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AccelHealth CEO, Esther Taylor is proud to announce Dr. C.C. Rice, DDS has joined the AccelHealth Dental Clinic and will be serving patients in the De Leon and Stephenville locations. Dr. Rice is from Eastland, Texas and a 1988 graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry. Dr. Rice had his own pr…

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Jerry Norris recently donated this book, “Blazing the Way,” to Bobby Lane at the Comanche County Historical Museum. “Blazing the Way” compiled by Eulalia Nabers Wells recorded tales of Comanche County Pioneers. The first edition was printed in 1948 with a subsequent printing in 1996 by the m…

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Next week is the De Leon Peach and Melon Festival and Tractor Pull 2021. Be sure to plan for August 4-7th. The festival is over 100 years running. There is fun for the whole family including a tractor pull, nightly carnival, merchant and food Vendors, entertainment, a parade and a pageant.

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(Comanche, TX) Comanche County Medical Center (CCMC) will hold a Diabetes Relief™ information session for the public on Monday, July 26, 5:30pm, in the CCMC Cafeteria Conference Room, 10201 Highway 16 North, Comanche. CCMC’s Dwayne Miller, MD, Chief Medical Officer, and Rachel Hilliard, FNP,…

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The annual meeting of the Pendergrass Cemetery Association will be Saturday, August 7th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sidney Church of Christ Fellowship Hall.

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The second annual Howdy Fest will be August 14 at PAR Country Club. Howdy Fest is a golf tournament, cook off, Top Golf and live music event to raise money for some worthwhile causes.

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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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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 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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On July 7 the area Texas Farm Bureau hosted a round table discussion with our area U.S. Congressman, August Pfluger. Many of the Texas Farm Bureau area board members were present along with a few farmers and ranchers. There was a good turnout on hand at the Comanche Community Center and grea…

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Between the dates of May 13 and May 23 a burglary occurred at a residence located in the 1200 block of North McKinney, in De Leon. The items stolen from the residence include, an XBOX gaming system, an Apple Iphone, a tool set, a debit card and a 1/2 carat diamond ring. No suspects have been…

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This Saturday, July 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. is the monthly Comanche Market. The Comanche Market is free and held almost every first Saturday of the month on the Comanche County Courthouse Square. Come enjoy the outdoor market with a wide variety of vendors. Come and discover handmade,…

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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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Proctor Baptist Church will host a Revival with services on Saturday, June 26 at 6:30pm and Sunday, June 27th at 11 am. The speaker for the planned Revival is David Crosby and the music will be by Nick Ewen.

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Have you ever been on a treasure hunt? That’s what we’ll be exploring at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church during an upcoming Vacation Bible School. It will be June 28th through the 30th from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Children ages four through last year’s 5th graders are invited to attend! Through stories…

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The 21st Community Rehab Project was held successfully during the week of June 13 – 21 after missing 2020. More than 195 volunteers completed renovations including painting, roofing, siding, wheelchair ramps, and windows on 11 homes during the week. Other volunteers worked in food preparatio…

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Proctor Baptist Church will host a Revival with services on Saturday, June 26 at 6:30pm and Sunday, June 27th at 11 am. The speaker for the planned Revival is David Crosby and the music will be by Nick Ewen.

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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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Gay Stuteville, the 2021 Gustine Homecoming Queen, joined the parade last Saturday May 29th in downtown Gustine in an antique car from Felts Terrell Museum. Gay was born in Gustine near the Leon River only a few miles from where she resides now. She has a farm, cows, chickens, guineas and a …

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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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The Comanche County Crime Stoppers is seeking information leading to the identification of this individual. A surveillance camera captured a photograph of what is believed to be a suspect involved in a burglary which occurred in the 7000 block of Hwy 67 in Comanche.

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Much of Comanche County saw an abundance of rain in May and the beginning of June has seen some big rain showers as well. Proctor Lake was at 100% capacity for almost the entire month of May. And as of June 8 it stood 1173.07 which is 11.06 feet above the flood plane. The rain totals below a…

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Are you interested in your ancestry? Have you taken the DNA test and discovered long lost cousins, but don’t know exactly how they are related to you? Would you like to build your family tree to find out who you are? The Comanche County Genealogical Society will hold a discussion about these…

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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.