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BLINN OFFERS SELECTION OF ONLINE PROGRAMS THIS FALL

Students can complete 22 different degrees and certificates without ever stepping foot on campus As more college students opt for the convenience of online courses, Blinn College is offering more…

GRIMES CO. MAN ARRESTED IN SHOOTING

A Grimes County man faces charges after a shooting and brief standoff at a home near Bedais, Thursday morning. 46-year old Brandt Lee Jamail is free on $5,000 bond after…

KYLE VAN HOOK TO MAKE LIFE-SAVING DONATION TO GRANDSON

A longtime local coach and voice that can be heard on KWHI football broadcasts will be helping save his grandson’s life, next week. Next Wednesday morning, Kyle Van Hook, currently…

UNITY THEATRE AUDITIONS SATURDAY FOR ‘BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER’

Unity Theatre will be holding auditions this weekend to cast 17 children between the ages of 6 to 15 in the December production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. In…

TEXAS LOOKS AT POWER GRID RELIABILITY

Some electric companies in Texas are planning to put less money into maintaining and modernizing plants, causing some officials to worry about energy reliability in the state. The Houston Chronicle…

TAX-FREE HOLIDAY THIS WEEKEND

The annual Texas Sales Tax Holiday is this weekend across the state. The three-day holiday, scheduled for Friday-thru-Sunday, exempts many school-related items from state and local sales taxes. The law…

FINAL WEEKEND FOR ‘SHAKESPEARE AT WINEDALE”

This is the final weekend of Shakespeare at Winedale for the 2017 season. “King Lear” is being performed Friday at 7:30 p.m. “Antony and Cleopatra” will be presented Saturday at…

KOLKHORST INTRODUCES TAX BILLS

Local State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst has filed a number of bills aimed at limiting aggressive property tax appraisals and increasing funds for local schools. Kolkhorst filed the bills during the…

DAVE SOUTH TO STEP DOWN FROM AGGIE FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL

Dave South, the legendary voice of Texas A&M athletics since 1985, has decided to make the 2017 Aggie football season and the 2017-18 men’s basketball season his final year behind…

CONVICTED MONTGOMERY CO. KILLER GETS DEATH DATE

A 46-year-old Montgomery County man, condemned for the slaying of a college student almost 19 years ago, has received an execution date. State District Judge J.D. Langley has set Nov….