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County Commissioners feature

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ACCEPT DONATION

  Discussions by the County Commissioners may be easier to hear at future meetings thanks to a donation by county resident Bill Neinast.  At this morning’s meeting, commissioners accepted a…

lightning feature

STORMS, LIGHTNING CAUSE NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES

The severe weather moved through the area yesterday evening caused numerous power outages.  Bluebonnet Electric spokesperson Will Holford stated that they had widespread outages throughout their service area with the…

Burton School Board feature

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD SETS PROPOSED TAX RATE

At the regular meeting of the Burton School Board Monday night, board members voted to keep the proposed tax rate that same as its been the past 4 years at…

Blinn Baylor feature

BLINN AND BAYLOR SIGN TRANSFER AGREEMENT

Baylor University and Blinn College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for…

Livestock Judging feature

BLINN HOSTS INAUGURAL LIVESTOCK JUDGING CAMP

Teens from as far as Oregon, Indiana and Illinois didn’t let distance to stop them from learning from some of the nation’s leaders in agriculture. Blinn College’s Division of Agricultural…

County Commissioners back feature

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE GRANT TO TEMPUR SEALY

At this morning’s County Commissioners meeting, the commissioners approved a grant award agreement with Tempur Sealy International. Clint Colby, Project Manager for the Brenham Economic Development Foundation, explained that if…

Fair Queen feature

FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES INTRODUCED

The Fair Queen Candidates for the 146th annual Washington County Fair were introduced to the public Monday evening at the Fairgrounds.  The candidates heard some words of encouragement from last…

Jefferson street fire feature

FIREMEN RESPOND TO EARLY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE

Brenham Firefighters responded to a fire call overnight at 801 West Jefferson Street. Fire was coming through the roof of a single story 2 bedroom apartment at the Jefferson Square…

BISD school board feature

SPECIAL BISD SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MONDAY

The Brenham Independent School Board will have a special meeting of the Board of Trustees Monday at Noon. The Board will set the 2014 proposed tax rate and the 2014-15…

planning and zoning feature

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION TO MEET MONDAY

The City of Brenham will have it’s regular meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday at 5:15 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The Commission will be discussing…