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AUGUST SALES TAX REBATES UP IN COUNTY — DOWN IN CITY

August sales tax rebates for Washington County and Burton were up; while the rebate for the City of Brenham dropped. Washington County’s refund was $250,279, up 3.3 percent from a…

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CITY OPENS FOUR BIDS FOR WALKING TRAIL REPAIRS

Repairs to the City of Brenham’s walking trail at Hohlt Park could cost the city about $36,000. The City Council is expected to approve the low bid of $144,200 to…

HIGH SPEED RAIL FEATURE

GRIMES CO. OFFICIALS WANT PROOF OF ‘EMINENT DOMAIN’

The Grimes County Commissioners Court is demanding proof of eminent domain authority from high-speed rail developers before constructing a rail line over county roads. State Sen. Charles Schwertner says similar…

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HODDE PLEASED WITH PANTHER SCRIMMAGE

The Burton Panthers football team took to the field for the first time this year as they traveled to Hempstead for a scrimmage with the Bobcats, Friday night. Panthers Head…

VOLLEYBALL FEATURE

CUBETTES VOLLEYBALL WINS TWO MORE AT COLUMBUS

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL YESTERDAY-SATURDAY BRENHAM CUBETTES (5-0) @ COLUMBUS TOURNAMENT CUBETTES def. LULING, 2-0 (25-16, 25-12) JORDYN WILLIAMS, 6 kills KATHRYN WITTNER, 5 kills AVERY SCHROEDER, 12 digs KELLY JURDEN…

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CUBS FIRST SCRIMMAGE HAS MIXED RESULTS

The 2016 edition of the Brenham Cubs football team got its first taste of competition Friday morning as they faced fourth-ranked Manvel in their first scrimmage of the year. Cubs…

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HEMPSTEAD MAN SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR WASHINGTON CO. FORGERY

A Hempstead man has been sentenced to prison for his part in a counterfeiting ring. 26-year old Brian McDade was arrested by Washington County Sheriff’s deputies in June of 2015,…

VOLLEYBALL FEATURE

CUBETTES/LADY PANTHERS UNBEATEN IN TOURNEY POOL PLAY

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL THURSDAY-SATURDAY BRENHAM CUBETTES (3-0) @ COLUMBUS TOURNAMENT THURSDAY 1-CUBETTES def. BRAZOS, 2-0 (25-20, 26-24) TATUM SMIDIVEC, 7 kills, 4 aces BAILEY KENJURA, 3 blocks AVERY SCHROEDER, 18…

BISD BPD FEATURE

BISD RECOGNIZES LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

The Brenham ISD honored local law enforcement at their opening convocation Wednesday. Chief Goodman and Sheriff Otto Hanak were presented with plaques for their departments’ community support. The faculty and…

BPD 100 CLUB FEATURE

BRENHAM POLICE PRESENT PLAQUE TO 100 CLUB

The Brenham, Police Department recently presented The 100 Club with a plaque. The 100 Club provided funding to the Emergency Response Team for the purchase of equipment.

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