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Meth lab components found at Lake Brownwood in Paw Paw

MLive

Date: 10/22/2014 11:36:00 AM

A citizen called the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office Monday night to report suspicious activity at the Brownwood Lake public access area, located west of Michigan Avenue in Paw Paw Township. According to a news release, deputies responded to the area at

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Daniel, Flack Win 2015 Alabama Bass Trail Championship

Wired 2 Fish

Date: 10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM

Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of

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Grassland birds, waterfowl, professional anglers and more: Outdoor Insider

Penn Live

Date: 10/14/2014 6:12:00 AM

After postponing the 2014 PAA opener originally slated for Sept. 25-27 on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn., the Board of Directors has also cancelled the remaining two PAA events for 2014. Starting with a single event on Choke Canyon, Tex., in 2008

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Filmmaker's tale of 44-day canoe trip to the coast will premiere at Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Birmingham

Al.com

Date: 10/11/2014 4:00:00 AM

Nichols floated down the Cahaba River, then into the Alabama River, and finally into the delta and the Gulf of Mexico. "The lower Cahaba is so rural you can travel for days without seeing other people," he said. "On the Alabama River you'll see bass boats

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Lay Dam has rich history

gadsdenmessenger.com

Date: 10/10/2014 12:15:00 PM

On Dec. 4, 1906, Gadsden entrepreneur and steamboat captain William Patrick Lay founded the Alabama Power Company and began plans to build a dam near the site of Lock 12 on the Coosa River. Lay acquired congressional approval to build the dam, cleared the

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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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