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FEMA CAUTIONS ABOUT MONEY USE

For those residents of Washington and surrounding counties who may receive money as a result of damage from the recent floods, FEMA officials have a word of caution. FEMA says…

BRENHAM BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS TO MEET MONDAY

The Brenham Board of Adjustments will consider several variance requests when they meet Monday afternoon at 5:15 at City Hall. A storage facility located at 2000 U.S. Highway 290 East…

CITY OFFICIALS ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT VALMONT

The tax abatements for Valmont Industries recently approved by the City of Brenham and by Washington County have brought up many questions, considering last year’s layoffs by the company.  Brenham…

THE SPECTATOR ON SUDDENLINK AND THE COMMUNITY CHANNEL

For those of you who get your television service through Suddenlink Communications in Brenham, you may have noticed that the Brenham Community Channel disappeared last week.  That’s the channel that…

BRENHAM SUBDIVISION EXPECTED HAVE WATER BY LATE THIS AFTEROON

Residents of a Brenham subdivision are without running water today (Monday), and have been since Sunday afternoon. Over 150 homes in the Oak Hill Acres subdivision, three miles north of…

CITY COUNCIL VOTES AGAINST PROHIBITING OPEN OR CONCEALED CARRY IN CITY MEETINGS

Brenham’s City Council has voted against prohibiting licensed open carry or concealed handguns in City meetings. After an hour of presentation and discussion this (Thursday) afternoon, the Brenham City Council…

SHERIFF’S OFFICE EXPERIENCING TELEPHONE PROBLEMS

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department is experiencing telephone problems due to the installation of a new phone system. During the changeover from the old phone system to a new one,…

KWHI HALLOWEEN PARTY CARDS GOING OUT TO STUDENTS

Washington County school kids will get a chance to win a flat screen TV, a remote control helicopter, a bicycle and many other prizes during KWHI’s annual Halloween Party on…

THE SPECTATOR – THE WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR

Another year of the Washington County Fair has come and gone…the 147th and oldest in Texas….but the second guessing and social commentary linger on.  Some people are complaining about the…

SCARECROWS TAKE OVER DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

Crows will be avoiding downtown Brenham for the next few weeks as the scarecrow population has grown considerably. Twenty scarecrows are displayed throughout downtown as part of Main Street Brenham’s…