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BRENHAM BUILDING PERMITS REMAIN AHEAD OF 2015 PACE

Brenham building permits continue to run well ahead of last year’s pace. In May, 29 permits were issued for a total of just over $2.9-million dollars.  That is well ahead…

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SUMMER GAMES TO BEGIN ON KWHI/KTEX-106

KWHI and KTEX-106 are set to host our version of the 2016 Summer Games. The contest for tickets to summer fun destinations begins Thursday morning. To win, just listen for…

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KAYAKER AND FISHERMEN FOUND DANGEROUSLY CLOSE TO SPILLWAY

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak had to remind three men Tuesday, that lack of common sense could cost them their lives. According to Hanak, he was surveying the situation near…

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TxDOT WORK ON NORTH PARK COULD BE EXPEDITED

Brenham City officials say repairs to North Park Street will be expedited by TxDOT. City Public Works Director Dane Rau says the Texas Department of Transportation is assessing the damage…

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COUNTY RECOVERY FROM STORMS CONTINUES

Washington County continues to recover from the massive storms that hit the area last week. County Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Ruemke says that at this point, the county is trying…

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BRYAN WOMAN DROWNS WHILE TRYING TO SAVE SON

A Bryan woman is dead after a weekend drowning while trying to save her son at Matagorda Beach. According to the Matagorda County Sheriff’s Office, 36-year-old Jennie Jackson was on…

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BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC: POWER IS OUT AGAIN

Overnight storms have caused several power outages again in the Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative service area. Some of those outages are still occurring this morning (Wednesday). Most of these outages are…

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TXDOT ROADS UPDATE

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION  ROAD CLOSURES (AS OF 6:30 p.m. TUESDAY)     WASHINGTON COUNTY FM 2935 is closed from Tommleson Creek to Newman Lane FM 1155 is closed from Hughes…

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CITY OF BRENHAM: STORM DEBRIS DISPOSAL

The City of Brenham has received numerous calls regarding storm debris which includes limbs/brush and damaged household items such as carpet, furniture and ruined lumber. At this time the City…

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BLINN APPROVES PARTNERSHIP WITH A&M ON RELLIS CAMPUS

Blinn will develop facilities at new research and development campus The Blinn College Board of has Trustees unanimously approved a Memorandum of Understanding with The Texas A&M University System to…

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