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Heritage Society Board feature

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…

Star of the Republic Museum

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…

County Commissioners feature

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…

Blinn Enrollment feature

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…

Home economics building feature

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…

Brian Cravens feature

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…

Homecoming 2014 feature

GRETCHEN WEST NAMED HOMECOMING QUEEN

Gretchen West was crowned Homecoming Queen tonight during halftime at the Brenham Cub football game. The ceremony was moved indoors to the gym at the Boys and Girls Club due…

Heather Ruemke feature

FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATE HEATHER RUEMKE

    The Washington County Fair Queen will be crowned at the opening ceremonies Saturday.  One of this year’s candidates is Heather Ruemke.  She is a senior at Brenham High…

Helmer, Kenneth feature

DRIVING WITHOUT HEADLIGHTS LEADS TO ARREST

Brenham police stopped a vehicle driving on Market Street with no headlights at 9 pm last night.  When Officer Steven Eilert approached the truck, he could see the driver moving…

Caylee Rocka feature

FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATE CAYLEE ROCKA

Activities at the Washington County Fair begin Friday with the commercial exhibits opening at 5pm and a wine tasting event at 7.  Fair Queen Candidates are currently selling season passes…

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