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BLUEBONNET FESTIVAL SUCCESSFUL DESPITE COLD, WINDY WEATHER

The little community of Chappell Hill enjoyed another successful Bluebonnet Festival over the weekend. Despite intermittent rain showers and high winds on Saturday, thousands of people visited Chappell Hill that…

“YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN” AT BHS

Brenham High School’s Theater Productions Class will present its latest and final production of the school year this week. “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” will be performed in Brenham…

AUSTIN COUNTY CONSIDERS BUILDING JUSTICE CENTER

As Washington County continues to make plans for the eventual construction of a Justice Center, neighboring Austin County is pondering the cost of one also. During a recent meeting of…

FATAL ACCIDENT ON FM 390 FRIDAY AFTERNOON

One person is dead following a one-vehicle accident on FM 390 in northeastern Washington County Friday afternoon. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that the male driver of an…

FIRE AND ICE COOKOFF AT INDEPENDENCE

The annual “Fire & Ice Cookoff” continues today (Saturday) in historic Independence. Today’s (Saturday’s) competition begins at 10 o’clock this (Saturday) morning with the Chef’s Choice and Beans judging.  Chicken…

CARTS, BIKERS AND BABES RALLY AT LAKE SOMERVILLE

Downtown Somerville will be the site of this (Saturday) morning’s motorcycle parade as part of the 8th Annual “Carts, Bikers and Babes Rally” at Lake Somerville.

BCDC BOARD TO MEET THURSDAY MORNING

Brenham’s Hohlt Park may be getting some additional parking in the near future. On the agenda for Thursday’s meeting of the Brenham Community Development Corporation is parking lot construction for…

BLINN BOARD TO CONSIDER LANDSCAPING PROJECT

Blinn College’s Bryan Campus will be getting some improvements to its landscaping. During its regular meeting Tuesday, April 17th, the Blinn College Board of Trustees will consider authorizing a contract…

A&M CENTURY SINGERS TO PERFORM SUNDAY IN BRENHAM

The Texas A&M Century Singers are making a special trip to Brenham Sunday to perform with the Brenham Children’s Chorus. The Sunday night concert at the W.W. O’Donnell Performing Arts…

AFL-CIO ENDORSES CECIL WEBSTER FOR DIST. 13 STATE REP.

The political arm of the AFL-CIO union has endorsed the Democrat in the race for District 13 State Representative. Democrat Cecil Webster has announced that The Committee on Political Education,…