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SHERIFF’S OFFICE REQUESTING NEW VEHICLES

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will be getting some new vehicles if they are approved by the County Commissioners Tuesday. On the agenda for Tuesday morning’s Washington County Commissioners meeting is…

LEIGHTON SCHUBERT HOSTING MEETING FOR RETIRED TEACHERS

State Representative Leighton Schubert from Caldwell will be hosting a meeting for retired teachers across House District 13 later this month. Schubert and Merita Zoga, Director of Governmental Relations for…

EMILY HARMEL CROWNED BURTON HOMECOMING QUEEN

Emily Harmel was crowned Homecoming Queen for Burton High School at halftime of the Panther’s game last (Friday) night. The other Burton Homecoming Queen candidates included seniors Hailey Blakey, Calley…

RECORDS BROKEN AT AUSTIN CO. YOUTH LIVESTOCK SALE

Eight different records were broken Friday at the Austin County Fair Youth Livestock Sale at the fairgrounds in Bellville. The Grand Champion Filly shown by Laurie Robbins was sold for…

BURTON OKTOBERFEST TODAY

It’s “Oktoberfest” time in Burton today (Saturday). The Burton Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to downtown Burton for a day of live music, food and community vendors.  Oktoberfest runs from…

WASHINGTON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ELECTION

Ballots have been mailed out for the election of new Board members for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. There are seven candidates on the ballot for the seven available…

BLINN BOARD TO CONSIDER SALARIES TUESDAY

The Blinn College Board of Trustees will consider new salaries and a change to the college’s organizational plan when they meet Tuesday night. Blinn Executive Vice President Mel Waxler will…

BRIDGE ON 36 NORTH LOOP TO BE DEMOLISHED NEXT WEEK

The northbound bridge on the State Highway 36 loop in Brenham is scheduled to be demolished beginning next week. The bridge over the BNSF railroad is not being used, as…

BURTON HOMECOMING QUEEN CROWNING TONIGHT

Burton High School will crown its 2017 Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Burton – Snook football game tonight (Friday). Five seniors are vying for the title of Burton Homecoming…

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN CHAPPELL HILL SCARECROW CONTEST

Thousands of visitors are expected to fill the streets of Chappell Hill this weekend for the annual Scarecrow Festival. In preparation for the event, the Chappell Hill Historical Society has…