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Woman tells game wardens that she provided alcohol to minors to ‘be cool mom’

Your Houston News

Date: 8/1/2014 3:18:00 PM

The owl was recovered and released. Two game wardens were patrolling Lake Brownwood with a Brownwood Lake patrol officer when they stopped a pontoon boat for a routine water safety check. The operator had blood-shot eyes and slurred speech. One of the

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Woman tells game wardens that she provided alcohol to minors to ‘be cool mom’

Your Houston News

Date: 7/31/2014 1:27:15 PM

The owl was recovered and released. Two game wardens were patrolling Lake Brownwood with a Brownwood Lake patrol officer when they stopped a pontoon boat for a routine water safety check. The operator had blood-shot eyes and slurred speech. One of the

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Jack R. Weedon

Brownwood Bulletin

Date: 7/18/2014 7:30:00 PM

He settled in California where he met his wife Diane. They moved to Texas in 1962 and built a home on Brownwood Lake. They lived there for five years before moving to their property in Early. Jack built two beautiful homes on the property and lived there

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Destination Oasis: West Texans flock to Lake Brownwood

Odessa American

Date: 7/14/2014 3:24:00 PM

LAKE BROWNWOOD When Rusty and Pam Moose want to get away from West Texas for a weekend — they head east and south to Lake Brownwood. Most weekends the Moose “herd,” as Rusty calls them, can be found on their pontoon boat where they can comfortably

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Lake Brownwood - Lake view

Odessa American

Date: 7/13/2014 11:00:00 AM

A view of Lake Brownwood from the deck of the home owned by Odessa native Allen Jenkins, who now lives at Lake Brownwood full time, with his family. Jenkins, who is a Permian graduate, owns Big G Grocery on Lake Brownwood

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• River: Colorado River (Texas)
• Surface Area: 7,300 Acres
• Maximum Depth: 95 feet
Lake Brownwood is located on Pecan Bayou and Jim Ned Creek, 70 miles southeast of Abilene and about 10 miles north of the city of Brownwood.

Things to Do

Activities include picnicking, camping, hiking (2.5 miles of hiking trails and a 0.5-mile nature trail), boating (motors allowed), water skiing (jet skis allowed), fishing, nature study, swimming (in an unsupervised swimming area), and bird watching.

Ranger Programs

The park offers a variety of educational opportunities. Check the calendar for upcoming events or contact the park for special tours.

Get more information on the Civilian Conservation Corps, which helped develop this park and numerous others over 70 years ago, by visiting the CCC page that includes the interactive online exhibits and education resource, “The Look of Nature: Designing Texas State Parks During the Great Depression” and “A New Deal for Texas Parks."

* Interpretive Guide to Lake Brownwood State Park (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/pwdpubs/media/pwd_br_p4506_0009h.pdf)
* Birds of Lake Brownwood State Park: A Field Checklist (http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/publications/pwdpubs/media/pwd_bk_p4506-0009h.pdf)
* Ask about the Junior Ranger Explorer Packs available for free checkout at the park. (https://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/state-parks/programs/junior-ranger-program)

Area Attractions

Nearby points of interest in Brownwood include Howard Payne University and Douglas McArthur Academy of Freedom, Camp Bowie Memorial Park, Coleman City Park, Camp Colorado Museum Replica, Rattlesnake Roundup (March), and Brown County Rodeo (July).
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