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…

Rochelle Texas Annual Franklin Parker Warrant Roundup starts March 5

Representatives from law enforcement agencies and courts from more than 3  jurisdictions from McCulloch County will be taking part in the 2016 Franklin Parker Warrant Roundup, starting early next month. The roundup is designed to target thousands of defendants with traffic, parking, city ordinance, penal code and higher charge warrants from the jurisdictions. The goal…

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…

A Monday Double-dose; O Dollar Store and Deck the Walls!

The Examiner will be posting several localized versions of your favourite Christmas songs and poems as we approach Christmas Day. Today, we bring you two songs filled with the most cheer you can buy for a buck, with our renditions of “O Christmas Tree” and “Deck the Halls” O Dollar Store O Dollar Store! O…

Twas the Night Before Christmas (At Sunset Terrace)

The Examiner will be posting several localized versions of your favourite Christmas songs and poems as we approach Christmas Day. Today, we explore the classic “Twas the Night Before Christmas”, by Clement Clarke Moore ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the town The tweakers stopped tweaking, they’d all settled down; The stockings were…

Rare July Snow Falls in Central Texas

As if it wasn’t rare enough to have a cold front move through Texas in July, parts of Texas, including Brownwood saw up to 4 inches of snow overnight. With overnight lows hovering in the 70s, the snow quickly melted. “I tried to build a snowman, but it melted before I got to his torso,”…

Brownwood’s move to Hill Country Upsets Residents

In the fall of 2010, Brownwood and Brown County leaders requested to the Office of the Governor that Brownwood no longer be classified as being in the Panhandle Plains Region. Leaders asked Rick Perry to move Brownwood to the Hill Country Region of Texas, hoping that the move would increase tourism in the area. Shortly after, in…

UPDATE: Arthur Misses Texas Entirely

  As the rain usually does, Arthur has missed the state of Texas, and is now headed toward the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Arthur currently has winds of 90 mph, is located some 1300 miles east-north-east of Brownwood and is moving northeast at 23 mph. You may proceed with your 4th of July plans…

Hurricane Arthur Currently Poses No Threat to Brown County

Hurricane Arthur became the first hurricane of the 2014 storm season last night, and though the storm currently poses no risk to Brown County, the weather team at The Brownwood Examiner will continue to monitor the situation. Blanket resident and 100 yard lawnmower drive champion Joe Joe Hudson stated, “I don’t trust those predictions, we get more…