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Mark your calendar for Mini Cheer Camp next week! Four years to 6th grade are invited to participate in Mini Cheer Camp on August 2-4, 2021. The location will be at the HR Jefferies Jr High Gym from 6 to 8 pm. It $30 per participant or $25 if you have multiple children. Sign up in at 5:30 on…

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The 7th annual “Fill the Bus” was at Spirit of Texas Bank last Friday. The community collected $4200 in cash and about $600 in supplies for our local students in Comanche County.

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Salt, Lime and a Good Time will be held on Saturday, July 24. There will be a salsa contest, tequila cocktail and mocktail making contest, tacos, shrimp boil, face painting and activities. It will be 11 am to 3pm.

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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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A standing-room only crowd was present Sunday evening, July 11 at Brennan Winery to view Comanche couple David and Kerry Kersh’s premier showing of the first episode of “Battle on the Beach”, a fixer-up show on HGTV.

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Wayne Meadow, Wyatt Meadow and Craigan Tidwell install the new signage at the Comanche Public Library while library patron Joe McEntire watches. “Many of the wonderful residents of Comanche have discovered the entrance at the back of the library that we added last year. Due to being off the …

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The officers of Hope Lodge were installed on July 3, 2021. From left to right Kevin Caraway, Jeff Lambert, Ray Williams, Worshipful Master John Lumpkin, Josh Yancey, Jack Barttlett, Ted Petersen, Steve Williams, B.R. Sears and Gary Morrison.

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The Comanche Noon Lions Club welcome new members and new officers on Monday, July 12, 2021 at their regular lunch meeting at Moonwalks. Picture are Shawn Bradford, new member and CHS Principal; Daron Worrell, new member and CISD Superintendent; Gary Bear, incoming president; Luciano Castro, …

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On June 17, 2021 a residence was found burglarized in the 600 block of South Austin. The items stolen included: two bicycles, a metal portable safe containing $1000 and vehicle registrations, pocket knives, an electric grass trimmer, and various plumbing tools.

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The marker was unveiled on Friday, July 9, 2021 by Rose Taylor, Historic Marker chairman and Fain McDaniel, chairman of the Comanche County Historical Commission. Also pictured is Margaret Dudley, a member of Friends of Historic Comanche, who spent endless hours researching and applying for …

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This is a great opportunity to support some kids that might need a little help to get a start to a new school year. School supply lists are available at Spirit of Texas Bank, Comanche.

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Jim Jarratt, a 1963 graduate of Comanche High School, was recently elected mayor of Granbury, Texas in a Special Election. According to columnist Haley Samsel, Jarratt is a retired corporate executive with Frito-Lay and Johnson & Johnson, and will serve as mayor until November 2022 when …

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“I wanted to share about the solid cedar desk in the photos. My mother, Margrette Keough, was so proud to own the desk that was acquired some 15 years ago. She was quick to notice the stamp inside the well of the desk showing that it was made at the Comanche Vocational School. At one time yo…

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Comanche Meat Masters winners include: First place in the Beans was Lorenzo Gutierrez, second was Ruben Reyna and Brian Luckie was third. Brisket first place was Ricardo Gutierrez, second was Geramy Parrish and third was Ruben Reyna. Ribs first place was Geramy Parrish, second was Patric McG…

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The Comanche County Art Association sponsored a “Painting for Fun” class on Tuesday, June 15. Susan Stepp led the session with assistance from Paula Vaughn and Dean Herbert. Joyce McCamey made sure everyone was registered. There were two sessions. The morning session was filled with fourteen…

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Last week four new police officers were sworn in with the Comanche Police Department. They have just successfully completed the Basic Peace Officer Course at Central Texas College located in Killeen. They will now begin a very strenuous 16 week Field Training Program. The new officers are Da…

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On June 19, 2021 a building in the 300 block of West Grand in Comanche was burglarized. A “Happy Buy” cable wire stripping machine was stolen from the building. (Stock photo not actual stolen item.)

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First United Methodist Church in Comanche will host its 2021 Vacation Bible School for children Pre K (4 years old and potty trained) through fifth grade on June 28- July 1 from 5:30-8:10 pm. VBS will start with at 5:30 with a light meal! Learn about some strong characters in the Bible and h…

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Following the 80th Annual Rodeo Parade was a Father’s Day Car Show sponsored by the Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture. There was also a bounce house, snow cones, a petting zoo, yummy food, vendors and shopping. All this fun was happening on and around the Comanche Courthouse squar…

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Community Rehab Project is celebrating its 22nd year of renovating homes in Comanche County and will return after the Project had to be cancelled in 2020. 304 Comanche County homes have been repaired as a part of the annual event. This Sunday, June 13, the Project will gear up for another fu…

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Looking for something fun to do this summer? Try a “Painting for Fun” session with local artists Susan Stepp and Paula Vaughn. The Comanche County Art Association is sponsoring a Sunflower paint-along as a fundraiser on Tuesday, June 15. There will be two sessions—a morning session from 9:30…

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Below are items of note from the Minutes of Special Meeting The Board of Education, Comanche Independent School District June 1, 2021.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comptroller encourages all taxpayers to continue practicing social distancing and support Texas businesses while saving money on tax-free purchases of most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) during the annual Tax-Free…

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COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (Texas Real Estate Research Center) – “A feverish demand for land, accompanied by a dearth of listings for sale, propelled Texas prices up a remarkable 16.29 percent in the second quarter,” says the land expert for the Texas Real Estate Research Center (TRERC) at Texas …

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AUSTIN – As temperatures rise this summer, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging the public to take extra safety precautions to avoid some common heat-related dangers, especially for vulnerable populations like children and the elderly.