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ROTARY AWARDS LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS; ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD

The Rotary Club of Washington County has announced the completion of $82,600 in charity donations for this year with the awarding of $9,000 in student scholarships. Four $1,500 scholarships went…

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OFFICIALS STILL CAN’T ASSESS DAMAGE AT LAKE SOMERVILLE

Officials at Lake Somerville say it could be some time for all the flood waters to recede in order to determine the full extent of the damage. At this point,…

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LOCAL FEMA DISASTER CENTER TO CLOSE NEXT WEEK

Thursday will be the last day of operation foe the local federal disaster recovery center at the Washington County Fairgrounds. FEMA officials say the center will officially shut down at…

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BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS BONDS FOR IMPROVEMENTS

The Burton School Board is set to discuss a possible bond issue that would fund improvements to some of the district’s facilities, when they meet Monday night. At issue are:…

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BLINN EXTENDS HENSLEY’S CONTRACT

The Blinn College Board of Trustees have approved a one-year contract extension for Dr. Mary Hensley, District President/CEO. Hensley’s original three-year contract has been extended, and will now run through…

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INMATES WIN SUIT OVER WATER AT NAVASOTA PRISON UNIT

Officials with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice says the agency plans to appeal a ruling ordering the water supply at a Navasota prison unit be replaced. Inmates recently won…

BRIARCREST OVERPASS

ALL LANES OPEN AT BRIARCREST OVERPASS AT HIGHWAY SIX

TxDOT officials say all lanes of the Briarcrest overpass over Highway 6 in Bryan have been reopened. Friday, TxDOT said its bridge division has examined the damage caused Monday when…

BRYAN MURDER FEATURE

BRYAN POLICE ARREST THREE ON MURDER CHARGE

Bryan Police have made three arrests in an April murder. 30-year old Brandon Reed, 26-year old Robert Jones and 19-year old  Zaquarius Glover, all of Bryan, are all in custody….

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H-E-B PRESENTS FIREWORKS ON THE BRAZOS ON THE FOURTH

Once again, H-E-B is sponsoring Fireworks on the Brazos, the Fourth of July at Washington-on-the-Brazos. The celebration at the birthplace of Texas begins at 10:00 a.m. on Monday the 4th…

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COLUMBUS MAN KILLED AFTER THREATENING AUSTIN CO. AUTHORITIES WITH GUN

A Columbus man is dead after threatening Austin County peace officers Wednesday near Bellville. 31-year old Shaun Trevor Walke of Columbus was shot and killed when he pointed a handgun…

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