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WORK TO BEGIN ON FLOOD DAMAGED BRIDGE IN OCTOBER

Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation say construction on the Highway 36 bridge, damaged by the 2016 flood, will begin in October. TxDOT spokesman Bobby Colwell says the project…

TxDOT SUSPENDS INVOICES AND VIOLATIONS

The Texas Department of Transportation is suspending all pay by mail invoices and violations. This comes after recent issues with toll billing and other issues. Customers were assured that they would…

GAS UP 3-CENTS PER GALLON

AAA Texas reports the average price of a gallon of gas in Texas is up three cents this week, at $2.08 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel. That price…

LOCAL ATTORNEY HONORED

A local attorney has been recognized for his contributions to the real estate section of the Texas State Bar. Steven C. Haley received the 2017 Weatherbie Workhorse Award recently at…

CARMINE MAN FACES FELONY D.W.I.

A Carmine man faces a felony charge after his arrest for Driving While Intoxicated. 38-year old Shawn Patrick Obrien was pulled over by Sergeant Joseph Merkley around 8:30 Thursday night…

BRENHAM WOMAN FACES MULTIPLE CHARGES

A Brenham woman faces multiple charges after a traffic stop, Thursday afternoon. 41-year old Kimberly Johnette Forsythe was pulled over in the 2200 block of Highway 290 East by Officer…

CHARLIE DANIELS HIGHLIGHTS AUSTIN CO. FAIR LINEUP

A Country Music Hall of Famer highlights the entertainment lineup for the 2017 Austin County Fair. The Charlie Daniels Band will close out the fair’s four-day run, Saturday,, October 14th….

THREE SENTENCED IN LOCAL COURT

Three people have been placed on probation following the latest session of 21st Judicial District Court. 18-year old Eric Guttierrez of Brenham was placed on eight years’ probation and fined…

LINEUP FOR COLORADO CO. FAIR ANNOUNCED

The entertainment lineup for the 2017 Colorado County Fair in Columbus has been announced. Thursday night, September 7th, will include opening ceremonies, and the Emotions. Friday night, September 8th will…

FAYETTE CO. DEPUTIES MAKE ARRESTS

A Houston man has been arrested in Fayette County on a weapon charge. 42-year old Ahmed Youssry Fahmy of Houston was pulled over Wednesday afternoon on State Highway 71 near…