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mainstreet feature

MAINSTREET BRENHAM CELEBRATES 15 YEARS

Brenham celebrated 15 years in the Texas Mainstreet program at a special dinner in downtown Tuesday night. Board and committee members, supporters and volunteers of Brenham Mainstreet gathered at the…

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ALL PROPERTY TAX RATES SET FOR 2014

Property owners in the Oak Hill Acres subdivision just north of Brenham will see the largest increase in Washington County in their property tax bills this fall. Willy Dilworth, Chief…

Kay Domel feature

BISD’S PRIDE ACADEMY SUCCESSFUL

Brenham ISD’s “Pride Academy” graduated 14 of its students this past school year, something that probably wouldn’t have happened without the Academy. Administrator Kay Domel spoke to the Brenham School…

School board special feature

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD SETS TAX RATE

Homeowners in the Brenham Independent School District will see a slight increase in their taxes this year, even though the tax rate will remain the same. The Brenham School Board…

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FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES RECEPTION MONDAY

The queen candidates for the 146th Washington County Fair will be officially introduced at a reception Monday. The official poster for the Washington County Fair will also be unveiled during…

kids on path feature

BISD RECEIVES TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE GRANT

The Brenham School District has been awarded a grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to help Texas children reconnect with nature. Texas Parks and Wildlife has announced that…

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FIREMEN’S FIESTA ONE WEEK AWAY

The Brenham Fire Department’s major fundraiser for the year is just one week away. Brenham’s annual Firemen’s Fiesta is set for next Saturday, August 9th.  The one day celebration will…

Aerials

ASTRODOME FUTURE STILL UNCERTAIN

What will become of the Houston Astrodome is still up in the air after a meeting of the Texas Historical Commission Wednesday. In a meeting at Sul Ross University in…

Bryan Champion feature

CONVICTED BRYAN BANK ROBBER RECEIVES 60 YEARS

A man convicted for robbing Commerce National Bank in Bryan last summer was sentenced to prison yesterday (Wednesday) in Bryan. A Brazos County jury sentenced 43 year old Bryan Champion…

Word Wrangler 2013

OVER 20 AUTHORS EXPECTED FOR WORD WRANGLER FESTIVAL

Over 20 authors are expected to participate in the 9th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival in Giddings in September. The Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center and the Giddings Area…

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