Category Archives: News

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WASHINGTON-ON-THE-BRAZOS SET FOR FOURTH CELEBRATION

Preparations continue at the Birthplace of Texas, as once again, H-E-B is sponsoring Fireworks on the Brazos, the Fourth of July at Washington-on-the-Brazos. The celebration at the birthplace of Texas…

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CHAPPELL HILL PREPARES FOR CELEBRATION OF THE FOURTH

Folks in Chappell Hill are preparing to celebrate their 40th Annual Independence Day Parade, Monday. Joel Romo, Parade Chairman, says the parade plans to live up to its national recognition,…

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LOCAL PLAYWRIGHT WINS NATIONAL AWARD

A Brenham High School graduate has received national recognition for her playwriting skills. Back in December, Alyssa Faykus was one of only two students in the State of Texas to…

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TWO ARRESTED ON MARIJUANA CHARGE

Two Houston-area men face marijuana possession charges after a traffic stop Tuesday night. Just before 10:00 p.m., officer Jonathan Phipps conducted a traffic stop in the 2000 block of Highway…

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ARREST MADE IN JUNE 16 ROBBERY

A Dallas-area man faces charges in Washington County, after his arrest for a robbery at a local store. According to Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak 32-year old Dikari Kernard Blacklock…

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FEMA: OVER 3500 CLAIMS FILED

According to FEMA officials, over 3,500 claims for damages have been filed in the wake of last month’s floods. FEMA also reports paying out nearly $23 million in 19 counties…

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GRIMES CO. AUTHORITIES SEARCH FOR MISSING MADISONVILLE MAN

Grimes County authorities are searching for a missing Madisonville man who has not been seen since Saturday. According to the Grimes County Sheriff’s office, Jason Currie disappeared Saturday.  Currie is…

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READING OF DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SET FOR FRIDAY

In celebration of Independence Day, the Washington County Bar Association is holding its 2nd annual reading of the Declaration of Independence.  Friday morning at 7:45, members of the Washington County…

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COMMISSIONERS MEETING TURNS HEATED OVER MISSING MDT

A normally routine part of the County Commissioners meeting turned heated this morning.  During the accounts payable report, it was learned that the county is still paying the city for…

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CHAPPELL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HOST “COWBOY” WILLIAMS DISPLAY

Once-again, the Chappell Hill Historical Society is hosting the V.T. “Cowboy” Williams exhibit. The exhibit opens June 29th and runs until July 24th at the museum on Poplar Street in…

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