Area Teen Urges Others to Pee in Pool

Compared to other area water attractions, the Tractor Supply/Big Lots parking lot has been underwater longer this summer than the Aquatic Center was open all of last year. The Aquatic Center is known for having short summer hours, closing well before school begins in August, and leaving a feeling of disappointment throughout the area. On…

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…

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…

New tobacco lounge to open near Park Plaza Shopping Center

Smoker’s Palace, a new lounge for those who still smoke cigarettes, is set to open in the fall. Proprietor Nigel Pike promises a safe environment catering to the lifestyle of the Brown County smoker to relax in and “not be bullied by those neer-do-wells who say you can’t smoke in a public place anymore.” The…

Brownwood Examiner’s 1st annual photography contest!

Yes folks, you read that right. THIS IS A REAL CONTEST, YO. We are having our first contest here at the Brownwood Examiner! We’ve done OUR due diligence to explore the ghost towns of our area (with a few caveats, ha ha), now it’s YOUR turn. We thought it would be fun to have a…

Commerce Square Cinema to Join Lyric in Undergoing Renovations

After many years of fundraising, millions of dollars in restoration costs, and broad community involvement, the Lyric theater is set to reopen by the end of this year. The Lyric has a rich history and will celebrate its centennial this December. Mind you, for many of those years the Lyric was closed.. still, it’s something…

Fishing Tournament Raises Funds for New Boat Ramp

A new, wider boat ramp may soon be available for residents of Brownwood and all of Brown County due to the hard work of many in putting on a successful fundraiser. Friday’s first annual Fourth of July Bowfishing Tournament on Willis Creek raised over $76. “We are very pleased with the amount of money raised,…

Second Annual Lawnmower Pull Completed in Blanket

  The second annual lawnmower pull was held outside of Blanket Friday night. Competitors were required to bring their own riding mowers or borrow one from a friend. The competition had three events with separate winners in each. The events and winners were: Joe Joe (Little Joe) Hudson 1st place in the 100 yard lawn…

Bored this weekend? Local activities that are sure to please..

Yes, it’s summertime.. and with summertime comes the age-old problem; entertaining your children. Sure, you can tell them to go outside and play, but they return quickly, oft repeating the hackneyed phrase “I’m boreeeeeeeeed” 80 times a day. You’ve missed the 2 hour window to visit the multi-million dollar Camp Bowie Aquatic Center, and seeing…