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QUEBE ROAD BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN TUESDAY

The construction of a new bridge on Quebe Road in Washington County could keep it closed for up to five weeks. The Washington County Road and Bridge Department reports that…

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HEMPSTEAD LANDFILL CASE CHANGE OF VENUE HEARING

After hearing testimony today (Monday) in a change of venue request for the Hempstead Landfill case, an interim judge is expected to make a ruling soon. Former 21st District Court…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY JAIL INMATE MAKES SEXUAL ASSUALT CLAIM

A female inmate at the Washington County jail is claiming she was sexually assaulted in her cell by a guard or officer of the law. Washington County Chief Deputy Jay…

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AUSTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING

The Austin County Commissioners Court is meeting this (Monday) morning to hear an audit report of the prior year.  The accounting firm of Beyer and Company will present their audit…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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