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EARLY-MORNING ACCIDENT ON 36 NORTH

Two people are reported injured in the wake of an early-morning one-vehicle accident on Highway 36 North. The accident was reported just before 7:25 am on Highway 36-North near Karen…

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MAN DIES IN FAYETTE COUNTY FIRE

A Fayette County man is dead after a grass fire got out of control Friday afternoon near LaGrange. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s office, deputies were called out to…

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SUNSET COMMISSION RECOMMENDS CLOSING SIX SSL’S

The Sunset Advisory Commission is officially recommending six of the State of Texas’ 13 State Supported Living Centers be closed down. The Commission singled-out the Austin facility specifically, and said…

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HOUSTON WOMAN ARRESTED IN LOCAL DRUG BUST

A Houston woman faces charges after her arrest this morning on drug charges. Brenham Police Officer Justin Schiller stopped a vehicle for speeding, just after 8:30 this morning at the…

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BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT AND BURGLARY

Brenham Police are investigating a reported theft. Sgt. Kelvin Raven met with a woman, Friday night the Police Department in reference to theft. The victim said she had received an…

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BRENHAM FELON CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A FIREARM

A Brenham man is behind bars, charged with illegal possession of a firearm. Brenham Police officer Heather Sowders responded to the 700 block of Matilda St. in reference to a…

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TxDOT SETS HEARING ON HWY. 36 PROJECT

A public hearing is set for next Tuesday (9/9) on the proposed improvements to the intersection of Highway 36 from Highway 290 to Business 36. Project information, including a map…

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SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT HITS MAJOR SNAG

The state has denied federal tax credits for a proposed Brenham housing project for senior citizens, placing the project on hold indefinitely. The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs…

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AUSTIN COUNTY JAIL REOPENS

The Austin County jail has been reopened. The Sealy News reports that inmates are moving in as soon as they are transported back from the Fort Bend County Jail. Austin…

MOURNING DOVE FEATURE

PROSPECTS GOOD FOR A SUCCESSFUL DOVE SEASON

Wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are predicting a hearty 2014-15 dove season—which opens today (Monday) in the North and Central Zones. Experts say both mourning and…

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