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Daughters of the Republic of Texas workshop in Brownwood Aug. 6-7

Eighty Texas women from 21 Texas counties venture into Brownwood Friday for the annual District II Workshop of The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 6-7. The Brownwood DRT chapter will treat their guests to tours of Downtown Brownwood, a history fete at Teddy’s Brewhaus, a...
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Commissioners Hear Requests for Funds From American Rescue Plan Act

Brown County Commissioners Court met Monday morning, August 2, and heard several requests from schools, water districts and various county offices to receive funding from the American Rescue Plan Act. Commissioners approved some and took no action on others. Brown County is projected to be eligible for $7,343,490. Funds will be distributed to counties in two separate tranches (slices). Fifty percent would be distributed this year and the remaining 50 percent no earlier than 12 months from the first payment.
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Brown County COVID Cases Continue Climbing

This week, the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 128 positive COVID-19 test results. Of the 128 positives, 81 were PCR, and 47 were antigen. There are 11 people currently hospitalized in Brown County for COVID-19. No new deaths have been reported. Note: Hendrick is operating the screening clinic again and...
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Court Records 7/30/21

There were no criminal cases filed in the Brown County Clerk’s office this week. The following marriage licenses were filed from July 23 through July 29:. The following cases were filed in the Brown County District Clerk’s office from July 23 through July 29:. Discover Bank vs. Larry Allen, Sr.,...
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BISD Supt. Young Discusses Upcoming School Year

Brownwood ISD Superintendent Dr. Joe Young was our special guest Thursday morning on KOXE and he provided some key dates parents and students need to know about, as well as the COVID situation going into the school year. Among the questions was one regarding where BISD stands with a significant...
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Brown County 4-H News – July 29

10 – Deadline to Submit Project Proficiency Award Form. 16 – Brown County 4-H Annual Banquet 6-9pm at Teddy’s Brewhaus. 24 – Brown County 4-H Club Manager/Adult Leader Training 5:30pm at the Extension Office. 24 – Deadline to Order State Lamb/Goat Tags. STATE FAIR, & HEART OF TEXAS FAIR. It...
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News Flash

The Brownwood/Brown County Health Department received 128 positive COVID-19 test results. Of the 128 positives, 81 were PCR, and 47 were antigen. There are 11 people currently hospitalized in Brown County for COVID-19. No new deaths have been reported. Note: Hendrick is operating the screening clinic again and offering no...
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BISD superintendent shares information on upcoming school year

With Aug. 18 – the start of the Brownwood ISD 2021-22 school year – right around the corner, Brownwood ISD Superintendent Dr. Joe Young stopped by KOXE Thursday morning and provided information on the upcoming school year. Among the questions was one regarding where BISD stands with a significant increase...
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Eight Sentenced to Prison in District Court

According to District Attorney, Micheal Murray, the following felony cases were recently heard in Brown/Mills County District Court, Judge Mike Smith, presiding. Tony Dale Benson pled guilty to the felony offense of Stalking and was sentenced Twenty-five (25) years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division. Kolton Reeves pled guilty...
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Council OKs assistance in use of American Rescue Plan funds

The Brownwood City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved, subject to legal review, an agreement with Public Management for an administration contract regarding an American Rescue Plan grant. The City of Brownwood is estimated to receive a $4,572,890 allocation in two payments as part of the American Rescue Plan Act. The...
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Commissioners Table Decision on Use of American Rescue Plan Funds

Brown County Commissioners met Monday morning, July 26. The meeting lasted just over one hour with the majority of that time spent on agenda item 8B. County Judge, Dr. Paul Lilly, led discussion on possible approval of action regarding approval of the County Judge’s recommendation for the use of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act. The recommendation was for $922,794 for water improvements requested by Brookesmith, Zephyr and May water supply providers. Another $750,000 was recommended ($250,000 each) for Bangs, Early and Brookesmith school districts.
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Controlled Burn Planned at Camp Bowie

Brown County Commissioners were told Monday morning by County Emergency Management Chief, Darrell Johnston, to expect to see smoke on the Camp Bowie property between July 31st and August 6th. The controlled burn, scheduled back in the Spring, could not be held. The controlled burn will start as soon as...
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Tribute concert set to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

The Dubon Family Foundation, in partnership with Stagecoache Event Center and the Visit Early Tourism Department, is commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attacks with a 9/11 Tribute Concert. Active duty military from many of the military bases in the area will be participating in the event including...
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Camp Bowie controlled burn set for July 31-Aug. 6

Brown County Commissioners were told Monday morning by County Emergency Management Chief, Darrell Johnston, to expect to see smoke on the Camp Bowie property between July 31st and August 6th. The controlled burn, scheduled back in the Spring, could not be held. The controlled burn will start as soon as...
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Time to Renew Brands/Marks/Tattoos with Brown Co. Clerk

Since 1981, Title 6, Chapter 144 of the TEXAS AGRICULTURE CODE, requires a brand or mark to be registered every ten years. All Marks, Brands and Tattoos currently registered with the Brown County Clerk will expire on August 30, 2021. This includes those filed today or any time prior to August 30, 2021. The renewal period for your Marks/Brands/Tattoos is August 31, 2021 through February 28, 2022.
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COVID vaccination clinic slated for Aug. 3

The Brownwood-Brown County Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for ages 12 years old and older on August 3rd, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Depot Civic Center, 600 E. Depot Street, in Brownwood. Please call 325-646-0554 to make an appointment. This clinic is sponsored by the Texas Army National Guard. For more information, please visit: https://bit.ly/3ha4Klk.
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Cornerstone Community Action Agency helping residents with COVID mortgage assistance

The state has provided funding to assist individuals in Brown Country and Cornerstone Community Action Agency is available to help residents. The state has been awarded a grant that provides mortgage assistance to income-eligible households impacted by COVID-19. The program can help pay up to six consecutive months of all or part of a mortgage payment, including mortgage arrears.
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Brown Co. COVID-19 cases up 189% from last week

BROWNWOOD, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Brown County. According to the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department, there were 107 positive COVID-19 tests recorded from July 17-23, up from 37 cases the previous week. The health department also reports two COVID-19-related deaths: a man in his...