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GAS PRICES UP A PENNY

The statewide gas price in Texas rose a penny this past week to $2.19 a gallon of regular unleaded fuel According to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch, that price…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS RAILROAD OFFER

Washington County commissioners will consider an agreement with the railroad over damages to a county road when they meet Tuesday morning. The commissioners court will consider an agreement with Burlington-Northern-Santa…

McCAUL OPPOSED TO LAKE LEASES

The office of U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul says the congressman is concerned with the petroleum lease auction of federal property on Lake Somerville. McCaul’s office says he has contacted the…

ENERGY EFFICIENT PRODUCTS TAX FREE OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

It’s a tax free weekend for energy-efficient products in the state of Texas. You can also buy products to conserve water tax-free as well. The State of Texas passed a…

SEVEN PEOPLE SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Seven people pled guilty in District Court this week and were sentenced by Judge Reva Towslee Corbett. Britney Winkelmann, 40 of Brenham had her probation adjudicated and was sentenced to…

BRENHAM ISD TO HOST SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM AT ALTON ELEMENTARY

Brenham ISD will be taking the health of their students in to focus as the summer holiday approaches. The district will be hosting a summer program to ensure students of…

TX WORKFORCE COMMISSION GIVES OVER $800,000 IN GRANT TO BLINN

The Texas Workforce Commission presented Blinn College and NOV Grant Prideco an $820,365 grant Thursday, May 25, to provide safety and skills training for NOV Grant Prideco employees. The grant…

HOUSTON MAN ARRESTED IN BRENHAM ON MARIJUANA CHARGE

A Houston man faces charges after his arrest Thursday afternoon. Brenham Police Cpl. Tommy Kurie stopped a vehicle in the 2200 block of Highway 290 East, just after 1:00 p.m….

SINGLE CAR FIRE SHUTS DOWN 290 THURSDAY EVENING

The Chappell Hill Volunteer Fire Department responded to a truck fire yesterday (Thursday) at approximately 5:14pm. The one car fire involving a dodge pickup shut down the highway for approximately…

BELLVILLE BRAHMAS TO GRADUATE TONIGHT

The Class of 2017 from Bellville will graduate tonight. Beginning at 8pm, the ceremony will take place in the Pasture of Pain football field just outside the school. Seniors need…