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By The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

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Good afternoon from the Comanche County Historical Museum. We are delighted to be able to write about an article in the COMANCHE CHIEF, dated May 30, 2019, on page 7 A. This is an article and a picture of BERNICE JONES.

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If you’ve ever had a vegetable garden, particularly one that included a zucchini plant, you know how easy it is to get bogged down with a lot of zucchini — like pounds and pounds of zucchini — and how fast it can happen.

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Noel Wiley of San Benito is a prominent Rio Grande businessman who has always had a big interest in horses. He grew to love them while growing up on his family’s farm near Ballinger. When I interviewed Mr. Wiley early this year he was in the process of getting his Mare’s Milk business going.

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Before making: a grocery list, write down meals you want to make this week. Buying for the week means you’ll make fewer shopping trips and buy only the items you need.

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Greetings on this rainy Friday morning from the Comanche County Historical Museum. I came in to the Museum to send my Museum Musings out on the Museum computer. I have a pretty busy weekend planned. My dear sister, Maxine Burns, will be coming in this Saturday and she and I will go to Cross …

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Food poisoning peaks in the summer months when warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. Follow these steps for a safe and enjoyable grilling season.

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By The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

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Susan and I were invited to a fund raising event for the Boys and Girls Club of Brown County. It was at the 3 Springs Ranch near the community of Zephyr. It was overcast when we left on a Saturday morning and on the way down the highways were lined with gold wildflowers that stretched across…

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Good Morning from the Comanche County Historical Museum.

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A historical marker in front of the Slaton Bakery in Slaton says the business started in 1923. In 1943, the Wilson family bought it and still runs it. “Well, I’m a third generation owner and baker here,” says Chad Wilson. “They call me the chief cookie officer, so I’m the CCO.”

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Not yet processed yet, so its not ready to be checked out, but we have The Mueller Report that was donated by a patron. It is in paperback form, and it is presented with an introduction and analysis by reporters from the Washington Post, Rosalind S. Helderman and Matt Zapotosky.

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Our hats off, congratulations, and many kudos to all our area high school graduates, their teachers, their parents, and all who supported them through the years as we watched them grow up! Now, we wish you all the best in the future! Let us hear from you and what you’re experiencing this nex…

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Our thanks to all of our friends who visited with us, ate a wonderful Mother’s Day Lunch and made donations to the Museum.

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Not yet processed yet, so its not ready to be checked out, but we have The Mueller Report that was donated by a patron. It is in paperback form, and it is presented with an introduction and analysis by reporters from the Washington Post, Rosalind S. Helderman and Matt Zapotosky.

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What a beautiful, sunny Sunday we had for Mother’s Day! We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day. Hope all you mothers were treated royally!

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The Texas Mountain County has had one of its most beautiful blooming seasons. Bluebonnets started showing in January. The ocotillo was bright red. The prickly pear came later but showed off its yellows, pinks and purples. I was there in mid-April, just past the height of the bloom, but pale …

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Yes, we will play like the Mother’s Day Luncheon is all over. Actually this is really Saturday, and I have been busy helping with the luncheon.

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By The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

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This is Teacher Appreciation Week in the U.S., a national holiday, as well as it should be.

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Gary Penney of Lorena writes and recites cowboy poetry. He has performed his work at some of the most prestigious cowboy poetry gatherings in the country. An Arizona artist, Marla Sellers, was working on a book of her paintings and asked Gary to write some verse for the book. One poem is cal…

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Brighter, longer days are around the corner. We welcome spring and close the winter cookbook of soups and stews and comforting foods that warmed us on a chilly day.

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Good Morning from the Comanche County Historical Museum. Yes, it is a beautiful cool morning outside, and first of all, I want to write about our Mother’s Day Luncheon and Silent Auction. This will be on Sunday, Mother’s Day, May 12th, and will be held at the REUNION CENTER at 111 South Aust…

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Good Morning from the Comanche County Historical Museum. After what was probably a county-wide rain, we should be in good shape for the spring. Now it is good to wake up and see the sun coming up for a nice day!

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Ten important functions of water for humans:

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Hoyle nix and his brother Ben built a dance hall in Big Spring in 1954. They were country musicians who played out of town on a dance circuit most weeknights. They built the dancehall to give them a place to play close to home on Saturday nights, the only time Hoyle Nix and his West Texas Co…

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If this is not one of the best and most abundant wildflower seasons in Texas, I can’t remember it! They’re stunning! Get out and take a ride around the county!

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Spring is a great time to hit the reset button and reintroduce some fresh foods into your kids’ days after a long winter. Get into the swing of spring produce with these four seasonal favorites.

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By The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

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Good Morning. This is a beautiful Saturday morning, and we have a good group of visitors at the Comanche Historical Museum. Today is April 20th and is an advertised GARAGE DAY SALE here in Comanche. The Museum is set up with items with several tables with garage sale items on our front porch…

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Cary Banks of Lubbock has been a professional musician 53 years. He is an award winning songwriter and music educator. His music has had a great influence on the Texas music scene. His first gig was at a theater where he and his group played before the midnight monster movie.

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Spring is definitely here with the threat of bad weather almost weekly, but the roses and the irises are blooming all over town. Those rose bushes at The Depot are gorgeous. Drive by and see a pretty sight. The trees are green all over the place and the grass in our yards seems to be growing…

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Good Morning. This is a good wet Saturday morning as I write this. We are always thankful for a nice rain.

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When it comes to losing weight or reducing body fat, it’s generally accepted that one has to eat fewer calories than he or she burns each day. Many diets achieve this simple math equation for fat loss by applying strict rules on what types of foods to avoid. However, these diets often fail b…

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When Dave Dial was a six-year-old boy he would ask his father to stop the car so he could get out and run. “We might have gone to the store and were on our way home when I would tell my dad I wanted to run the rest of the way home.”

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By The Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

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Although Comanche County needed the precipitation, we had all hoped the rain and cold temperature would have come another day and not last Saturday with several big events scheduled. But, it didn’t seem to deter Sisters on the Fly or the TMRA State Rally. The Sisters’ trailers circled the Co…

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Good afternoon from the Comanche Historical Museum. Yes, it has rained here, with lots of thunder early this morning.

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