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SALES TAX REBATES SHOW SHARP INCREASE

Monthly sales tax rebates saw a dramatic increase in Brenham, Burton and Washington County. This month’s sale tax rebates showed sharp increases across the board. Brenham’s July payment with reflects…

FORMER PEDERNALES COOP CHIEF GETS $1.1-MIL. AWARD

The former chief executive of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative has been awarded about $1.1 million to resign his post after previously accusing board members of inappropriate conduct. The Austin American-Statesman…

ABBOTT LAUNCHES REELECTION BID

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched his re-election campaign. Supporters cheered Friday when Abbott hailed a new “sanctuary cities” ban that lets police ask people during routine stops whether…

GAS PRICES UP 2-CENTS THIS WEEK

The price of gas in Texas is up over the last week. Statewide, a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Texas is $2.05 for a gallon of unleaded fuel. According…

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…