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WASHINGTON COUNTY MAN CHARGED WITH SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD

A Brenham man faces charges of Sexual Assault of a Child after his arrest. According to Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak, 19-year old Zachary Charles Moerbe was arrested late last…

CALDWELL MAN ARRESTED IN BRAZOS CO. SHOOTING DEATH

A Caldwell man is in the Brazos County Jail, charged in the shooting death of a man in Brazos County. 50-year old Rod Clanton of Caldwell is in custody, charged…

BURTON CHRISTMAS DECORATING WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The winners have been announced in the Burton Chamber of Commerce “Christmas Lights Decorating Contest.” For Most Original: 1st place – Bostain’s House; 2nd place – Jon and Melissa Johnson…

LOCAL CHAMBER PREPARES FOR 2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Officials with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce says they are ready for the upcoming 2017 Texas legislative session. Every two years, the Chamber publishes a set of Policy Statements…

COLD SNAP INCREASES ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION

A polar cold front that dropped local temperatures into the mid-20s has led to increased energy consumption for Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s members, which means higher electric bills. Bluebonnet general manager,…

MOST CITY/COUNTY OFFICES REMAIN CLOSED MONDAY

Many of the city of Brenham’s and Washington County’s facilities remain closed Monday in observance of the Christmas holiday. City Hall, the Municipal Court, the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library,…

CHILD SUPPORT LINKED TO TEXAS VEHICLE REGISTRATION

Texas has collected more than $160,000 in back child support since starting a program this year that bars some parents who owe money from renewing vehicle registrations. The Dallas Morning…

DONATIONS STILL NEEDED FOR SENIOR CENTER

Officials with the Washington County Healthy Living Association say donations continue to come in for their “Champions for Seniors” fundraising effort, but more is needed. Dottie Schaer (sheer), chair of…

TWO MORE ARRESTED FOR DEPUTY’S ASSAULT

Authorities have arrested two more people accused of assaulting an off-duty Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy while allegedly trying to rob him. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of…

BBB WARNS BEWARE OF XMAS APPS

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be wary when using cellphone apps to purchase last minute Christmas gifts. In 2016, many people say they prefer it to hitting the holiday…