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WATER RISING FAST AT LAKE SOMERVILLE

The level of Lake Somerville is rising rapidly due to recent heavy rains, and water is expected to flow over the spillway by this weekend. As of noon Thursday, Lake…

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WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS JOB FAIR AVAILABLE TO ASSIST JOB SEEKERS

  Residents of Washington County have a chance today to speak to multiple potential employers on finding new jobs, with a special emphasis on those who were laid off recently…

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LEE COUNTY WATER BOIL NOTICE LIFTED

Lee County Water Supply Corporation has lifted the boil water notice for customers in the Bastrop County area of Paige on Old Pin Oak Road, Lois Lane, Tom’s Turn and…

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AUSTIN COUNTY STORM UPDATE

Austin County continues to clean up and recover from this week’s massive storms. According to County Sheriff Jack Brandes, most of the county’s roads have reopened.  However, FM-2429, from Bellville…

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOLD ONLINE BUSINESS LISTING TRAINING SESSIONS

Washington County Chamber of Commerce members can increase and maximize their presence on the internet on www.BrenhamTexas.com, by attending workshops to be held beginning Thursday, June 4th, and running through…

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BLINN ALUMNI THANK STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

Alumni & Friends, Lettermen present Agriculture Club and cheer and dance teams with $1,000 checks Students from the Agriculture Club and cheer and dance teams didn’t expect anything in return…

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WARRANT ARREST MADE IN BRENHAM PARK

A Prairie View man has been arrested in a Brenham park last (Wednesday) night on an outstanding warrant. Cpl. Lance Weiss saw a vehicle at Hohlt Park just after 11:00…

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USDA SEEKS APPLICATION FOR GRANTS TO HELP SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED RURAL RESIDENTS

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas. “These grants will help socially-disadvantaged…

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BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm at 1700 E Stone at Kruse Village Nursing Home on Wednesday at around 5:30om. BFD responders found that one…

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IMAGES OF WASHINGTON CO. FLOODING

These photos of Monday and Tuesday’s flooding were taken by local doctor Robert Stark of New Year’s Creek at FM-1155 in Chappell Hill.

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