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CONGRESSMAN MICHAEL McCAUL TO SPEAK HERE FRIDAY

U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul will make a visit to Brenham tomorrow (Friday). McCaul, who represents Texas’ 10th Congressional District, will speak at the Brenham American Legion Hall at Fireman’s Park…

BRENHAM AND BELLVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPOND TO FIRE CALL

A controlled burn Wednesday morning on the edge of the Washington/Austin County line had both the Brenham and Bellville Fire Departments responding. At 9:21 a.m. Wednesday the Brenham firemen were…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO MEET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION TODAY

A special executive session of the Brenham City Council has been called for this (Thursday) morning at 11:30 in conference room 2A of City Hall. The only item on the…

QUICK ACTION BY FAYETTE COUNTY DEPUTY SAVES MAN

The quick response of a Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy may have saved the life of a man attempting suicide on Highway 71 Tuesday. A passing motorist called in a report…

WASHINGTON COUNTY GRAND JURY RETURNS INDICTMENTS

Two people who had previously been indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury have been arrested. 26 year old Hector Mancilla-Mendoza of Brenham has been arrested and charged with two…

HERITAGE SOCIETY’S SPRING GALA SATURDAY

The Washington County Heritage Society’s Spring Gala is set for this Saturday night at the Giddings Stone Mansion in Brenham. David Folschinsky of Design II is being honored at this…

EARLY VOTING PACE PICKS UP THIS WEEK

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports that the pace of early voting has picked up this week. Yesterday (Tuesday) a total of 342 persons cast early ballots for the March…

THE SPECTATOR – “STICK TO BASIC ISSUES’

Early voting begins today in the Democratic and Republican primaries.  While there are very few local Democrats on the ballot….just 2 actually….there are a number of Republican candidates to choose…

GOVERNOR SETS DATE FOR SPECIAL DISTRICT 13 REP. ELECTION

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has set the date for a special election to fill the unexpired term of former District 13 State Representative Leighton Schubert. Abbott has called for a…

DARDEN SMITH TO PLAY AT BARNHILL CENTER NEXT WEEKEND

A highly acclaimed singer/songwriter who was born in Brenham returns to his hometown for a performance next weekend. Darden Smith, who was born in Brenham in 1962 and lived here…