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WATERMELON RUN FOR THE FALLEN, SATURDAY IN HEMPSTEAD

Hempstead will be hosting the 2017 Watermelon Run for the Fallen this Saturday. The Watermelon Run is the nation’s largest 5K event dedicated to recognizing the sacrifice of military members…

BLINN S.B.D.C. OFFERS QUICKBOOKS COURSE

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting a basic QuickBooks course to teach small business owners to get the most out of their desktop accounting software. The…

TEXAS ART AND MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MURAL ARTISTS

The second annual Texas Arts and Music Festival will be held in downtown historic Brenham, Tex. on October 20, 21 and 22. The free festival will feature live music on…

BRENHAM MAN KILLED IN OVERNIGHT ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 290

A Brenham man is dead and three people are injured after a head-on collision on Highway 290 last (Tuesday) night. The accident occurred around 11:00 p.m. in the 11,100 block…

BLINN BOARD PROPOSES KEEPING THE SAME TAX RATE

The Blinn College Board of Trustees will consider a 2017 tax rate of $0.0601 per $100 of property value during its regular September meeting. This rate, which remains the lowest…

BRENHAM SET TO OPEN SCHOOL YEAR WEDNESDAY MORNING

      Doors will open on the campuses of the Brenham School District Wednesday morning as the oldest district in the state kicks off the 2017-18 school year. Brenham…

ALL BRENHAM ISD CAMPUSES ‘MEET STANDARD’

All campuses in the Brenham ISD have received the Texas Education Agency’s highest accountability rating of Met Standard. Also, several campuses received distinction designations for achievement in several different areas….

CUBETTES VOLLEYBALL SWEEPS PAST COLUMBUS

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL, LAST NIGHT BRENHAM CUBETTES (5-6) def. COLUMBUS, 3-0 (25-13, 27-25, 25-18) TATUM SMIDOVEC, 7 kills. 9 digs JULIA BENFIELD, 5 kills, 16 assists MAKENNA SCHROEDER, 6 aces…

‘BATHROOM BILL’ DIES AS SPECIAL SESSION ENDS

A Texas “bathroom bill” died again late Tuesday along with several of Gov. Greg Abbott’s summer demands. It is the second time that bathroom restrictions have failed to pass in Texas, and…

RONNIE HOHLT RESIGNS – JEFF HARMEL APPOINTED TO BURTON BOARD

Burton School Board member Ronnie Hohlt officially resigned his position on the board last night saying that a business opportunity came up that would require him working for the district. …