Fundraiser Thursday for Aliesha Fletcher at Brownwood Nursing and Rehab

A Taco Salad Fundraiser will be held Thursday, June 20, at Brownwood Nursing and Rehab.

The fundraiser is for Aliesha Fletcher, a nurse at Brownwood Nursing and Rehab, who is battling cancer.

All proceeds from Thursday’s fundraiser will be donated to Aliesha and her family to help defray medical expenses.

Taco Salads will be sold for $8 each, between the hours of 11 am and 2 pm, Thursday, June 20, at Brownwood Nursing and Rehab, 101 Miller Drive.

All support is greatly appreciated.

2019-06-19T11:24:23-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News|

Rollo Insurance Welcomed by Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Monday, June 17, to welcome new member Rollo Insurance.

They have 17 locations across Texas and offer auto, home owners, business, farm and ranch, life, or health insurance.

Contact them to learn more about insurance options for your family or business at (325) 646-4100, (888) 44-ROLLO or visit their website at

Pictured are Rollo insurance professionals and staff along with representatives of the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce.

2019-06-19T11:17:37-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News|

Signs and Symptoms of Cataracts, Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma in Thursday Program

Dr. Carol Boren and Dr. Larry Wood, Ophthalmologists will present a community education program on Thursday, June 20 at 2pm, entitled Adult Vision Threats – Cataracts, Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma.

The event is hosted by Brownwood Regional Medical Center and will be held in the Meeting Room on the 2nd Floor of the West Entrance Outpatient Center off Streckert Drive.

Dr. Boren and Dr. Wood will discuss the Signs, Symptoms and Treatment options for Cataracts, Macular Degeneration and Glaucoma.

Dr. Carol Boren, Ophthalmologist has served the community for over 20 years. She earned her Doctor of Medicine from University of New Mexico School […]

2019-06-19T08:24:04-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News|

Drug and Assault Arrests Made Over the Weekend

Some of the recent calls for service, answered by officers of the Brownwood Police Department, are shown below:

A Criminal Mischief Investigation – On June 12, 2019, at approximately 1253 hours, Officer  was dispatched to the area of Vincent Street and ldlewild in reference to a subject having soda thrown onto their vehicle.

On June 14, 2019, an Officer was dispatched to the 100 block of Market Place Blvd in reference to a hit and run. A Duty on Striking Unattended Vehicle report was generated.

On 6/14/2019, Brownwood Police responded to a north side business, in the 200 block of East Commerce, in […]

2019-06-19T08:11:36-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News|

Brown County Sheriff’s Department Blotter for Monday, June 17

The following calls were responded to by the Brown County Sheriff’s Department and included in their report on Tuesday, June 18.

On Monday, June 17, 2019, at 11:15 hrs, a Deputy was dispatched to FM 2632.  This was in regards to found property.  Upon arrival, the Deputy spoke to the ranch manager who said, while mowing the lawn, he located a headstone, which did not belong on the property.  A report was taken.

On June 17, 2019, at approximately 6:50 pm, a Deputy was dispatched to County Road 551.  This was in reference to a vehicle that crashed and left vehicle parts […]

2019-06-19T07:05:54-05:00June 19th, 2019|Local News|

Lightning Likely Cause of Tuesday House Fire

According to Brownwood Fire Marshal, Buddy Preston, lightning is thought to have caused a house fire Tuesday morning at 7350 County Road 333, roughly four miles east of Early, just south of Highway 377.

Several city and rural fire departments from Brown County responded to the fire alarm at 8:39 Tuesday morning.  First firemen on scene reported the attic on fire from one end of the home to the other.

According to Fire Marshal Preston, the site built home, built in 2006, was a total loss.  Preston said the damage was consistent with a lightning strike and storms were moving through the […]

2019-06-18T15:02:53-05:00June 18th, 2019|Local News|

Woman Pushed Out of Moving Vehicle, Hospitalized

The Brown County Sheriff’s Department responded to the following calls in recent days:

On June 14, 2019, at approximately 2249 hours, a Corporal responded to south US 377 for warrant service.  Contact was made with a female who was subsequently arrested for warrants and additionally charged with Possession of Controlled Substance PG 1<1 gram.  The was transported to the Brown County Jail where she was released to jail staff.  The controlled substance was trace amounts in a methamphetamine pipe and syringe.

On Saturday, June 15, at 09:50 hours, a Deputy was dispatched to the Law Enforcement Center in regards to theft of […]

2019-06-18T12:42:07-05:00June 18th, 2019|Local News|

Brownwood Area Chamber Welcomes Machee’s

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday, June 6th to welcome new member MaChee’s Closet Consignment & Home Decor.

Machee’s Closet Consignment & Home Decor is open from 10 am until 5 pm Monday through Saturday.  They have consignment clothing and home decor.  They are located at 603 3rd. St. Brownwood.  For more information, call (325) 200-2120 or visit their Facebook page.

Pictured are owners along with representatives of the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce.

2019-06-18T12:25:31-05:00June 18th, 2019|Local News|

Woman With Warrant for Arrest Steals Grocery Cart

The Brownwood Police Department responded to the following calls on Monday, June 17th.

On 06/17/19, Brownwood PD was dispatched to a south Brownwood address in the 1600 block of Avenue E in regards to a bike being taken without the owner’s permission, which resulted in a report being generated for theft.

On 6/17/19, at approximately 1656 hrs, the PD was dispatched to the Brownwood LEC in regards to a walk-in referencing fraud. A report was generated at the complainant’s request.

On June 17, 2019, the PD responded to an address on the South side of Brownwood in the 1300 block of 13th Street […]

2019-06-18T11:53:17-05:00June 18th, 2019|Local News|

Fire Damages Rural Residence Between Early and Blanket

Numerous Brown County fire departments were called to a structure fire Tuesday morning in a rural area about four miles east of Early.  The address is 7350 County Road 333.  Smoke could be seen billowing from a residence.  A barn structure and round bales of hay were nearby but it appeared the fire was contained to the residence.  We will bring you more information as we get it.

2019-06-18T10:39:17-05:00June 18th, 2019|Local News|