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LOCAL GRAND JURY RETURNS 22 INDICTMENTS

The 21st District Court Grand Jury has returned 22 indictments at their session today (Tuesday). Among the indictments: 30-year old Dillon Keith Foerster of Brenham on charges of Assault of…

BISD EXPANDS GATEWAY GT PROGRAM

Last year the Brenham School District opened the GATEWAY GT program. The GATEWAY program enhanced the Gifted and Talented program by focusing on 3rd Grade students. According to BISD Assistant…

BRENHAM & CHAPPELL HILL FIRE FIGHTERS EXTINGUISH GRASS FIRE

Fire departments from Brenham and Chappell Hill were called out to extinguish a grass fire Monday night. The Brenham Department was called out around 7:20 p.m. to the 4000 block…

BLINN TRANSPORTS WORKFORCE TRAINEES

Blinn College is partnering with rural school districts in Burleson County to help transport workforce trainees get to the new RELLIS campus. Jay Anderson, Blinn College Dean of Technical and Community Education,…

HEMPSTEAD MAN ARRESTED IN CHILD SEX CHARGES

A Hempstead man is in Brenham Police custody after his arrest on a sexual abuse warrant. 58-year old John David Tomczak of Hempstead turned himself in, Monday afternoon. Just before…

BRENHAM DRIVER TAKES CHAMPIONSHIP AT BAYTOWN RACEWAY

The 2017 Royal Purple Raceway – Bayshore Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM E.T. Bracket Racing Series crowned its Champions over the weekend. Arabella Maitland of Brenham was the winner of the…

BLINN, BRENHAM, BURTON VOLLEYBALL IN ACTION, TONIGHT

COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL, TONIGHT BLINN BUCS @ TEMPLE, 6:00  ***SEASON OPENER*** COACH KALIE MADER & BUCCANEER PLAYERS LAST NIGHT ON SPORTS LINE HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL TONIGHT NAVASOTA @ BRENHAM CUBETTES (5-11),…

TUESDAY’S CHAMBER RIBBON CUTTING POST-PONED

Due to a family emergency, Tuesday’s ribbon cutting for the new management for the local American Cancer Society has been post-poned. The ceremony had been scheduled for tomorrow (this) afternoon…

BURTON TO OPEN SCHOOL YEAR TUESDAY

Four-hundred-fifty-five students are expected on the first day of classes, Tuesday in the Burton School District. New and returning teachers have been participating in professional development programs. Superintendent Dr. Edna…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS BUDGET & SALARY INCREASE, TUESDAY

The Burton school board will hold a special meeting Tuesday night. The board will discuss the 2017-18 budget and a possible staff salary increase. Currently, the projected budget, would bring…