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2015 Spelling Bee feature

TANNER DAVID WINS WASHINGTON COUNTY SPELLING BEE AGAIN

For the second year in a row, Tanner David is the champion of the Washington County Spelling Bee.  Twenty-four competitors representing eight Washington County Schools began last night’s Spelling Bee…

drug possession arrest feature

SEVEN ARRESTED FOR DRUG OFFENSES OVER WEEKEND

Brenham Police arrested seven individuals for various illegal drug offences after traffic stops this past weekend. Friday afternoon, officer Jonathan Phipps stopped a vehicle on Highway 290 with a temporary…

Ragston, Amy Renae feature

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DWI WITH CHILDREN

  A Hempstead woman was arrested by Brenham police at 3 AM Sunday morning for driving while intoxicated with children in her vehicle.  Apparently, the woman had an accident on…

court feature

SEVEN SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Washington County District Attorney Julie Renken reports that seven individuals plead guilty in District court and have been sentenced. 32 year old Joe Angel Kapchinski of Brenham had his probation…

Blinn volleyball team feature

BLINN TO HONOR NATIONAL CHAMPION VOLLEYBALL TEAM

Blinn College is inviting the community to join it in celebrating the 2014 national champion Buccaneer volleyball team.  The Blinn College Foundation and Buccaneer Alumni Lettermen Association will host a…

prescribed burn feature

PRESCRIBED BURN WORKSHOP FRIDAY

A Prescribed Burn Workshop will be held Friday afternoon at the Blinn College Rankin Ag Complex in Brenham.  The workshop will be from 1 to 5 pm and is presented…

Watershed feature

WATERSHED STEWARD WORKSHOP FRIDAY

A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality issues related to Mill Creek will be held from 1-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9 in the basement meeting room of the Austin County…

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FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEK

Freezing temperatures are expected in the area this week.  The low for Wednesday night is predicted to fall to 26 degrees.  Residents are advised to protect the three P’s, pipes,…

2015 baby feature

WASHINGTON COUNTY WELCOMES FIRST BIRTH OF NEW YEAR

Scott and White Hospital welcomed Washington County’s first birth of the new year on Thursday. Jiovanni Alejandro Espinoza was born at 8:12 Thursday morning, January 1st.  The proud parents are…

Ana Guzman featurel

BLINN NAMES INTERIM PRESIDENT

Blinn College has named Dr. Ana Margarita Guzmán, a national leader in education for more than 30 years, its interim district president. Guzmán was identified with the assistance of the…

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