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Firefighting grass fire

Brownwood firefighters fight a different battle during summer

A small hay fire didn’t injure anybody, but two volunteer firefighters experienced heat exhaustion while battling the blaze earlier this week. Brownwood Fire Department Chief Del Albright said firefighters take many steps to prepare for heat exhaustion when it happens.

Man indicted in Brown County for interfering with child custody

Killeen man Michael Johnson, 41, was indicted on a charge of interfering with child custody from an incident that occurred March 6 at a Brown County school.

Multiple men arrested for counterfeit money in Brownwood

Brown County Sheriff's Department and Mills County Sheriff's Department deputies arrested two men for making counterfeit money Wednesday afternoon.

Accident in Brownwood blocks traffic, sends 2 to hospital

A two-car accident blocked West Austin Avenue in Brownwood and sent two people to the hospital Thursday morning.

City of Brownwood purchases new equipment for recycling

The city of Brownwood supported recycling efforts by spending more than $130,000 on a glass pulverizer and a baler for the recycling center that were unveiled this week.

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Brownwood council pulls out of state loan for water projects

Brownwood City Council members unanimously voted to back out of a loan with the Texas Water Development board Tuesday morning.

TSTC honor society takes quickest path to officers' hearts

Members of Texas State Technical College's honor society, Phi Theta Kappa, showed their appreciation for Brownwood Law Enforcement officials with food.

Brownwood businesses have mixed feelings on road construction

Road work on Coggin Avenue will begin Monday.

Camp Bowie upgrades bring soldiers, money to Brownwood

Army and National Guard soldiers from multiple units traveled to Camp Bowie to repair 17 miles of road earlier this month.

Brown County cares for service members with packages from home

Tori Truelove sent her marine husband care packages regularly, but when she learned that he was the only one receiving packages, she wanted to get others involved.