Comanche County News
by Jamie Burch, KTXS
A giant American flag was attached to one of Willis Towing’s boom trucks this weekend on the south side of the historic square. A floral wreath was place on the steps on the courthouse Monday to honor the fallen. The wreath was placed there by the Comanche Noon Lions Club.
Brownwood, Texas – May is National Mental Health Month, and CASA in the Heart of Texas wants you to know that caring for your mental health is just as important as caring for your physical health.
The Comanche County Car Club met for the first time since the Coronavirus pandemic began at Cook’s Fish Barn on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Dinner was served by JC and Katie Cook and family. And it was noted we are glad they are now open for regular business again. There were 20 members present. …
By Grace Everhart, Comanche County Tax Collector
By Ronnie Clifton
On Friday, May 15 the atmosphere was building up for some thunderstorms in Comanche County and the surrounding area and build up it did. Around midnight on Friday the wind and lighting strike built up along with the much needed rain which lasted into Saturday morning.
By Chris Pounds, Comanche County Sheriff
DUE TO PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY Third Amended Revised May 11, 2020 WHEREAS, in December 2019 a novel coronavirus now designated COVID-19, was detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Outcomes have ranged from mild to se…
By Jo Ann Hohertz, R.P.A., C.C.A., Chief Appraiser
Jennifer Martin, a 2003 graduate of Sidney High School and daughter of Darrell and Peggy Martin of Sidney, was recently awarded the Charles N. Shepardson Faculty Teaching Award from the College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University. Jennifer has been an Assistant Professor in…
Two local community members, Roy Moreno and Kameron Mazurek help a few fellow Comanche residents with a helping hand during these tough times. They paid the City of Comanche water bills for 10 residents.
COMANCHE COUNTY, TEXAS-A second mobile drive through COVID-19 testing site by the Texas National Guard will be in Comanche County on Saturday, May 16 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Comanche County Medical Center located at 10201 TX-16, Comanche, TX 76442.
COMANCHE COUNTY, TEXAS-Comanche County Commissioners Court met on Monday, May 11, 2020 in a regular meeting. The Commissioners Court voted unanimously to sign an Order for a Burn Ban to go into effect immediately for Comanche County. The Commissioners Court plans to revisit the Burn Ban Orde…
May 4, 2020 Comanche County Medical Center is seeking additional support from the public, requesting mask makers and others to help the hospital secure needed supplies of face masks. Since March, the hospital has welcomed supplemental face masks and face shield donations from donors in the c…
By Stephanie Davis, Comanche County Judge
Of the four COVID-19 cases in Comanche County, three residents have been cleared and one resident has passed away from the virus. On May 1, 2020 Comanche County Judge Stephanie L. Davis and local public Health Authorities, Dr. Paul Livingston and Dr. Dwayne Miller have received official noti…
WASHINGTON – Public housing authorities and Section 8 voucher programs in the Eastland County area received several federal grants totaling $231,587 to help with coronavirus-related improvements and maintenance to local public housing programs, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced today. The fund…
COMANCHE COUNTY, TEXAS-Comanche County Judge Stephanie L. Davis today affirmed and certified to the Texas Department of State Health Services that Comanche County has fewer than five active COVID-19 cases.
(AUSTIN) — April is National Autism Awareness Month, and Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds families about the Texas ABLE® Program, which was established to assist individuals with disabilities and their families in saving money to pay for disability-related expenses critical to maintaini…
On the night of of April 26th 2020 a theft occurred at a residence in the 1400 Blk of Hwy 2247, in Comanche TX. The item stolen from the residence was a Simspon pressure washer. If you have any information regarding this crime please contact the Comanche County Crime Stoppers.
During these challenging times, government and faith communities throughout Texas need to work together to love our neighbors and slow the spread of Coronavirus. To facilitate this collaboration, State and local governments must clearly articulate their directives aimed at mitigating spread …
TYLER, Texas, April 24, 2020 – As part of the company’s continued efforts to keep our employee-partners and customers safe, Brookshire Grocery Co. provides enough face masks for their more than 15,000 employee-partners to wear while serving their communities.
TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD BRINGING MOBILE TESTING TO COMANCHE COUNTY
From Comanche County Medical Center
Both the City of Comanche Mayor, Mary Boyd and Comanche County Judge, Stephanie Davis declared today that they will follow COVID-19 guidelines laid out by Texas Governor, Greg Abbott.
While we are all stuck in our homes awaiting the end of the saga known as the coronavirus, some less scrupulous individuals have taken this opportunity to defraud the citizenry with various forms of scams and fraud. Some of these attempts will take the form of a robocall regarding a vaccine,…
“We would like to identify the individuals in this picture and need your help! If you recognize anyone please let us know,” writes the Comanche County Historical Museum. The following is from Traces of Texas: “Traces of Texas reader T.G. Caraway was nice enough to share this dynamite photo o…
It seems that many small towns have this one big thing, whether it be someone or something, that puts them on the map and gets them noticed by the rest of the world, if only fleetingly. Dublin has Dr. Pepper, Rising Star has Jackie Bibby The Texas Snake Man, Eastland has the famous horned to…
Rick McNutt of Comanche brought this amazing Comanche County Boy Scout memorabilia from his family collection to The Comanche Chief. The name inscribed on the “Handbook for Scoutmasters” is Comanche Pioneer Jack Wheat. The second item is a Boy Scouts of America Official First Aid Kit.
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- Five more COVID-19 cases in Comanche County
- Rising Star PD volunteer on front lines of riots, violent protests around Texas
- Burn Ban in effect for Comanche County, Texas
- Gustine Rodeo results
- Letter to the Editor, Ferrill
- Gustine Rodeo Grand Marshal
- Jams in June kicks off Thursday, June 4
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