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Autopsy report: woman overdosed on meth before taking drug test at Brown County Courthouse

Carrie Aleese Gardner, 46, of Brownwood, was pronounced dead on May 10 at 12:13 p.m. by the Brown County Justice of the Peace.

KTXS.COM - 2018-06-20 20:14:26

Brownwood Fire Marshal: carelessly tossed cigarette caused Brown County grass fire

BROWNWOOD, Texas —A Brown County grass fire that burned 74 acres was caused by a man carelessly discarding a cigarette, according to Brownwood's Fire Marshal.Last Friday, several Brown County fire agencies responded to County Road 348 between Blanket and Early to battle a grass fire.Brownwood Fire M

KTXS.COM - 2018-06-19 19:50:28

UPS driver injured during I-20 wreck in Sweetwater

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BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-06-21 13:59:41

Bangs Man Arrested After Facebook Videos Show Threats with Gun

Bryan Makuta was arrested on Friday, June 15th, and booked into the Brown County Jail on charges of Stalking and Terroristic Threat. Bond for those two charges was set at $400,000. Bonds on previous charges of Driving While Intoxicated, Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon, Possession of a Dangerous Drug, a


Brownwood Chamber and SBDC to Offer Microsoft Excel Workshop

This workshop will outline advanced Excel tips and shortcuts to make data more useful and worksheets easier to manipulate. Attendees will also learn information entry, screen elements, formatting, time savers, formula and function tips, help with errors,and more.

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2018-06-21 15:30:28

Peach crop down in Cross Plains area farm

CROSS PLAINS, Texas (KRBC) —On a rainy afternoon atop a hill in Cross Plains, Bob Childress is not used to silence in the summer.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-06-21 00:03:30

Local group forming for those dealing with mental health issues

Recovery is a word often used in 12 step programs, and not very commonly associated with mental illness, but the group wants to change that. “Recovery is about having a life that I am in control of, getting my life together, having that good feeling about myself” says one member, who will be referre

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 23:30:26

Three totally varied things to do this weekend in and near Abilene

To go or not go?Well, there's no question ... go! Abilene Christian University has opened a two-weekend run of Shakespeare, presenting "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and "The Merchant of Venice." Performances continue Friday and Saturday, and resume June 28-30 at Fulks Theatre on the ACU campus. To pa

ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS - 2018-06-21 17:25:00

TSTC Dependency Counseling Student Teaches Inmates Life Skills

Brownwood News– Offenders in the Texas prison system sometimes are the forgotten ones who need a guide to find a path toward personal fulfillment. But people like Norma Vandenberg, a Chemical Dependency Counseling major at Texas State Technical College in Brownwood, are there to teach the life skill

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2018-06-20 15:35:19

Water main break floods streets in north Abilene

ABILENE, Texas —City of Abilene crews are working to shut off a water main break that flooded streets Wednesday morning.The break is located at North 9th and Merchant streets.Water from the break flooded part of North 10th at Merchant.A woman tried to drive through the water, but her car stalled. Th

KTXS.COM - 2018-06-20 10:37:10

12-year-old boy on bicycle hits car in north Abilene

The boy was riding his bicycle on North 18th Street, near the old Fannin Elementary School, when the collision occurred at around 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday.


8 suspects arrested during Abilene prostitution sting operation

The following suspects, 6 women and 1 man, were taken into custody for Prostitution Thursday and Friday:


Abilene city, school officials prepared for possibility of 'tent city' at Dyess AFB

Despite the speculation, Mayor Anthony Williams says he has received no formal communication regarding the potential 'tent city', though he did tell KTAB and KRBC he believes the government has conducted at site evaluation at Dyess.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-06-19 21:29:18

Abilene police, Texas DPS search Lytle Lake

ABILENE, Texas —Abilene police and the Texas Department of Public Safety searched Lytle Lake on Tuesday morning.A DPS dive team was in the water "looking for a cell phone in reference an investigation," according to APD.They found the cell phone about 11:30 a.m.APD said the cell phone is not connect


Dive team conducting police investigation at Lytle Lake

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Abilene police arrest 2 men, 6 women in undercover investigation related to human trafficking

The seven other individuals, including a 30-year-old man from Clyde, face misdemeanor prostitution charges, according to Abilene police.


Abilene police: Suspect in hit-and-run wreck found with crack cocaine

When contacted by police, the suspect damaged and concealed a white, powdery rock by breaking it and throwing it out of sight of officers, police reported. The remnants of the substance later were found and tested positive for crack cocaine weighing 0.5 grams, they said.


Corpus Christi man arrested for shooting woman in the head in north Abilene

Michael Wayne Salazar, 34, of Corpus Christi, was arrested at 8:06 p.m. on Saturday in north Abilene for aggravated assault with a weapon, deadly conduct discharge of a firearm, unlawful carrying of a weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, according to Taylor County Jail records.


Abilene woman indicted for a child sex crime

Kristy Bennett Usrey, 44, of Abilene, was arrested and charged with indecency with a child in January.


After resignations, Abilene Independent School District makes administrative changes

Larry Blair, a retired superintendent who has run Mansfield and three other ISDs and served in an interim superintendent role in four other districts after his retirement, will serve as the interim executive director of HR, the release said.