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ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT INDICTED BY LOCAL GRAND JURY

A Houston man has been indicted on two charges, stemming from an armed robbery in November. 37-year old Darryl Wayne Bowers is charged with Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Assault with…

AREA FIRE DEPARTMENTS BATTLING FIRE NEAR WASHINGTON-AUSTIN COUNTY LINE

Several area fire departments are fighting a large grass fire near the Washington-Austin County line. The fire is being reported at 1011 Old Phillipsburg Road. The Brenham Fire Department is…

BLUEBONNET APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR TO BASTROP COUNTY CO-OP BOARD

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s directors appointed Debbi Goertz to fill the vacant District 3 seat representing Bastrop County on the cooperative’s 11-member Board of Directors. The District 3 seat, one of…

BLINN COLLEGE ‘EXCITED’ TO WELCOME TAMMY SPOHN TO BOARD

Blinn College officials say they are excited to welcome Tammy Spohn, Chief Nursing Officer at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station, to the school’s Board of Trustees. “We are…

THREE SEPERATE FIRES REPORTED IN FAYETTE COUNTY MONDAY

Firefighters in Fayette County were busy Monday, responding to three separate fires during the day. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says the first 911 call came in just before 1:30…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE GRANT APPLICATION FOR VFD RADIOS

The Washington County commissioners court approved an application that could help equip volunteer fire departments with new radios. Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Bryan Ruemke says he will apply for…

BUC MEN HOLD ON FOR ROAD WIN

Blinn shows poise in beating Kilgore on the road, 70-68 Buccaneers shot 46 percent from the floor and only committed 12 turnovers in win KILGORE, Texas – Blinn College men’s…

SENATE COMMITTEE TO STUDY NEW SCHOOL FUNDING SYSTEM

On Monday, Senate budget-writers took the first step toward making reforms in the way the state funds local schools. Seven members of the Senate Finance Committee were tasked with coming…

BRYAN MAN SENTENCED AFTER THREATENING GIRLFRIEND WITH KNIFE

A Bryan man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after threatening his girlfriend with a knife. According to the Brazos County District Attorney’s Office, the incident happened back…

BRENHAM P.D. SWEARS IN NEW OFFICER

The Brenham Police Department has a new officer. Jason Kasprowicz was sworn in Monday afternoon. He is a December graduate of the Wharton County Junior College Law Enforcement Academy. Kasprowicz…