New Retail Store coming to Brownwood

Brownwood shoppers may soon have a new retail establishment to peruse as Waldo’s Dólar Mart de México is rumored to be finalizing a deal that we first reported to you last summer. Waldo’s Dólar Mart de México has it’s corporate headquarters in Baja California, Mexico. Brownwood shoppers were excited at the news on Friday that a new dollar…

Heartland Mall’s Monday Closing Affects 16 People

Due to not understanding how to read a weather map, many area schools and local businesses were closed on Monday, when the sighting of a single grain of sleet sent the community of Early into crisis triage mode. Heartland Mall was closed, and up to 16 mall walkers, loiterers, and transients were affected. Jasper Witherspoon…

Brownwood ISD Issues Bold Statement, “We ain’t afraid of no ice!”

Brownwood ISD will be the only school in our county attending at regular times on Monday morning. Of the seven public school districts and one private school in Brown County, there is one who truly isn’t afraid of ice! Brownwood ISD employee Blevin Gooberee made the decision to keep schools operating at normal times. Gooberee…

Lake Brownwood Water to be Pumped to Abilene?

Brown County Water Board members could soon vote on a measure that would send up to 20 million gallons of water a day to Abilene. The measure, if approved, would supply Abilene with much needed water and would bring in about $400 a year in water sales to Brown County, money the county desperately needs to be able…

Congressman Conaway voices opinions on Nachos Bell Grande

Mike Conaway took the time to shake plenty of hands after wiping the semi-liquid cheese from his jowls at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday, where nearly 30 people who forgot to pay Harris Broadband and were extremely bored were in attendance. It was all smiles, and then after some in-depth discussions, including the…

When Brownwood Parents Help with School Projects

What does an elementary school science fair and a research paper have in common? They’re projects that elementary teachers often assign their students to see which parents are willing to spend the most time helping their child to receive a good grade. Local elementary principal Edith Ruth explains, “we know going in that these projects are too hard…

Meth, a cultural heritage of Lake Brownwood?

In a stunning and unprecedented move, methamphetamine producers in and around the Shamrock Shores community, north Lake Brownwood, have petitioned the government to grant protected status to all methamphetimine production in Brown and Coleman counties. “We’ve been cooking the best dope out here since back when that judge tried to sell it to the Saint…

Brownwood Bulletin goes up in price; readers react!

As of March 2015, the price for the weekday Brownwood Bulletin is increasing to a dollar. The daily broadsheet of press releases, AP Newswires, want ads, and one or two actual articles here and there must keep up with the times. We polled some of our readers on this change. As you all know, Brownwood…

Brownwood/Bangs Residents & Students Fight to keep Brookesmith ISD Open

Residents in both Brownwood and Bangs have taken to the streets to gather signatures and monetary donations to try and save Brookesmith ISD. Brookesmith ISD could be closed due to substandard academic performance coupled with substandard achievement in financial rating. The news spread quickly via social media and text messaging. Rumor has it that both…

Adult Dance Club Coming to Former Central Fire Station

The Brownwood Economic Development Corporation may have gotten more than they bargained for with the creation of their new website. The website has been shared on social media and has gained popularity over the past few weeks. That’s how DeSean Lewis, an adult entertainment entrepreneur first learned of Brownwood. “I was on my laptop at…