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BRENHAM ISD GIFTED AND TALENTED SCREENING THROUGH FEB. 6TH

The Brenham Independent School District will be accepting requests for Gifted and Talented screening beginning January 24 through February 6. Parents may pick up a Parent Checklist and a Request…

BLINN HODDE CENTER OFFERS FEBRUARY COURSES

To register, visit the Hodde Center at 2910 S. Blue Bell Road in Brenham Blinn College’s A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center will offer courses in specialty welding, industrial safety,…

UPDATE – FIRE DEPARTMENTS BATTLE LOCAL GRASS FIRES

Update 12:45 PM Tuesday: The Brenham and Chappell Hill Fire Departments are currently responding to a grass fire in the 4700 Block of Nicholson Lake road south of Chappell Hill….

TODAY DEADLINE TO PURCHASE CHAMBER BANQUET TICKETS

Today is the deadline to purchase tickets for the 2018 Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Brenham Economic Development Foundation Banquet. The banquet is set for next Tuesday evening at…

FIVE OAKS RUNAWAY ACCUSED OF BURNING DOWN NEARBY HOME

A 15-year old runaway from the Five Oaks Achievement Center in Austin County is believed responsible for setting a nearby home on fire. New Ulm Fire Chief Curtis Harden says…

BUC MEN DOWN SAN JAC; WOMEN FALL TO JACKSONVILLE

Blinn defeats San Jacinto College- Central 72-66 on the road The Blinn College men’s basketball team never trailed in the game against San Jacinto College- Central in order to pick…

GO TEXAN WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The 2018 Washington County Go Texan Scholarship Fundraiser is being called a huge success. Organizers says that while final numbers are not in, they will be able to provide several…

2018 SPELLING BEE PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED

The field of participants has been announced for Tuesday’s 63rd Annual Washington County Spelling Bee. The Bee will be held at Alton Elementary School, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The top three…

WASHINGTON CO. JOBLESS RATE DIPS SLIGHTLY

The jobless rate in Washington County’s dropped slightly in December. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, the county’s unemployment rate last month dropped a tenth-of-a-percent to 3.6 percent, down from…

TODDLER DROWNS IN BRAZOS VALLEY POND

An 18-month-old toddler died after he was found in a pond behind a home in South Brazos County, Saturday evening. The child, whose name has not been released, was rushed…