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Day Trips: Lady Justice in Comanche
Statue of Lady Justice returns to old courthouse to guard the halls
"...Lady Justice stands proudly in the hallway of the Comanche County Courthouse even though she is missing her sword,..."

Dec. 2, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Comanche City Park
Chainsaw sculptor turns dead tree stumps into works of art
"...Comanche City Park has been turned into an outdoor art..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

A Lost Silent Film Is Found
Daughter of the Dawn starred Quanah Parker's kids
"...thought to be lost. Starring the children of legendary Comanche chief Quanah Parker, it may be the only film..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Screens Post by R.U. Steinberg

The Comanche Empire
This hugely important volume is not intended to be the end-all of Comanche histories but rather a starting point
"...The Comanche Empire by Pekka HämäläinenYale University Press, 512 pp., $35..."

June 20, 2008 Books Review by Ed Baker

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
For the Comanche history novice, this is an entertaining and easy-to-read starting point, but not a very intellectually strenuous one
"...Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American Historyby S.C...."

Oct. 1, 2010 Books Review by Ed Baker

Day Trips
Quanah Parker walked the stony road from nomadic Plains Indian to successful cattle rancher
"...Indian to successful cattle rancher. The era of the Comanches' claim to the western half of Texas came to..."

May 13, 2005 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Blessed Deliverance
The Borderland, Bud Shrake's Latest Tall Tale
"...Colorado River village of Austin, where roving bands of Comanches are camped out just beyond the banks of Shoal..."

March 31, 2000 Books Feature by Dick Holland

Three Canyons
The Southwest Edge of Texas Hill Country -- Home to Lost Maples and Garner State Park -- Is Rich in Both Beauty and History
"...in historic times were the Lipan Apaches; Tonkawa and Comanche Indians also lived here. Before historic times -- that..."

May 18, 2001 Features Feature by Brant Bingamon

Searching for Cynthia Ann
Glenn Frankel's new book untangles the true story behind 'The Searchers'
"...Searchers: the kidnapping of 9-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker by Comanche raiders on the Texas frontier in 1836. The book..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

Texas in Bold, Dark Strokes
When Jack Jackson wasn't studying, researching, and presenting history in painstakingly drawn graphic novels, this wildly talented artist and scholar was making it himself
"...he wound up doing both at once, as with Comanche Moon, his version of the life of Comanche chief..."

June 16, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Land Mine
public access debate surrounds preservation issue
"...which would, according to the February newsletter of the Comanche Trail Community Association (the folks who live in the..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
Off The Desk:
"...in the Sept. 4 Austin American-Statesman, employees at the Comanche Peak nuclear power plant near Dallas were caught sending..."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Feature

Texas in Bold, Dark Strokes
Artist/Historian Jack Jackson
"...historical figures Quanah Parker, the last chief of the Comanches (Comanche Moon), a Mexican-American hero of the Texas revolution..."

Nov. 15, 1996 Books Feature by Jesse Sublett

A Conversation with Stephen Harrigan Telling Ghost Stories
"...Comanche Midnight is the second terrific collection of Stephen Harrigan's..."

Aug. 25, 1995 Arts Feature by Robin Bradford

Day Trips & Beyond: December Events Roundup
It's the most wonderful time of the year
"...Comanche Trail Festival of Lights Through Dec. 25, Big Spring,..."

Dec. 1, 2018 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

The Son
Imagine an aerial view of Texas, in which hidden elements of a huge, breathtaking landscape are suddenly made clear
"...When 13-year-old Eli McCul­lough's family is slaughtered in a Comanche raid, he's kidnapped and taken to live among the..."

May 17, 2013 Books Feature by Jaime deBlanc-Knowles

Big News in Oasis, Texas
These two new spots do impressive work considering their volume
"...Soleil6550 Comanche Trail, Ste. B-101, 266-0600 Monday-Thursday, 5-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 11:30am-11pm; Sunday,..."

July 1, 2011 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Day Trips
Fort Leaton State Historic Site stands as a stark reminder of the rugged life of the pioneers on the Texas frontier
"...Rio Grande Valley, which has changed only subtly since Comanche raiders and Mexican traders forded the river at the..."

June 20, 2008 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

TV Eye
It's ba-ack: The season debut of The Wire marks the return of appointment television
"...Comanche Moon premieres next week, and local actress Jessica Robertson..."

Jan. 11, 2008 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

History Still Hidden
Reporter of 'Statesman' racial cleansing series disowns published version
"...Jaspin terms "racial cleansing" by whites in communities like Comanche County, Texas. In 1886, all the blacks in Comanche..."

March 16, 2007 News Feature by Kevin Brass

The Darkling Band: Lay on, Macduff ... again
With his latest novel, The Darkling Band, comics writer Jason Henderson returns to the story of Macduff and creates a sort of Western with dark elves
"...that no one has ever noticed before. It's a Comanche problem. And if you've got a Comanche problem, you've..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Arts Feature by Joey Seiler

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Comanche Need to Research Claims..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Column

Who Owns the Ancestors?
Excavations near Victoria promise a scientific gold mine, but possible objections from Native American leaders leave the project's fate uncertain.
"...with tribal leaders, including the representatives of the Oklahoma-based Comanche Nation, the Mescalero Tribe of Apaches representing the Lipan,..."

Feb. 8, 2002 News Feature by Lee Nichols

That Old Revival Spirit
Testifying About Movies
"...COMANCHE STATION (1960)..."

June 13, 1997 Screens Feature

Daytrips
"...1836, when nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was captured by Comanches...."

May 12, 1995 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Day Trips: Presidio San Saba, Menard
Spanish fort tells the story of a lost settlement
"...the river. On the night of March 16, 1758, Comanche warriors, who considered the area their hunting ground, set..."

Feb. 15, 2019 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Gay Place
The end of summer, in name only
"...Mixer Rogers. Fri., Aug. 31, 6pm-12mid. Oasis Brewing, 6550 Comanche Trl. $0-60. www.splashdays.com...."

Aug. 31, 2018 Column by Sarah Marloff

Gay Place: Just One Hitch
We've got the officiants, baby, if you've got the time
"...greet the night before. Sat.-Sun., July 18-19, 11am, 7000 Comanche Trl. Free (minus HH parking fee)...."

July 17, 2015 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice: Lyft Up; Uber Under
The city sorts out airport ride-booking, and Uber resists
"...Film series with LaDonna Harris: Indian 101, about the Comanche activist, today, March 12 at 7pm. Director Julianna Brannum..."

March 13, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

'Slap Noir'
BigBoy Medlin's dark comic novel of West Texas: an excerpt
"...things up. Blowing no good. He understood why the Comanche called them "Dust Devils." At least he'd been told..."

July 18, 2014 Arts Feature by James BigBoy Medlin

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