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OVER 200 TURN OUT ON OPENING DAY OF EARLY VOTING

Early voting has begun for the March primary. Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says the first day locally was quite busy, with 221 Republicans and 25 Democrats casting their ballots…

FAYETTE CO. MAKES MAJOR METH BUST

The Fayette County Sheriff’s office has confiscated over $800,000 worth of methamphetamine following a traffic stop late last week. Friday, Deputy Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos stopped a…

JARRETT HALFMANN MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT COMING UP

Entries are now being accepted for the Jarrett Halfmann Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament is set for Saturday, March 24th at the Brenham Country Club. Jarrett Halfmann was a 16-year…

CANDIDATE FOR A&M STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT IN HOT WATER

A candidate for Texas A&M University’s student body president is apologizing after a five-year old Instagram photo with a racist caption surfaced. Junior Ben Johnson of Houston, deleted the photo,…

EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY IN PRIMARIES

Early voting has begun for the March primary. There are a number of local races on the Republican ballot, including: State Representative, County Judge, Precinct Two County Commissioner, Court-at-Law Judge…

AUSTIN CO. DISPATCHERS DELIVER VALENTINES TO RESIDENTS

This Valentine’s Day, Austin County Dispatchers made a special visit to the local assisted living communities, delivering carnations to each of it’s residents. The Dispatchers are: Jasmine Leaks, Mylasia Roberton,…

WEISS HOMER; SOLID PITCHING LEADS CUBS TO OPENING NIGHT WIN

Pierce Weiss’ two-run homer was the difference as the Brenham Cubs took their 2018 opener, 3-2 over the Hutto Hippos. In front of an enthusiastic crowd at Firemen’s Park, Weiss’…

ANIMAL FRIENDS OFFER LOW COST SPAY & NEUTER

Animal Friends of Washington County has received a $35,000 grant from PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare in North America. The funds will be used to help fuel…

TWO ARRESTED ON LOCAL DRUG POSSESSION CHARGES

Two people face drug possession charges after separate arrests Friday night in Brenham. Friday evening at 5:30, Corporal David Dudenhoeffer conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of West…

AUSTIN MAN ARRESTED AFTER DISTURBANCE AT LOCAL WALMART

A disturbance at a local department store led to an arrest of an Austin man on a pair of charges. Sunday night, just before 11:00, Officer Eddie Martinez was dispatched…