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SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO DONATE PROPERTY

At the Brenham School Board meeting Monday, Superintendent Sam Bell proposed forming a strategic planning committee to review the district’s mission statement and develop future goals for the district.  The…

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BLINN PROFESSOR RUNS ULTRAMARATHONS

Before the sun rises on Saturday, Sept. 20, Blinn College Government Professor Brian Cravens will slip on his running shoes and embark on a more than 45-mile trek across Fayette…

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COMMISSIONERS EXPECTED TO FINALIZE TAX RATE & BUDGET

A public hearing on the budget and final vote on the tax rate highlight the agenda for Tuesday morning’s Washington County Commissioners Court meeting. The commissioners have held two public…

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POLICE INVESTIGATING BURGLARY

Brenham Police are investigating a burglary at a local residence. Cpl. Lance Weiss was called out Friday afternoon to the 2000 block of FM 389 in reference to a burglary…

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DWI/PUBLIC INTOXICATION ARRESTS

Two Brenham men are facing charges after their arrests early Sunday morning. Around 1:00 a.m. Sunday, Officer Kevin Mertz conducted a traffic stop after observing the driver driving recklessly and…

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FAIR BARBEQUE AND TALENT SHOW RESULTS

The opening day of the Washington County Fair Saturday, also included a Barbeque cook-off and the annual talent show. The overall winners of the Eighth Annual King of Coals BBQ…

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ASHLYN KORTH CHOSEN WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR QUEEN

Ashlyn Korth has been named the Queen of the 146th Washington County Fair. Ashlyn was crowned at the opening ceremonies Saturday night at the fairgrounds. Ashlyn is a senior at…

The Brenham School Board voted 4 to 3 to hire a new principal at the junior high school.

BISD BOARD TO DISCUSS PICKARD REUNION ASSOC. REQUEST

The Brenham School Board is expected to discuss a request to donate a building on the former Alton Elementary campus to the A.R. Pickard High School Reunion Association. The Alton…

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BODY OF MISSING COLLEGE STATION WOMAN FOUND

College Station and Bryan rescuers discovered the body of a missing woman, swept away by high waters at a College Station park. College Station Police say, 32-April Turner was walking…

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FAIR PARADE CANCELLED

The 2014 Washington County Fair Parade has been cancelled. Due to inclement weather, Fair officials have decided to call off the parade–scheduled for 10:00 this morning in downtown Brenham. Tonight’s…

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