Category Archives: News

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RECORDS SET AT JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION

Seven records fell in bidding Thursday at the Washington County Fair’s Junior Livestock Auction. Over $123,000 was spent on the 18 lots.  The Grand Champions sold for a total of…

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JUDGING COMPLETED AT WASHINGTON CO. FAIR

Wednesday marked the first full day of activities at the Washington County Fair—highlighted by a full schedule of livestock judging. STEERS Grand Champion, Clayton Schwartz, 7th grade, Brenham Junior High…

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HERITAGE SOCIETY ANNOUNCES NEW BOARD MEMBERS

The Heritage Society of Washington County recently held their annual Board meeting where new Board Members were inducted and the accomplishments of Cynthia Hamrick, as outgoing president, were celebrated. While…

Star of the Republic Museum

STAR OF THE REPUBLIC MUSEUM TO HOST GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

Texans interested in learning more about Texas history and their personal lineage are invited to attend a genealogy workshop at Star of the Republic Museum, located at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic…

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POLICE INVESTIGATING RASH OF BURGLARIES WITHIN BLOCKS

Brenham Police are investigating a quartet of burglaries—all within blocks of each other. Authorities were called out to the burglaries all in the area just south of Blue Bell Road,…

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATES TRIO OF BURGLARIES

The Washington County Sheriff’s office is investigating a trio of burglaries just east of Brenham. County Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that early this (Tuesday) morning, three reports of burglaries took…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ADOPT BUDGET AND TAX RATE

Washington County Commissioners formally adopted the 2015 budget this morning. The budget represents a 15 percent increase over last year, due mostly to the County taking on Emergency Dispatch.  There…

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2014-15 FCCLA OFFICERS CHOSEN

The 2014-2015 Family,Career and Community Leaders of America have selected their officers. Front row, Jovanna Ozuna,Vice President of Projects;Mallory McCulley, Vice President of Parliamentary Law; Kelsi Bliznak, Vice President of Correspondence;Shelby…

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BRENHAM PD INVESTIGATES NEARBY BURGLARIES

Brenham Police are investigating a pair of home burglaries that occurred within two blocks of each other on the same day. Monday at noon, Officer Jonathan Phipps responded to a…

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BLINN COLLEGE SETS ENROLLMENT RECORD

Blinn College has attracted a record number of students from across the state for the second consecutive year, the College announced today. Fueled by strong growth on its Bryan campus…

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