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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…

NEW BRIDGE ON OLD GAY HILL ROAD

A Washington County road that has been closed for three months has reopened. The Washington County Road and Bridge Department has announced that Old Gay Hill Road has reopened after…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED OUT FOR SMOKE ODOR THURSDAY

The Brenham Fire Department answered only one fire call yesterday (Thursday). At 12:14 p.m. Thursday firemen were dispatched to a house at 1607 South Day Street where an odor of…

SIMON THEATER TO PRESENT “THE LIBERATORS” NEXT WEEKEND

A movie about medieval art treasures that were looted by the Nazis in World War Two, and how they ended up in a small town on the Texas prairie will…

AUSTIN COUNTY FAIR QUEEN CROWNED THURSDAY NIGHT

Austin County crowned the queen for its 90th Fair last (Thursday) night at the fairgrounds in Bellville. Aunnika Wittner was announced as 2017 Austin County Fair Queen, and Meghan Hein…

OKTOBIERFEST COMING TO ROUND TOP RIFLE HALL

The grounds of historic Round Top Rifle Hall will be filled with German music, German food and German soda water later this month. On Saturday, October 28th, the 5th Annual…