Leader Feature / Mark McDonald

By: Sarah Childers Here at visitcomanchecountytx.com, we have begun the process of interviewing leaders within the county, to explore their views on what they feel makes Comanche County, Texas so special. Our first article in this series was from the Mayor of Comanche, Texas, Mary A. Boyd.   This article is the second in the … Continue reading Leader Feature / Mark McDonald

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Leader Feature/ Mary A. Boyd

Comanche, Texas…. Why I Call It Home By: Mary A. Boyd, Mayor – City of Comanche, TX I want to share a bit of background information about myself before I tell you all about Comanche, Texas.  Please be aware that I was raised in San Antonio, moved to Austin in 1973 and lived there until … Continue reading Leader Feature/ Mary A. Boyd

Lisa’s Coffeehouse

By: Sarah Childers Have you ever been to a place that made you feel like the only person in the world, but in a good way? A place that entices your senses in the form of smells and sounds? Such as the creaking of a hardwood floor or the smell of food cooking that contains … Continue reading Lisa’s Coffeehouse

Artist Feature/Brittany Kelly

By: Sierra Dyson Brittany Kelly is water color artist from De Leon, Texas. She uses watercolors, ink, alcohol ink, acrylics, and draws with colored pencils in order to design and bring her artistic visions to life. She finds inspiration to create her works in the world around her as well as pulling it from her … Continue reading Artist Feature/Brittany Kelly

Artist Feature/Kaci Sellers

Kaci Sellers is a local painter, photographer, and philanthropist from Gorman, Texas. She is a married mother of four and a huge community advocate. Her passion in life is to help people and animals by any means possible. In order to serve her community and the people that live there Kaci volunteers on multiple committees … Continue reading Artist Feature/Kaci Sellers

Artist Feature/ Carla Landreth

By: Sierra Dyson Author and filmmaker Carla Landreth is a native of De Leon, Texas which is located in Comanche County. Landreth began writing at a very young age. In high school, she won a contest for creating a commercial jingle. By the time she graduated DeLeon High School, Landreth was a published author winning … Continue reading Artist Feature/ Carla Landreth

Comanche County Pow Wow

By: Brandon Mangan If you live anywhere near Comanche County, you’ve probably heard about the annual Pow Wow. You’ve likely attended it and come away better for it. You’re likely going to be going again this year (for good reason). If you haven’t been, this article is for you. I’m going to tell you and … Continue reading Comanche County Pow Wow

Artist Feature/Rick McNutt

By: Sierra Dyson Rick McNutt, a resident of Comanche County, is an outstanding artist and woodworker who builds low-income housing for homeless birds. He does not call them bird houses. Because, according to him, that is what old retired people do.   He has lived in Comanche for about five years and is the 5th … Continue reading Artist Feature/Rick McNutt

The Peach and Melon Festival in De Leon, Texas

One of the oldest festivals in Texas.... By: Brandon Mangan For nearly one hundred years, the first week of August has meant the same thing in De Leon, Texas. For one, it means that thousands of pounds of watermelons are about to be devoured. Peaches too. There’s going to be a parade. Beauty pageants. Judging … Continue reading The Peach and Melon Festival in De Leon, Texas

Artist Feature/Brandon Mangan/Professional Photographer

By Sierra Dyson Are you looking for a professional photographer in Comanche County, Texas to take your next family photos or capture your special day? Or perhaps you are an art connoisseur and enthusiast who is looking to learn more about the local artists in your area? Maybe you are just looking to hang pictures … Continue reading Artist Feature/Brandon Mangan/Professional Photographer