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BRAZOS CO. MURDER SUSPECT ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING JAILER

A Brazos County man, already accused of killing a College Station convenience store clerk, is accused of assaulting a Brazos County Detention Center employee. Officials say Nathaniel Tillery reportedly refused to comply…

FAYETTE CO. FAIR ANNOUNCES QUEEN CANDIDATES

Ten young ladies will be vying for Fayette Co. Fair Queen. The ten contestants have begun selling tickets to the 2017 edition of the fair to be held, August 31st…

BIG CROWDS CELEBRATE WATERMELON FESTIVAL IN HEMPSTEAD

2017 HEMPSTEAD WATERMELON FESTIVAL        

BLINN SEEKS WELDING, PLUMBING AND CARPENTRY INSTRUCTORS

  Blinn College seeks experienced welders, plumbers, and carpenters to serve as part-time instructors and train the next generation of local trades professionals. “We are desperate for instructors,” said Dickie…

HOT NIGHTS/COOL TUNES CANCELLED

Downtown Brenham’s annual celebration of summer was rained out Saturday night, as organizers called off this past week’s Hot Nights/Cool Tunes. Week-two was to have featured the rock and roll…

BIDS BOARD TO HEAR LEARNING CENTER UPDATE

An update on the Early Childhood Learning Center highlights the agenda for Monday night’s meeting of the Brenham School Board. The Board of Trustees will hear a report on the…

SALES TAX REBATES SHOW SHARP INCREASE

Monthly sales tax rebates saw a dramatic increase in Brenham, Burton and Washington County. This month’s sale tax rebates showed sharp increases across the board. Brenham’s July payment with reflects…

FORMER PEDERNALES COOP CHIEF GETS $1.1-MIL. AWARD

The former chief executive of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative has been awarded about $1.1 million to resign his post after previously accusing board members of inappropriate conduct. The Austin American-Statesman…

ABBOTT LAUNCHES REELECTION BID

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched his re-election campaign. Supporters cheered Friday when Abbott hailed a new “sanctuary cities” ban that lets police ask people during routine stops whether…

GAS PRICES UP 2-CENTS THIS WEEK

The price of gas in Texas is up over the last week. Statewide, a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Texas is $2.05 for a gallon of unleaded fuel. According…