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Fayette Co. arrest feature

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…

pill disposal feature

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This Fridaay local residents will have a chance to safely and legally dispose of their outdated or unused prescription drugs.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…

Blinn board feature

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…

Richard Powell feature

BLINN NAMES RICHARD POWELL TO BOARD

Blinn College has named Brenham resident Richard Powell to its Board of Trustees. A retired attorney who has lived in Brenham since 1990, Powell was appointed to fill the Precinct…

water feature

LONE STAR WATER FORUM OCTOBER 4

The Impact of the Drought—What is Water Worth is the topic for the Sixth Annual Lone Star Water Forum. The Forum is set for Saturday, October 4th at the Washington…

Commissioners 4-H feature

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RECOGNIZE 4-H PROGRAMS

At this (Tuesday) morning’s meeting, Washington County Commissioners voted to amend the County’s budget to fund the new Emergency Communications and IT departments.  Those departments will be funded though County…

Fisher Family after wide

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY ADOPT A CEMETERY PROGRAM

  In a workshop meeting this (Tuesday) morning, County Commissioners heard a presentation from the Washington County Genealogical Society.  Jan Kelm of the Society informed the commissioners about the Adopt…

Ford Pickup burned feature

SHERIFF’S OFFICE LOCATES TWO STOLEN VEHICLES

Two stolen vehicles were located by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office hidden on a property on Allen Road East of Brenham.  Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that a 2008 Ford Mustang…

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…

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