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STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER AT STAR OF THE REPUBLIC MUSEUM

The Star of the Republic Museum at Washington on the Brazos State Park is planning a unique event to welcome its newest staff member. Kids are invited to bring their…

AUSTIN CO. COMMISSIONERS TO MEET MONDAY

The position of Secretary for the Austin County Commissioners Court will be discussed when the Commissioners meet Monday morning at 9 o’clock in Bellville. Also on the agenda is a…

FAYETTE CO. RODEO SET FOR AUGUST 11

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse has an entire weekend of fun planned for its 9th annual Ram Rodeo near LaGrange. Beginning Friday, August 11th, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Posse Ram…

CHAMBER “TAILGATE 17” SET FOR AUGUST 24TH

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce has announced the date for its “Tailgate ‘17”…its annual kickoff party for football season. Thursday, August 24th, tailgaters will gather at 6 p.m. at…

DPS TO START BILLING FOR LAB WORK

Local police and sheriff’s departments will soon have to pay the State of Texas for crime lab work. The Texas Department of Public Safety has announced that beginning September first,…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS SALARIES, TUESDAY

The Burton School Board will discuss salaries and benefits when they meet Tuesday night. Members of the board will discuss staff salary increases, employee benefits and changes to supplemental salary…

WORK TO BEGIN ON FLOOD DAMAGED BRIDGE IN OCTOBER

Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation say construction on the Highway 36 bridge, damaged by the 2016 flood, will begin in October. TxDOT spokesman Bobby Colwell says the project…

TxDOT SUSPENDS INVOICES AND VIOLATIONS

The Texas Department of Transportation is suspending all pay by mail invoices and violations. This comes after recent issues with toll billing and other issues. Customers were assured that they would…

GAS UP 3-CENTS PER GALLON

AAA Texas reports the average price of a gallon of gas in Texas is up three cents this week, at $2.08 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel. That price…

LOCAL ATTORNEY HONORED

A local attorney has been recognized for his contributions to the real estate section of the Texas State Bar. Steven C. Haley received the 2017 Weatherbie Workhorse Award recently at…