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THE SPECTATOR – “STICK TO BASIC ISSUES’

Early voting begins today in the Democratic and Republican primaries.  While there are very few local Democrats on the ballot….just 2 actually….there are a number of Republican candidates to choose…

GOVERNOR SETS DATE FOR SPECIAL DISTRICT 13 REP. ELECTION

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has set the date for a special election to fill the unexpired term of former District 13 State Representative Leighton Schubert. Abbott has called for a…

DARDEN SMITH TO PLAY AT BARNHILL CENTER NEXT WEEKEND

A highly acclaimed singer/songwriter who was born in Brenham returns to his hometown for a performance next weekend. Darden Smith, who was born in Brenham in 1962 and lived here…

NATIONAL FFA WEEK PROGRAMS ON KWHI

KWHI will celebrate National Future Farmers of America Week next week, February 19th through the 23rd. Next Monday through Friday, Washington County FFA’s members will present short programs on KWHI…

MT. ROSE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATING 150TH BIRTHDAY

The oldest African American Baptist Church in Brenham is approaching its 150th birthday. Mt. Rose Missionary Baptist Church had its origins in secret church meetings held by runaway slaves and…

PELLET GUN FOUND IN BACKPACK OF NAVASOTA STUDENT

A day after the mass shooting at a Florida school, a Navasota junior high student was removed from school for having a pellet gun in his backpack. Navasota School Superintendent…

TIRE AND WHEEL THEFT RING ARRESTED IN HARRIS COUNTY

A tire and wheel theft ring that stole from a seven county area including Washington County has been busted in Harris County. Thursday Jose Martinez-Garcia, owner of Martinez Wheel Connection…

ACCUSED CALDWELL TEACHER RESIGNS THURSDAY

The Caldwell teacher arrested last week and charged with having an improper relationship with a student has resigned. 37 year old Jamie Goforth, a teacher at Caldwell High School, resigned…

STATE OF THE COMMUNITY FORUM MARCH 7TH

The Brenham Economic Development Foundation and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce have planned a “State of the Community” forum for next month. Community leaders in economic development from the…

UNUSUAL BREAK-IN IN FAYETTE COUNTY

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office investigated an unusual case of breaking and entering this week. Wednesday afternoon Fayette County Deputy Darrell Maze responded to a residence on Old Plum Highway…