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A Robertson County oil field blast injured at least one worker.

OIL FIELD BLAST INJURES WORKER IN ROBERTSON COUNTY

An afternoon oil field blast could be felt for miles around Robertson County after two tanks erupted into flames when a well was being capped. At least one worker was…

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MAN SENTENCE TO 12 YEARS FOR HITTING WOMAN WITH A HAMMER

A 27-year old Brenham man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Judge Reva Towslee Corbett handed down the tough sentence in…

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MCCAUL CALLS FOR MORE BORDER SECURITY IN CRISIS

Members of the Texas congressional delegation are weighing in on the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America into Texas. District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul, who represents Brenham and…

Steve Wariner is the headline performer for this year's Sealybration.

SEALYBRATION THIS WEEKEND

This year’s Sealybration begins Friday with all sorts of fun and music, ranging from beanbag tournaments, a carnival, barbecue cook offs, and, if you need some more fireworks after the…

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BLINN APPOINTS NEW VICE-PRESIDENT FOR HEALTH SCIENCES AND WORKFORCE EDUCATION

The changes keep coming at Blinn College. Blinn President Harold Nolte announced yesterday (Tuesday) that Dr. Cynthia Griffith has been named to the new position of Vice-President of Health Services…

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DONATED FURNITURE STOLEN FROM HIGGINS BRANCH

The sign in the back of the Higgins Branch Thrift Store clearly states that the items left off there are not for anyone to take, but to be refurbished and…

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EXPIRED INSPECTION STICKER LEADS TO POT BUST

An expired inspection sticker led to a traffic stop Monday morning and that traffic stop led to an arrest for marijuana possession. Sgt. Curtis Schoen of the Brenham police department…

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WEST NILE VIRUS DISCOVERED IN TEXAS

The State Health Department has reported the first case of the West Nile Virus in Texas this year. The case is in the Austin area. The report also says that…

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KOLKHORST FIGHTING CLOSURE OF BRENHAM STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER

State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst is speaking out against new proposals that would shut down the Brenham State Supported Living Center. The proposal came from the Sunset Commission, which recommended the…

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TWELVE INDICTMENTS IN AUSTIN COUNTY

The grand jury in Austin County had a busy session last week.   Robberies and drug charges led the way for 12 indictments handed down last week by the Austin County…

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