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ST. STANISLAUS RESCHEDULES LABOR DAY CELEBRATION

St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Chappell Hill has postponed its annual Labor Day celebration in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Bestsy Stigler of the church’s building and maintenance committee, says…

WASHINGTON CO. HOSTING NATIONAL GUARD

Washington County’s Office of Emergency Management continues to aide in the recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey. According to Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Brian Ruemke, Brenham has become a staging…

HARVEY SETS RAINFALL RECORDS

Harvey broke the record for total rainfall in the Continental US while dumping flooding rain over Harris County and the City of Houston. According to the National Weather Service, 49.2″…

HARVEY MAKES LANDFALL AGAIN

The National Hurricane Center says Harvey is back on land after coming ashore early Wednesday just west of Cameron, Louisiana. The tropical storm is expected to weaken and continue to…

$25-MILLION IN FEDERAL AID AVAILABLE

The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has directed Federal Highway Administration officials to make $25 million in Emergency Relief funds immediately available to help Texas with repairs…

THE LATEST UPDATE FROM WASHINGTON CO. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Office of Emergency Management for Washington County and The City of Brenham has issued the latest update on the catastrophic devastation of Hurricane Harvey. The Washington County area is…

FSA ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR FARMERS AND RANCHERS

The USDA Farm Service Agency is reminding farmers and ranchers that disaster assistance programs are available. Farmers and ranchers are reminded to contact the local F.S.A. office as they evaluate…

LAWYERS URGE STORM VICTIMS TO QUICKLY FILE ‘HARVEY’ CLAIMS

Attorneys are urging homeowners to file claims for property damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey before Friday, when a new insurance law goes into effect. The new law requires plaintiffs’ attorneys…

COUNTY COURT AT LAW TRIAL, WEDNESDAY, CANCELLED

The jury trial Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. in the County Court a Law Courtroom for Judge Eric Berg has been cancelled. If you have been summoned for this jury, your…

BLINN POSTPONES TUESDAY BOARD MEETING

Blinn College has postponed its Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for tonight (Tuesday). All of Blinn’s campuses are closed through Tuesday due to local road conditions. Tuesday’s meeting was scheduled…