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Farewell Reception Today for Brownwood Fire Chief

A Farewell Reception for Brownwood Fire Chief, Eddy Wood, will be held at 3:00 pm Tuesday, July 16, at the fire station, 600 East Adams.  The public is invited to join in the farewell reception.

Chief Wood has accepted the Division Chief position with the City of Saginaw Fire Department.

2019-07-16T05:43:26-05:00July 16th, 2019|Local News|

Sarah Thompson, 95 of Brownwood

A graveside funeral service for Sarah Thompson, age 95, of Brownwood, will be held at 10:00 am Friday, July 19, 2019 in the Rock Church Cemetery under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home.

Miss Thompson died Monday, July 15 in a local nursing facility.

Sarah was born on June 21, 1924 in Blanket to Charles Edward and Alma Ellen (Porter) Thompson.

Sarah is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

2019-07-16T05:29:15-05:00July 16th, 2019|Obituary Posts|

Earl Hill, 91 of Brownwood

Earl Hill, age 91, of Brownwood, passed away July 13, 2019 in Temple, Texas.

Graveside services for Earl will be held Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at the Texas Veterans Cemetery in Abilene Texas with Military Honors.

The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 A.M. Thursday Morning prior to the services at Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

2019-07-16T05:24:14-05:00July 16th, 2019|Obituary Posts|

Jerry Taylor, 84 of Brownwood

Jerry Taylor, 84, of Brownwood, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at a local nursing home.

A celebration of life for Jerry will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Blaylock Funeral Home of Brownwood.

2019-07-16T05:10:03-05:00July 16th, 2019|Obituary Posts|

New Brownwood ISD Teachers to Receive Welcome Bags from Chamber

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will present welcome bags to new teachers coming into Brownwood ISD during their upcoming school orientation.

The Chamber will be supplying these bags to up to 80 new BISD teachers at the orientation to welcome them to the district. We are inviting our Chamber members to be a part of this by dropping off any brochures or promotional items (ie: pens, pencils, notepads, coupons, etc.) you may have into these bags.

The Brownwood Chamber Ambassadors Club will also be serving breakfast to the new teachers to kick off their orientation in August and the bags will be presented at that time.

For additional […]

2019-07-15T11:18:29-05:00July 15th, 2019|Local News|

Alcohol Said to be Factor in Head-on Collision

On Saturday, July 13, 2019, at approximately 4:00 pm, first responders with the Brownwood Police Department, Brownwood Fire Department and Lifeguard EMS were dispatched to the area of CC Woodson and Baker St. regarding a report of a traffic accident with injuries.

Upon arrival, medical attention was immediately provided to the occupants of a silver 2002 Honda Accord and a black 2019 Cadillac Escalade.  During the course of the crash investigation, it was determined that the silver Honda Accord was traveling westbound on CC Woodson, approaching Baker St.  The black Cadillac Escalade was traveling eastbound on CC Woodson having just turned […]

2019-07-15T11:04:51-05:00July 15th, 2019|Local News|

Now In Effect – Brown County Burn Ban

Brown County Commissioners met Monday morning and acted to reinstate the Burn Ban effective immediately.  The Burn Ban will be in effect for 90 days unless canceled early.  Violation of the Burn Ban is a Class C misdemeanor which carries a fine not to exceed $500.

Commissioners also approved a renewal of county health insurance with the Texas Association of Counties as recommended by Bart Johnson of Painter and Johnson Financial.  The plan approved is $174,000, (compared to $220,000 last year) and keeps the county grandfathered in to coverage to insulate the county from huge premium increases down the road.  Johnson […]

2019-07-15T10:40:23-05:00July 15th, 2019|Local News|