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TEXAS HOUSE APPROVES SCHOOL FINANCE PLAN

The Texas House has once-again approved a sweeping, $1.8 billion plan to begin overhauling the state’s troubled school finance system. The proposal increases per-pupil funding while offering extra money for…

4H HONORS ITS BEST AND BRIGHTEST OF 2017

Washington County 4-H celebrated its best and brightest last (Friday) night. The local club held its 4H Family Night and Awards Banquet at the Washington County Fairgrounds Events Center. Last…

BTU COPTER HOVERING OVER BURLESON CO.

Residents of Brazos and Burleson counties may notice a low-flying aircraft hovering over the area. Bryan Texas Utilities (BTU) is conducting an aerial inspection of various elements of its power…

EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER GRAND OPENING MONDAY

A grand opening ceremony is set for Monday night for the new Brenham School District’s new Early Childhood Learning Center. The center will be located at the former Alton Elementary…

BRENHAM ADMINISTRATOR RECEIVES STATE AWARD

A Brenham city administrator has received a prestigious award. Assistant City Manager Lowell Ogle has received the Gary Brown City Service Award from the Texas Public Power Association. Ogle, who…

PACKED ROUND TOP TOWN MEETING ADDRESSES ORDINANCES

Over half the population of the small community of Round Top turned out this week for a public meeting over changes to the town’s Land Use Ordinance. Those changes range…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO DOZEN YEARS IN PRISON

A Washington County man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to several charges in 21st District Court. District Judge Carson Campbell sentenced 29-year old Trenton…

LOCAL WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

A Brenham woman faces multiple charges after a traffic stop Thursday night. Around 10 p.m., Officer Jose Perez pulled over 37-year old Angie Gail Lucas of Brenham in the 400…

ALVIN WOMAN ARRESTED IN BRENHAM FOR MARIJUANA POSSESSION

An Alvin woman has been arrested in Brenham on a marijuana possession charge. Thursday afternoon, police were called to the 800 block of South Market St in reference to a…

TYLER MAN ARRESTED FOR D.W.I. IN BRENHAM

A Tyler man faces a DWI charge after his arrest in Brenham. Thursday morning at 4:30, Sgt. Joseph Merkley and Cpl. Lance Weiss observed a vehicle travelling the wrong way…