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    On Wednesday, January 20 a $5.5 million winning Lotto Texas jackpot ticket was purchased at the old Allsup’s here in Comanche located at 907 N Austin St. This was the only ticket to have all six numbers correct. The winning numbers were 6, 14, 30, 45, 49, 50. The person who purchased the…

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On the Morning of December 29, 2020 a residence was burglarized in the 600 block of Lockney in De Leon TX. Several firearms including a Ruger AR-15 and a 9mm Makarov Pistol were stolen from the residence.

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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.

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In De Leon, Texas Vicente Christopher Garza 35 of De Leon was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and evading arrest. Bond has been set at $40,000. Garza is still in custody for the accused stabbing

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On January 03, 2021 starting about 6:45 pm DeLeon Police Department received several calls about an aggressive driver.  Deputies already near DeLeon assisted looking for the vehicle.  At approximately 7:30 pm the vehicle was located and the vehicle failed to yield.  A pursuit was initiated a…

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Hendrick Regional Blood Center is conducting a drive in Comanche on Monday afternoon, December 28, hosted by Comanche County Medical Center. The bus will be set up in the front parking lot of the CCMC main campus at 10201 Highway 16 North, from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Extensive COVID-19 protocols …

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The Comanche Chamber awarded its residential winners in the Christmas Lighting contest to Judy Scott, featured in last week’s Chief, Mario Licea in Hill Haven and Duane Wysong on North Austin Street. They are pictured in order top to bottom. Merry Christmas!

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Former Comanche Chamber employee Billie Engel and current Chamber employee Judy Dawes pulled five more winners for the second week of the Comanche Chamber and Revitalize Comanche Holly Jolly Comanche Christmas Cash Giveaway on Saturday, December 12. The winners were Vickie Miller, Wanda Turn…

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The City of Comanche reports a sales tax rebate decrease for December. The net payment for the month is $79,207.36 down 1.16% compared to the payment the prior year of $80,137.32. The year to date payment for December is $926,558.49 compared to $890,924.32, a 3.99% increase.

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Khalil Harris and his fellow students received a visit from Santa on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at the Comanche Early Childhood Center. Some of them love seeing Santa, while others were speechless or downright frightened altogether. Most enjoyed the visit and Mrs. Angela Askew, principal at …

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James Mercer, Vice President of the Class of 1958 and classmates, presented a donation to the Comanche County Historical Museum in remembrance of all of its deceased classmates. Many class members, including Glynda Day Lane, the last deceased classmate, enjoyed visiting the museum. Accepting…

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On Monday afternoon, December 7, City of Comanche workers were seen smoothing out a new entrance to the museum off of the Hwy 67/377 access road by the overpass on the west side of Comanche.

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One very important part of the Comanche County Christmas light display in historic downtown Comanche is the nativity. The nativity started as a live nativity hosted by Mt. pleasant Baptist Church. It is now a static continuous display of the nativity scene enclosed in a newly constructed met…

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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 County 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 N…

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It is the Thanksgiving holiday season again and many of us will be packing up the kids the dog and possibly the turkey, and driving to our loved ones homes to celebrate again this year. While it is the time of year in which we all pause and count our blessings it is also a time to remember t…

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Warm your heart by donating a new blanket to those in need. Cima Abstract and Comanche Early Childhood Center is once again hosting the Warm Your Heart Blanket Drive this holiday season.

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For the Thanksgiving holiday period DPS offices, included DL offices, will close at noon tomorrow (Nov. 25th), and will reopen at their normal hours on Monday, Nov. 30th

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The Chief has a new way for you to subscribe to your most beloved newspaper. We can now take your newspaper directly to the Comanche post office from The Comanche Chief each week for it to be mailed directly to you. The cost will be $2.10 per week if you are already a subscriber and have pai…

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Tommy Patterson, local artisan and historian, celebrates this month year round.“I love everything Native American and marvel at the fact that they carried all their personal belongings and means to survive in small bags that would fit in a small shopping bag. The horse enabled them to have a…

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture hosted a ribbon cutting for Cactus Vaquera located at 119 West Grand on the north side of historic downtown. Cactus Vaquera is a lady’s western boutique and men’s western clothing store. Pictured is Trey Akin, Wilma Fleming, Casey Pringle, Mel…

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In the early morning hours of November 14, 2020, a brick was thrown into a window at the Pizza Pro Partners Grill in the 12850 block of Hwy 16 in Comanche. If anyone has any information concerning this offense, please contact Comanche County Crime Stoppers at 325-356-3737 or text “crimes” in…

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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.

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The residence of the Wade Limmer property experienced a fire on Friday afternoon around 4:30. The fired destroyed a trailer house, shop, R.V. and a vehicle. No one was reported to be home at the time and the blaze destroyed all the property. The fire departments that responded were Comanche,…

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We regret to announce the Comanche County Historical Museum fundraiser scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Christmas is coming to town! The Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture is hosting the Lighted Christmas Parade on December 12, 2020 and the theme is Sounds of Christmas. Line up is at 5:00 pm and the parade will begin at 6:15 pm. Your entry must have lights and the Chambers ask that t…

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Happening on Saturday, November 14 is the Holiday Bazaar! This fun event is taking place at two locations on the Comanche Square, the 4 North Event Center and the Comanche Mercantile Building. The Holiday Bazaar is inviting you to shop local to support your community businesses. Admission is…

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The Comanche City Park is now home to an 18-hole disc golf course. Volunteers Rick McNutt and Steve Harbour worked to put together the additional nine holes that will complement the nine holes that Yancy Perkins put in for his Eagle Scout project earlier this year.

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