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2/26/2015
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UPDATE: Big Country lakes starting to crest

KTXS

Date: 2/21/2015 6:00:00 PM

With fewer showers in the area Thursday, the water level at most lakes had stabilized Thursday evening. However, slight rises were still occurring at Lake Brownwood, Lake Coleman., O. H. Ivey and Possum Kingdom

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Alabama Bass Trail and BoatUS Team Up for Towing

News 8 KFMB

Date: 12/3/2014 1:01:00 AM

The 13 bass fishing lakes consist of Lake Guntersville, Wheeler Lake, Pickwick Lake, Lewis Smith Lake, Neely Henry Lake, Lay Lake, Logan Martin Lake, Lake Jordan, Alabama River, Lake Eufaula, and the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Weiss Lake and Lake Martin

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James William Johnson

Brownwood Bulletin

Date: 10/29/2014 4:04:00 PM

Upon retirement he married Bobbe Smith Johnson and together they “settled down” and built a home at Brownwood Lake, where they enjoyed the abundant wildlife and their many interests. Jim was up to any challenge and always quick to lend a hand to

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Meth lab components found at Lake Brownwood in Paw Paw

MLive

Date: 10/22/2014 5:14:00 PM

PAW PAW TOWNSHIP, MI -- Deputies are seeking criminal charges after finding methamphetamine-related materials at Lake Brownwood. A citizen called the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office Monday night to report suspicious activity at the Brownwood Lake public

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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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• 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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