Brown County to Spend Nearly $6 Million to save $5,500 a Month

An Energy Savings Performance Contract could save Brown County taxpayers nearly $5,500 a month. The price for the plan is all for a one time payment of $5.7 million. The Examiner interviewed Brown County resident Joe Joe Hudson on his thoughts. Hudson has kept a close watch and routinely attends all county meetings of the…

Early Resident Petitions for Dollar Store

Early resident Michelle East has started a petition to bring a dollar store to the city of Early. East’s petition states that, “it isn’t fair Brownwood has five dollar stores, Bangs has one, and even Lake Brownwood has one now.” The petition has already gained over 4,000 signatures, which exceeds the population of the city…

Coleman County Officials: “His trailer house just done fell down”

Coleman County officials have spent the better part of the past week crunching numbers on their calculators and assessing damages throughout the county. County worker Gavin Thibodeaux told the Examiner that officials have seen damage county wide, with the majority of damage located in the eastern sections of the county where most of the rainfall…

Flights Resume Normal Schedule at Brownwood Airport as Flood Waters Recede

Last week’s flooding didn’t just close portions of downtown Brownwood, it forced all domestic and international flights out of Brownwood Regional Airport to be re-routed to neighboring airports. Travelers were upset with having to land at airports in Comanche and Eastland counties only to be forced in to renting a car to travel the rest…