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BRENHAM POLICE MAKE THEFT ARREST

Brenham Police have arrested a man and charged him with theft. Tuesday morning, around 9 a.m., Cpl. Richard Bobbitt responded to Brenham Repair Center in the 1400 block of W….

BLINN ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR PERKINS GRANT

Online application for textbook and transportation assistance is open through 10 a.m. on July 26  Blinn College is encouraging eligible Applied Sciences majors taking Fall semester courses to apply for…

FEMA ASSISTANCE IN WASHINGTON CO. OVER $1-MILLION

According to FEMA, assistance to Washington County in the wake of May’s flooding has now totaled over one-million-dollars. According to Rita Egan, local FEMA coordinator, 224 applications have been approved…

TRAIN HITS CAR IN BRYAN

No one was injured after a train smashed into a car in Downtown Bryan late Tuesday night. It happened at the intersection of 27th Street and Sims Avenue. just before…

BELVILLE P.D. RESPONDS TO BOMB THREAT

Bellville authorities report a false bomb threat overnight. Just before 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, law enforcement, fire and EMS units were called out to a bomb threat at the Dollar General…

BLINN BOARD APPROVES 2016-17 BUDGET

The Blinn College Board of Trustees has approved a $107.9 million Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget during its regular meeting last (Tuesday) night, representing a 1-percent increase over the previous year….

LOCAL VET HOSPITAL TO HOST BLOOD DRIVE/CUSTOMER APPRECIATION

A local veterinary hospital is hosting a blood drive and customer appreciation day, Wednesday. The Brenham Veterinary Hospital on Highway 290 East will be hosting the event between 10:00 a.m….

WASHINGTON CO. CLEANUP EVENT UNDER WAY

A free cleanup event is underway in Precinct-1 in Washington County. The county is conducting a waste collection event for residents of Precinct-1, encouraging them to remove trash, scrap and…

STATE SALES TAX HOLIDAY AUG. 5-7

The Texas Sales Tax Holiday is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 5-7. Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced for less…

HEARNE SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT FIRED

The Hearne ISD school board has fired superintendent Raul Nuques Monday night. The superintendent’s employment status has been on the agenda for a number of meetings leading up to Monday night . After…