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

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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

The History Of The Peach And Melon Festival

The Peach and Melon Festival By: Sierra Dyson            Originally called the Free Fall Fair, the Peach and Melon Festival takes place in De Leon, Texas, a small town located in Comanche County, the first full week in August. The festival originally began in 1914 only a month after the start of World War 1 … Continue reading The History Of The Peach And Melon Festival