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Coleman hospital affected by bomb threats sent nationwide
COLEMAN, Texas (KTAB/KRBC/KRON) - The Coleman County Medical Center was evacuated after a bomb threat was sent to their facility via email Thursday afternoon. Employees received the email around 1:00 p.m. and quickly notified law enforcement, who evacuated the building and began an investigation. No
Agriculture roundup: AgriLife programs scheduled in Coleman, Dublin, Abilene
A winter silage program on Dec. 18 in Dublin will cover a variety of topics related to silage production. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Dublin Rotary Building, 136 E. Blackjack St.
Unbathed, sick, bruised — family says North Texas nursing home neglected mom to death
A nursing home in Brownwood was cited for neglect by the state, and a family says their mother died at the facility’s hands. Vicky Brown’s daughter, Laura Cameron, and her son, John Weldon, are suing Cross Country Healthcare Center for what they say was neglect of their mother. Cross Country Healthc
Medicare Inspection of Local Nursing Home Lists Several Violations
Written by Ben Cox and Amanda Coers – An article published by the Fort Worth StarTelegram shares details of a lawsuit filed after alleged neglect of a local nursing home resident may have resulted in the patient’s death.
Brownwood Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Pure Print
BrownwoodNews – The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, December 6th for Pure Print to welcome them as new members. Pure Print offers quality custom screen printing for your business, school, fundraiser or special occasion, such as team jerseys, parent t-shirts, fam
Brown County Republican Women give gifts to local Law Enforcement
Written by Ben Cox – The Brown County Republican Women’s Club, during their December meeting on Wednesday, took time to put together “Blessing Bags” to be handed out by local law enforcement.
TSTC Holds Fall 2018 Commencement
BrownwoodNews – More than 140 graduates received certificates and associate degrees at Texas State Technical College’s Fall 2018 Commencement held Monday, Dec. 10, at the Abilene Convention Center. Graduates from TSTC’s four West Texas campuses in Abilene, Breckenridge, Brownwood and Sweetwater were
Massive haul of meth, cocaine, heroin seized at US-Mexico bridge
A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were alerted to a commercial shipment of stone blocks on Monday. Officers with drug-sniffing dogs
BROWNWOOD ISD HOLDS BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING
The Brownwood ISD (BISD) Board of Trustees met for a regular session meeting on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The session was called to order by Board President, Michael Cloy. Pastor Art Woodcox from Calvary Baptist Church gave the invocation. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Woodland He
Winter Livestock Forage Program set for Dec. 13 in Coleman
COLEMAN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Winter Livestock Forage Program is set for Dec. 13 in the Tillman Room of the Coleman Library Annex, 408 Commercial St. in Coleman.
Brownwood Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Move-Rite & Transport
BrownwoodNews – The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Monday, December 10th for Move-Rite & Transport to welcome them as new members. Move-Rite & Transport is a family owned and operated moving company that is licensed, bonded & insured to deliver an efficient, stress free
Lady Lions get fresh start
Dublin won its District opener against Bangs on Tuesday, 44-39. “We took the lead early and kept the lead the whole game,” coach Britney Helton said. “The girls have really come together and are having fun. This group has accepted their roles and supports each other like a family. It’s a blessing be
Greenleaf Cemetery's Holiday Trail of Lights helps guide it to a brighter future
BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB) - It's been a rough few years for the Greenleaf Cemetery. Starting with theft to losing their non profit status, a new board of directors is hoping to keep the cemetery above ground.
A NEW DIRECTOR AND A NEW DIRECTION FOR HPU BAND
Written by Ben Cox – With one semester down, Howard Payne’s new Band Director is looking forward to a bright, and growing future. Returning to Howard Payne after a 39 year career teaching music at the High School level, Class of 1977 HPU graduate Frank Nelson is no stranger to the area.
Brownwood Regional Medical Center shares the Four Smart Steps to Avoid the Flu
BrownwoodNews – This flu season is striking many hard and wide across the country, creating anxiety for individuals who are vulnerable to serious complications. As with any illness, it’s important to learn and follow steps that can protect you and your loved ones from contracting the virus.
SCAM ALERT: Brownwood library won't send your overdue book fines to collection
BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Scammers are preying on delinquent library borrowers in Brownwood, claiming their late fees will be sent to collection if the victims don't pay up!
BISD SPOTLIGHT TEACHER AND STAFF MEMBER NAMED FOR DECEMBER
Brownwood ISD has named its Spotlight Teacher and Spotlight Staff Member for the month of December. Congratulations to our December 2018 Spotlight teacher, Ms. Karey Morelock! Ms. Morelock is a Physical Education teacher at Woodland Heights Elementary, where she has been teaching for 12 years. She w
Opinion column: For anyone who may have been offended: sorry not sorry
Is this really installment no. 4 in the return of my column? Donkeys really can fly!. I begin by telling a true story (this one really is true) which a recounted a few weeks ago on social media. So to anyone who may have already heard this one, I certainly and sincerely apologize.
Ranger College recognizes veteran who doubted he would ever graduate
Ranger College administrators awarded Brownwood veteran Jeffery Allen Phillips, who graduated with honors Friday night, with a special recognition for inspiring fellow students and staff members.
Rain doesn't damped Christmas Under the Stars crowd
Although weather related issues forced the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Under the Stars indoors, the crowd of hundreds didn’t seem to be effected by the cancellation of outdoor events.