Law enforcement arrests and reports released Monday, January 13, 2014.
Friday, January 10
*8:02 AM – A Brownwood Police officer located a vending machine in the 1800 block of Belle Plain, Fast Lane Carwash, which had been burglarized. The incident is pending further investigation, the report states.
*10:01 AM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 400 block of Chandler regarding identification theft.
*12:21 PM – Brownwood Police were called to the 3500 block of Rhodes Road regarding a burglary of a coin operated machine. According to the report, the property manager stated that an unknown subject had broken into the soda machine between the hours of 5:00 p.m. on January 9th and 8:00 a.m. on January 10th and taken approximately $30.00 in coins. There were no suspects at the time of the report.
*Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested 21-year-old Dakota Michael Cross of May for theft of property equal or greater than $500 less than $1500.
*Early Police arrested 19-year-old Zachary Delarosa of Early on a Tom Green County warrant.
*50-year-old Gary Wayne Laird turned himself in on warrants related to two counts burglary of a vehicle.
The Young Leaders of Brown County will hold their 1st quarter luncheon on Wednesday, January 22nd from 11:30 AM to 1 PM at the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce board room.
Representatives from Painter and Johnson Insurance will present information on the changes in health insurance, how it affects individuals, the sign-up process and much more
The cost is $7 per person and a meal will be provided.Please register by Friday, January 17th by logging on to www.brownwoodchamber.org in the events calendar.
The Brown County Youth Fair wrapped up Saturday night with the annual premium sale which, according to BCFA officials, was another record breaking year.
Sales for this year’s premium sale garnered $281,000 for the youth of Brown County. This was the fifth consecutive year total premium sales amounts have increased. Over just 5 years, this amount has increased over $124,000.
The Big Country Fellowship of Christian announces The Big Country Chevy Dealer’s FCA All-Star Festival to be held during the spring of 2014. The Festival is an expansion of FCA’s All-Star activities. The events that comprise The Big Country Chevy Dealer’s FCA All-Star Festival:
April 27, 2014 All-Star Induction Banquet, Abilene Civic Center with special guest speaker, Chad Hennings
May 17, 2014 Festival Awards Dinner, ACU’s Teague Center with special guest speaker, Daniel Manning
June 12, 2014 6th Annual All-Star Girls Basketball and the 2nd Annual All-Star Boys Basketball games presented by Action Sports Medicine, held in Brownwood, Texas at the Brownwood Coliseum
June 13, 2014 1st Annual Girls Softball and 1st Annual Boys Baseball games held in San Angelo
June 14, 2014 2nd Annual Girls Volleyball game presented by Abilene Regional Medical Center at ACU’s Moody Coliseum15th Annual Greathouse All-Star Football Classic game at Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium
The following is a political announcement submitted by Candidate Adron Beck who is running for Brown County Commissioner, Precinct 2.
Adron Beck announces his candidacy for Brown County Commissioner, Precinct 2 in the March 4th Republican Party Primary.
I was born and raised in Brown County Texas and have lived my entire life in the county. My wife Betty and I are involved in farming and ranching in the May community.
I will devote myself to being a full time commissioner. I have 128 hours of classroom studies and 8 years of experience in county government.
I served twelve plus years as a member of the Early ISD School Board.
I will be involved in the infrastructure of the county roads and a supporter of strong law enforcement in the county.
I support responsible growth that preserves the beauty of Brown County. Being a landowner and tax payer, I will be sensitive to decisions concerning county tax dollars.
Organizers are getting set to host the 16th Annual Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibit February 1-15, 2014, and artists need to prepare for the call for entries next week at the Depot Civic and Cultural Center.
The entries for the show will be accepted on Friday, January 24 from 5 – 6:30 PM and Saturday, January 25 from 9 AM to noon. Cost to submit artwork is $20 per entry, and each artist is limited to a total of three entries. Those entries will be juried for acceptance to the show first and then judged for awards.
This year’s juror will be Benito Huerta, who has a B.F.A. from the University of Houston, and a M.A. from New Mexico State University. He was a co-founder and Executive Director and Emeritus Board Director of Art Lies, a Texas Art Journal.
Huerta’s work was featured in a one-person exhibition at William Campbell Contemporary Art in Fort Work this past September. His work was also the focus of a 20-year survey exhibition, entitled Intermission, at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago in 2011. Other recent one-person exhibitions, Spirits to Watch Over Me, 2012, at Avis Frank Gallery in Houston; Meaning of Sight, 2010, at the Ellen Noel Art Museum in Odessa: Shock & Awe, 2009, at the University of San Antonio, and a 13-year survey exhibition, Sounds: Benito Huerta 1992-2005, 2005-2007, at the Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, and the El Paso Museum of Art.
Brown County 4-H is supported by Brown County United Way
DATES TO REMEMBER
14 – Consumer Decision Making Practice 5:00p.m. at Extension Office
20 – Extension Office Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
21 – Rabbit Club Meeting 7:00p.m. at Extension Office
21 – Consumer Decision Making Practice 5:00p.m. at Extension Office
28 – Consumer Decision Making Practice 5:00p.m. at Extension Office
CONSUMER DECISION MAKING
Consumer Decision Making is a contest used to educate youth on how to become smart shoppers and make proper decisions and defend them with reasons. If you are a senior age 4-Her and advance past state you have the opportunity to compete at the Northwestern Stock Show in Denver, Colorado. If you are interested in participating, practices will begin on January 14th 5:00p.m. at the Extension Office.
The 2014 Brown County Youth Fair wrapped up Saturday night with the annual awards and premium sale and the crowning of this year’s Miss Brown County Fair Association.
The evening began with Jacey Guest of Early FFA being crowned Miss BCFA.
Top buyer awards for 2013 were presented to Landmark Life, Putter Jarvis; Diamond P Enterprises, Domingo Perez; and O & B Farms, Hans Bonnema.
The Steve Rumfeld Memorial Scholarship was presented by the Rumfeld family. This $500 scholarship was awarded to Matthew Lewis of Brownwood FFA.
Although not part of the auction, grand and reserve champion winners along with showmanship winners of the Horse Division were also recognized for their participation and hard work.
Jacey Guest, representing Early FFA, was crowned Miss Brown County Fair Association 2014 at the annual awards and premium sale Saturday night. This year’s newly crowned Miss Brown County Fair Association was awarded a $2000 scholarship from the Brown County Fair Association, a traveling trophy for her school, a trophy to keep as her own and various other gifts from local merchants.
Jacey Guest is the daughter of John and Jan Guest. She is a junior at Early High School. She is representing the Early FFA and has shown steers for nine years. Jacey has won Reserve Champion Angus Steer at San Antonio in 2007, Reserve Champion Steer at the Brown County Youth Fair in 2009 and Champion Shorthorn Steer at Fort Worth in 2010.
The 62nd annual Brown County Youth Fair horse division judging took place on Saturday morning.
The judge for the event was Danyelle Hemphill of Coleman County. Hemphill grew up with horses and during college at West Texas A&M, was very involved with the equine and judging programs. She currently stays involved in the beef cattle and equine breeding and training portion of her family’s ranching operation in Coleman County. Hemphill is the director of the Coleman County Cowgirls Equestrian drill team and is formerly a Miss Rodeo Texas.
Division superintendent Julie Gribble managed the ring during the event. Gribble has been a mentor with the horse club for many years.
United Blood Services will be holding several blood drives over the next 30 days to give area residents a chance to donate.
There is always a need for blood and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in the community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most people will need donated blood sometime in their lives.
Several appointments are available at local drives to be held within the next month. Make an online appointment today by clicking the link of the blood drive location you wish to attend or visit http://www.unitedbloodservices.org/ for more information.
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