HPU’s Biomedical Science Program Reaches Milestones

IN THE PHOTO – HPU graduate Hannah Justice (left) stands with junior Morgan Patterson (right). They are the first and second students, respectively, to enroll in HPU’s biomedical science program. Justice completed the program and graduated in May 2019.

Howard Payne University’s biomedical science program reached two significant milestones recently with the graduation of its first program participant and the admittance of its second student. Hannah Justice of Brownwood, who was admitted to the program as a sophomore in 2017, graduated in May and Morgan Patterson, a junior from Kerrville, will begin […]

2019-08-11T12:12:43-05:00August 14th, 2019|Local News|

Ceremony to Honor Family History at Indian Creek Cemetery August 24

Seven hardy Texas souls will be memorialized Saturday, Aug. 24, at 5 p.m. at a Daughters of the Republic of Texas medallion ceremony at Indian Creek Cemetery.

The public is invited to attend the free event. A reception will follow at the historic Greenleaf Fisk House with artifacts of this family’s Texas history on display. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Mary Lee Bailey Shelton at mlbs1@aol.com, and bring a lawn chair for seating.

Texans to be honored include Lemuel King Baker, Mary Miller, William H. Miller, Paulina Baker Miller, Amanda Miller Middleton, Leola Clementine Middleton McAden and Vess […]

2019-08-07T11:25:22-05:00August 14th, 2019|Local News|

Joint August Luncheon Friday of Brownwood/Early Chambers – Focus on Local Schools

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and the Early Chamber of Commerce will host a joint August luncheon featuring presentations from local area school districts as the new school year kicks off.

The luncheon will be from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on Friday, August 16, at the Brownwood Country Club.  The buffet at 11:30 is $14.  The program will begin at 12:00 noon.

Presenters will give a preview of the upcoming school year, a look at their district’s budget and a look back at accomplishments from the previous school year.  Brownwood ISD Superintendent Dr. Joe Young, Early ISD Superintendent Wes Beck, […]

2019-08-07T11:09:07-05:00August 13th, 2019|Local News|

Tuesday Meeting of Brownwood Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Brownwood Zoning Board of Adjustment will meet at 4:00 pm Tuesday, August 13, in the Haynes Conference Room at Brownwood City Hall.   Items on the agenda are shown below:

  • Call to Order
  • Items to be Withdrawn
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Public Hearing – 800 Durham Avenue: Requesting a variance of 5 ft. into the 15 ft. side street setback requirement for a carport.
  • Adjournment
2019-08-09T10:08:00-05:00August 12th, 2019|Local News|

City of Early City Council Posts Agenda for Tuesday Meeting

The City of Early City Council has scheduled a meeting at 6:00 pm Tuesday, August 13, at Early City Hall.  The agenda is as follows:

A. Call to order, Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance
B. Consideration of the minutes of special called meetings held on July 29, 2019 and August 5, 2019.
C. Citizen’s comments.
D. Reports (No Council action may be taken)
1. Administrator’s Report

E. Matters of New Business
1. Consider recommendation of Planning and Zoning Commission for a Special Use Permit to place an unmanned wireless telecom facility with a 125-foot steel monopole communications tower at 300 Early Blvd, Ordinance 2019-08. By: Nathan Land
2. Consider […]

2019-08-11T11:25:04-05:00August 12th, 2019|Local News|

Mothers of Pre Schoolers to Meet This Thursday

The Coggin MOPS group is going to hold an event this Thursday, August 15, called Popsicles in the Park.  Whether you’ve never heard of MOPS, or are a veteran of the group, you are invited to come out at 10:30 am this Thursday, August 15 and get involved with other Mothers of Preschoolers.  The location is Allcorn Park, pavilion and splash pad.


2019-08-09T08:14:55-05:00August 12th, 2019|Local News|

First Responder Appreciation Luncheon to be Held on September 11

Davis-Morris Funeral Home of Brownwood will host the Fifth Annual First Responders’ Appreciation Lunch on Wednesday, September 11.

As a way to show appreciation for police, fire and ems workers for everything they do throughout the year, the lunch will feature brisket and all the fixins.

The location for the First Responder Lunch is 800 Center Avenue from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.

2019-08-09T10:20:23-05:00August 12th, 2019|Local News|

Lake Brownwood Water Board of Directors to Meet on Tuesday

The Brown County Water Improvement District Board will meet at 4:00 pm Tuesday, August 13, at the Water District Office, 501 East Baker, downtown Brownwood.  The posted agenda obtained by KOXE/KBWD News is as follows:

  • Call to Order
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Invocation
  • Approval of Minutes from July 2019 regular meeting
  • Approval of claims and accounts
  • Approval of investment and financial reports
  • Citizen presentations
  • Consider and take necessary action regarding request from City of Early and High Point Asset Management, LLC regarding an Access and Parking Easement and Maintenance Agreement between High Point Asset Management, LLC, City of Early and the […]
2019-08-11T12:57:16-05:00August 11th, 2019|Local News|

Lengthy Agenda for Brownwood City Council Tuesday Morning

The Brownwood City Council will meet at 9:30 am Tuesday, August 13, at a different location than usual, due to renovations at City Hall.  The meeting will take place in the Municipal Court at the Law Enforcement Center, 1050 West Commerce.  The agenda is as follows:

Call to Order

  1. Pledge of Allegiance
  2. Invocation
  3. Items to be withdrawn
  4. Introductions, Announcements, and Recognitions
  5. Citizen Presentations

Any citizen who desires to address the City Council on a matter not included on the agenda may do so at this time. The City Council may not deliberate on items presented under this agenda item. To comply with […]

2019-08-11T11:37:22-05:00August 11th, 2019|Local News|