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Pink hard hats for October

BLUEBONNET EMPLOYEES DON PINK HARD HATS

Since 2012, Bluebonnet has gone pink, so to speak, during the month of October to raise awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The co-op uses pink lights to illuminate…

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BLINN PROFESSOR ESSIE CHILDERS HONORED

Blinn College Humanities Professor Essie Childers was recently honored with the College Reading and Learning Association’s (CRLA) Distinguished Teaching Award for her lifelong commitment to education. An educator for 28…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE THREE PROCLAMATIONS

Washington County Commissioners approved three proclamations at their meeting this morning.  Commissioners designated next week as Texas Extension Education Week in Washington County.  Local TEEA volunteers accepted the proclamation and…

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BLINN BOARD ACCEPTS PRESIDENT NOLTE’S RETIREMENT

The Blinn College Board of Trustees meet in a brief but tense special meeting Monday afternoon. Blinn President Harold Nolte read a brief statement announcing his retirement effective January 31st….

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING AGENDA

Washington County Commissioners will likely approve three proclamations at their regular meeting Tuesday morning. The first proclamation will declare next week as Texas Extension Education Association Week in Washington County….

Dr. Harold Nolte and Board President Douglas Borchardt listen to comments at Monday night's meeting

BLINN BOARD CHAIR RELEASES STATMENT ON TRANSITION

Sunday afternoon. Douglas Borchardt, Chair of the Blinn Board of Trustees, released this statement on President Dr. Harold Nolte’s retirement: On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like…

Harold Nolte feature

BLINN PRESIDENT HAROLD NOLTE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Dr. Harold Nolte, Blinn College district president, announced his retirement today effective January 31, 2015. “I am very proud of what has been accomplished at Blinn and treasure my time…

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ARREST IN FAYETTE CO. VEHICLE BURGLARY CASES

Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that they have arrested a suspect involved in multiple vehicle burglaries.  A string of vehicle burglaries were reported beginning September 15th in the Cedar…

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NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY FRIDAY

This Fridaay local residents will have a chance to safely and legally dispose of their outdated or unused prescription drugs.  The Brenham Police Department will be participating in the National Prescription…

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BLINN LOOKS TO ADD BRYAN OFFICE SPACE

Dealing with growing pains, particularly with the Bryan campus, was the issue behind many of the items discussed by the Blinn Board of Trustees at last night’s meeting.   The Board…

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