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BLINN RIDER REMOVED FROM STATE BUDGET

A controversial budget item impacting Blinn College was removed from the final budget this week. The measure, known as a “budget rider” was placed into the bill earlier this legislative…

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BRENHAM MAN WANTED FOR ROBBERY ARRESTED IN SAN ANTONIO

Brenham police say a man wanted for a robbery that occurred here in 2013 has been arrested near San Antonio. Twenty-eight year old Donald Joseph Dekeyser of Brenham was located…

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WALMART DONATES THREE CHILD SAFETY SEAT TO BRENHAM PD

Investigator Joe Merkley of the Brenham Police Department accepted a donation of three child safety seats from Wal Mart employees. A recent case highlighted the Police Department’s need to be…

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BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATING MOTOR VEHICLE BURLARIES

This morning around 4:30am, Cpl. Todd Ashorn, along with Cpl. Edward Ortega and Officer Mark Pierce responded to the 1000 block of Hudson Street in reference to the burglaries of…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MONTHLY REPORT

Sheriff Otto Hanak presents the Washington County Sheriff’s Office monthly report to the Commissioner’s Court on the third Tuesday of each month.  During the month of April, deputies performed the…

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INDEPENDENCE COFFEE ANNOUNCES BRENHAM WHOLESALE PARTNERSHIP

On May 21, 2015, Independence Coffee Company announced that it has been chosen by Brenham Wholesale Grocery Co. as its branded coffee supplier. “We are proud to announce our partnership…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DOWN SLIGHTLY FROM MARCH

The Unemployment rate for Washington County was down slightly from March, with the April rate of 3.5 percent, down from 3.8 percent in March. This report is for a period…

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BRENHAM POLICE WARNING ABOUT ARREST SCAM

Brenham police are warning residents about a new scam telling people they have a warrant for their arrest and will end up in jail unless they send the scammer money….

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PAUL KRUSE GIVEN CHARLIE HOLMES AWARD

Paul Kruse has been given the Charlie Holmes Award for his support of the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Holmes was instrumental in starting the Good Sams, volunteers who provide support to the…

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BLINN INDUCTS 85 STUDENTS INTO INTERNATIONAL MATH HONOR SOCIETY

The Blinn College – Brenham campus chapter of the Mu Alpha Theta national math society recently inducted 85 new members during its 24th annual induction ceremony. Thirty-seven current Blinn students…

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