Rick Carlisle, Lions Could Negotiate Contract, Fans Say

The Lions basketball team is in serious need of a spark, and local fans believe that Rick Carlisle could provide that spark. The Lions’ struggles reached an all time low in 2013-2014 as the team went 0-25. In the second game of the season this year, Brownwood was able to break a 36 game losing…

Bangs Hill Named Top Spot for Teenage Conception

The votes are in, and Bangs Hill has been named the most popular spot for local teens to conceive a child. Over the past several weeks, polls have been conducted at all seven Brown County high schools. Teens voting for Bangs Hill attributed its popularity for conception being that it, “overlooks the lights of Brownwood…

Commissioners Vote to Keep a Colecovision Displayed in Courtroom

Brown County Politburo members unanimously adopted a resolution Tuesday to continue displaying, within the courtroom, a fully functional Colecovision. The swiftly approved measure supports retaining the 33-year-old console. Dating to 1982, the Colecovision represents the second generation of home video game systems. According to Comrade Raymond Westerman, the court wished to adopt the resolution to…

Coleman ISD Votes in Favor of Adding 12th Grade in 2015-2016

The world is ever evolving, and Coleman County is no exception. After several hours of deliberation, the Coleman Independent School District moved in favor of accepting an invitation from Santa Anna ISD to offer Coleman students a 12th grade education. The acceptance of the invitation did not come easily though, as bickering back and forth between board members…

Canned conundrum confronts Cisco

Let’s face it, the world may not be as safe as it used to be. We must think about scenarios for our children that we never had to let enter our minds when we were in school. One of these situations is a school shooter. Many districts have contengency plans. Some have armed staff, others…

Snyder, Texas: The Fracking Armpit of Texas

Earthquakes have rattled this small west Texas community in recent days. Earthquakes ranging from 2.8 to 3.5 in magnitude have been felt in and around Snyder. Many blame all of the fracking going on in west Texas as the cause of the quakes, while others argue that fracking has nothing to do with earthquakes. Regardless…

New Burger King brings interesting problems, solutions

As many of you are well aware, Burger King is in Brownwood again, operating a small storefront inside of the Walmart Supercenter. With every new arrival to town, especially cheap low quality food, the masses nearly riot for a chance to waste their money on garbage. Shortages have been reported, and many have complained about…

QB Tyrone Swoopes to transfer to HPU?

While the Howard Payne Yellowjackets’ season ended earlier in the year after a promising start quickly fizzled into legendary mediocrity, potential interest from a Big 12 quarterback should help quell that disappointment. Texas quarterback Tyrone Swoopes is showing interest in HPU’s rising program, according to anonymous sources. Swoopes hasn’t made official his intent to transfer…