Mullin, TX

Potential move of Health Department discussed before City Council

During Tuesday morning’s meeting, the Brownwood City Council heard a presentation from Brownwood/Brown County Health Department Administrator Lisa Dick regarding a potential move of the Health Department to 305 Booker Street on the TSTC campus, using City and County American Recovery Play funds for the renovation. The City Council...
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Four sentences handed out in 35th district court

District Attorney, Micheal Murray says that two felony cases were recently heard in Brown/Mills County District Court, Judge Mike Smith, presiding. Reyes Moreno pled guilty to the felony offense of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and was sentenced to twenty (20) years, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Institutional Division.

Council agrees to lease 4 acres from BNSF for Event Center parking

The Brownwood City Council on Tuesday, after lengthy discussion, begrudgingly authorized Mayor Stephen Haynes by unanimous vote to sign a lease with BNSF Railway Company for approximately 4 acres of land on Washington Street for the development of a parking lot for the Event Center complex. The lease calls for...

Brown County Sheriff’s Report: Sept. 27

On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Deputy Chris Angel assisted Sgt. Andre Smoot in reference to a suspicious activity at North State Highway 279. An individual was found to be in possession of marijuana and had three local warrants. The individual was booked into the Brown County Jail for the three warrants and Possession of Marijuana Less Than Two Ounces.

Gordon Wood Hall of Champions Class of ’22 to be inducted Oct. 7

Four members of previous Brownwood Lions teams will be inducted this year into the Gordon Wood Hall of Champions. In addition, the 1970 State Championship football team will be honored. The Hall of Champions missed recognizing the 50th anniversary of this accomplishment in 2020 due to COVID-19. Inductees this year...

Range tour to visit Bohning Ranch

The 2022 Lampasas & Mills County Range Tour will take place Oct. 4 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Bohning Ranch, 1223 County Road 2234 in Lampasas County. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the ranch gate. Cost is $20. Topics to be discussed include managing juniper, redberry and blueberry ID, mesquite management, water sources/systems, stocking rates and flexibility. RSVP by Sept. 30 to…

VIDEO: Lions-Waco Connally Highlights

Some of the brightest moments from Brownwood’s 52-21 road victory on Friday, Sept. 23 – the fourth straight victory for the state-ranked Lions. Check out the full game video at Video courtesy of Scott Coers.

Nelson named ASC’s Sportsmanship Athlete of Year

BROWNWOOD, Texas – Golf has a reputation as a sport for gentlemen and ladies, devoid of flexing and smack. So it might not be a surprise that the American Southwest Conference chose a golfer – Cherokee Nation citizen Brady Nelson of Howard Payne University – as its Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year for 2021-22, but it did mean he stood out in a sport known for polite competition.

Brownwood rides a 4-game winning streak into Battle of Hwy. 377

The Brownwood Lions continue the season on Friday night 63 miles north in Stephenville. The Lions final non-district game is the Battle of Highway 377. Sammy Burnet’s Lions are rolling right now with a four-game winning streak. They are averaging 39 points a game on offense in those wins,...

Lady Lions suffer second straight district defeat at Graham

GRAHAM – The Brownwood Lady Lions dipped to 0-2 in District 6-4A volleyball action and 4-17 on the season with Tuesday night’s 25-22, 25-20, 25-17 road loss to the Graham Lady Blues. “We lacked energy tonight,” said Lady Lions’ fourth-year head coach Allison Smith. “We did some good...

L-M Garden Club receives update on civic matters

Lometa L-M Garden and Civic Club had its first meeting of the new club year on Sept. 19 at the garden club building. The meeting was called to order by President Debbie Hicks. The prayer was given by Virginia Hamilton. About 15 members were present. Refreshments were provided by Tico Hicks, Val Cash and Patricia Dorsey. Finger sandwiches, a variety of chips, fruit, cookies and punch were…

Lamar, Red River counties to receive rural broadband federal funding

Lamar County and Red River County will be receiving federal funding to help with the digital infrastructure in those counties. The Biden administration will spend more than 65 million dollars to build out rural high-speed internet in Texas. Texas will be one of 20 states to benefit from the investment under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Houston Public Media’s Andrew Schneider reports.

Loewrigkeit earns Xtreem Flattrack Summer Racing Series national titles

12-year-old Cohen Loewrigkeit from Brownwood completed the 2022 Xtreem Flattrack Summer racing series this past weekend in Mesquite, TX. Cohen earned the National Championship in three classes: 85cc, 0-249cc, and 250cc. Cohen, heading into Mesquite, was only six points ahead of rider Nicholas Karnes from Norton, KS (Cohen had secured the 85cc and 0-249cc championships going into the weekend). Cohen rode flawlessly on both days of racing at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway and was able to secure the 250cc Championship. This was Cohen’s first season to ride the 250cc class and only his second year as a racer. Cohen was the 2021 Summer and Winter Series Champion in the 85cc and 0-249cc classes, bringing his total to seven National Championships in the past two years.

Turnovers cost Lometa in tough loss to Waco Live Oak

Lometa’s inability to hold on to the football was a major problem Friday night, as five Hornet turnovers led directly to scores for the Waco Live Oak Falcons. Live Oak won the matchup 47-0. The game, which ended midway through the third quarter, began with Live Oak scoring on a long third-down conversion just over a minute into the game. Lometa’s offense faltered on its next two drives, and a…