Early High School celebrated 2013 Homecoming Friday night and crowned Jenae Williams their Homecoming Queen and Chase Riker Homecoming King.Candidates for Homecoming Queen and King were chosen from the senior class.
Scores are reported as final. Area games and other games of interest are listed below.
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Law enforcement arrests and reports released Friday, September 27, 2013.
Wednesday, September 25
*11:32 AM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Almond Street regarding a credit card which had been stolen. According to the report, the complainant alleged that his girlfriend had taken his credit card and used it without his authorization. The incident was documented, the report states.
Thursday, September 26
*10:58 AM – A Brownwood Police officer made a traffic stop in the area of U.S. Hwy 377 South and Avenue B for a traffic violation. According to the report, several tablets of medication were located inside the vehicle and the driver, identified as 54-year-old Jannette Elaine Allgood Thomas was arrested on two counts of possession of a controlled substance penalty group 3 less than 28 grams.
*2:02 PM – Brownwood Police were called to the 100 block of Bowie Circle regarding the burglary of a vehicle.
*3:13 PM – Brownwood Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of Elizabeth Drive regarding an assault.
*5:00 PM – Brownwood Police were called to Wal-Mart regarding theft greater than $50 less than $500.
Every week of the football season Ford, Texas Ford dealers, and the Built Ford Tough advisory board select players of the week for each division. These players are selected on individual game performance, contribution to the team's success, and individual leadership and performance off the field, including academic success and good community citizenship.
Based on completing 24 passes for 423 yards and 4 touchdowns in a 46-43 come from behind homecoming victory over Snyder. Thomas Scull, general manager of Big Country Ford in Brownwood proudly presented the week 2 "Built Ford Tough" player of the week award for 3A to Chris Keesee of the Brownwood Lions.
Howard Payne University has announced the parade route for Homecoming 2013. The parade, sponsored by Big Country Ford, will travel around the HPU campus Saturday, October 5, beginning at 11 a.m., and the community is welcome and encouraged to attend.The parade will wind its way from HPU’s Doakie Day Art Center around the Mabee University Center, down Fisk Street to Austin Avenue, where it will turn and re-enter the campus on Center Avenue. The parade will end on HPU’s Wilson Walkway.
The May Rodeo Association will host their annual “Bulls & Brisket” fundraising event this weekend, September 27th & 28th, 2013 at the May arena in May, TX. The event will be held in conjunction with the May High School festivities on Homecoming Weekend.
The weekend’s activities begin with a cook-off. Cookers will begin arriving as early as 5:00 p.m. on Friday.
The featured event is the bull riding competition which will take place Saturday at 6:30 p.m. There is no entry fee and the first 30 bull riders signed up by 4 p.m. Saturday will be accepted into the competition.
Bull riders entered in the event have a chance to win the following:
•1st place: $1000 and a championship buckle, plus the option to ride the “Bounty Bull” for an additional $1000 in added prize money (total winnings possible $2000).
Bulls for the event are provided by Dent Hub Hail Repair and J.H. Bucking Bulls of Eastland.
Contact Toby Lindley at 325-642-2347 or Josh Beal at 325-647-7763 for information about the bull riding competition.
Across the United States, Project Graduation is an annual event to help graduating seniors celebrate their special night in a safe alcohol and drug free environment. Parents and students work hard all year long raising money to fund this special night and Big Country Ford wants to help make this night memorable for our local students at Bangs, Brownwood, Early, May and Zephyr.
Big Country Ford is bringing Ford Motor Company’s Drive 4 UR School program to the Brownwood community in an effort to raise up to $6000 for these area schools. For every person who takes the wheel and test-drives a new ford vehicle at Commerce Square on October 5th, Big Country Ford and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 for the school of your choice. The funds will go to help fund project graduation.
“We know funding for our school programs is hard to come by, and we want to do our part to help make sure the programs remain available” said Thomas Scull, General Manager at Big Country Ford. “We are excited to raise money for our area seniors”.
The event, which will be held from 9 am to 4 pm, will feature many vehicles from Ford’s impressive line-up. “Whether you are looking to test out our fuel efficiency vehicles, like the Fusion or Focus, or are more interested in the horsepower like the F150 Eco Boost, we will be able to put you behind the wheel of your favorite Ford vehicle,” said Scull. Dealership staff on site will be able to assist with all Ford vehicles and provide additional information about each vehicle available for test drive.Since the start of Ford’s Drive 4UR School program in 2007, more than $16 million in donations have been generated for high schools nationwide.
According to officials at Texas Department of Transportation, the widening of Austin Avenue/ FM 2524 and the Willis Creek Bridge, from Norwood to Brooks in Brownwood should begin in mid-October.
Currently, crews are in Phase 1 of the project which includes construction of underground utilities and storm drainage. During this phase, traffic has been maintained on existing pavement and most of the work has been in the right of way of Austin Avenue.
Lake Brownwood Community Development Council will host an appreciation dinner for the Lake Brownwood area first responders at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8th at the Lake Brownwood State Park Visitor’s Center.
Dinner will be catered by Joe Dan’s Café, located at 5102 Park Road 15 at Lake Brownwood. The speaker will be from Wendlee Broadcasting. Organizers encourage all Lake Brownwood area first responders to “come and enjoy food, fun and door prizes.”Entry fees to the Lake Brownwood State Park will be waived for attendees of the dinner. Dress is casual and each responder may bring one guest.
Students of Early Primary School celebrated Constitution Week with a parade of hats on Friday, September 27th. Hats of all shapes, sizes and colors with a feeling of patriotic pride were on display.
Early Primary Principal Brian Callaway led the parade of students who created all kinds of hats of red, white and blue with lots of decorations for the parade.
The numerous men and women who serve their country and communities go by many names; fathers mothers, husbands, wives, brothers and sisters- and to some, heroes. The Training Center Garrison Command’s camp manager and officer-in-charge at Camp Bowie, in Brownwood, Texas, is a 19-year veteran in the Texas Army National Guard, and proud to call himself a citizen-soldier.
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- Law Enforcement Blotter 9/26
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- BIS Raises over $1000 in Gold Rush Challenge, Child Cancer Awareness Campaign
- Early High School Homecoming Court
- Students at Ron Jackson State Juvenile Correctional Facility Participate in See You at the Pole Event
- Weekly Fishing Report for Area Lakes
- Four BHS Band Students Make ATSSB All Region Jazz Band; Two Advance to Area
- Upcoming Area Blood Drives
- Outlook Favorable for Texas Deer Season
- HPU announces 2013 Homecoming Court