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REV. SAM DUREE PASSES AWAY WEDNESDAY

Longtime Brenham resident Rev. Sam Duree has died. Duree died Wednesday at the age of 87 in Baylor Scott and White Hospital in Brenham.   He was pastor of the First…

COUNCIL HEARS REPORT AND COMMENTS ON PET ADOPTION CENTER

Brenham City Council heard a report and public comments today on the conditions at the Pet Adoption Center.  Director of Community Services Wende Regonis lead an ad hoc committee that…

NEW PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT COMING TO HENDERSON PARK

Brenham City Council approved several purchases during their meeting today (Thursday).  Council approved the purchase of new playground equipment for Henderson Park.  The BCDC has budgeted $294,500 for improvements at…

COUNCIL MOVES TO EXTEND QUIET ZONE TO FM 109 CROSSING

Brenham City Council approved to formally establish a Quiet Zone at the railroad crossing at FM 109 today (Thursday).  A Quit Zone or “No Train Horn” area became possible after…

CITY COUNCIL TO INTERVIEW CITY MANAGER FINALISTS WEDNESDAY

The Brenham City Council has scheduled a special executive session next Wednesday to interview the finalists in the search for Brenham City Manager.  Brenham’s current City Manager, Terry Roberts is…

SEXUAL ABUSE SUSPECT TRANSFERED TO WASHINGTON CO. JAIL

Brenham Police booked Hector Mancilla-Mendoza into the Washington County Jail last night for Continuous Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child.  The 26 year old Mendoza was arrested by the Las…

“AMERICAN PICKERS” IN THE AREA DECEMBER AND JANUARY

The guys from the American Pickers TV show will be in Texas December and January.  Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz will be in the area looking for large private collections…

BISD ROUNDTABLE PROGRAM 11-2-2017

Guest: Monet Anderson – HOSA

SEVEN ARRESTED IN FAYETTE CO. FOR ILLEGAL NARCOTICS

Seven individuals have been arrested in Fayette County following and extensive investigation into illegal narcotics activity.  Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that the Narcotics Unit completed a several month…

AUSTIN MAN CONVICTED OF ILLEGAL DUMPING IN WASHINGTON CO.

An Austin man has been convicted of illegal dumping in Washington County. According to the County Environmental Health Department, a county resident reported illegal dumping of mattresses on Wildwood Road…