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FUNDRAISING PUSH ON FOR NEW BRENHAM ANIMAL SHELTER

The final push is on in an effort to raise enough funds for a new local animal shelter. According to this weekend’s edition of the Brenham Banner Press, just over…

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CITY OF BRENHAM BEGINS BUDGET WORKSHOPS

Budget discussions for the City of Brenham get underway Monday and will likely include a decrease in the property tax rate. City Manager Terry Roberts tells the Brenham Banner Press…

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EIGHT YEAR OLD DROWNS IN LAKE CONROE

  An eight-year old boy is dead after drowning Sunday afternoon at Lake Conroe. Officials say the child fell off the dock into the lake at the Piney Shores Resort…

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FORMER HARRIS CO. DEPUTY DROWNS NEAR NAVASOTA

A retired Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy is dead, after he drowned in Grimes County, Saturday morning. Authorities say that 65-year-old Donald Ray McBroom of Tomball was fishing early Saturday morning…

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STATE LITTLE LEAGUE TOURNEYS BEGIN TONIGHT

LITTLE LEAGUE 2014 TEXAS EAST ALL-STARS 11-YEAR OLD BASEBALL @ FAULKNER PARK, TYLER SATURDAY 6:00, WASHINGTON CO. vs. FORT JACKSON  (5:30 on KWHI/www.kwhi.com) 8:00, BAYSIDE vs. PORT NECHES SUNDAY 6:00,…

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PAIR PLEADS GUILTY TO BURGLARIES OF LOCAL POST OFFICES

Two people accused in a slew of post office burglaries—including four in Washington County—have plead guilty in federal court. Federal prosecutors in Waco say the two, identified as 39-year old…

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RARE VIRUS FOUND IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Montgomery County officials have confirmed their first case of the Chikungunya (CHIK-UN-GOON-YA) virus. Jennifer Nichols-Contella, Public Information Officer for the Montgomery County Public Health District, says the patient is a…

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BRYAN MAN SENTENCED FOR KIDNAPPING

  A Brazos County man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison on a 2013 kidnapping charge. 36-year-old Lance Gentry was convicted of aggravated kidnapping after pleading guilty to…

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DENTIST PLEADS GUILTY TO VIDEO CHARGE

A Bryan dentist has been sentenced to 21 days in prison for taping a female employee changing in his office restroom. Sixty-seven-year-old William Birdwell pleaded guilty Thursday in Bryan to…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UP IN JUNE

More people in Washington County are out of work this month than last.  However, the current jobless rate remains ahead of last year. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, Washington…

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