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Local News

DPS urging Texans to use caution in summer heat

The Texas Department of Public Safety is warning Texas residents to be prepared for summertime temperatures, and to take precautions to stay safe as temperatures and heat indices hit 100 degrees and above in many […]

Passing out on the side of road leads to arrest

Brown County Sheriff Corporal Taylor Fletcher responded to FM 1689 in reference to a theft. The caller said an intoxicated person was stealing a cooler from a residence. The suspect, identified as Lance Robertson was […]

Three separate traffic violations, three more drug arrests

Three separate traffic violations, three more drug arrests

While patrolling in the 2200 block of Elizabeth […]

New state mandated changes to Pre-K eligibility now in effect

As of July 25, BISD was notified of updates to Pre-K Eligibility Criteria, per the legislative session. During the 85th legislative session, an additional pre-kindergarten eligibility criteria was created to provide free public prekindergarten to […]

Sales tax holiday right around the corner

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items during the state’s annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is […]

Suicidal man helped by sheriff’s deputies, BRMC staff

Corporal Taylor Fletcher with the Brown County Sheriff’s Department responded to the home of another deputy after a report of a man appeared asking for help. The subject was voluntarily transported to Brownwood Regional Medical […]

More delays expected today, Wednesday

Motorists traveling between Early and Zephyr on US 84/183 can expect delays on today and tomorrow as crews replace culverts at the construction site of the new Fort Worth & Western Railroad bridge.
Between approximately 8 […]

Health department recognizes World Hepatitis Day 2017

World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on July 28 in order to raise awareness of the threat viral hepatitis poses to the global community. Viral hepatitis is one of the leading causes of death, […]

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Statewide News

Radio made Dan Patrick powerful in Texas. And it’s helping him stay that way.

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On Nov. 4, 2014, a flamboyant two-term state […]

Texas universities forced to trim their budgets, even with big state cuts averted

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The massive state funding cuts Texas higher education officials […]

As lawmakers try to curb local Texas governments, big-city mayors left out of meetings with Abbott

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Country Music News

Earls of Leicester, Balsam Range Top IBMA Nominations

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The Earls of Leicester and Balsam Range emerged as the top nominees for the 28th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards announced Wednesday (July 26) in Nashville. Additionally, this year’s International Bluegrass Hall of Fame inductees […]

Win for Jordan Spieth Is a Win for Country

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This is no red Solo cup. And yet, the historically significant silver trophy known as the Claret Jug was right at home on stage with thirsty country stars Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen. Texan golf […]

Rascal Flatts Return to No. 1 With “Yours If You Want It”

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Let us now celebrate Rascal Flatts’ 14th trip to the radio summit as the trio’s “Yours If You Want It” rolls into No. 1 this week on Billboard‘s country airplay chart. It wasn’t a quick […]

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