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FOUR COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTS BATTLE GRASS FIRE

Four Washington County fire departments battled a large grass fire in the northeast portion of the county Wednesday afternoon. Shortly before 4:30 Wednesday afternoon, the Brenham Fire Department was called…

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CITY OF SEALY RELEASES CONNECTED TECHNOLOGY PLAN

The City of Sealy has unveiled a plan to better connect it with the technology of the future. Sealy recently announced that it is participating in the Connected Community Engagement…

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CHANGE OF VENUE DENIED IN HEMPSTEAD LANDFILL CASE

The civil trial over a proposed landfill near Hempstead is now set to begin December 1st in the 506th District Court in Waller County. Retired District Judge Terry Flenniken has…

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EIGHT PEOPLE SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Eight persons plead guilty to felony offenses in 21st District Court in Brenham and received sentences ranging from probation to prison terms. District Attorney Julie Renken reports that seven of…

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KIDS’ DAY HEALTH EVENT SET FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 7TH

Scott & White Healthcare Brenham has announced the date for its annual “Kids’ Day” health event to help get kids ready for the start of school. For the 18th year,…

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BLINN BOARD DISCUSSES $4 MILLION SURPLUS AT WORKSHOP

A $4 million dollar budget surplus and how to spend it was the hot topic at last (Tuesday) night’s workshop for the Blinn College Board of Trustees. A variety of…

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CITY BUDGET WORKSHOPS PROJECT TAX REDUCTION

Property owners in the City of Brenham could see about a 7 cent reduction in their tax rate this fall if everything goes as planned. After several days of budget…

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MARIJUANA FARM YIELDS OVER 100,000 PLANTS

An East Texas marijuana farm has now yielded over 100,000 plants valued at almost $2 million. Authorities near Goodrich, Texas in Polk County finished clearing all 29 fields of marijuana…

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McRAVEN NAMED SOLE FINALIST FOR UT CHANCELLOR

As expected, the University of Texas Board of Regents last (Tuesday) night named Admiral William McRaven the sole finalist for the chancellor of the UT System. The Regents unanimously selected…

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HOUSTON JURY GIVES DEATH SENTENCE TO KILLER

A Houston jury has given the death sentence to a man convicted of killing a Bellaire police officer. After 12 hours of deliberation over two days, a jury this (Tuesday)…

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