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Local News

Driver passed out, meth-filled syringe in plain view

The following is a list of calls responded to by the Early Police Department between Oct. 12 and 15:

Welfare Check – 100 Block of Chaparral Dr. Unable to get person to the door. Officer check. […]

HPU Moot Court wins first tournament of the season

Howard Payne University students dominated at the first Moot Court invitational tournament of the 2017-2018 season. Jordan Hahn, sophomore from Burnet, and Isaac Sommers, senior from Boerne, were declared tournament champions at the recent St. […]

Lock-in scheduled for Oct. 20

The Brownwood Public Library and the Pecan Valley Genealogy Society will join the Genealogy Network of Texas for the 17th Annual Genealogy Lock-In. This event takes place Friday, October 20 from 11:00 a.m. until 9:30 […]

After event in Las Vegas, Texans encouraged to remain vigilant

In light of the attack in Las Vegas over the weekend and as part of national Crime Prevention Month (October), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is calling on all Texans to remain vigilant […]

UPS scholarship awarded to local student

Howard Payne University senior Carla Morales, a Spanish major and kinesiology minor from Magnolia, has been selected to receive a UPS Scholarship provided by the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) Foundation and its […]

Dr. Keith Reyes of El Paso among HPU Homecoming 2017 honorees

Dr. Keith Reyes of El Paso has been named recipient of Howard Payne University’s Dr. José Rivas Distinguished Service Award. He is among nine who will be honored during HPU’s 2017 Homecoming festivities, October 20-21. […]

Murder, drugs top grand jury indictments

District Attorney Micheal Murray says: during the September, 2017, session of the Brown County Grand Jury, Forty – Six (46) True Bills were returned against Forty (40) persons. Those indicted were:


Managing social media training set for next week

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and the America’s Small Business Development Center are offering a business workshop titled Managing Small Business Social Media on Tuesday, October 17th from 11:30 am -1:00 pm at the […]

HPU to present Homecoming musical “The Pirates of Penzance”

Howard Payne University’s School of Music and Fine Arts will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance” in conjunction with the university’s Homecoming 2017 celebrations. Performances are Thursday, October 19, through Saturday, October 21, […]

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Statewide News

Analysis: Bathrooms, business and ballots

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Editor’s note: If you’d like an email notice […]

To fund bid against Ted Cruz, former mayor puts up building as prize in “essay and rib contest”

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Dan McQueen is an unconventional candidate for unconventional […]

Federal judge: Abbott was wrong to remove mock Nativity scene

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A federal judge ruled against Texas Gov.

What does Trump’s repeal of environmental rules mean for Texas?

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Earlier this week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator […]

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Country Music News

Kacey Musgraves and Ruston Kelly Marry

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It was less than a year ago when Kacey Musgraves announced to her fans and followers that her boyfriend Ruston Kelly had proposed in the Texas home where she was raised. “I didn’t say yes […]

Chris Stapleton Brings All-American Road Show to Nashville

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On Friday night (Oct. 13) live at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, Chris Stapleton cemented his status as one of music’s greatest talents to emerge from the current decade. Throughout his two-hour All-American Road Show concert, his […]

Keith Urban: “The Audience is Everything”

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Editor’s note: Keith Urban is among the honorees at the 2017 CMT Artists of the Year special premiering Wednesday (Oct. 18) at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Anyone who has met Keith Urban knows he is one […]

Dolly Parton Is Medicine at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

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Dolly Parton‘s visit to the Monroe Carell Jr. Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville on Friday (Oct. 13) was the medicine the country music community needed following the tragedy at the Route 91 Harvest music festival. […]

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