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BRIDGE DAMAGED IN TRAIN DERAILMENT BEING FIXED

Repairs to a bridge near Navasota, that was damaged last month in a train derailment should be finished next month. The Texas Department of Transportation said Tuesday that it had…

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EXPENSIVE TEA CUPS CHIHUAHUA DOGS STOLEN IN CAR BURGLARY

Some expensive tea cups Chihuahua were stolen in a momentary stop at a convenience store at about midnight today. A woman told police she stopped for just a moment at…

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WATER WELL RESTORED BUT OAK HILL ACRES STILL NEED TO BOIL WATER

Water users in the Oak Hill Acres Water Supply district still have to boil their water after a well failure Tuesday morning. Mike Conway, the general manager of the water…

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SEALY MAYOR STOLARSKI REPLIES TO REMPRIMAND CALLS

Sealy Mayor Mark Stolarski says it is not a case of ‘simply following the rules’ but rather that of a ‘sore loser’ when it comes to efforts by mayor pro-tem…

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BLINN LOOKING AT $4 MILLION BUDGET SURPLUS

The budget picture looks very good for the Blinn Board of Trustees. The board had a preliminary look at the Budget at last (Tuesday) night’s meeting. Blinn Finance Officer Kelli…

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LONGTIME BLINN BOARD MEMBER NORWOOD LANGE RESIGNS

After 24 years on the Blinn Board of Trustees, Norwood Lange is resigning from his position. Lange, who joined the board, in 1990 served as secretary from 1996 to 2000….

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MOLD PROBLEM CONTINUES AT CALDWELL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Another school year is approaching in Caldwell and school officials that may not leave them enough time to clean up the mold found inside the elementary school before classes start…

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BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL AGREES ON OCTOBER FIRST FOR EXCHANGE OF SERVICES

The Brenham city council began a busy week today (Tuesday) during a special called meeting at city hall. They were following up on the work done last week at the…

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SHERIFF HANAK WARNS OF DANGERS OF LOOSE LIFESTOCK

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak is continuing his crusade to get loose livestock off the rural county roads. He told today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the Washington County Commissioners that woman…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MOVE ON ROAD REPAIRS

The Washington County Commissioners made one more move to get roads in the rural portion of the county repaired and at times replaced after they had been damaged due to…