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VIDEO-WELCOME TO PRIDELAND EVENT HELD AT BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL

Brenham High School held its second annual “Welcome to Prideland” event Monday evening. The event is designed to allow next year’s incoming freshmen to learn about all the different options…

LEDBETTER FIRE BURNS 60 ACRES, DESTROYS BARN

A grass fire in Ledbetter was propelled by gusty winds on Sunday, ultimately burning over 60 acres. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, a 911 call came in just…

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION EXPANDS ACROSS MARCH 3-5 WEEKEND

Visitors will find new attractions in Washington County this year to commemorate the Texas Republic’s birthday. A three-day celebration will be held at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site…

BURTON SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT EXTENDED THROUGH 2020

The Burton ISD board of trustees extended the contract of Superintendent Edna Kennedy during their meeting on Thursday. Dr. Kennedy’s contract was extended an additional year through 2020 and included…

BRYAN DAYCARE WORKER SENTENCED TO JAIL TIME FOR DROPPING BABY

A former Bryan daycare worker who severely injured a baby in 2013 has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years on probation. On Thursday, 56-year-old Freddie Walton…

LYNYRD SKYNYRD, WILLIAM CLARK GREEN TO HEADLINE CHILIFEST 2017

Organizers announced the musical lineup for Chilifest 2017 Friday night. William Clark Green and Reckless Kelly will headline the festival on March 31st, with Lynyrd Skynyrd headlining April 1st. Other…

TAMMY SPOHN NAMED TO BLINN COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

A new representative has been selected for the Blinn College Board of Trustees.   The Brazos County Commissioners named Tammy Spohn to the position during their meeting on Tuesday. Spohn is…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON ON DRUG CHARGE

A Brenham man with multiple previous convictions has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone. 34-year-old Quenton Dewayne Graves,…

WASHINGTON CO. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SLIGHTLY HIGHER IN DECEMBER

The Washington County unemployment rate rose slightly in December. Unemployment is 2-tenths of a percent higher in December 2016 than in November. However, the 4.8 percent unemployment rate is still…

BRENHAM STUDENTS TO ATTEND INAUGURATION TODAY

A group of Brenham students are in Washington D.C. today (Friday) to attend the 58th Presidential Inauguration. The group, led by Brenham Middle School teacher Ben Lewis, consists of 13…