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NAVASOTA SCHOOL DISTRICT APPROVES NEW TEACHER SALARY SCHEDULE

The Navasota School District approved a new salary schedule for all teachers for the 2015-2016 school year, which raises pay on every step of the scale by $2,000. The Board…

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TWO ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF COPPER AT BREN-TEX PALLETS

The Brenham Fire Department reports that Thursday around noon, they received a call of suspicious activity at Bren-Tex Pallets at 1207 Industrial Blvd, a business that recently burned down. According to…

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BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED FOR WALMART THEFT

Officer Hunter Andras was dispatched to the 200 block of U.S. Highway 290 W at Walmart to a report of a theft. The caller said they had a female subject…

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BLINN DEAN TO SHARE LIFE STORY THROUGH POETRY

 Dr. Jimmy Adams will share a collection of poems detailing his life’s path from a run-down shack in the projects of Tuscaloosa, Ala. to his current role as Blinn College’s…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY FARM BUREAU CONNECTS WITH CONSUMERS

Washington County Farm Bureau engaged with local consumers on February 19 at our local neighborhood Brookshire Bros Grocery Store in Brenham for Food Connection Day. Previously Food Check Out Week,…

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BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR ASSAULT

Twenty-seven year old Norman Wayne Gantt of Brenham was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to assaulting his wife, stepson and pregnant girlfriend. Gantt was convicted Thursday…

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BIDS FOR NEW ANIMAL SHELTER WAY OVER BUDGET

Brenham’s new animal shelter and adoption center construction bids came in higher than architectural estimates, which will now involve the project to be reevaluated. Brenham Police Chief Rex Phelps say…

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BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSES OPEN SPACE MASTER PARKS PLAN

The Brenham City Council discussed the City of Brenham Park, Recreation, and Open Spaces Master Plan for 2015-2025. The presentation by Dr. Jo An Zimmerman Ph.D of Texas State University…

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TEXAS SHERIFFS VISIT STATE CAPITOL

Washington County Sheriff, Otto Hanak was one of more than 120 Sheriffs and other law enforcement officers from around the state that visited the 84th Legislature on Wednesday, February 18,…

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BLINN ANNOUNCES NEW CAMPUS LOCATION

The Blinn Board of Trustees voted this morning at a special meeting on the Bryan Campus to purchase 94 acres of land in west Bryan for the construction of a…

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