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LONE STAR WATER FORUM OCTOBER 4

The Impact of the Drought—What is Water Worth is the topic for the Sixth Annual Lone Star Water Forum. The Forum is set for Saturday, October 4th at the Washington…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RECOGNIZE 4-H PROGRAMS

At this (Tuesday) morning’s meeting, Washington County Commissioners voted to amend the County’s budget to fund the new Emergency Communications and IT departments.  Those departments will be funded though County…

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GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY ADOPT A CEMETERY PROGRAM

  In a workshop meeting this (Tuesday) morning, County Commissioners heard a presentation from the Washington County Genealogical Society.  Jan Kelm of the Society informed the commissioners about the Adopt…

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE LOCATES TWO STOLEN VEHICLES

Two stolen vehicles were located by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office hidden on a property on Allen Road East of Brenham.  Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that a 2008 Ford Mustang…

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HERITAGE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

The Heritage Society of Washington County recently held their annual Board meeting where new Board Members were inducted and the accomplishments of Cynthia Hamrick, as outgoing president, were celebrated. While…

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STAR OF THE REPUBLIC MUSEUM TO HOST GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

Texans interested in learning more about Texas history and their personal lineage are invited to attend a genealogy workshop at Star of the Republic Museum, located at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ADOPT BUDGET AND TAX RATE

Washington County Commissioners formally adopted the 2015 budget this morning. The budget represents a 15 percent increase over last year, due mostly to the County taking on Emergency Dispatch.  There…

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BLINN COLLEGE SETS ENROLLMENT RECORD

Blinn College has attracted a record number of students from across the state for the second consecutive year, the College announced today. Fueled by strong growth on its Bryan campus…

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SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO DONATE PROPERTY

At the Brenham School Board meeting Monday, Superintendent Sam Bell proposed forming a strategic planning committee to review the district’s mission statement and develop future goals for the district.  The…

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BLINN PROFESSOR RUNS ULTRAMARATHONS

Before the sun rises on Saturday, Sept. 20, Blinn College Government Professor Brian Cravens will slip on his running shoes and embark on a more than 45-mile trek across Fayette…

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