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The Comanche Market will be held this Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vendors will be setup on the Comanche Square on Saturday, August 1. There will be COVID-19 precautions in place including extra space between booths and asking visitors and vendors to please practice social distancing.

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On the night of July 21st, 2020 a theft occurred at a cabin in the 5900 block of Hwy 6, in De Leon. The suspect or suspects removed several firearms from a gun safe located in the cabin.

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce welcome new member Dogs n’ Links opened at 604 East Central. Owner Larry Moss looks forward to serving you hot dogs, links and bratwurst, served on a sweet bun, drive-thru or walk-up. It is open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday noon to 5 pm.

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As of July 28, 2020 there are currently 56 active Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Comanche County based on information from the Comanche County Judge’s office. This time last week there were 119 active cases. The number of county residents cleared from COVID-19 after isolation is 165 and 2,4…

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Representatives from CISD will be stationed on the courthouse square from 4:00-7:00 pm on Aug. 4-6 for families to pick up required paperwork packets prior to registration. Packets can also be obtained at each campus. 

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On July 23, 2020 5 new active Covid-19 cases have been added to our totals. Also, our hospitalizations increased by 2. Our Local Health Authorities were able to clear 11 of our previous cases from isolation. This brings our total positive cases for Comanche County to 199 with 82 of those cas…

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What does the word essential mean to you? Before the pandemic most of us had a very different version of what “essential” meant. Ideas such as water, food or a roof over our head would have easily come to mind. Today learning to cope with what is becoming the new normal the word takes on a w…

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Hope Masonic Lodge #481 had an installation of new officer on July 9, 2020 for the new Masonic year. The new officer are Worshipful Master Joshua Yancey, Senior Warden, Dan Woods, Junior Warden Adolph Ortiz, Senior Deacon Jack Bartlett, Junior Deacon John Lumpkin, Tyler Ray Williams, Treasur…

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Comet Neowise over Comanche County:  Randy Day went out to PAR Country Club on Monday, July 20 and captured this picture of the Comet Neowise. The windmill is the Texas-painted one just past the entrance at PAR. The location of Comet Neowise from July 20 to 26: face northwest, just after sun…

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July 20, 2020 Comanche County, Texas, from the Comanche County Judge’s office, the county has a total of  119 active Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases as of July 20. There have been 187 residents that have tested positive since March 28, 2020 and 66 residents have been cleared after isolation. An…

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Spirit of Texas Bank once again encourages the Comanche Community to fill the bus. This is a great opportunity to support some kids that might need a little help to get a great start to a new school year!

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Ship and Shop is the newest Chamber member and is owned by George and Linda McMillan. It is at 307 W. Grand, Comanche, Texas. Their number is 432-232-3953. They carry greeting cards, clothes, jewelry and all your shipping needs including UPS, Fed Ex and the USPS.

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Smoke from over 2,500 acre wildfire moves into Comanche County. The massive wildfire west of Goldthwaite, Texas near the Regency Bridge has burned up over 2,500 acres. Some parts of Comanche County saw the smoke and could smell it Tuesday afternoon on July 14, 2020.

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Peggy Vineyard will officially retire from KCOM radio after 38 years of service to the station. There will be a “Peggy Parade” in her honor on Wednesday, July 15 at 218 North Austin. Call 325-356-3090 for details!

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Daron Worrell was recently named the new Comanche ISD Superintendent by the Board of Trustees. Worrell officially began working on July 1. He replaces Gary Speegle, who is retiring from CISD after several years of service.

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The Doss Knight Foundation/ TexasBank generously made a $5,000 donation to the Comanche Volunteer Fire Department. Pictured left to right, Juvenal Sierra, TexasBank, Comanche Branch President, Steven Gillette, CVFD Fire Chief, John May, TexasBank Comanche Branch Vice-President.

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Hometown, by definition is a place of one’s birth or where you grew up, and whether you are originally from here or are just visiting, I think that Comanche is a great place to be. With all of the unrest in the world right now, we are all just searching for a nice place to stay, play, and sp…

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Reader Ruth Waggoner alerted us to this century plant on North Elm Street in Comanche. The century plant are species of Agave in the asparagus family. The name is commonly applied to A. americana, which is grown as an ornamental in many places and is a source of the fibre maguey and of “agav…

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The tax deadline for 2019 taxes has been extended to July 15. IRS Certified volunteers will again be assisting with free Income tax preparation on each Thursday, June 18 through July 9, at the Comanche Housing Authority, at 419 Lindsey Drive, in Comanche. Hours will be from 1:00 pm to 4:00 p…

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Performers from the Drive-In Circus gave a special thrilling sample of their show at the Jams in June featuring Jonna Mae this last Thursday in downtown. On the motorcycle is Bryan Jackson. Jams in June is every Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. on the historic downtown square in Comanche, Texas. Th…

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It has been three successful first ever Virtual Story Hours for the Comanche Study Club. Virtual Story Hour week one featured “Prairie Chicken Little” by Jackie Mims Hopkins, read by January Bauman. Week two featured Heidi Hornsby, her daughters Zoe and Mia and their hedgehog Blaze. Week thr…

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This Spring, the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) published statistics from fiscal year 2019. For the three counties that CASA in the Heart of Texas serves (Brown, Comanche, and Mills), there were 112 children removed from their homes and placed in the conservatorship of D…

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VBS at East Side Baptist will be June 29th through July 2nd. The Gospel Project theme: “Wise King Solomon!” All kids must be pre-registered. It is for kids completing grades 1st through 6th. Please come by the church office to fill out or pick up forms (325-356-3667). Due to COVID-19, we mus…

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