Local News2018-05-29T16:21:23-05:00


Aaron to speak at Thursday’s PVRW meeting

The Pecan Valley Republican Women’s monthly meeting will be held this Thursday at 6 p.m. at TSTC, located at 301 Main. The entrance is at the rear of the building on Booker. You do not […]

DPS Issues Statement on Veterans Day

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw issued the following statement regarding Veterans Day:

“As we head into this Veterans Day weekend, we all have the distinct privilege of honoring the courageous men and […]

Brown County helps decide statewide elections

The following is what BROWN COUNTY voters decided in other races in Texas. These are FINAL Brown County numbers. They will be listed top to bottom, with Republican first, Democrat, second and Libertarian, third.

U.S. Representative […]

Lilly defeats Fryar to take county judge seat

The 2018 midterm election has come to a close. In the race for Brown County Judge, Dr. Paul Lilly, Republican nominee has defeated write-in candidate Steve Fryar by a count of 8,249 to 2,171.

The following […]

Ramirez and Ramos crowned HPU Homecoming Queen and Princess

Angelica Ramirez, senior from Austin, and Sarah Ramos, junior from Pflugerville, were crowned Howard Payne University’s Homecoming Queen and Princess during a ceremony held today on campus.

Ramirez, the daughter of Jesus L. Ramirez I and […]

Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in October

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.6 billion in October, 7.3 percent more than in October 2017.

“Growth in state sales tax revenue continues to be strong, while moderating from the […]

Central Texas Veterans Memorial to host special program

The World War I Centennial/Veterans Day/Armistice Day program will be Monday, November 12 at 11 a.m. at the Central Texas Veterans Memorial. This is the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I. The […]

Polling places for November 6 general election

Polling locations and important dates and information for November election released

The following are the polling locations for the November 6 general election. There is a change for those who belong to Precinct 303:

•101 – Episcopal […]

BHS Choir Students Get Dizzy for Music Theory

Choir students in Mrs. Reeves’ class at Brownwood High School have been studying music theory, and on occasion it can look very different from the typical pencil and paper quizzes. During class on Friday, October […]

DPS Offers Tips for Halloween Safety

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging parents, drivers and children to make safety a top priority during their Halloween plans. Everyone can avoid a variety of potential dangers by adhering to basic […]

HPU theatre to present “Missing Link” during Homecoming 2018

Howard Payne University’s Department of Theatre will present “Missing Link” by Jack Sharkey in conjunction with HPU’s Homecoming 2018 festivities. Performances are this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. each evening at HPU’s Mims […]

Choir concert to be offered Saturday

Howard Payne University’s School of Music and Fine Arts will present a Homecoming choir concert at 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, November 3, in the university’s Mims Auditorium. All HPU alumni choristers are invited to participate […]

Hiring event for veterans scheduled

The Texas Workforce Commission, in partnership with 28 local workforce development boards and the Texas Veterans Commission, will host veterans hiring fairs in 29 cities throughout Texas on Thursday, Nov. 8. TWC’s seventh annual Hiring […]

State approves funding for Brownwood Regional Airport

Approximately $100,000 for Brownwood Regional Airport was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission at its October meeting. The funds will be used for planned airport improvements, which includes:
•A project consultant will be selected this winter.
•Project […]

Physical Therapy as an Alternative to Prescription Pain Meds

By: Ann Glasscock, PT

As awareness to the nation’s opioid epidemic continues to gain attention, health care professionals are rethinking how to go about treating long-term pain; and thanks to significant research in recent years, we […]