• Letter to the Editor: Is Brownfield paying for two City Secretaries?

    June 9, 2016

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    by Emilio Hernandez Special to TownTalk News info@towntalkradio.com At the most recent City Council meeting, a motion was unanimously passed to approve retaining the services of the former City Secretary, Mary Jo Collins to help newly appointed replacement Kelly Burris. As a consultant, Ms. Collins will help the City Secretary navigate the complexities pertaining to the city budget, ...
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  • Letter to the Editor: comments regarding our Brownfield code enforcement story

    April 30, 2016

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    by Emilio Hernandez Recently the Brownfield City Council discussed the code violation problem that is affecting our city. A motion was approved to continue employing Marty Martinez, a former employee of TCG (Texas Communities Group), which is the former contract agency responsible for helping improve the code violation issue. Martinez independently offered his services at a ...
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  • A Matter of Opinion: Target missed the mark with new policy

    April 28, 2016

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    by Denissa Churchwell   All of this talk about Target Stores making their restrooms and fitting rooms open to gender identity has ruffled my feathers. I like Target. I would have ranked it as one of my top three “go-to” stores. I might possibly have Target withdrawals because I will no longer grace Target with my presence. When ...
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  • A matter of opinion: by Tim Swaringen

    January 29, 2016

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    “If you don’t like what you hear, give your opinions, show your support or want for change by showing up to the board meetings; or even better do something about it, Run for your District’s Trustee Position.” Tim Swaringen I have been attending the BISD School Board meetings for the past six months regularly, which meets at ...
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  • A Matter of Opinion: Brownfield City Council doesn’t mirror our demographics

    November 20, 2015

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      by Eric Woods News Director, TownTalk News ewoods@towntalkradio.com   My name is Eric Woods, and I am the News Director for TownTalk Radio. And looking at my calendar today, I’ve been doing this for exactly six months. To the 4,631 folks who follow us on Facebook, and to our many advertisers, I thank you for the privilege of serving this ...
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  • Denissa’s devotionals: Finding your joy in God…takes some work

    September 23, 2015

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        “Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength!” Nehemiah 8:10b NLT     The Lord is my joy. Not my husband. Not my children. Not myself. Not my job. Not my paycheck, or my husband’s. Not anything or anyone on this earth. My joy comes from my God. This was a hard realization I had to come ...
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  • Guest Editorial: Staci Guy ‘An Open Letter To The Racist’

    June 23, 2015

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    Pictured above are the victims of the South Carolina Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church massacre. An Open Letter To The Racist By Staci Guy   Dear Racist, If there’s one thing I’ll never understand, it’s how you – the racist – can hate someone based solely on the color of his skin. Never.  I’ll never in my life understand it. I’ll never understand ...
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  • Texting While Driving

    April 10, 2015

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    Will the state of Texas pass a no texting law this session? If it does, will citizens be willing to abide by the law or will they continue texting as usual? Did you know that even five seconds that a person’s eyes are off the road equals to driving the length of a football field with ...
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  • Do Chickens Grow on Eggplants?

    January 12, 2015

    Two recent news stories have caught my eye. I’m 95 percent sure they were in jest. The other five percent leaves room for the reporters to have been serious about them, however. Sometimes I am amazed at what people really seem to believe and what is newsworthy. The first was about a Chicken Express chicken wing ...
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  • $3.97. It may say $3 but the .97 is tax on that $3. Huh?

    January 7, 2015

    I generally try to look for the best in a situation, but there’s a time to be nice and a time to vent. It’s venting time! I went into Walmart and noticed a bag of 100 unscented votive candles on sale in the Christmas clearance isle by the checkout stands for $3. That’s a deal, I ...
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