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Blinn board feature

BLINN BOARD MEETS FOR WORKSHOPS

The Blinn College Board of Trustees are meeting this (Monday) morning for a professional development workshop. “A Shared Vision of Student Success” is the topic for the Blinn Board’s 8…

School Backpacks feature

LOCAL BANKS COLLECT BACKPACKS FOR KIDS

The local banks in Brenham are conducting their annual “Backpacks for Kids” drive again this year. Bank of Brenham, Citizens State Bank, and Brenham National Bank are all accepting backpacks…

tax appraisals

2014 PROPERTY TAX ROLLS SHOW MODEST GROWTH

Property rolls in Washington County show only modest growth over 2013 property values, according to Chief Tax Appraiser Willy Dilworth. The Washington County Appraisal District has now certified the property…

Suede feature

RECORD CROWD WELCOMES SUEDE SATURDAY NIGHT

One of the largest crowds ever saw the final concert Saturday night of the 10th anniversary season of Main Street Brenham’s “Hot Nights, Cool Tunes” concert series. With hundreds of…

Travis Gonzales feature

AUSTIN COUNTY NAMES 4-H EXTENSION AGENT

Austin County has a new 4-H Extension Agent, and its someone who is very familiar with the area. Travis Gonzales, an Austin County native and Bellville High School graduate, was…

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GARY GATES LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR TEXAS SENATE

Glenn Hegar’s Senate seat is not even open yet, but a Richmond businessman has announced plans to run for it. Gary Gates has launched a campaign to become the next…

Industry Fire Department feature

INDUSTRY FIRE DEPARTMENT CELEBRATION TODAY

The community of Industry will be enjoying the 64th Annual Industry Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department’s annual Celebration and Fundraiser today (Saturday). Activities include a children’s tractor pull, live and…

William McRaven feature

UT CHANCELLOR FINALIST TO BE NAMED

The Austin American Statesman is reporting that a finalist will soon be named for the Chancellor’s position in the University of Texas System. Sources say Admiral William McRaven is expected…

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THE SPECTATOR: SCHOOL BOARD INVESTIGATION

First, I want to say that I am not a fan of Jerry Homan’s actions and tactics in dealing with the Brenham School Board.  I believe there are better ways…

Roberts-Tate feature

POSSIBLE SALE OF LANDFILL SITE CONTINUES

Negotiations continue for the City of Brenham’s possible sale of the old proposed landfill site. After an executive session of the Brenham City Council this (Thursday) afternoon, it was announced…

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