Central Texas Finds

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Sometimes Just Listening Might Be Your Talent

SARAH N FLOYD KEY

Have you ever wanted to do something for someone but you just had no idea what to do? Maybe you don’t think you have a talent one, or maybe you are not in the best of health, or maybe you … Continue reading

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Lisa Moreno Is Truly A Message Of Hope!

Today, Lisa and Lupe are all smiles!

It’s been 10 years of trying, crying, and hoping, with no results….until eight weeks ago and today, Lisa Moreno is nothing but smiles, full of thanksgiving because she is going have a BABY! What a wonderful story she has allowed … Continue reading

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Who Was Joseph Mercer Neely?

J.M. Neely with Mary Jane and son, Tom Custer Neely, near the beautiful new home.

It’s the hint of mystery, the unknown, that keep those who search for family history on the hunt. Obituaries such as the one below (found in an old scrapbook) give the bare bones to the life that Joseph Mercer Neely lived … Continue reading

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Elby Barnes Drowned In Colorado River 1908

The Barnes Home

From a scrapbook entry dated August 1908 and titled Elby Barnes Drowned Elby Barnes of this city [Comanche, Texas] was drowned in the Colorado River at Jones Crossing yesterday morning. Hugh Sherrill and Mrs. Chandler and families and Elby were on the Colorado … Continue reading

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Drew Ingram, Twylah Beaty, and Fighting Autism

Drew and Mom, Leanne

And They Are Still A Message Of Hope! How exciting it is when I get a call from the family of Comanche’s Drew Ingram to tell me that he has made progress! As most of you know, United has followed … Continue reading

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So What Does The “New” Sorrells Farms Carry? Find Out At The May 6 Grand Opening!

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You are not going to believe it; I almost don’t believe it myself. Not only is Sorrells Farms in Comanche moving into a beautiful new building, it has been transformed  into a tremendous retail store as well!  Be sure to mark … Continue reading

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Brush Arbor Exhibit Will Be Finished Soon

They might look cool and relaxed here, but Brent McDonald and Eddie Cox were a hot, dirty mess by this time. Building a brush arbor is hard work!

The old brush arbor…how many times have I heard the stories? Heard about how someone found the strength to continue on right there underneath the shade of an old arbor? Heard of how the men in the community erected an arbor for a protracted … Continue reading

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Maegan Caffey, Comanche Chamber Director

MAEGAN CAFFEY

The Comanche Chamber of Commerce has a new leader these days. She’s young, energetic and very, very excited to be back in her hometown. In fact, Maegan Caffey graduated from Texas Tech with a marketing degree in December of 2015 … Continue reading

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Finding Mom’s Special Day Gift At Sorrells Farms

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Mother’s Day Is Just Around The Corner! I’ve never seen the blooms more beautiful than they are this year at Sorrells Farms in Comanche, and that is just the plain truth; they are completely outstanding! In fact, that is my … Continue reading

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KTXS Came To Comanche To Hear About A Dinosaur!

Reporter Joshua Peguero began the story with Nancy.

Lately, there has been no way to predict just what will happen in Comanche from one day to the next.  That was the case this past Wednesday, when I attended a Revitalize Comanche, Inc. meeting in the new heritage center … Continue reading

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Comanche National Bank Presents: Around The Horn With Belve Bean

Belve Bean meets his family at the train station while playing in the major leagues. He is holding his daughter Carolyn with son Butch by his side and his wife Roxie looking on.

 There is nothing that I like better than a story about major league baseball and the players who have made it great. About 5 years ago I was visiting with Roxann Gray at the junior high campus here in Comanche … Continue reading

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Hamilton and Gorman Visit Comanche!

EDC directors, Gwen Cumbie (Gorman) and Jane Crouch (Hamilton) enjoyed some Comanche shopping and dining while they toured Comanche.

Last week it was Dublin; this week it was Hamilton and Gorman who made the trek to Comanche because they had heard that great things were going on here. Of course, I have to agree that they are! Joined by … Continue reading

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Why Dublin Came To Comanche

DUBLIN VISIONARIES

They say that imitation is the height of flattery so when the other towns began calling, asking if they could come to Comanche to see how it is that the town “has it going on,” of course, we invited them … Continue reading

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It’s Not Everyone Who Will Cart Your Trash!

Because cleanup week is a city project and because we never want to hurt those who cannot do for themselves, Penny Grace also spent the week being a good neighbor and helping those who needed her. It certainly was not pretty work.

You learn a lot about the character of a person when you get down and dirty with him or her. You also learn just how much some people love their town and their neighbors. Although I was not able to … Continue reading

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So What Is This Revitalize Comanche Thing? Part 1

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REVITALIZE COMANCHE, INC. How It All Began Revitalize Comanche began with a simple request from Sharon McKinnon, asking people who would like to revitalize Comanche to come to a meeting. That’s all it was, no big plan, no idea at … Continue reading

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Having A Spot Of Tea With Sorrells Farms

If the choices are too overwhelming, Delinda has samples that you can try before you choose!

I know we don’t automatically think of tea when we think of Sorrells Farms in Comanche, but that is one of the beauty of the store, and tea was exactly what I went in search of recently.  I was not … Continue reading

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Heritage Village Now Boasts Red Oak Tree

It doesn't look like much now, but it will be beautiful this summer, all thanks to the Newmans!

Thanks To Newman Generosity The area that is slowing being transformed into what is going to be a heritage village now can boast of its first tree, a native Red Oak, no less and it is all due to the … Continue reading

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Sorrells Farms Donates $600.00 In Plants For Hiking Trail

Delinda Sorrells With Crossvine Plants

The unbelievable generosity continues this week with Sorrells Farms of Comanche donating $600.00 worth of native plants for the beginnings of what is going to be a Native American hiking trail that will run “through the woods” around the city … Continue reading

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North Side In Comanche Shaping Up!

We LOVE the old brick, don't you?

Karla Colcleasure and I were walking when we stopped in our tracks, so excited to see the old brick coming back to life on the building that most of us still call the old Service Drug building. Of course, the … Continue reading

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East Side Of Comanche Square Coming Along!

EAST SIDE WALLS TEXAS

I stopped in to see Laurie and Sloane this week so that I could look at the progress being made on the east side of the square. It is looking pretty cool, to say the least! You will notice in … Continue reading

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