The weekly Wednesday Evening Jackpot Fishing Tournament held at Lake Brownwood wrapped up its season this past week on October 23rd. There were 17 participants in this final event of the year.
Jeff Windham was named Angler of the Year.
The results of the final tournament are below.
The lake conditions were as follows:
Weather was Clear
Wind: 0 to 9 mph SSE
Air temp: start 78* end 57*
Water was stained 66* to 73*
There were 13 fish weighed in for a total of 27.54 lbs.
Out of 17 contestants 9 people weighed in fish with 1 limit.
Cheryll Mabray has been appointed as the new Associate Judge of the Child Protection Court of the Hill Country. The appointment was made by Billy Ray Stubblefield, Judge of the 26th Judicial District Court in Williamson County and Presiding Judge of the Third Administrative Judicial Region, Dean Rucker, Judge of the 318th District Court and Presiding Judge of the 7th Administrative Judicial Region and Stephen B. Ables, Presiding Judge of the 6th Administrative Judicial Region. The Child Protection Court hears child abuse and neglect cases in Brown, Coryell, Gillespie, Lampasas, Llano, Mills, and San Saba counties.
Mrs. Mabray has served as the Llano County Attorney for twenty-three years. As County Attorney, she represented the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services in child abuse and neglect cases. Mrs. Mabray’s career includes serving as First Assistant District Attorney in the 33rd Judicial District, and she maintained a private practice with the Law Office of Wade Hutto. She has served as president of the 5,000 member Texas District and County Attorneys Association, as well as serving on the State Bar of Texas grievance committee. Mrs. Mabray was a co-founder of the Hill Country Children’s Advocacy Center, and she served on the Llano County Child Welfare Board. She has been active over the years in training new CASA volunteers.
Howard Payne's Richard Young threw for 372 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 47-36 conference victory over East Texas Baptist University Saturday afternoon at Gordon Wood Stadium.
The Yellow Jackets would score three touchdowns in the second quarter and three in the third quarter to open up a 44-20 lead going into the final quarter of action.
After a 30 minute lightning delay midway through the fourth, ETBU made a strong comeback scoring on a 45-yard pass with 6:11 left to play, two point conversion was good. The Tigers then recovered an onside kick and scored on a 1-yard run with just 1:11 later. Another two point conversion by ETBU would bring then to within eight, 44-36, with five minutes to play.
On the next drive, HPU's Joshua Martinez would hit a 31-yard field goal to extend the Jackets lead to 47-36 with 2:18 remaining.
The Howard Payne defense then forced ETBU to turnover the ball on downs thanks to back to back sacks by freshman Patrick Hunt.
HPU's Richard Young was 31-for-41 for 372 yards and four TDs. Young also rushed for 65 yards on six carries with two TDs. Colby Mica had 12 catches for 120 yards and two TDs. Zarron Dove had 9 catches for 91 yards and a TD. Dove also had 16 carries for 63 yards. Tristian Fuentes added two catches for 50 yards and a TD.
Brown County 4-H is supported by Brown County United Way
DATES TO REMEMBER
2 – Goat Showmanship Clinic 10:00a.m. atYouth Fair Barns
4 – Major Stock Show Entry Night 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. at Extension Office
7 – Food Challenge Practice 5:30p.m. at Extension Office
8 – Deadline to Enter Fort Worth Stock Show
9 – County and State Swine Validation 8:00a.m. – 10:00a.m. at Youth Fair Barns
11 – Extension Office Closed for Veterans Day
12 – Brownwood 4-H Club Meeting 6:30p.m. at Extension Office
12 – Early 4-H Club Meeting 6:30p.m. at Early First Baptist Church
14 – Food Challenge Practice 5:30p.m. at Extension Office
17 – Sheep Club Meeting 6:00p.m. at Youth Fair Barns
18 – Major Stock Show Entry Night 5:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. at Extension Office
A hard fought battle against the Lampasas Badgers left the Brownwood Lions disappointed with a heartbreaking 61-56 loss in the last seconds of the game Friday night. There was over 1000 total yards of combined offense in the game, but some missed opportunities on defense caused the Lions to come up short.
The Lions marched down in the opening drive with a touchdown followed by a field goal starting the game out with a 10-0 lead. It was a back and forth game after that with the two teams at a tie at the end of the first half after a 45 yard field goal by Brownwood. The Lions allowed the Badgers to make three touchdowns in the third quarter. The Lions tied it up again at the start of the fourth quarter, and in the last 1:26 of the game, Brownwood came back and with a 1 point lead which was foiled by a Lampasas touchdown in the last 36 seconds of the game.According to Brownwood Lions Head Coach Chuck Howard, he couldn’t have asked more of the offensive play. He commended the performance of kicker Abraham Oviedo, who had a perfect game with 2 field goals and perfect on extra points.
Friday night high school football scoreboard October 25, 2013. Scores are reported as final. Area games and other games of interest are listed below.
Victory Life Academy 0
Richland Springs 76
Effective Thursday, Native Air, one of Brownwood’s two air ambulance services relocated their base to another city. Details of the relocation were not available as of Friday morning.
Native Air officials released the following statement:
It has been our pleasure serving the citizens of Brownwood and Brown County and we look forward to continuing our service albeit from another location. While we had hoped to avoid any type of service disruption, this relocation will require us to be without this aircraft for several days. During the interim we will still be available to assist the citizens of this community from one of our other bases of operation in Abilene.According to Tracey Budz, Director of Corporate Communications of Air Methods, which is the parent company of Native Air, the relocation of the base was a mutual contractual decision.
Brownwood High School cross country teams are headed to regional competition after both teams placed 2nd at the District cross country meet in Gatesville Wednesday morning.
Three BHS cross country team members will also advance to the region meet based on their individual scores. Dylan Person earned 2nd place with a run of 16:50 while Austin Snyder came in 5th with a time of 17:24 in the men’s varsity 5K run. Tori Burkett of the girls’ varsity team earned 5th place in the 2 mile run with a time of 12:21.
Both BHS varsity and JV teams received 2nd place as Liberty Hill High School swept the meet, placing 1st in all four runs.
Varsity teams will compete at the Region I-3A meet on Saturday, November 2nd at Mae Simmons Park in Lubbock.
Brownwood High School Team Results are as follows:
Varsity GirlsTori Burkett 2nd 12:21
Jessica Romero 11th 12:41
Julianne Hood 12th 12:57
Victoria Hood 13th 12:58
Ashley Strong 19th 13:05
Alex Bernal 22nd 13:18
Alexis Gil 28th 13:46
U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway held a town hall meeting in Brownwood on Friday at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce to talk about recent and upcoming issues including the government shutdown and immigration.He outlined the recent shutdown that left government offices closed for 16 days, but said that in the end, the outcome was not as bad as many people expected.
There are many scary things to do on Halloween but if you are looking for some family fun entertainment, be sure to visit downtown as Weakley-Watson Sporting Goods comes to life in a music and lights show running daily now through October 31.
Owner David Furry and his staff invite the public to enjoy the musical light show each evening from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. The storefront, located at 102 Fisk Avenue in Brownwood, will come to life with recognizable Halloween songs and a fun light show.
Law enforcement arrests and reports released Friday, October 25, 2013.
Wednesday, October 23
*7:32 AM – Brownwood Police were called to the 500 block of W. Commerce regarding a burglary. According to the report, a door had been damaged when entry was made into the building.
Thursday, October 24
*12:13 AM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of W. Commerce regarding a possible domestic disturbance. According to the report, the complainant advised that his wife had physically assaulted him by pulling his hair; however the wife denied all allegations and the pair was separated for the evening.
*7:40 AM – Brownwood Police were called to the 2400 block of Belmeade regarding the burglary of a vehicle. According to the report, the complainant’s debit card had been stolen during the incident and later used at a local business in Brownwood.
*12:44 PM – A Brown County Sheriff’s deputy was called to a residence on County Road 105 regarding cruelty to animals. According to the report, the animal in question was found to be a 32-year-old male horse, in failing health. The owners were contacted and stated that they have been feeding it senior feed but that he still appears to be losing weight. The horse was extremely thin to the point that its ribs, hip bones and spine could be seen, according to the deputy’s report.
- Shaw Retires as Supervisor of Brown/Mills County Adult Probation After 21 Years Service
- Police Continue Investigation in Monday's Shooting at Early Home
- Shaw Named Brown County Farm Bureau Insurance Player of the Week
- HPU Junior Lacy Culpepper Receives James L. Williamson Scholarship
- Widow Spiders
- Brownwood Professional Firefighters Association to Present 6th Annual Haunted House
- Law enforcement Blotter 10/24
- Bruner Auto Group Honors Victory Life Academy Students with Youths of Inspiration Award
- Lions to Face the Lampasas Badgers Friday
- Choosing the Right Tree, Shrub, or Plant
- Jones Selected to Participate in Court Management Program
- Woodland Heights Elementary Announces STAR Students for the 1st Six Weeks