Brownwood Taxpayers Charged Over $400,000 to put Kroger Out of Business

News broke yesterday that Kroger will be closing their Brownwood location after 40 years of operation. The news struck many, as Kroger has perhaps the most loyal shoppers of any grocery store in town. What citizens have yet to realize, is that their own city helped to seal Kroger’s fate. Increased competition, a dilapidated building,…

Potted Meat: A Brownwood Jingle Bells Parody

Dashing thru the store In an electric cart O’er their toes we sore At Brownwood Wal-Mart Horns on carts sounding Making people jump Such great deals are astounding See my baby bump Potted meat, potted meat With our Lonestar card Oh how good it is to eat Being broke is hard Potted meat, potted meat…

Deck the Halls: Heartland Mall Style

Lookin’ empty at Heartland Mall Fa la la la la la la la! Hobby Lobby will save em all! Fa la la la la la la la! Penny’s and Bealls took their apparel Fa la la la la la la la! Since they left the malls been in peril Fa la la la la la…

Brownwood Parody of “O Christmas Tree”

O Dollar Store! O Dollar Store! Thy deals are so appealing; O Dollar Store! O Dollar Store! Thy deals are so appealing; We buy things here, but just a few, Nobody ups our revenue. O Dollar Store! O Dollar Store! Thy deals are so appealing; O Dollar Store! O Dollar Store! So many good locations;…

BISD Auctioning items from Gordon Wood Stadium’s men’s room

With the highly anticipated and much needed renovations to the restroom facilities, once named the worst in Central Texas, BISD has announced a silent auction to be held Thursday, August 3rd. Custodian Paul Sanderson told the Examiner that while some of the fixtures had to go straight to the garbage, others were just fine and…

Skiing, just what Texas ordered!

With the long, hot summer showing no end, it’s natural for one to think about cooler weather. For many, that includes daydreaming about a pristine ski slope with fresh powder and a warm cup of cocoa afterwards. Sitting by a warm fireplace at the end of the day and enjoying social time with friends and…

CHRISTIAN MUSIC ARTIST CARTMAN TO PERFORM AT VICTORY LIFE CHURCH

Contemporary Christian Music artist Eric Cartman, formerly of the band “Faith +1” will be performing in concert on Saturday, August 12th, at Victory Life Church, at 901 CC Woodson Road. The concert will begin at 6 p.m. Known for the hit singles “Three Times My Savior”, “I Wasn’t Born Again Yesterday”, and “Jesus Baby”, attendees are in for…

Editorial: How much debt will Ranger bring to Brown County?

At last night’s forum, Ranger College representatives assured the crowd that Brown County will see no more than an 11 cent per $100 valuation property tax in the first year should the tax annexation measure pass. Ranger College assured those in attendance that Brown County will not take on any of Ranger’s current debt. Here’s…

Stephenville Announces Construction of Lake Flaccid

Stephenville, TX – Long known as the county without a lake, Erath County will soon have something to offer fishermen and boaters alike. City worker Miles Long shared details of the plan with the Brownwood Examiner Wednesday morning. “The City of Stephenville has issued bonds to build Lake Flaccid just north of the city.” The…

BISD Athletes Push for School Board, Superintendent Drug Tests and Weight Loss Counseling

Members of the newly formed Brownwood Athletes Against Drugged Authoritative School Supervisors (BAADASS) have stricken back against the newly passed initiative to drug test all Brownwood students in grades 7 through 12 who participate in extracurricular activities. Student athlete and six time defending Texas High School Ladies Bowling State Champion Belinda Rummage was voted president…