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Bangs Fires Police Chief Amid Misconduct Allegations

BANGS – After nearly seven years of serving as Chief of Police for the Bangs Police Department, Chief Jose Camarillo was terminated. According to Mayor Rick Phelps, the city council voted unanimously to fire Camarillo after receiving multiple complaints regarding his behavior as chief. The grievances included: failing to respond to calls not logging evidence into an evidence locker at city hall not locking the police department's guns in an appropriate locker choosing to not wear a bulletproof vest or a body camera “There were several complaints and I can’t go into what they are but…
BANGS, TX
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Longhorn Legends to be recognized before Friday’s game with Merkel

Five Early Longhorn Legends will be recognized for their contributions prior to the Longhorns’ homecoming football game against Merkel at 7:30 p.m. Friday. They are:. Judy Reed has been selected as a 2021 Longhorn Legend. Mrs. Reed served EISD as an award winning Choir teacher for thirty years from 1985-2015. She is loved by all of her former choir students and colleagues. She is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association. She was voted Region Teacher of the Year and Early High School Teacher of the Year twice. Many former choir students have wonderful memories of when she took them to perform at Carnegie Hall. She even took her class to England! Mrs.Reed led two of her choirs to the state championship in UIL. Her choirs earned twenty-one Sweepstakes at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contests. She directed over twenty major musicals and four Madrigal Dinners. She took over 250 students to compete at State UIL Solo and Ensemble Contests during her years at Early. Her choir program was special because she had very high expectations, but she managed to get the very best from her students in a loving and respectful way. Her motto is “The key to excellence is to remember.” Judy Reed is what Longhorn Legends are all about!
BROWN COUNTY, TX
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Dorothy Mae Dickens Frazier, 80, of Brownwood

A Graveside service for Dorothy Mae Dickens Frazier, 80 of Brownwood, will be held Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm at Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday September 18, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Brownwood Funeral Home. Momma…That word and all of the beautiful images it creates...
BROWNWOOD, TX
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Water Board Warns of Price Increase

At the September meeting of the Board of Directors of the Brown County Water Improvement District #1, much of the discussion centered on increased operational expenses, which will result in higher water rates next year. There are three factors in the higher operating expense:. (A) Chemicals. The cost of chemicals...
BROWN COUNTY, TX
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BISD Board Report from Sept. 13, 2021

The Brownwood ISD (BISD) Board of Trustees met for a regular session meeting on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. The session was called to order by Board President, Michael Cloy. Coggin Avenue Baptist Church Student Pastor Ricky Cavitt gave the invocation. Coggin Intermediate School sixth-grade students, Kaydence Chandler, Paityn Lane, Carmen Paul, Aerin Gardner, and Kenzie Taylor led the Pledge of Allegiance.
BROWNWOOD, TX
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Linnie Mae Griffith Shutz

Linnie Mae Griffith Shutz, 85, went to be with the Lord on September 15, 2021, at Senior Care Center in Brownwood, Texas. She was born on May 16, 1936, in San Angelo, Texas, to Lee and Capitola (Lankford) Moore. Linnie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and devoted her life to her family. She was united in marriage to Frank Griffith, who preceded her in death, and later married Raymond Shutz, who also preceded her in death. Linnie was a resident of Comanche for twenty-one years. She had a passion for quilting and spent much of her time at the Comanche Senior Center making exquisite quilts with her friends.
BROWNWOOD, TX
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Triple T Grill Brownwood Lions Player of the Week Jason Jackson

Head coach Sammy Burnett has chosen Jason Jackson as the Triple T Grill Brownwood Lions Player of the Week for Week 3. The junior receiver/defensive back caught four passes for 77 yards and two touchdowns while also tallying a tackle while filling in on defense during the Lions’ 57-21 loss at China Spring.
BROWNWOOD, TX
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Undefeated Early welcomes Merkel for homecoming

EARLY – Off to one of their best starts in school history, the Early Longhorns look to remain unbeaten as they host the Merkel Badgers at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the 2021 homecoming contest. The Longhorns (3-0) have started the season with victories over Bangs (48-12), Tolar (33-16) and Comanche...
EARLY, TX
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Linnie Mae Griffith Shutz, 85, of Comanche

Linnie Mae Griffith Shutz, 85, went to be with the Lord on September 15, 2021, at Senior Care Center in Brownwood, Texas. She was born on May 16, 1936, in San Angelo, Texas, to Lee and Capitola (Lankford) Moore. Linnie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and devoted her life to her family. She was united in marriage to Frank Griffith, who preceded her in death, and later married Raymond Shutz, who also preceded her in death. Linnie was a resident of Comanche for twenty-one years. She had a passion for quilting and spent much of her time at the Comanche Senior Center making exquisite quilts with her friends.
COMANCHE, TX
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Dublin area invited to rally for Rylan

The Dublin community is invited to rally around the Comanche courthouse on Saturday, Sept. 25 in support of 5-year-old Dubliner Rylan Pruitt, who is battling a rare form of brain cancer. The event will take place near the Stone Eagle beer garden in Comanche from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.,...
DUBLIN, TX
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149 positive COVID results since Friday, 516 active cases

Since Friday, September 10th, the Brownwood-Brown County Health Department has received an additional 149 new positive COVID-19 test results. There are currently 19 people currently hospitalized in Brown County for COVID-19. Hendrick Medical Center Brownwood is operating a screening clinic with no cost testing. Individuals should text “covidhelp” to 325-216-4824...
BROWN COUNTY, TX

The Shelves Are Stocked With Fresh Jam At Brownwood Acres In Michigan

Are you on the hunt for a few fresh goods made right here in the Great Lakes State? There’s nothing more wonderful than taking home a locally produced item that’s crafted with care, and Michigan is home to all sorts of unique shops to choose from. When you’re ready for a truly charming experience, be […] The post The Shelves Are Stocked With Fresh Jam At Brownwood Acres In Michigan appeared first on Only In Your State.
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Fishing report

Water lightly stained; 90 degrees; 0.35 feet high. Largemouth bass are good with perch like crank baits, brown or green Texas rigged plastic worms, chartreuse bladed spinners and shaky head jigs near timber, rocky shorelines, and docks. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs in brush piles and near bridge pilings. White bass and hybrids are good on slabs, swimbaits and live bait along the main lake channels, humps and ridges. Look for birds diving over feeding schools of white bass. Catfish are good on shrimp, chicken liver and live bait.,
BROWNWOOD, TX
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New Food Plaza Store Under Construction

A new super-size Food Plaza store is under construction at the corner of Austin Ave. and Coggin Ave. The building of approximately 15,000-square feet formerly housed the Sav-On Food grocery store for many years. Vacant for almost two decades, the building was purchased several months ago by the company that owns and operates several Food Plaza stores in Brownwood and surrounding communities.
BROWNWOOD, TX
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Food Plaza Store Under Construction in Brownwood

A new super-size Food Plaza store is under construction at the corner of Austin Ave. and Coggin Ave. The building of approximately 15,000-square feet formerly housed the Sav-On Food grocery store for many years. Vacant for almost two decades, the building was purchased several months ago by the company that owns and operates several Food Plaza stores in Brownwood and surrounding communities.
BROWNWOOD, TX
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Happy Herman's Hideaway

Hello there, my San Saba loves, and how have you been since last we spoke? It has been quite a week in the human world, and not one that historians will be writing about with joy. Hurricane Ida brought back many unpleasant memories in our house as the parentals have lived that fear many times. Dad was watching it blow in on YouTube, and he asked mom if she still missed the beach. And she gave the most ridiculous answer…“Yes!”
SAN SABA, TX
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Ribbon Cutting Held for Best Western Plus Riata

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Best Western Plus Riata on August 19, 2021. Bill and Bertha Stewart opened the hotel doors in April and announced at the ribbon cutting that the hotel is currently over 70% occupancy. The Best Western Plus Riata is a...
BROWNWOOD, TX
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Lucille + Mabel Kitchen & Libations targets New Year’s Eve opening

By the end of the year, a new restaurant/bakery/bar is expected to be the latest addition to the flourishing revitalization of downtown Brownwood. Lucille + Mabel Kitchen & Libations – owned by Christian Nance, Tammy Nance, Wayne Meadow and Crystal Meadow – is shooting for a Dec. 31 opening at its location on the ground floor, and eventually the basement, of the former First National Bank building at the corner of Baker and Center.
BROWNWOOD, TX
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