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FAYETTE COUNTY FAIR MAKE SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS

The Fayette County Fair in LaGrange has made some schedule adjustments due to Hurricane Harvey.  The Thursday senior citizens event at the KC Hall will be held as scheduled. The…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC WORKING ON OUTAGES

Crews from Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative are working numerous small power outages in Washington County this (Monday) morning, caused by the storms. The largest area is off of FM 1948 near…

CALDWELL I.S.D. RATIFICATION ELECTION TODAY

Residents in the Caldwell School District are going to the polls today (Saturday) to vote in a tax ratification election, which officials hope will bring the District more state funding….

GOVERNOR SUSPENDS HOTEL TAXES

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has suspended the collection of all state and local hotel occupancy taxes for persons affected by Hurricane Harvey. Now through September 6th, the hotel tax waiver…

SOMERVILLE MAKING HOMECOMING PLANS

Somerville High School is making plans to celebrate homecoming on the weekend of September 15th when the Yegua’s host Texas Wind High School. The Somerville Ex-Students Association has organized a…

BRAZOS RIVER FLOODING

Heavy rains from Hurricane Harvey are expected to have a big impact on river levels early next week. The Brazos River Authority is predicting that the Brazos River will peak…

BRAZOS CO. JAIL HOST ARANSAS CO. INMATES

The Brazos County Jail is home to a few more inmates than usual this weekend. Beginning Thursday, Aransas County began transferring all of its jail inmates to the Brazos County…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS JAIL CONTROL SYSTEM

Bids for a Detention Control System for the Washington County Jail will be opened during Tuesday, August 15th’s meeting of the Washington County Commissioners Court. The Commissioners are expected to…

LAWMAKERS AT ODDS OVER SCHOOL FINANCE

State lawmakers are back at work today (Saturday) in Austin during the special legislative session, but the Texas House and Senate are far apart on the issue of school finance…

AUSTIN CO. COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS BUDGET

Austin County Commissioners will continue to work on the proposed county budget during workshops Monday in Bellville. Based on present budget requests, Austin County could see an almost 8 percent…