BISD Athletes Push for School Board, Superintendent Drug Tests and Weight Loss Counseling

Members of the newly formed Brownwood Athletes Against Drugged Authoritative School Supervisors (BAADASS) have stricken back against the newly passed initiative to drug test all Brownwood students in grades 7 through 12 who participate in extracurricular activities. Student athlete and six time defending Texas High School Ladies Bowling State Champion Belinda Rummage was voted president…

Coleman Short Sighted on Economic Development

Special to the Examiner Brownwood’s avid and semi-professional metal detectorist, Trebor Renrut, reports that he’s had yet another run-in with the authorities in Coleman who continue to dumbfound with their anti-economic growth policies. Trebor likes to detect city parks on occasion. About two years ago, he was detecting in the city park in Coleman. He…

Brownwood’s Highway Wall Keeps Walkers to a minimum

Special report filed to the Examiner by Tommy Bowden   The administrations of Brownwood and Early have agreed to extend their agreement to isolate North/South of Highways 67/84 from the onslaught of people walking in either direction The agreement continues a relationship to keep those terrible walkers from infiltrating from either direction. One of the mayors…

Replacing the Coliseum with a new Civic Center? We’ve got the scoop!

It’s been standing on CC Woodson since 1963. It has been home to the Rattlesnake Roundup, thousands of quinceneras, and HPU Basketball. Oh, and there are livestock penises on the side. But with time comes progress, and city manager secretary Joleene Clawson says it’s time to tear down the decrepit Brownwood Coliseum and replace it…

New “People of Brownwood” site launching soon

Inspired by the well known “Humans of New York”, area resident Lupe Garcia has announced the coming launch of “People of Brownwood”. Garcia, a life-long Brownwood resident states that the citizens of our community have stories to tell that are bigger and better than New York. “Pictures speak a thousand words, and sometimes you can…

TXDOT Preparing roads for yearly crash-fest

As very cold air approaches Texas, crews with the Texas Department of Transportation are pretreating many roadways throughout the nine-county Brownwood District as light, negligible wintry precipitation is possible late Wednesday night into Thursday morning and drivers are expected to overreact. The few drivers who brave the “impassable” roads will be pleased that TxDOT is…

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…

Godzilla attacks Cecil Holman Park

In a scene that could accurately be described as “something out of the movies”, potential visitors to Brownwood’s Cecil Holman Park were in for a shock Wednesday morning. “All of the old park equipment was still standing, but the cement wall was reduced to rubble”, stated Brownwood Parks and Recreation employee Alfred Pennington,  who asked…

Abilene Couple Claims Dirty Drinking Water Made Them Infertile

An Abilene couple is claiming that the city’s dirty drinking water has made them both infertile. Gertrude Ross-Harper, 81 of Abilene claims that she and her fiance, Archie French, 76 of Potosi have been trying to conceive since the water was first reported dirty last summer. A somber Ms. Ross-Harper told the Examiner, “I have…

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….