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SOMERVILLE TO HOST DAM LAKEFEST, SATURDAY

For the first time in three years the Dam Lakefest returns to Lake Somerville. The Lakefest had been an annual event until flooding cancelled the last two events. This year,…

GOODWILL CHURCH TO HOST GROUNDBREAKING WEDNESDAY

A Groundbreaking ceremony is set for Wednesday morning to kick off the construction of the rebuilt Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church. The church was destroyed by flood waters that swept through…

COUNTY TO PURCHASE LAND FOR NEW EMS OFFICE IN BURTON

The Washington County Commissioners Court has decided to move forward with a plan for a new office for its paramedic program in Burton. According to County Judge John Brieden, Commissioners…

COUNTY TO JOIN CITY IN MAKING FM-109 RAILROAD “QUIET ZONE”

Washington County Commissioners have given preliminary approval to a joint venture with the City of Brenham in making the railroad crossing at FM-109 a “quiet zone”. At their meeting this…

FORMER CUBS SUTTON & WATTS FEATURED IN 2017 TEXAS FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

The 2017 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Magazine has hit the newsstands and includes features on a pair of former Brenham Cubs. In the College Football section, readers will…

LADY LIONS INSTALL OFFICERS FOR 2017-18

The Washington County Lady Lions Club has installed its new officer for the coming year. The Officers for 2017-2018 include: President -Shirley Moehlmann;  Vice Presidents- Pat Lueckemeyer and Carol Hutchins;…

ABBOT OFFICIALLY CALLS FOR SPECIAL SESSION

Gov. Greg Abbott has formally called state lawmakers into a special legislative session beginning next week – directing them to approve oversight rules allowing some state agencies to continue operating…

ELECTION MAPS TRIAL CONTINUES

A trial in Texas is underway with Democrats and minority rights groups arguing that the state needs new election maps for 2018 to combat discrimination. The state returned to court…

FRIDAY DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR “LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON COUNTY”

The Washington County Chamber is now accepting applications from those interested in enrolling in “Leadership Washington County.” The program trains current and future leaders from all segments of the community,…

M.E. RULES A&M FRATERNITY DEATH “ACCIDENTAL”

Officials with the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office say they have closed the case on the death of a 20-year-old Texas A&M student who died at an off-campus fraternity house late…