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AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is seeking information in the 2001 homicide of James Charles “Jimmy” Schuessler. An increased reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible if the tip is received before the next feat…

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March is Texas History Month, a time to fly the Texas flag and celebrate our state’s unique history. Recognizing the importance of Texas history, the Legislature enacted legislation on June 20, 2003 declaring March 1-31 of every year as Texas History Month. Several key events which shaped th…

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Some people in Comanche and around the area have been without power for over 24 hours. But the majority of the town of Comanche lost power around 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16.

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BRYAN/COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System is giving vaccination efforts in rural Texas a shot in the arm, rushing COVID-19 vaccinations to underserved communities. The vaccine push is targeting homebound Texans 65 years or older.

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AccuWeather Global Weather Center – February 15, 2021 –  Winter storm warnings are in effect, and the time to hunker down is now across a majority of the South Central states, as a major winter storm is bearing down on the region. Through Monday, many Southern cities that are not accustomed …

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman August Pfluger (TX-11) was announced as a leader of the Texas Ag Task Force in Congress by the Lone Star State’s Republican delegation—the largest GOP delegation in Congress. Congressman Pfluger released a statement following the announcement of the task force:

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It is the Thanksgiving holiday season again and many of us will be packing up the kids the dog and possibly the turkey, and driving to our loved ones homes to celebrate again this year. While it is the time of year in which we all pause and count our blessings it is also a time to remember t…

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Grab your fishing poles and mark your calendars for December 5-15 to participate in Trout Fest 2020 at Cal Young Park Pond in Abilene. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is teaming up with the City of Abilene to host the event that is open to anglers of all ages. 

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For the Thanksgiving holiday period DPS offices, included DL offices, will close at noon tomorrow (Nov. 25th), and will reopen at their normal hours on Monday, Nov. 30th

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On Monday November 23, 2020 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Comanche County Sheriff’s Office, Comanche County EMS, and Proctor Fire Department were dispatched to a possible drowning at Proctor Lake. 

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Drew Fleming shot this nice 11 Point buck over this past weekend. It Scored 140 0/8. He entered this buck in The Big One Mills County General Store Contest. The Mills County General Store and the Comanche ACE Hardware are both hosting big buck contest in this area

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The Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture hosted a ribbon cutting for Blessings in Dublin. Blessing also had their grand opening on Saturday, November 7th. Bibles, kitchen wares, home décor, gifts for men, women, babies and brides, jewelry and purses, readers and sunglasses, masks, un…

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This commemorative month provides an opportunity for Native people in the United States to share their culture, traditions, music, crafts, dance, and ways and concepts of life. This gives Native people the chance to build bridges of understanding and friendship in their local area.

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AUSTIN, Texas—Texas veterans are invited to virtually participate in Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week (TVLAW), a statewide effort in honor of Veteran’s Day, coordinated by the Texas Access to Justice Foundation and legal aid programs across the state, the Texas Legal Aid Veterans Coalition. Thi…

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A Lubbock man who plotted a mass shooting has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for making false statements to a federally-licensed firearms dealer, and the court recommended he be evaluated for civil commitment prior to his release, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern Distr…

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Come out for one of the four performances of Get Smart - The COVID Edition on November 6, 7, 8 at the Lyric Theater in Brownwood. Larry Mathis and his cast of 27 have created an amazing production of the classic show “Get Smart.”

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“There Will Always Be The Need For Hometown Newspapers” is the title of H.V. O’Brien’s new book! O’Brien is the publisher of the Eastland County Today newspaper in Eastland, Texas, and now has a brand-new book to brag about. He prologues this book with answering the question of “How long wil…

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SAN MARCOS, TEXAS (November 3, 2020) – The Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) has partnered with The Dallas Cowboys and the University Interscholastic League (UIL) to celebrate 100 years of UIL Texas High School Football with an in-kind gift of promotional assets valued at more th…

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