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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF G.W. CARVER HIGH SCHOOL CLOSING

Navasota’s George Washington Carver High School is honoring its final graduating class of 50 years ago. This year is the 50th anniversary of the closing of the school, and the…

NEW CITY MANAGER IN TODD MISSION

The City of Todd Mission has named its new city manager. Neal Wendele was hired as Todd Mission’s new city manager this week, in a move former city manager Terre…

BRENHAM HOSTING FUNDRAISER FOR ANIMAL FRIENDS OF AUSTIN COUNTY

Animal Friends of Austin County is hosting a fundraiser in Brenham next week. The nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter will serve wine, beer and light hors d’oeuvres on Thursday, June 14,…

JUNETEENTH ACTIVITIES BEGINNING SOON

Juneteenth activities kick off next weekend. The annual festivities begin on June 15, with the Washington County Historical Juneteenth Association’s Annual Concert in the Park.  Raa Raa and the Zydeco…

SOMERVILLE GRAD RECEIVES JOURNALISM AWARD

A former Somerville graduate has received one of the most prestigious journalism awards in broadcasting. Sylvia Villarreal, along with her news team from KXXV-TV in Waco, were named Region 6…

BRENHAM MAIFEST RECEIVES $600 DONATION FROM ZYTHOLOGICAL SOCIETY

The Brenham Maifest Association has received a sizable donation from the local chapter of the Zythological Society. The Zythological Society presented a $600 check to the Maifest Association at their…

BLUE BELL AQUATIC CENTER’S LEISURE POOL NOW OPENING JUNE 13

The Blue Bell Aquatic Center’s Leisure Pool is scheduled to open sooner than initially expected. The outdoor Leisure Pool is now set to open Wednesday, June 13. The City’s construction contractor…

ARMADILLO HI-LO HAS ANOTHER WINNER

Congratulations to our newest “Armadillo Hi-Lo” winner on KTEX 106! Brenda Hrnicho of Brenham correctly guessed the Armadillo Hi-Lo Jackpot of $545.06 on Friday.

WASHINGTON CO. JAIL PASSES ANNUAL INSPECTION

The Washington County Jail recently passed a random inspection from the Texas Jail Commission. The inspection was performed on Tuesday by Texas Jail Commission Inspectors Jackie Benningfield and William Phariss….

COMMISSIONERS COURT TO CONSIDER BOND FOR RESERVED DEPUTY SHERIFF

A potential renewal bond for a Reserved Deputy Sheriff tops the upcoming agenda for the Washington County Commissioners Court. In addition to the possible approval of a bond for the…