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GAS PRICES UP IN TEXAS

Retail gasoline prices in Texas are up 4 cents this week to top the $2 per gallon mark for the first time since mid-November. AAA Texas on Thursday reported the…

BIMAGE NAMED HONORABLE MENTION ALL-STATE

Brenham Cubs football star Marqez Bimage has been selected Associated Press Honorable Mention 5A All-State. Bimage, a senior defensive end, helped lead the Cubs to an 8-4 record in 2016….

GURKA SIGNS WITH YANKEES

Former Brenham Cubs baseball standout Jason Gurka has signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees organization. The 28-year old Chappell Hill-native was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles…

AUTHOR/ATHLETE TO ADDRESS LOCAL ROTARY, THURSDAY

International athlete and author Roberta Scholdan will address the next meeting of the Rotary Club of Washington County, Thursday afternoon. Scholdan represented the U.S. in the 1947 European Figure Skating…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD OPPOSES NEW SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM

The Burton school board has registered their objections to a new method to rate school accountability in Texas. The Texas Education Agency will be implementing a new system of school…

REWARD OFFERED FOR WANTED FELON

The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a reward for the capture of a fugitive with Brazos Valley ties. 34-year old Jared Luke Langley is wanted for parole violation,…

FOURTH INDICTMENT FILED IN KURTZ MURDER CASE

The latest Washington County Grand Jury has indicted the fourth suspect in the Trey Kurtz murder. 20-year old Jordan Alexander Graves of Brenham was indicted this week on a Capital…

SCHUBERT APPLAUDS BLINN-A&M WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAM

AUSTIN – Representative Leighton Schubert (R-HD13) has issued the following statement regarding an announcement by the Texas A&M University System, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service and Blinn College outlining…

BURTON PTO TO HOST ‘PANCAKES WITH SANTA’ THURSDAY

Burton residents will get chance to enjoy a meal with Santa Claus, tomorrow (Thursday) night. The Burton PTO is hosting “Pancakes with Santa” from 5:30-to-6:30 p.m. at Burton High School…

BLINN BOARD TO DISCUSS CONSTRUCTION AT MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Blinn College board of trustees will discuss construction of the college’s new campus in Brazos County, when they meet Wednesday morning. Trustees will look at authorizing Blinn president Mary…