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City of Brownwood announces closure schedule for Memorial Day

Brownwood News– Brownwood City Hall, Landfill/Recycling Center, City Service Center and other non-emergency city facilities will close Monday May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.Regular operational hours for all City facilities will resume on Tuesday May 29.

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2018-05-24 14:00:50

Records show 34 employees have been fired from Brownwood youth facility in last five years

The State of Texas' only co-ed youth detention center is in Brownwood, but it has recently come under fire for several issues, including a high turnover rate for employees.

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2018-05-23 21:17:02

Brownwood Jaycees working to raise money to restore destroyed monuments

"I looked up and they were all down," Central Texas Veterans' Memorial President, Harold Stieber said.

BIGCOUNTRYHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-05-25 02:45:46

DPS Ramps Up Enforcement During Memorial Day Weekend

Brownwood News– The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is joining law enforcement efforts across the state this Memorial Day weekend to help keep Texas roadways safe and encourage motorists to practice safe driving habits. From Friday, May 25, through Monday, May 28, DPS Troopers will be on the

BROWNWOODNEWS.COM - 2018-05-23 15:59:14

Energy Star sales tax holiday set for this weekend in Texas

Texans have an opportunity to save a little money this weekend. From Saturday, May 26, through midnight on Monday, May 28, you can buy certainENERGY STAR®energy-efficient products tax-free during the annual Texas ENERGY STAR Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you

KTBS - 2018-05-25 09:30:00

Police need help identifying 3 suspects in robbery, sexual assault of Brownwood woman

Property taken from the home included a black and gold purse, cash, a cell phone, and keys with an Oakley key chain.


Dispute between 2 area county officials leads to HR complaint

GOLDTHWAITE, Texas (KWTX)An ongoing dispute over various issues between two Mills County commissioners is now in the hands of the county’s human resources department after one of the officials filed a formal complaint, a courthouse source confirmed Tuesday.


Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for May 18 – 21

Below is a copy of the Stephenville Police Activity Blotter for the dates of May 18 through May 21. Click to enlarge.


Brownwood veterans memorial destroyed week before Memorial Day weekend

At the moment, the destruction is being estimated at upwards of $40,000, said Harold Stieber, president of the Central Texas Veterans' Memorial.



Written by Ben Cox– BrownwoodNews.com would like to offer a “tip of our cap” to a selection of women in town that have made a positive impact on the lives of those around them. Whether by profession, or pastime, these community leaders contribute a rich part to the fabric of Brownwood, and we feel t


There's a tax-free weekend for gardeners now, and we're stocking up for summer

Most of us are familiar with the tax-free weekend associated with the start of school in August. In fact, these state-funded end-of-summer discounts are nearly 20 years old.But did you know that Memorial Day weekend (May 26-28) now hosts a tax-free event of its own? And it's one that many gardeners


Brownwood Library Recognized During Council Meeting for State Award

Written by Amanda Coers– The Brownwood City Council met at 9 a.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, May 22nd, to discuss items posted on the agenda.During the recognitions portion of the meeting, the council recognized the Brownwood Public Library.


Life According to Kiera: Who Needs Training Wheels? - Brownwood News

Written by Rowonna McNeely– Recently, Kiera has learned to ride her bike without training wheels. Once she decided she wanted to do it, she was flying along the rode on two wheels in a very short amount of time.


Meghan Markle fought sexism early with P&G dish soap commercial

"In the commercial, they said women are battling grease, meaning only women do dishes," Markle said in theNick Newsinterview. "When they heard this, the boys in my class started saying 'yeah, that's where women belong - in the kitchen.'"


San Angelo hires new economic development director from Brownwood

“San Angelo is brimming with exciting economic development possibilities,” Andrews said. “From that aspect alone, it’s a dream job. It’s also a place where I can make the greatest use of my skills and experience, and my love and understanding of West Texas. I’m looking forward to contributing to San


Torres homers twice off Colon as Yankees beat Rangers 10-5

New York outfielder Aaron Judge hits a solo home run Monday against Texas in Arlington. The Yankees won 10-5.Ron Jenkins/Getty ImagesARLINGTON — Gleyber Torres hit two of the four Yankees homers off Bartolo Colon and New York won 10-5 on Monday night to deny the Texas Rangers starter a milestone vic


Brownwood woman scammed out of of $1,500 after man claims to be bail bondsman

According to a report from the Brownwood Police Department, a woman told police officers that her daughter received a call from a man demanding that she make a payment of $1,500 on her bond or "she would be arrested."


Brownwood landmark business saved from closing

Written by Ben Cox– Brownwood is known for its hometown feel, and its generous and caring residents. Both of those sentiments were put into practice on Thursday afternoon at Gomez restaurant, as the business was spared from closing its doors for good.


Highly charged Irish abortion vote puts social media under scrutiny

In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, pro and anti-abortion poster's on lampposts, in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion. Pro-repeal banners declare: "Her choice: vote yes." Anti-abortio


Murder of 13-year-old Brownwood girl remains unsolved 29 years later

Every day, Agan mows grass and cuts weeds around headstones, but there is a grave that he passes regularly that tugs at his heart.