Dr. Glenn Rogers Receives Endorsement from U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway

A friendly crowd of supporters gathered Tuesday at the Brownwood Country Club where Dr. Glenn Rogers received an endorsement from U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway.  Rogers is running against three other candidates to represent Brown County and several other counties from Coleman to Granbury in the Texas House of Representatives.

Brownwood Mayor, Stephen Haynes,  introduced U.S. Representative Mike Conaway (R) District 11.  Conaway said his endorsement for Rogers is based on proven leadership.  “He’s had good experience as a small businessman running a vet clinic and also working as an educator and in the corporate world,” Conaway said.  He pointed out that […]

2020-02-19T13:12:10-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|

Girl’s Area Playoff Games Set – Thursday and Friday Nights

The following girl’s teams advance to the Area Round of the basketball playoffs this week:

Class 2-A

San Saba vs. Somerville – 6:30 pm Friday in Georgetown

Goldthwaite vs. Munster – 6:30 pm Friday in Aledo


Class 1-A

May vs. Huckabay – 6:30 pm Friday in Gorman

Cherokee vs. Eula – 6:00 pm Friday in Coleman

Santa Anna vs. Grandfalls Royalty – 6:00 pm Friday in Sterling City

Brookesmith vs. Lipan – 6:00 pm Thursday in Stephenville

2020-02-19T09:49:37-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News, Local Sports|

Board Training for Brownwood School Board Scheduled Friday

A Training Meeting of the Board of Trustees of Brownwood Independent School District will be held February 21, 2020, beginning at 12:00 PM at 59 Oakhill Circle, Brownwood, Texas.

The subjects to be discussed or considered, or upon which any formal action may be taken, are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice. Unless removed from the consent agenda, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time.

I. Establishment of Quorum, Call to Order
II. Team of 8 Training & Evaluating Instructional Student Outcome Training
A. The purpose […]

2020-02-19T09:43:43-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|

Early Voting Starts Slow in Brown County

The turnout in Brown County on Tuesday, the first day of Early Voting, was 166 voters.  In the last presidential election the turnout was more than 1,000 during the first two days.

In comparison, Coleman County had more early voters than Brown County.  Votes totaled 199 Tuesday in Coleman.

Early voting in Brown County is being held, for all Brown County residents, at the Elections Office, 613 N. Fisk.  Early voting hours are as follows:

Wednesday, February 19 through Friday, February 21 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, February 22 – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Sunday, February 23 – 12:00 Noon to 5:00 pm

Monday, February 24, […]

2020-02-19T09:08:54-06:00February 19th, 2020|Local News|

Prescribed Burn Planned Next Week at Camp Bowie – Expect to See Lots of Smoke

A prescribed burn of 3,800 acres is planned the week of February 24-29 in the Camp Bowie area  involving area fire departments and wildland firefighters from other parts of Texas.

Brown County Commissioners received an update on the plans Tuesday morning from Chris Weber, Chief of the Lake Dam Volunteer Fire Department.

“The reason we burn all that is we have an agreement with the National Guard that they allow us to train out there and we burn for them,” Weber said.  “We wanted to give you a heads up.  The dates will be February 24-29.  The 24th will be move-in day,” […]

2020-02-18T10:45:48-06:00February 18th, 2020|Local News|

Candidates File for Bangs City Council

The May 2nd City Council election in the City of Bangs will have four candidates running for three Council positions.

According to information from the Bangs City Secretary, Nan Billings, the candidates are:

Marisa Craddock, incumbent

Sheila Roberts, incumbent

Carrol Wells, incumbent

Rick Phelps


2020-02-18T10:51:02-06:00February 18th, 2020|Local News|

Burn Ban Remains OFF in Brown County

The Burn Ban in Brown County remains OFF at this time.

There was a brief discussion Tuesday morning about the current status by County Commissioners.  With rain likely, the Burn Ban will remain lifted at this time.

2020-02-18T09:52:07-06:00February 18th, 2020|Local News|