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Car crashes into detached garage

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (KWTX) A man and woman were sent to Scott and White on Saturday after the car they were in crashed into a garage in Harker Heights. Police responded just after 4 p.m. to the 200 block of Millers Crossing and found the white Infiniti resting up against the detached garage. Offic

KWTX - 2018-03-18 00:32:00

Brownwood experiences several gun accidents in a matter of days

BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB) - Less than one week after a woman was accidentally shot in Brownwood, another stray bullet caused problems when it went through a wall in an apartment, into the apartment next door. No one was hurt, but it does mark the latest in a string of accidental discharges in Brownwoo


Trial postponed for Brownwood man accused of child sex crimes

Richard Leach.JPG BROWNWOOD, Texas -- A Brownwood man who's facing allegations of sexually assaulting a young child for five years filed a motion to waive his right to a jury trial. On Monday, Judge Steve Ellis approved Richard Leach's request for a bench trial. He's facing a charge of continuous se


Apartment declared total loss after early-morning fire

COPPERAS COVE - An abandoned apartment building has been declared a "total loss" by the Copperas Cove Fire Department after an early-morning fire demolished the building Sunday. The building located at 405 Sunset Lane in Copperas Cove caught fire around 2 a.m. according to the Fire Department and fi

KILLEEN DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-18 16:09:00

Investigators find systemic flaws in report on Brownwood youth detention center

BROWNWOOD, Texas -- An agency charged with investigating the Texas Juvenile Justice Department issued a scathing report against its Brownwood youth facility. Through an open records request, KTXS obtained an ombudsman report completed on Feb. 28 that highlights several systemic issues at the Ron Jac


Six Arrested for Drug Offenses After Officers Respond to Stolen Property Call

Brownwood News - According to police reports, a Walmart employee accidentally left her cell phone on a bench after she took a break while working late Tuesday night. When she returned to look for her phone, it was gone. After work, she picked up her 17-year-old daughter, who was able to track the ph


Fire at exploded Texas chemical plant being allowed to burn

CRESSON, Texas (AP) - A fire at a Texas chemical plant following an explosion last week is being allowed to burn itself out before authorities search for a missing worker who's presumed dead. Cresson Mayor and Assistant Fire Chief Bob Cornett said Sunday that conditions at the 15,000-square-foot (1,

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-18 16:40:30

Brownwood Community Garden to Offer Troubleshooting Class

Brownwood News - With spring just around the corner, gardeners are anticipating the last freeze of winter, before planting or transplanting their warm season vegetables. Gardeners who use the same plot, patch, or raised beds, year after year, may encounter persistent pest or disease problems. Early


Brownwood resident has apartment accidentally shot into

BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A Brownwood resident's apartment was shot into accidentally on Saturday from a neighboring apartment, according to a report from the Brown County Sheriff's Office. No one was hurt. The incident happened at an apartment on Dublin Drive at about 8 p.m. The Sheriff's Of


Ladies of Brownwood: Jessica Acker

Written by Ben Cox - BrownwoodNews.com would like to offer a "tip of our cap" to a selection of women in town that have make a positive impact on the lives of those around them. Whether by profession, passion or pastime, these women contribute a rich part to the fabric of Brownwood, and we feel they


Brownwood Chamber and SBDC to Offer Social Media Management Workshop March 22nd

Brownwood News - The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce and the America's Small Business Development Center are offering a business workshop on the topic of social media management on March 22nd from 11:30 am -1:00 pm at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce located at 600 E. Depot Street in Brownw


Brown County fire crews continue battling grass fire at Camp Bowie

A white plume of smoke could be seen billowing in the skies above Brownwood as several Brown County fire agencies responded to a grass fire at the Camp Bowie Army Base. As of 8 p.m. Wednesday, crews were still trying to put out the flames and the Texas A&M Forest Service is assisting in the effort t


Historic local farm given new life by women with a vision

Written by Ben Cox - Two local ladies have begun working on a venue for weddings and events on the site of a former farm with ties to the origins of Early. Immediately behind Heartland Mall sits Stagecoach Venues, close enough to town you can hear traffic if you listen very closely but it feels like