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LOCAL MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT UP SLIGHTLY

The jobless rate in Washington County rose slightly to 4.2-percent in the month of March—up two-tenths from the 4-percent rate in February. One year ago, the local jobless rate stood…

TxDOT: HIGHWAY 36 PROJECT STILL MONTHS AWAY

Officials with the state say work on Highway 36 is running a bit behind schedule. The project, which began back in February of 2016, was estimated to take less that…

PANTHERS CLOSE OUT PERFECT DISTRICT SEASON

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WILLIS DOWNS CUBS, 3-1

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CUBETTES EDGE MAGNOLIA IN SEASON FINALE

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FAYETTE CO. WOMAN KILLED IN AUSTIN CO. ACCIDENT

A Fayette County woman is dead following a two-vehicle collision Thursday night in Austin County. According to the Department of Public Safety, a 2016 Jeep Patriot was north-bound on FM-109…

MAIFEST TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for the 2018 Brenham Maifest are now on sale. Maifest tickets will be available for purchase, tomorrow (Saturday) from 10-to-11:30 a.m. at 401 Creative Group in the Atrium Building…

BLINN TO OFFER ‘QUICK BOOKS’ COURSE

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a basic QuickBooks course in May, to teach small business owners to get the most out of their desktop accounting…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC TO CREDIT MEMBERS $3.39-MILLION

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s members will find something in their May electric bills – a credit for their share of $3.39 million. The money is in capital credits that Bluebonnet’s board…

BRENHAM WOMAN SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON

A Brenham woman has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty in 21st District Court. 19-year old Kirbie Rogers of Brenham pleaded guilty to a charge of…