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RURAL FIRE CHIEFS TO DISCUSS EMERGENCY SERVICE DISTRICTS

The chiefs of Washington County’s rural fire departments will meet next week to discuss the creation of an Emergency Service District. The move would grant the rural departments the authority…

LAW ENFORCEMENT & MILITARY BIKERS TO MEET IN BRENHAM

Hundreds of motorcycles will be descending on Brenham next week for a national meetup. The 16th annual Reguladores law enforcement and military motorcycle group National Event will be held in…

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED ON D..W.I. CHARGE

A Brenham woman faces a DWI charge after a traffic stop early this (Friday) morning. Shortly after 12:30, Cpl. Lance Weiss conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON WARRANT

A Brenham man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant. Thursday afternoon, around 4:00, Corporal David Dudenhoeffer conducted a traffic stop in the 2100 block of South Market St. The…

HEMPSTEAD WATERMELON FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

The 28th Annual Watermelon Festival is set for this weekend in Hempstead. Tonight’s (Friday) events include: the junior barbeque cook off at 6:00, a street dance at Depot Park at…

SOONERS TOP BIG-12 MEDIA POLL; LONGHORNS FOURTH

2017 BIG-12 PRESEASON FOOTBALL MEDIA POLL   PLACE TEAM 2016 1ST PLACE VOTES PTS. 1 Oklahoma 11-2 19 303 2 Oklahoma State 10-3 12 294 3 Kansas State 9-4 1…

BLINN TEAMS HONORED FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Three Blinn College athletic teams have received honorable mention on the NJCAA’s annual Academic Teams of the Year. The women’s volleyball team produced a GPA of 3.1 based on a…

BSSLC EMPLOYEES REASSIGNED AFTER CLIENT’S DEATH

Two employees at the Brenham State Supported Living Center have been reassigned in the wake of the death of a client, Tuesday. The two unnamed workers have been reassigned from…

PATRICK WANTS LOTTERY FUNDS USED FOR TEACHER BONUSES

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wants to spend $700 million annually in Texas lottery revenue on bonuses for veteran teachers. The leader of the Texas Senate said Thursday that the lottery…

COUNTY FINANCIAL REPORTS DUE

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel is reminding candidates that financial reports are due this month. Rothermel says Monday (7/17) is the deadline for all candidates to file their semi-annual reports…