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PRAIRIE VIEW STREET NAMED FOR BLAND

Signs are up officially renaming the street leading to Prairie View A&M University after Sandra Bland, the university graduate who died in the Waller County jail last summer. The Houston…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC/CITY WARN OF ANOTHER SCAM

Officials with Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative and the city of Brenham are warning customers of a scam involving payment of electrical bills. Officials with Bluebonnet say customers have reported receiving calls…

LAND NEAR LAKE PULLED FROM B.L.M. AUCTION

Six parcels of federally-owned property at Lake Somerville have been removed from a petroleum lease auction for the Bureau of Land Management. Four of the proposed parcels are on the…

WASHINGTON COUNTY JOBLESS RATE UP ONE-TENTH

The jobless rate in Washington County showed a slight increase in March, even though more people in the county had jobs. The county’s March unemployment rate was 4.9-percent, up one-tenth…

CUBETTES WIN; LADY PANTHERS ROLL

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL FRIDAY BRENHAM CUBETTES (23-5/9-3) 5     TOMBALL LADY COUGARS (12-13/6-6) 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E CUBETTES 1 0 2 0 0 2…

MAN SENTENCED TO 45 YEARS FOR “JUGGING” CRIME

Robert Jarrad Clark, 33, of Houston, was convicted by a jury of Aggravated Robbery, a first degree felony, Thursday afternoon, and sentenced to 45 years confinement. Judge Carson Campbell presided…

LIFETIME LEARNING HOSTS MEDIA FORUM

Washington County Lifetime Learning hosted a media forum at their luncheon today (Friday) at Blinn College.  Four members from local media fielded questions on how their profession is changing.  On the…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT TO HEAR REPORTS

Several reports will be given during the Washington County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday. Reports will be given from the Sheriff’s Office, Washington County 911, Washington County IT, Emergency Medical Services,…

HOUSTON MAN ARRESTED FOR GRIMES COUNTY MURDER

A 19-year-old man has been charged with murder after police say he shot a fellow teenager in Stoneham who owed him money. The Grimes County Sheriff’s office says Tyrus Jamond…

BUCS SCORELESS IN ALVIN SWEEP

Buccaneers spoil two solid pitching performances in both games   BRENHAM, Texas – Blinn College baseball put together two solid starting pitching performances but Alvin Community College was just a…