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The Herdsman award is presented by the Comanche Electric Cooperative and goes to one member in each organization that participates in the Comanche County Livestock Show. Winners receiving a $100 check are Harrison Sides from the Comanche FFA, Tatum Hall from the De Leon FFA, Jade Young with …

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The South Plains Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Lubbock, Texas posted to Facebook on January 15 “We admitted a Bald Eagle from Lake Proctor Dam in Comanche County, Monday, January 13th. He has a wound on his left carpus. We are giving him meds and hydro therapy twice a day. He is a little…

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The Comanche County Art Association will meet Tuesday, January 28, at 6:00 p.m. at the Lindsey Building, 404 E. Cedar Avenue, Comanche. Our demonstrator will be Paula Vaughn. Paula is a long time member of the Comanche Co. Art Association and chairman of the Pow Wow Art Show. She has held nu…

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Texas Civil Rights Project attorney Hani Mirza will present a talk about Voter Suppression in Rural Areas, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the De Leon Senior Citizens Center, 133 N. Ball Park Loop, De Leon. All are welcome to attend this free event. Hosted by the Democrats…

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Last Wednesday at the De Leon Civic Auditorium a crowd gathered to learn more about the production of hemp in Comanche County and statewide. Officials form the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, our local Extension Agent Michael Berry presented a program on the prospects and difficulties one …

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Are you registered to vote? If you are not, the last day to register to vote in the March 3, 2020 Primary Election is Tuesday, February 3, 2020. In the months of December 2019 and January 2020 over 9,000 Voter Registration Certificate/Cards were mailed to Comanche County registered voters – …

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The Comanche County District Clerk, Brenda Dickey turned in 13 indictments from the January 7, 2020 Grand Jury.

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Good morning Comanche County! Over 9000 voter registration cards have been mailed in the mass mail out done in December 2019; a smaller mailout was done this week so if you are a registered voter and have not received a new card by January 24th, 2020 please give us a call or come and see us.

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CCMC Hospital Volunteers met January 7th. President Strong called the meeting to order and Rich Lows opened with prayer. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the December meeting and Gerald Reynolds gave the Treasurer’s Report.

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If there’s anything that can make cracking open a box of fresh Girl Scout Cookies even better, it’s knowing that you’ve contributed to helping Girl Scouts learn the skills they need to succeed in life and make the world a better place.

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Comanche County Game Warden Kirk Hornsby rescued a bald eagle at Proctor Lake recently. “Thank so much to my rehabber Vicky Rene Gammill for her help with this situation.” said Hornsby.

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Kevin Wilson, a director at the Comanche County Historical Museum, has stepped up to the plate and is in charge of the Implement Room. Kevin is working on an antique printer that came from Bonsor’s Print Shop- one that he used to run after his family bought the business! The Implement Room h…

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It's tax paying time and I hope most of you have already paid your taxes. If not, you have until January 31st before penalties and interest are added to your tax bill. It's alarming to me how many residents and business owners have difficulty paying their property taxes. Most of the time it …

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The Democrats of Comanche County invite all who are interested in public education in Texas to attend a visit by Greg Alvord, candidate for the State Board of Education for District 14. Alvord will be at the First National Bank, 809 N. Texas Street, De Leon, TX, on Monday, January 13, at 6:30 p.m.

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The Comanche County Retired School Employees will hold its first meeting of the new year at Prado’s Restaurant in DeLeon on Tuesday, January 14 at 12:30. The guest speakers will be Janis Petronis, District 15 President, and Billy Jack Rankin, District 15 Legislative Representative. Both will…

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On Tuesday, January 7, the Comanche Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call west of town. Land was burning near the Prater gravel pit.

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The Comanche County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a missing 12-year-old Autistic child near County Road 132 and Hwy 2247 North of Comanche at approximately 7:30 P.M. Sheriff’s Office personnel requested resources form the Department of Public Safety both Troopers and helicopters from a…

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“I am Timothy Shelton. I am seeking the office of Comanche County Constable. I am a fifth generation resident of Comanche County. I was raised on our family ranch on the south end of the County in the Democrat Community where I currently live.

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Clint Welch, Director of Purchasing, Durham-Ellis Pecan Company, presented $2,250 checks to both the local Salvation Army and Santa’s Helpers. The monies given to these two worthy organizations came from proceeds from last Saturday’s sales at Durham Retail Store located on U.S. Highway 377E,…

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Santa’s Helpers closed out the 37th year of service to area families and seniors by gifting Christmas food and presents to 150 participants. Distribution day saw up to 12 walk in clients hoping to receive help and until press time, the group was continuing to help others in area in need of C…

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Comanche County Medical Center (CCMC), which operates a 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital (CAH) including a Level-4 24/7 emergency room, primary care clinic, pharmacy, physical therapy and other healthcare facilities, announces a community blood drive will be held on Friday, January 3, 2020, …

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The start of a new year often comes with a list of resolutions. New Year’s resolutions are different for everyone, but one of the most common is to live a healthier lifestyle. If you’re hoping to improve your physical and mental health, there’s one option that often gets overlooked and benef…

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Comanche First United Methodist Church delivered 29 boxes (58 dozen bags) of “Cookies for the Troops” to FUMC Dublin today. Thank you to everyone who brought cookies to send. 29 individual US military personnel serving our country will be blessed as a result! Pictured are Barbara Williams, N…

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The Comanche County Car Club thanked JC and Katie Cok for hosting their monthly meetings at the Car Club’s Annual Ornament Exchange and Dessert Party on December 10

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Democrats of Comanche County met at First National Bank in DeLeon. Acting President Menzel called the meeting to order. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the November meeting and Julie Sanders gave the Treasurer’s report.

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My name is Allan Wendt and I am seeking the office of Comanche County Sheriff. I was raised in Comanche County and graduated from Comanche High School in 1995. I am beyond blessed to be a father to my amazing children and to have a supporting loving wife who walks alongside me. My family has…

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I am Grace Everhart and I have filed for reelection to continue as your Comanche County Tax Assessor-Collector. As your Tax A/C I am responsible for the collection and disbursement of property tax funds for Comanche County, County Road and Bridge and 9 other entities in Comanche County, the …

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The Comanche County Historical Museum has live music, children singing and ornament making opportunities last Saturday at their Open House. And the food spread was amazing as always! Parents~ be sure and visit the museum while the kids are on Christmas break.

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Pictured are young people ice skating at the Comanche Community Center last Christmas season in Comanche, “Christmas Skates” by Tomorrow’s Memories Foundation. All Comanche youth can skate free; children from outside Comanche County only pay $3.00 and all adults pay $5.00. It is open Friday,…

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CCMC Hospital Volunteers met December 3rd. President Strong called the meeting to order and Rich Lows opened with prayer. Nancy Reynolds read the minutes of the November meeting and Gerald Reynolds gave the Treasurer’s Report.

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