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EIGHT PEOPLE SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Eight persons plead guilty to felony offenses in 21st District Court in Brenham and received sentences ranging from probation to prison terms. District Attorney Julie Renken reports that seven of…

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FAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. RECOVERS STOLEN ITEMS

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department reports that after a month long investigation, two suspects have been identified in a Burglary of a Building case. In June, a resident on Valenta…

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KIDS’ DAY HEALTH EVENT SET FOR THURSDAY AUGUST 7TH

Scott & White Healthcare Brenham has announced the date for its annual “Kids’ Day” health event to help get kids ready for the start of school. For the 18th year,…

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KATIE WINKLES SPEAKES TO LADIES LIONS CLUB

Brenham High School Senior Katie Winkles spoke to the Washington County Ladies Lions Club Monday about her experiences as their delegate to Girls State. Winkles stated that it was a…

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TEXT MESSAGE LEADS TO THREAT INVESTIGATION

Smartphones make it easier for us to communicate with each other, but they also may make it easier to get in trouble with the law. The Brenham Police Department is…

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TRAFFIC STOP BRINGS SECOND TRIP TO COUNTY JAIL

A Brenham man made a second trip to the County Jail in less than a week after he was arrested yesterday morning. The Brenham Police report that after a traffic…

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BLINN BOARD DISCUSSES $4 MILLION SURPLUS AT WORKSHOP

A $4 million dollar budget surplus and how to spend it was the hot topic at last (Tuesday) night’s workshop for the Blinn College Board of Trustees. A variety of…

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CITY BUDGET WORKSHOPS PROJECT TAX REDUCTION

Property owners in the City of Brenham could see about a 7 cent reduction in their tax rate this fall if everything goes as planned. After several days of budget…

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MARIJUANA FARM YIELDS OVER 100,000 PLANTS

An East Texas marijuana farm has now yielded over 100,000 plants valued at almost $2 million. Authorities near Goodrich, Texas in Polk County finished clearing all 29 fields of marijuana…

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McRAVEN NAMED SOLE FINALIST FOR UT CHANCELLOR

As expected, the University of Texas Board of Regents last (Tuesday) night named Admiral William McRaven the sole finalist for the chancellor of the UT System. The Regents unanimously selected…