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. is the monthly Comanche Market. Come celebrate freedom with family and friend with a visit to historic Comanche. The Comanche Market is free and held almost every first Saturday of the month on the Comanche County Courthouse Square. The event i…

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Watermelon and cantaloupes have been spotted in Comanche stores just in time for summer on June 21. But we wondered-- Is watermelon a fruit or a veggie?

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The City of Comanche reports a sales tax rebate increase for June. The net payment for the month is $118,460.59, up 32.21% compared to the payment the prior year of $89,596.61. The payment year to date is $633,335.44 compared to the prior year to date payment of $508,956.99, a year to date i…

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Comanche County Commissioners Court voted to close the Old Cora Courthouse Museum to the public on Tuesday. This decision was made after the County reviewed the condition of the structure with the Texas Historical Commission and preservation consultants, Komatsu Architecture, and it was dete…

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The Comanche 7 on 7 football team just missed out on qualifying for the state tournament during the Abilene Division III 7-on7 State Qualifer on June 10. The had a good win against Sudan beating them 32 to 7 and won a high scoring game against Eastland winning 41 to 25. But the 20 to 0 loss …

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Jams in June is going strong! Jams in June is a music event held in historic downtown Comanche every Thursday in June from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The music and the event are free. This year’s schedule is Cason VanGundy on June 23 and Matthew Ryan on June 30.

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Pictured is Julie Welker who traveled the furthest and then the Comanche County 4-H who won the most coordinated appearance. Other winners included Comanche County Historical Museum, 2nd Texas Frontier Camp 1804, Carolyn's Little Paws Grooming and Sister 2 Sister Catering.

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"Comanche County Farm Bureau is supporting the county volunteer fire departments by donating 5,000 dollars. The local VFD are a dedicated group of individuals, who as your first responders, continue to respond to an ever-increasing number of fires and medical emergencies in the Comanche coun…

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The weekend of June 17-18 brought many visitors to Comanche, Texas for the open rodeo. The grounds of the Comanche County Cowboy Church next to the Comanche Roping Club Arena were filled with trailers of the Comanche Open Rodeo participants.

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture hosted a ribbon cutting for its newest member Lemon Love. Lemon Love is a horse-trailer-turned-lemonade-stand! Lemon Love serves the freshest of the fresh-squeezed lemonade. They are based in Comanche but will travel. Pictured are Kesliegh Boo…

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In response to Museum Musings last week focusing on Miss Hattie Brightman, reader Polly McCullough Carraway sent us this wonderful photograph of boys hanging a portrait of Miss Hattie Brightman in the late 1950s at Comanche High School. Creath Davis on the left and Tom Cunningham, the artist…

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Jams in June is going strong! Jams in June is a music event held in historic downtown Comanche every Thursday in June from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The music and the event are free. This year’s schedule is Caleb Sutton on June 16, Cason VanGundy on June 23 and Matthew Ryan on June 30.

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Community Rehab is in full swing. Early breakfasts, the hot sun and big smiles abound in Comanche County. Homes that are being work on are in Gustine, Comanche and De Leon. In Gustine at 111 North Cottonbelt and 201 Pearl Street. In Comanche at 103 Cottonwood, 606 West Grand, 1408 East Highl…

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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 numbers…

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The next Diabetes Relief™ treatment information session happens MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2022, at 5:30pm in the CCMC Cafeteria at 10201 TX-16, Comanche. The event is open to the public. The treatment is physician-directed for eligible patients with metabolic disorders such as diabetes. Most insuranc…

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On Thursday, June 9 and 16, 2022, the Comanche County Art Association will have “Painting for Fun” classes. These classes will be held at the Lindsey Center at the Comanche County Public Housing Authority at 404 East Cedar. You may choose June 9th or June 16th to attend.

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The Cheese Plant, also known as the Cheese Factory (as seen on the sign in photo,) was open in the 1940s in Comanche. The operation opened in the 1930s and it lasted until after the end of the war in 1945 when the government contract for cheese was cancelled. Pictured are company trucks, wor…

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The new 2022 Comanche City Pool staff includes (top to bottom, left to right) Jackie Keith, Bela Estrada, Brynlee Seegmiller, Rylee Deters, Marc Cuevos, Josh Johnson, Landon Deters, Assistant Manager Jennifer Dirickson and Manager Carly Rodriguez.

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Woody, 94 years, an invaluable printer for over 75 years, has passed away. He retired from The Comanche Chief, Inc. in September of 2017. He certainly deserved the rest, but he was sorely missed. He has worked with four generations of Wilkerson’s including J.C. Wilkerson who first hired him …

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Community Rehab Project is celebrating its 23rd year of renovating homes in Comanche County. 315 Comanche County homes have been repaired as a part of the annual event. This Sunday, June 12, the Project will gear up for another full week of working on the exterior of 11 area homes. Approxima…

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Only one more week and it will be time for the Comanche County Dairy Breakfast feast! The breakfast will be held at the Comanche Community Center at 100 Indian Creek Drive on Wednesday, June 15.

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Comanche Roping Club is going all out in 2022. Throwback to the “Good Ol’ Days” on June 17th and 18th. Free gate admission for all ages!

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Jams in June is a music event held in historic downtown Comanche every Thursday in June from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The music and the event are free. This years schedule was Richard Owen on June 2 and coming up is Dylan Mata on June 9, Caleb Sutton on June 16, Cason VanGundy on June 23 and M…

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The 2022 Memorial Day event was held on Monday, May 30 in front of Comanche High School. A large crowd gathered for the celebration to remember those fallen in service to the country.

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AUSTIN – Audubon Texas and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), partners in the Bird City Texas program (BCT), are now accepting applications from communities that wish to receive Bird City Texas certification. Now in its fourth year, the program recognizes the contributions that …