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TANKER TRUCK CRASH STILL HAS HIGHWAY 30 IN GRIMES COUNTY CLOSED

A tanker truck crashed into a ditch around 3 am this morning on Highway 30 in Grimes County, about a mile east of the Twin Oaks Landfill, and still has Highway…

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WALLER MAN ARRESTED IN BRENHAM ON THEFT/DRUG CHARGES

A Waller man faces theft and drug possession charges after his arrest Friday evening. Just before 6:30 Friday night, Officer Heather Sowders was called to Wal Mart to a theft….

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TWO ARRESTED ON WARRANTS–DRUG CHARGES

Two Washington County men face marijuana possession charges after separate arrests Sunday. Just after midnight Sunday, Sgt. Curtiss Schoen conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of Austin and Stone…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS AUTHORIZING PURCHASE OF EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT

The Washington County Commissioners will meet tomorrow to discuss the granting of the Sheriff’s Office the authority to purchase emergency equipment from a Buy Board vendor, which will be installed…

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POLICE INVESTIGATING WEEKEND BURGLARIES

Brenham Police are investigating a pair of weekend burglaries. Officer Kevin Mertz was called out Saturday morning, just before 6:30 to the 100 block of East Airline Drive. The caller…

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THIEVES ATTEMPT TO STEAL CARS OVER THE WEEKEND

Brenham Police are looking into a pair of weekend cases of attempted auto thefts. Saturday morning, just before 7:00, Cpl. Edward Ortega responded to the 500 block of Church St….

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CELL PHONE WHILE DRIVING BAN IN TWO TEXAS CITIES BEGIN JANUARY 1ST

Texans who plan on driving in San Antonio or Austin in the new year are being reminded of the new ban on hand-held devices in those cities. Police say they…

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SENATOR-ELECT LOIS KOLKHORST TO BE SWORN IN AT NOON TODAY

Senator-Elect Lois Kolkhorst’s will be sworn in today at noon at the Texas Capitol Senate Chamber, and  the public is invited to attend. After Kolkhorst takes the oath of office, a public…

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BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

On Sunday just after midnight, Brenham Fire Department responded to 1500 Salem Road for a vehicle accident with a person trapped inside. BFD used extrication equipment to gain access to…

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BLUEBONNET OFFICES TO BE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Wednesday, December 24, and Thursday, December 25, in observance of Christmas, and Thursday, January 1, 2015, in observance of New Year’s Day. Bluebonnet…

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