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NAMES OF 5 FINALISTS FOR CITY MANAGER RELEASED

The City of Brenham has released the names of the five finalists for the City Managers position. Terry Roberts, who has served as City Manager for 17 years is retiring…

BURTON FARMER’S AND ARTISAN’S MARKET OPEN SATURDAY

The Burton Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market will be open tomorrow (Saturday) from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Burton Cotton Gin.  The market is open the first Saturday of…

BLINN NURSING STUDENTS DELIVER PUMPKINS TO KRUSE VILLAGE

The Blinn College-Brenham Campus Vocational Nursing Program recently delivered decorated pumpkins to the Kruse Village retirement community as part of a new program tradition that began last fall. “They have…

BUILDING PERMITS DOWN AGIAN IN OCTOBER

Building Permit totals were down again in Brenham for the month of October.  Brenham issued 21 permits for a total of $1.8 million.  In October of last year, 34 permits…

BRENHAM SWIMMERS DEFEATED BY MAGNOLIA WEST THURSDAY

Both the Brenham Girls and Boys Swim Teams were defeated Thursday by Magnolia West at their meet in Brenham.  The Magnolia West Girls Swim Team defeated Brenham 101 to 69. …

REV. SAM DUREE PASSES AWAY WEDNESDAY

Longtime Brenham resident Rev. Sam Duree has died. Duree died Wednesday at the age of 87 in Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Brenham.   He was pastor of the First…

COUNCIL HEARS REPORT AND COMMENTS ON PET ADOPTION CENTER

Brenham City Council heard a report and public comments today on the conditions at the Pet Adoption Center.  Director of Community Services Wende Regonis lead an ad hoc committee that…

NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT COMING TO HENDERSON PARK

Brenham City Council approved several purchases during their meeting today (Thursday).  Council approved the purchase of new playground equipment for Henderson Park.  The BCDC has budgeted $294,500 for improvements at…

COUNCIL MOVES TO EXTEND QUIET ZONE TO FM 109 CROSSING

Brenham City Council approved to formally establish a Quiet Zone at the railroad crossing at FM 109 today (Thursday).  A Quit Zone or “No Train Horn” area became possible after…

CITY COUNCIL TO INTERVIEW CITY MANAGER FINALISTS WEDNESDAY

The Brenham City Council has scheduled a special executive session next Wednesday to interview the finalists in the search for Brenham City Manager.  Brenham’s current City Manager, Terry Roberts is…