Area News

7-year-old Brady girl, hit by car, escapes serious injury

A festive homecoming celebration that began early Tuesday evening nearly turned tragic when a seven-year-old girl trying to cross a busy four-lane street was struck by a car on South Bridge Street around 8:30 p.m. According to witnesses at the scene, the newly- renovated Sonic Drive-In was packed with high school patrons including the young…

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BHS cross country girls take team title at San Angelo meet

By Kristy Sweatman BHS Cross Country Coach Once again the Brady High School Cross Country team had an impressive showing at the San Angelo State University Stampede on Saturday, Sept. 13. Starting the day off were the JV and varsity girls. The varsity girls were paced by sophomore Chelsea Moore who placed third with a…

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BISD addresses energy issues, updates board on high school progress

Energy consumption was one of many topics acted upon by the Brady Independent School District as they held their bi-monthly meeting this past Monday night at the school administration building. One of the most important topics discussed and acted on was the Brady ISD Energy Conservation Policy which is the same thing as the Energy…

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Back on their feet

For some folks, life takes them down paths that are sometimes difficult to understand. Micheal and Jenny Thomas and their three-year-old son Kelby have had their fair share of challenges.’ Micheal, injured in a 2006 fall from a windmill on which he was working, is still recovering from the spinal cord injury he suffered in…

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Look out for the crazy cameras on the sidelines

It’s well known by most football fans that this year is going to be less than stellar for my beloved Aggies. Just as well. It helps my stress level tremendously not to have any high hopes of chalking up a win on any given Saturday. What does get me excited is Friday night football with…

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Dr. DeFiore completes Nutritional Response TestingSM Advance Clinical Training

Stephen DeFiore, a chiropractor in Brady has just returned from completing the last 25 hours of a six-month training program in advanced clinical nutrition. Nutrition Response Testing is used by thousands of health practitioners of all types and specialties across the United States including osteopaths, MD’s, nutritionists, chiropractors, massage therapists and acupuncturists. Dr. DeFiore is…

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BYOP’Bring your own parrot

Chances are, when you were a kid, you wanted to grow up to be a pirate. I know I did. And there is a good reason for that’pirates get to do whatever they want. Kids almost never get to do what they want, unless they are very strange kids. ‘Mommy, would it be all right…

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Tractor Supply Co. opens today in Brady

The new Tractor Supply Company store in Brady, Texas, will open for business on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 8 a.m., according to store manager Jimmy Quinn. ‘We’re excited about opening our doors and welcoming customers,’ said Quinn. ‘We’re ready to serve our neighbors in Brady and the surrounding communities.’ Tractor Supply Company is the largest…

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Lohn Eagles Booster Association hosts ‘Meet the Eagles’ night

One of the largest crowds in recent years crowded into the Tabernacle Thursday, Sept. 4, for the annual ice cream supper and “Meet the Eagles” night. Supt. Leon Freeman introduced new coaches, Jayson Wilhelm and Keith Hughes. Coach Sanchez introduced the 2008 Eagles, and Anna Freeman presented the cheerleaders. Everyone enjoyed the evening. Officers for…

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‘Million Dollar’ rain blankets McCulloch County’stock tanks full

Sept. 13-19, 1967 A ‘million dollar’ rain covered McCulloch County the past weekend and for the first time since last September, this banner headline graces the front page of this newspaper. There have been several near million dollar rains, but Jupiter Pluvious just did not smile on McCulloch County with such favor until last Thursday…

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