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LOCAL ATHLETES COMPETE AT GYMNASTICS MEET

Members of The Gymnastics Connection in Brenham recently competed in the Winter Beach Blast in Galveston. Coach Mike Davis says the team competed “very well” in their first meet.  …

REPUBLICAN CLUB MEETING RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK

The Republican Club of Washington County has canceled a meeting featuring the five Texas House District 13 candidates. The meeting, which was scheduled for tonight (Tuesday) in the Blinn College…

SH 249 MEETING IN NAVASOTA

The Texas Department of Transportation Bryan District is holding an open house meeting next Thursday to present the undated plan for SH 249 from FM 1774 to SH 105 in…

FIRE DESTROYS WASHINGTON CO. HOME

A Brenham area home is a complete loss in an early-morning fire. Firefighters were called out around 6:30 this (Tuesday) morning to the 1300 block of Allen Road, off Highway…

BRENHAM 11TH; BURTON 8TH AT STATE CHEER MEET

The Brenham High School competition cheer team took eleventh, Friday, at the state UIL championship Friday in Ft. Worth. The 2018 U.I.L. 5A Davion II Spirit State Championship was held…

WINTER WEATHER TO HIT BRAZOS VALLEY, MONDAY NIGHT

A Winter Weather advisory is in effect for most of the Brazos Valley. The Brazos Valley is likely to be impacted this evening, with scattered showers by dinnertime with the front…

LOCAL SALES TAX REBATES UP TO START 2018

Sales tax rebates for Brenham and Washington County are up to start the year. Brenham’s January payment was $524,903, a 2.3-percent increase from the same period last year.  The January…

GAS PRICES UP 2 CENTS PER GALLON

The average statewide gas price in Texas is two cents more than last week and 10 cents more per gallon compared to last year. That price us now $2.26 for…

MONDAY CLOSINGS FOR MLK DAY

Local governmental offices and services will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Brenham’s City Hall and the Washington County courthouse will be closed, as will…

GOVERNMENT DENIES LAKE SOMERVILLE LAND LEASE PROTEST

The federal government has denied a protest of leases for oil and gas exploration at Lake Somerville. Wendy Park, lead attorney for the Center Biological Diversity tells the Brenham Banner…