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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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CHAMBER TO HOST SEMINAR ON MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

How Mobile can help your business make more money is the topic of a Washington County Chamber of Commerce seminar coming up in a couple of weeks. Toni Harris of…

Nandita Berry feature

TEXAS SECRETARY OF STATE TO VISIT BLUE BELL FRIDAY

Brenham’s Blue Bell Creameries will have a special visitor tomorrow (Friday). Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry will visit Blue Bell tomorrow (Friday) at 11 a.m. in recognition of the…

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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…

Sealy connected feature

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…

Landfill feature

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…

Kidsday feature

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,…

Blinn board feature

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…

City Council feature

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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