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BLINN STUDENT SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN NASA SUMMER PROGRAM

Blinn College student Luis Garduno was accepted into an elite NASA summer program. Majoring in mathematics, Garduno applied and was accepted into the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) Program. …

BRENHAM BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT TO DISCUSS PROPERTY VARIANCES

The Brenham Board of Adjustment will consider zoning variances for next Monday’s meeting. There will be a public hearing to allow 100-foot lot depth for three family residences on Campbell…

DEADLINE FOR BLINN HALL OF HONOR NOMINATIONS APPROACHING

The deadline for nominations for Blinn College’s Hall of Honor class of 2018 is less than a week away. Nominations are required by Blinn’s Alumni and Friends Association by Friday,…

GRIMES COUNTY FAIR PREMIUM SALE RESULTS

This weekend concludes the festivities at the 2018 Grimes County Fair at the Fairgrounds in Navasota. The Premium Sale took place last (Thursday) night, highlighted by the winners of Wednesday’s…

ROBBERY AT BURTON STATE BANK

Law enforcement are searching for a man who robbed Burton State Bank at gunpoint Thursday at approximately 1:30 pm, according to Sheriff Otto Hanak. The suspect was identified by bank…

BRENHAM RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING SERVICE OF THREE CITY WORKERS

The Brenham City Council recognized three city workers for their service at today’s (Thursday) meeting. Kyle Branham, Victorino Ortiz, and Brett Schroeder were each given plaques and hearty applause for…

CITY COUNCIL PRESENTS, DISCUSSES CHANGES TO MUSEUM LEASE AGREEMENT

Lease changes between the City of Brenham and the Brenham Heritage Museum were discussed during today’s (Thursday) City Council meeting. City Attorney Carey Bovey gave details regarding a revised lease…

COUNTY, BURTON SALES TAX REBATES UP; BRENHAM REBATES DOWN

Washington County and the city of Burton experienced increased state sales and use tax distributions, but Brenham showed decreasing numbers through June. Washington County’s rebates increased by 3.4 percent over…

WASHINGTON CO. BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB HOSTING SEVERAL SUMMER ACTIVITIES

It’s no secret that during the summer, idle minds will often get kids in trouble.  Parents want to make sure their children are occupied, in order to avoid any antics….

FORMER BRENHAM PRINCIPAL RECEIVES COMMUNITY BUILDER AWARD

Former Brenham High School Principal Jon Forsythe can now add “Community Builder” to his list of accolades. The Community Builder Award was presented to Jon Forsythe on Monday by Graham…