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BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT CHARGE

A Brenham man faces an assault charge following a disturbance, Friday night. 26-year old Zachary Edward Toner of Brenham was arrested after police were called to the area of Gay…

CUBS OPEN WORKOUTS FOR 2017 SEASON

The Brenham Cubs opened up the 2017 football campaign Monday morning with workouts at the Kruse Field House. The Cubs began with their traditional mile-run and 40-yard dashes. The team…

WASHINGTON CO. FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES TO BE ANNOUNCED TONIGHT

The Washington County Fair will announce the 2017 Queen candidates tonight at the Events Center at the Fairgrounds. The announcement of this year’s candidates is set for 6:00. Season tickets for…

GRIMES CO. MURDER UNDER INVESTIGATION

A 26-year old Grimes Co. man is dead following a shooting Sunday evening. The Grimes County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of 26 year-old Henry Mayen of Shiro….

SNOOK BOARD DISCUSSES FACILITIES

The Snook School Board is expected to make a decision soon on moving forward with a bond election. The board has heard recommendations from the district’s Facility Committee, and is…

FORMER AUSTIN CO. TAX ASSESSOR APPEARS IN COURT

Former Austin County Tax Assessor-Collector Marcus Peña faced a district judge on charges of first-degree felony theft by a public servant. Attorneys agreed that a pre-trial hearing will be held…

TEXAS TAX HOLIDAY: AUGUST 11-13

The annual Texas Sales Tax Holiday is set for next weekend across the state. The three-day holiday, scheduled for next Friday-Sunday (8/11-13), exempts many school-related items from state and local…

BISD TO SET TAX RATE MONDAY

The Brenham School District is expected to approve a tax rate for the 2018 fiscal year when they meet Monday afternoon. The school board is likely to adopt a tax…

TYPHUS CASES ON THE RISE IN TEXAS

Texas is seeing a growing number of cases of typhus, a disease that was thought to be almost eradicated in the U.S. Texas Department of State Health Services data show…

LOCAL C.A.S.A. TO CONDUCT SHOE DRIVE

A local organization is hosting a shoe drive beginning next week. CASA—the Court Appointed Special Advocates—for Children is looking for new and gently used shoes. Their program, “Walk a Mile…