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FREE HOMEOWNER AEROBIC WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKSHOP

The Mill Creek Watershed Partnership is offering a free homeowner maintenance workshop on Aerobic Treatment Units.  The workshop will be held, Monday, March 6th from 8:30am-3:30pm at the Bellville Fire Station (511…

LAWMAKER AIMS TO CHANGE OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING REPORTS

Texas law enforcement agencies could soon find it easier to report officer-involved shootings, while also paying a price if they fail to do so. Texas is one of seven states…

BISD CELEBRATES TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

Brenham ISD is inviting parents and community members to help the district to celebrate Texas Public Schools Week by visiting any of the BISD campuses this week. Special campus events…

SALT GRASS TRAIL RIDE KICKS OFF

The famous Salt Grass Trail ride is going through Austin County today (Sunday). The Salt Grass Trail ride is the original and the oldest trail ride that promotes the Houston…

LOUD EXPLOSION HEARD IN BRENHAM OVERNIGHT

A loud explosion was heard in Brenham early Sunday morning.   According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, a gas safety valve made the sound at a building on Salem Road…

WILDFLOWERS BLOOMING EARLY IN CENTRAL TEXAS

The Texas wildflower season is expected to arrive sooner and stay longer than usual, according to experts at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. “Hold onto your hat and fasten…

TEXAS GAS PRICES DROP 2-CENTS THIS WEEK

Statewide gas prices in Texas dropped 2-cents this week, settling at an average of $2.08 for a gallon of regular unleaded. That price is 56 cents more per gallon than…

NCRML TO OFFER FREE LEGAL ADVICE PROGRAM

The Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library will offer a legal advice question-and-answer program on March 8th. Criminal defense attorney Paul Looney of the law firm Looney & Conrad will be…

BRENHAM F.D. EXTINGUISHES VEHICLE FIRE ON HWY 290

The Brenham Fire Department extinguished a vehicle fire on Friday evening on U.S. 290. The vehicle fire, in the 1100 block of U.S. 290 East- near H.E.B. in Brenham, reportedly…

PLANNING AND ZONING TO DISCUSS PARKLANDS VILLAS SUBDIVISION

The Brenham Planning and Zoning Commission will meet on Monday to discuss preliminary and final plats for Parklands Villas subdivision. The Washington County Housing Corp. and HuntJon LLC are planning…