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NAVASOTA MAN CHARGED WITH WIFE’S MURDER

A Navasota man has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of his wife. Grimes County District Attorney Tuck McLain says charges have been filed against Kelly…

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PROBATION REVOKED FOR MAN CONVICTED OF MANSLAUGHTER

A 53-year old Houston man is headed to prison after his probation was revoked for an eight year old shooting death in Washignton County. Jessie Lee Waller plead guilty in…

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PRINT DUO HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING

A new kind of printing company is open for business in Brenham. The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is holding a ribbon cutting  at 4:00 this (Wednesday) afternoon for Print…

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BRENHAM P.D. INVESTIGATE BURGLARY/THEFT

Brenham Police are investigation a burglary of a vehicle case. Tuesday, just after 4:00, Cpl. Justin Schiller was dispatched to the 1300 block of Allison. He met with the caller…

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WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

A Brenham woman faces drug charges after her arrest Tuesday afternoon. Brenham Police Officer Jonathan Phipps pulled over a pickup on a routine traffic stop on West Main. According to…

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TEN TEXAS UNIVERSITIES AMONG WORLD’S BEST

An international ranking of top universities named nine Texas schools among the top 500, including four in the top 100 and four Houston area institutions. The Academic Ranking of World…

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PROSECUTION RESTS IN BOHANNON CASE

Grimes County prosecutors have rested their case against a Navasota man in his trial for sexual assault of a child. 23-year old Jacob Andrew Bohannon faces up to 20 years…

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BLINN BOARD ADOPTS BUDGET AND TAX RATE

The Blinn College Board of Trustees voted last night to adopt a $93.9 million dollar budget for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year.  Blinn College Chief Financial Officer Kelli Shomaker gives an…

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STANDING ROOM ONLY CROWD OBJECTS TO PROPOSED TRACK

An overflow crowd packed the County Commissioner’s Courtroom this morning for a public hearing for a proposed club type race track.  Residents from the Wonder Hill Road area came to…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SET PROPOSED TAX RATE

Washington County’s tax rate is expected to jump nearly six cents after the rate was adopted at this (Tuesday) morning’s Commissioners Court meeting. The rate will jump from 46.26-cents per…