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Fellow Texans, we salute you! Here at texansunited.com, we know that the greatest state in the Union was built by the hard work and dedication of Texans, and we think it’s time you finally receive the credit you deserve. If you know someone you’d like to see featured on Texans United, contact fredda@texansunited.com.

It Was A Dairy Kind Of Breakfast…

DAIRY BREAKFAST 4

…In The Middle Of The Night! Or at least that’s how it felt to me, a confirmed non-morning kind of person, when I arrived at the community center at 4:52 a.m. last Thursday, wondering for the millionth time just what … Continue reading

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Karla Colcleasure: Why She Teaches In A Tiny School

KARLA

Karla Crim has been Karla Colcleasure for almost 30 years now but once upon a time, the tall, fun-loving Karla was a student in the tiny community of Sidney, Texas, where she made good grades, had a lot of friends, … Continue reading

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CHS Journalism Students Keeping It Rolling

The 2015-2016 Smoke Signal staff: Front Row (L-R): Lisa Rocha, Rachel Lilley, Rylie McGinnis, Kaitlyn Hickman Back Row (L-R): Jeffery Abbey, Joe Gilligan, Connor Allen, Caden Jones, Bronte Hermesmeyer

A Blog Roll, That Is! How can it be that another school year has come and gone and our children are all another year older? Realizing that my opportunity was almost gone, I found myself running to the high school … Continue reading

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Brooks and Taylor Heading To State Competition!

Brooks & Taylor

Brooks and Dunn, well they’re yesterday’s news, but Brooks and Taylor…they’re happening NOW, and once again Comanche High School is the recipient of the talents of two more very, very successful students. I cornered the musical duo (Robert Brooks and … Continue reading

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Joe Gilligan Heading To State Competition!

Joe Gilligan is becoming one of Comanche's best hurdlers.

The town of Comanche has done it again, folks; it has produced another winner in what has become a long, long road of successful young people, with today’s spotlight on a young man known as Joe Gilligan.  Of course, the … Continue reading

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Comanche UIL Students Heading To Regional Competition!

Caden Jones, Joe Gilligan, Bronte Hermesmeyer

CHS Continuing To Reap The Rewards Of Hard Work  Comanche High School has definitely been riding the winds of success this school year, and there was no surprise here at Texans United when we received the message from academic coach Leanne Ingram that sixteen of … Continue reading

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When You’re A State Champion…You’re GOOD!

Ian Stark and Kandace Donald are the new 3-A Cross X Debate state champs!

And These Two Are GOOD! I doubt that he remembers, but I went with Ian Stark to his first junior high UIL meet. I even made a point of sitting down beside him because I was concerned that he was … Continue reading

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Comanche Transloading – What Is It?

Truckers wait to get loaded and on their way.

“What in the heck is a transloading business?” is the question I get 100% of the time when I mention Comanche Transloading. I can’t say that I blame them since there was a time when I would have had to … Continue reading

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A Drum Major, A Military Hero, & An Unbelievable Feat!

OWEN JOHN BAGGETT

A Slice Of Texas My heroes have always been…Texans…and they still are it seems! Of course, my first thought when I read the story of Owen J. Baggett was to wonder if he was one of “our” Baggetts, and after … Continue reading

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Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Rednecks…

The students creating the vehicle: John Whiteside, Jorge Medieta, Joey Guerrero, Alex Serrano, Parker Dunn, Darrin layman, Christopher Laurents

I’m Afraid It’s Too Late For Those In Parker’s Class! But they sure are learning a lot, I have to give them that, and in my mind, the end always justifies the means…at least when you’re talking about student involvement and … Continue reading

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The Davis Twins-Baseball, Softball, A Bull Sale & Comanche High School

Collin and Brianna Davis

Twins intrigue me, and they have since long before I was the grandparent of a set of boy/girl twins. This past week I spoke with Comanche’s assistant police chief, Kelly Davis, and the longer we talked, the more I wanted … Continue reading

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Why Does A Cop Leave The City For The Country?

Kelly, Amber, and Brianna Davis

It’s simple. The cop loves the country, and the country he happens to love is Comanche, Texas…and did Comanche ever hit a homerun this time! This week I went inside the Comanche Police Department because I wanted to know why … Continue reading

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Welding Class Preparing Like CRAZY For Competition

Sarah Luce and John Whiteside are working on a tool cage. I'm not exactly sure what that is, but I would assume it is going to be something that will hold tools!

It was way too crazy for me to stay very long when I last visited to the CHS Ag shop, and I do mean WAY too crazy! Why? Because Ag teacher, Phillip Beard, and his welding class are preparing for their first contest, which will … Continue reading

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Revitalize Comanche Provides Texas History Coloring Books…

Sharon McKinnon, with second grade teacher, Linda Kerley Lilley, and 4 of her students.

…To K-2nd Graders In Comanche! Now this is a project that Revitalize Comanche, Inc. is very, very proud of because members of the group realize how important it is for children to have a sense of their community and their … Continue reading

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An Exclusive Look At The Comanche Maidens

MO

And You Won’t See These Faces Anywhere Else! They don’t know it, but I’m their biggest fan. When the Comanche Maidens aren’t on top, the world just doesn’t whirl quite right, at least not in the Jones’ casa. This past Tuesday night, I … Continue reading

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Comanche Maidens & Cinderella- What A Combo!

MAIDENS

“Hey, Hey, Cinderella, I wonder does the shoe still fit you now?” It was an odd refrain to be singing in my head as I walked through the Comanche High School gym, and yet, not so odd at all if … Continue reading

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Men In GOLD??

Bryson Wright, Payton Nancy, Ryan Senger, Jayton McGinnis, Jeremy Bostic

Okay, Men In Black they’re not, but Men In Gold are gaining momentum at Comanche High School, and I don’t know about the rest of the Indian/Maiden fans, but Rickey Jones and I have completely enjoyed their crazy enthusiasm! It … Continue reading

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Making Ink In Comanche, Texas?

Bruce Bradshaw shows of the inside of the oak gall. These galls were crushed and boiled to begin the process of making ink.

Someone once told me that extraordinary things are never accomplished by ordinary means, and it must have impressed me because I have never forgotten it. In fact, that was my thought last week when Cliff Conway, Gail Bradshaw, Bruce Bradshaw, … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words-Comanche Maidens Sweep 1st Half

COMANCHE MAIDENS

So what did the Comanche Maidens have to say about their clean sweep of the first half of their district season…after how many overtimes? It’s been quite a ride so far, girls, but a little less excitement with a few … Continue reading

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Maggie Moerman On What Drives Her

MAGGIE MOERMAN FEATURE

Like Most Of Us, Her Inspiration Began With Her Mom We all know that the community service queen of Comanche, Texas is Amy Moerman; we’ve talked about that before. Today, I asked her daughter Maggie (who works right alongside her … Continue reading

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    Fellow Texans, we salute you! Here at texansunited.com, we know that the greatest state in the Union was built by the hard work and dedication of Texans, and we think it’s time you finally receive the credit you deserve. If you know someone you’d like to see featured on Texans United, contact fredda@texansunited.com.

    It Was A Dairy Kind Of Breakfast…

    DAIRY BREAKFAST 4

    …In The Middle Of The Night! Or at least that’s how it felt to me, a confirmed non-morning kind of person, when I arrived at the community center at 4:52 a.m. last Thursday, wondering for the millionth time just what … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

    Karla Colcleasure: Why She Teaches In A Tiny School

    KARLA

    Karla Crim has been Karla Colcleasure for almost 30 years now but once upon a time, the tall, fun-loving Karla was a student in the tiny community of Sidney, Texas, where she made good grades, had a lot of friends, … Continue reading

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    CHS Journalism Students Keeping It Rolling

    The 2015-2016 Smoke Signal staff: Front Row (L-R): Lisa Rocha, Rachel Lilley, Rylie McGinnis, Kaitlyn Hickman Back Row (L-R): Jeffery Abbey, Joe Gilligan, Connor Allen, Caden Jones, Bronte Hermesmeyer

    A Blog Roll, That Is! How can it be that another school year has come and gone and our children are all another year older? Realizing that my opportunity was almost gone, I found myself running to the high school … Continue reading

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    Brooks and Taylor Heading To State Competition!

    Brooks & Taylor

    Brooks and Dunn, well they’re yesterday’s news, but Brooks and Taylor…they’re happening NOW, and once again Comanche High School is the recipient of the talents of two more very, very successful students. I cornered the musical duo (Robert Brooks and … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

    Joe Gilligan Heading To State Competition!

    Joe Gilligan is becoming one of Comanche's best hurdlers.

    The town of Comanche has done it again, folks; it has produced another winner in what has become a long, long road of successful young people, with today’s spotlight on a young man known as Joe Gilligan.  Of course, the … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Comanche UIL Students Heading To Regional Competition!

    Caden Jones, Joe Gilligan, Bronte Hermesmeyer

    CHS Continuing To Reap The Rewards Of Hard Work  Comanche High School has definitely been riding the winds of success this school year, and there was no surprise here at Texans United when we received the message from academic coach Leanne Ingram that sixteen of … Continue reading

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    When You’re A State Champion…You’re GOOD!

    Ian Stark and Kandace Donald are the new 3-A Cross X Debate state champs!

    And These Two Are GOOD! I doubt that he remembers, but I went with Ian Stark to his first junior high UIL meet. I even made a point of sitting down beside him because I was concerned that he was … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Leave a comment

    Comanche Transloading – What Is It?

    Truckers wait to get loaded and on their way.

    “What in the heck is a transloading business?” is the question I get 100% of the time when I mention Comanche Transloading. I can’t say that I blame them since there was a time when I would have had to … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    A Drum Major, A Military Hero, & An Unbelievable Feat!

    OWEN JOHN BAGGETT

    A Slice Of Texas My heroes have always been…Texans…and they still are it seems! Of course, my first thought when I read the story of Owen J. Baggett was to wonder if he was one of “our” Baggetts, and after … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

    Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Rednecks…

    The students creating the vehicle: John Whiteside, Jorge Medieta, Joey Guerrero, Alex Serrano, Parker Dunn, Darrin layman, Christopher Laurents

    I’m Afraid It’s Too Late For Those In Parker’s Class! But they sure are learning a lot, I have to give them that, and in my mind, the end always justifies the means…at least when you’re talking about student involvement and … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    The Davis Twins-Baseball, Softball, A Bull Sale & Comanche High School

    Collin and Brianna Davis

    Twins intrigue me, and they have since long before I was the grandparent of a set of boy/girl twins. This past week I spoke with Comanche’s assistant police chief, Kelly Davis, and the longer we talked, the more I wanted … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Why Does A Cop Leave The City For The Country?

    Kelly, Amber, and Brianna Davis

    It’s simple. The cop loves the country, and the country he happens to love is Comanche, Texas…and did Comanche ever hit a homerun this time! This week I went inside the Comanche Police Department because I wanted to know why … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Welding Class Preparing Like CRAZY For Competition

    Sarah Luce and John Whiteside are working on a tool cage. I'm not exactly sure what that is, but I would assume it is going to be something that will hold tools!

    It was way too crazy for me to stay very long when I last visited to the CHS Ag shop, and I do mean WAY too crazy! Why? Because Ag teacher, Phillip Beard, and his welding class are preparing for their first contest, which will … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Revitalize Comanche Provides Texas History Coloring Books…

    Sharon McKinnon, with second grade teacher, Linda Kerley Lilley, and 4 of her students.

    …To K-2nd Graders In Comanche! Now this is a project that Revitalize Comanche, Inc. is very, very proud of because members of the group realize how important it is for children to have a sense of their community and their … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

    An Exclusive Look At The Comanche Maidens

    MO

    And You Won’t See These Faces Anywhere Else! They don’t know it, but I’m their biggest fan. When the Comanche Maidens aren’t on top, the world just doesn’t whirl quite right, at least not in the Jones’ casa. This past Tuesday night, I … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

    Comanche Maidens & Cinderella- What A Combo!

    MAIDENS

    “Hey, Hey, Cinderella, I wonder does the shoe still fit you now?” It was an odd refrain to be singing in my head as I walked through the Comanche High School gym, and yet, not so odd at all if … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

    Men In GOLD??

    Bryson Wright, Payton Nancy, Ryan Senger, Jayton McGinnis, Jeremy Bostic

    Okay, Men In Black they’re not, but Men In Gold are gaining momentum at Comanche High School, and I don’t know about the rest of the Indian/Maiden fans, but Rickey Jones and I have completely enjoyed their crazy enthusiasm! It … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Making Ink In Comanche, Texas?

    Bruce Bradshaw shows of the inside of the oak gall. These galls were crushed and boiled to begin the process of making ink.

    Someone once told me that extraordinary things are never accomplished by ordinary means, and it must have impressed me because I have never forgotten it. In fact, that was my thought last week when Cliff Conway, Gail Bradshaw, Bruce Bradshaw, … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

    In Their Own Words-Comanche Maidens Sweep 1st Half

    COMANCHE MAIDENS

    So what did the Comanche Maidens have to say about their clean sweep of the first half of their district season…after how many overtimes? It’s been quite a ride so far, girls, but a little less excitement with a few … Continue reading

    Posted in Fellow Texans, Just Texas! Presenting Bloggers From Texansunited.com | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

    Maggie Moerman On What Drives Her

    MAGGIE MOERMAN FEATURE

    Like Most Of Us, Her Inspiration Began With Her Mom We all know that the community service queen of Comanche, Texas is Amy Moerman; we’ve talked about that before. Today, I asked her daughter Maggie (who works right alongside her … Continue reading

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