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LAWMAKERS TAKE ON IMPROPER STUDENT-TEACHER RELATIONSHIPS

Improper student-teacher relationships are on the rise in Texas, according to the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The TEA reported new numbers to a Senate Committee looking to fix the problem…

BURLESON CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE FINDS CREDIT CARD SKIMMING DEVICES

The Burleson County Sheriff’s Office is warning drivers to check their bank and credit card accounts after finding credit card skimmers in the area. Authorities say a maintenance worker found…

CAMP FOR ALL WINS NATIONAL AWARD

Camp For All, a barrier free camp in Washington County, recently won a prestigious award at the 2017 American Camp Association National Conference. The Camp For All 2U Program was…

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION TO FEATURE ‘SAM HOUSTON CRADLE OF TEXAS TOUR’

Participants with the Sam Houston Cradle of Texas Tour from Tennessee, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma will arrive in Washington County March 3rd for several events related to the Texas Independence…

HALFMANN GOLF TOURNAMENT TO RAISE FUNDS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

JARRETT HALFMANN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT SATURDAY, APRIL 1 BRENHAM COUNTRY CLUB REGISTRATION: 8:00 AM SHOTGUN START: 9:00 AM DINNER, AUCTION & LIVE MUSIC 6:00 PM WASHINGTON CO. FAIRGROUNDS EVENTS…

TEXAS TOP 10 WANTED FUGITIVE CAPTURED IN BRYAN

One of Texas’ top 10 most wanted fugitives was captured in Bryan on Wednesday. 32-year-old Michael Christopher Sanchez was taken into custody after a traffic stop near the DPS office…

KOLKHORST TO CONTINUE WORK ON ‘BATHROOM BILL’

As the Trump Administration overturned the Obama-era directive that allowed transgender students to use public bathrooms and locker based on their gender identity Wednesday night, State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst says she…

LOCAL AT&T SERVICE INTERRUPTED

UPDATE: Local customers of AT&T lost cellular phone service Wednesday afternoon. AT&T issued a statement Wednesday evening saying that due to a fiber cut, some customers in the Cypress, Waller, Prairie…

SOMERVILLE ISD COACH ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD, ONLINE SOLICITATION

A coach at Somerville ISD has been arrested for online solicitation of a minor and sexual assault of a child. 28-year-old Mike Christopher Vela was arrested by the Washington County…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT EXTINGUISHES VEHICLE FIRE

The Brenham Fire Department extinguished a vehicle fire Tuesday, preventing it from spreading to a nearby house. Just after 4 p.m., the Brenham Fire Department responded to E Stone Street…