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BE IT REMEMBERED That the Commissioners’ Court of Comanche County, Texas met in a Regular Meeting on the 12th day of August, 2019 with the following members present: Judge Stephanie L. Davis, presiding; Gary “Corky” Underwood, Commissioner Precinct #1; Russell Gillette, Commissioner Precinct…

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Congratulations to the Comanche and De Leon Museums, The Mercantile, The Soda Shop and Revitalize Comanche. They entered a float in the Peach & Melon Festival that won First Place! Tommy Alford was on the float with the watermelon slicer and Boy Scout Troop 67 and some local CHS graduate…

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On a wall in the Comanche County Historical Museum the story of the Captain James and Susannah Cunningham family is told in the following series of pictures. It is an amazing story of a family legacy.

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U.S. Representative Mike Conaway attracted a good crowd for his Town Hall Meeting last Wednesday at the Depot/Chamber on South Austin. Questions from the audience included sales of assault rifles, the impact of the internet (violent video games) on the minds of young people, and questions co…

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Texas State Senator Dr. Dawn Buckingham was well received at her last Wednesday Town Hall Meeting with a near-full room full of interested citizens. She began her presentation with, “Of all the towns we visit, Comanche has the best Christmas decorations!” Representing a very large district, …

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The Comanche County Historical Society & Museum, Inc. is pleased to announce the second annual ‘Kid’s Day at the Old Museum!’ to be held Saturday, August 10th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Museum is located west of Bayer Motor Company at 402 Moorman Rd.

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Brownwood, Texas – Backpacks, pencils and notebooks are filling up the aisles in stores all over Texas, reminding us that a new school year is just around the corner. The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for most children, but it can also lead to more reports of child abu…

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The 2018-2019 4-H year is coming to a close and the new year is about to get started.

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The Texas Historical Commission has recognized Sand Hill Cemetery as a significant part of Texas history by awarding it a Texas Historic Cemetery Designation. The designation honors Sand Hill Cemetery as an important and educational part of Comanche County history.

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For those for with a palette for fresh veggies and local produce, the 2019 August Comanche Farmer’s Market is this Saturday, August 3. The event, as always, will be held in historic downtown Comanche with hours 9:00 a.m. to noon.

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Brenda Dickey, District Clerk, was presented with six indictments returned by the Comanche County Grand Jury on July 23, 2019. They are:

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A big thank you to Comanche County Juvenile Probation Officers Margaret Estrada and Doran Belknap and their crew for helping around Old Cora and the Comanche County Courthouse. The crew cleaned up some dead shrubs and weeds around Old Cora and will begin painting the guard rails around the C…

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Sydnee Diaz is the 2019 Texas State FFA Breakaway Roping Champion. She competed at the Texas State FFA Rodeo on July 15 and 16, in Alvarado, Texas. Sydnee won a $1,000 scholarship from Texas FFA and also a buckle. She is a senior this year and attends Sidney High School. Sydnee is the daught…

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BE IT REMEMBERED That the Commissioners’ Court of Comanche County, Texas met in a Regular Meeting on the 22nd day of July, 2019 with the following members present: Judge Stephanie L. Davis, presiding; Gary “Corky” Underwood, Commissioner Precinct #1; Russell Gillette, Commissioner Precinct #…

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Time is truly a relative concept. Adults often wish for time to relax, want more time to accomplish our goals, and wonder what has happened to our time the older we get. But children experience time much differently. Can you remember being 8 years old and waiting for your birthday, which you…

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The historic Fleming Oak tree that sits near the southwest corner of the Comanche County Courthouse Square got a much needed trim on Saturday, July 13.

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Amid alternating cheers and moans, attendees from DeLeon, Rising Star and Comanche viewed the first Democratic Presidential Primary Debate on June 26th at the DeLeon Senior Citizens building while enjoying delicious snacks. The next Watch party will be held July 30th.

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Kay Goodson Hall was going through “stuff” and found this old picture of Comanche County Boy Scouts at Camp Billy Gibbons. From L to R: Gene Rauhut, Creath Davis, Gail Dudley, David Goodson, Tom Palmer, Mike Murphy, Danny Cagle, Scotty Morris, Jimmy Walker, Tom Brightman, Harold Perkins, Jim…

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Historic home at 401 N Elm Street began its journey to the country on Tuesday to the Sipe Springs community, Comanche County, Texas from its original location in Comanche where it was built by the late W. C. (Clyde) and Virginia House in the late 1920s. Family members and old timers in Coman…

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The Democrats of Comanche County will meet in Comanche on Thursday, July 18, 6:30 p.m., at 1305 N Mary Street. After a short business meeting, we will have reports on two of the many Democratic presidential candidates.

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A local chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Iota Upsilon, recently received a $2000.00 stipend from the Alpha State Texas Educational Foundation (ASTEF). ASTEF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created for the purpose of providing funding for activities that support …

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BE IT REMEMBERED That the Commissioners’ Court of Comanche County, Texas met in a Regular Meeting on the 8th day of July, 2019 with the following members present: Judge Stephanie L. Davis, Presiding; Gary “Corky” Underwood, Commissioner Precinct #1; Russell Gillette, Commissioner Precinct #2…

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A “Universe of Stories” were told at this year’s Story Hour sponsored by the Comanche Study Club and hosted by the Comanche Public Library! The first—and subsequent Story Hours-- held each Wednesday in June boasted almost 100 children each time.

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BE IT REMEMBERED that the Commissioners’ Court of Comanche County, Texas met in a Regular Meeting on the 24th day of June, 2019 with the following members present: Judge Stephanie L. Davis, Presiding; Gary “Corky” Underwood, Commissioner Precinct #1; Sherman Sides, Commissioner Precinct #3; …

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The Bake-Off at the Gustine Homecoming was a tremendous success again this year. With a grand total of $13,260.00, and we had a total of 62 entries. There were 9 entries in the brisket cook of. Several children were cooking Grilled Cheese sandwiches. We appreciate each and every entry.

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The Democrats of Comanche County will meet Monday, July 8, 6:30 p.m. in the community room of First National Bank, 809 N. Texas Street, De Leon, Texas. Our program will be the second in a series of reports about the many Democratic presidential candidates.

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PAR Country Club activities are in full swing for summer and now with Lake Proctor open, it will be even busier! The Pool’s normal operating hours and times are Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 7pm. Special Summer Pool membership are only $150. Remember the Pool is open to members and g…