Area drivers to be confused by routine road work

Contractors for the Texas Department of Transportation are scheduled to perform seal coat maintenance operations on major roadways in Brownwood and Early beginning Saturday, July 30. To many, this is routine work to preserve the integrity of a roadway, but to Brown County drivers, this is an impending crisis. Commutes will be slower, and the…

Sonic and CVS to introduce co-branded health foods

You know the drill. If it’s healthy, it tastes bad, and if it’s bad for you, it tastes delicious. Well, two area stores are planning to change that. CVS Brownwood and Sonic of Brown County today announced initial plans to try and encourage healthier eating habits among Brown County citizens. According to Sonic General Manager…

City of Brownwood using Pokémon Go to clean up Dale Street

Surely you’ve heard about Pokémon Go by now. You might have played it. Countless news stories have been written since Nintendo’s newest game became an overnight success. There are municipalities who let players walk dogs from the animal shelter in exchange for catching a few Pokémon, businesses who have free ice cream cones for players who have…

Brownwood Area 7/11s Opt Out of Free Slurpee Day

Children in most U.S. cities spend July 11th each year sipping on a free slurpee from 7/11, but that’s not the case in Brownwood. Brownwood area 7/11s have chosen to opt out of the free slurpee program this year. “It’s too liberal of an idea to give free things away,” said district manager Mary Jones….

Brown County Police Looking For Missing Hands After Fireworks Show

The Brown County Police Department (BCPD) is asking for help from the public after a pair of hands went missing following the fireworks display at Lake Brownwood on Saturday. At 10:08 PM on July 2nd, BCPD responded to a call from Xavier Smith that his hands had taken off following the grand finale, “I took both…