Editorial: How much debt will Ranger bring to Brown County?

At last night’s forum, Ranger College representatives assured the crowd that Brown County will see no more than an 11 cent per $100 valuation property tax in the first year should the tax annexation measure pass. Ranger College assured those in attendance that Brown County will not take on any of Ranger’s current debt. Here’s…

Clem’s Wagon Yard opens for business in Bangs

Special to the Brownwood Examiner Clem’s Wagon Yard opens for business in Bangs The City of Bangs announced today a new anchor business for its industrial park, Clem’s Wagon Yard. The new business will specialize in buggy and wagon repair. The yard will use such new technology as hammers with acrylic coating, which will lessen…

Bulletin introduces new “All Survey Saturday”!

After hearing multiple complaints about the frequency of Google Survey popups that must be completed to read content, GreatHouse Media LLC, publishers of the Brownwood Bulletin have announced a change to this long-standing and annoying policy. The Examiner has obtained Facebook metrics of the Bulletin, and the most commonly circulated articles involve people complaining about…

2017 Media Reliabilty Survey rates KCNA #1

VS. The Examiner, along with French metrics group Le Pew, has conducted a media reliability survey. The results, while not 100% canvassed, show that the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) of North Korea is rated at 78% favorable, while the Brownwood Bulletin is rated at 28% favorable. What led to these results? Let’s read some…

City of Early Hopes to Finally Reach 21st Century as 2017 Arrives

The city of Early is looking for advancements to continue in 2017 as the city prepares for life that has existed for decades across the Bayou in Brownwood. “Rolling trashcarts, that’s the plan!” exclaimed city of Early Technology Adviser & Commercial Recruiter Dan Peanut. “Brownwood got them trash cans with wheels back in the 90s,…

Zephyr Police prepare for action

Police have to prepare for countless scenarios day in and day out. It’s a fluid job, and each stop is different. There’s no real set expectations for our men and women in uniform, and knowing that, intra-agency training at Camp Bowie this week has prepared them for the rigors of the job. While the Mozambique…

A Brownwood landmark celebrates over 25 years of disrepair

A silver anniversary in these times is rare, but a silver anniversary it was on Sunday afternoon when dignitaries from the City of Brownwood, Early Chamber of Commerce, and Gilbert Hinds, 76, of Goldthwaite, were on hand to witness the Park Plaza sign’s 25th year of utter disrepair. A ribbon cutting was not held because…

Where will you go when the bomb falls?

While Brownwood didn’t have any blast shelters, Civil Defense was able to allocate a total of 17 fallout shelters.. We’ll take a look at what, during the cold war, could very well have been the last buildings citizens of Brownwood ever saw.

Hug-o-ween? Area man proposes alternative to Halloween

After viewing a report on KTXS about local Halloween displays possibly crossing the line, local resident Robert “Rob” Robertson, who wished to go by Hank, called the Examiner Hotline and expressed his shock at how ‘horrifying’ Halloween has become. Hank expressed his shock at the gory display and suggested a better solution. A “hug-o-ween.”

Bass Pro Shoppes Coming to Brownwood-Early?

Shortly after the announcement came that Bass Pro Shops was purchasing Cabela’s for $5.5 billion, news also broke that Bass Pro Shoppes of Canada was trying to secure a location inside of Heartland Mall. Bass Pro Shoppes has offered to take over the current Hibbet’s Sports’ lease while also paying Hibbet’s six monthly payments of $19.95…

Mixup leads to new political campaign office in Brownwood

What started out as an honest attempt to woo business to the area has turned into a growing controversy. Gus Harrison of the Brownwood Redevelopment Board explains; “We did a survey of the students at HPU and asked them about the types of food they enjoy and have a difficult time finding here in Brownwood. You…