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ONE KILLED IN 290 ACCIDENT THURSDAY

One person is dead after a two-vehicle accident early this (Thursday) morning near Brenham. Authorities were called out shortly before 6:30 this morning to the 4100 block of Highway 290…

CHAPPELL HILL SCARECROW CONTEST BEGINS OCTOBER 9TH

The Chappell Hill Historical Society is once again hosting the Annual Scarecrow Contest in preparation for the 2017 Scarecrow Festival. Residents of Chappell Hill are encouraged to take part in…

FAYETTE CO. DEPUTIES MAKE TWO MAJOR COKE BUSTS

Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies report two more major drug busts along I-10. Monday morning, Investigator David Smith stopped a pickup for a traffic violation.  Conflicting stories led Smith to believe…

AUCTION TODAY–LITTLE MR/MISS CROWNED LAST NIGHT AT WC FAIR

Months of hard work pays off this afternoon at the Washington County Fair. Thousands of dollars will be spent as the Junior Livestock Sale takes place at 2:00 this afternoon…

DUSTIN STEINFELD SHOWS GRAND CHAMPION STEER AT FAIR

Dustin Steinfeld showed the Grand Champion Steer at the Washington County Fair Wednesday.  He won the overall honors with his Heavy Weight American Breed Steer.   Dustin is the son of…

KOLKHORST TO ADDRESS CHAMBER FORUM

State Senator Lois Kolkhorst will deliver a recap of the 85th Texas Legislature at Legislative Wrap-Up Forum hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. This luncheon is set for…

GIDDINGS PAIR ARRESTED IN TRAFFIC STOP

Two people from Giddings face charges after their arrests d;uring a Tuesday evening traffic stop. 62-year old James Eans and 49-year old Stacy Anne Mills were pulled over in the…

LIVESTOCK JUDGING TODAY AT WASHINGTON CO. FAIR — RESULTS

Today is the day many people feel the Washington County Fair truly gets underway. Livestock judging is underway and continues throughout the day at the Fairgrounds in Brenham. The schedule…

BLINN APPROVES LEASES FOR RELLIS CAMPUS

Board adopts a 2017 Washington County tax rate of $0.0601 per $100 valuation The Blinn College Board of Trustees approved two proposed leases between Blinn College and The Texas A&M…

BLINN ENROLLS 18,977 FOR FALL SEMESTER

  Despite the challenges presented by Hurricane Harvey during the final week of registration, the Blinn College District enrolled 18,977 students for the Fall 2017 semester. Blinn’s district-wide enrollment includes…