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BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

On Wednesday around 6:50pm, the Brenham Fire Department responded to area of State Highway 105 and FM 390 for a motor vehicle crash with entrapment. Upon arrival of BFD units…

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BLUE BELL ALABAMA PLANT UP AND RUNNING

The Blue Bell Creameries plant in Alabama is up and running, and is one step closer to getting ice cream back on the shelves. The company tweeted on Wednesday that “Today…

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOST ANOTHER “BUSINESS AFTER HOURS” EVENT

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is hosting another “Business after Hours” networking event on Thursday, August 6. Leftovers Antiques at 3900 Highway 290 W in Brenham is the place…

An 11-month old girl and her mother are believed to have been kidnapped from their home in New Haven this afternoon. An Amber Alert for the two has been issued.

UPDATE – AMBER ALERT CANCELED – DERECK FELDER FOUND

UPDATE – Conroe police canceled an Amber Alert for a missing 12-year-old boy after he was safely located Wednesday afternoon. The alert was for Dereck Wayne Felder, Jr. Police said…

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KOLKHORST RECEIVES LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP AWARD

State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst received the Legislative Leadership Award from the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas during their 137th Annual Conference in San Antonio Tuesday evening. The Sheriff Association of…

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BRENHAM POLICE SEARCHING MAN WANTED ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES

Brenham police have issued a warrant for a Brenham man wanted for continuous sexual abuse of a young child. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of thirty-nine year…

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SHERIFF HANAK ATTENDS ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE

Sheriff Otto Hanak recently attended the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas 137th Annual Training Conference at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, July 18-21, 2015.  Over 1,500 were…

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LAKE SOMERVILLE PARKS LIKELY CLOSED THROUGH LABOR DAY

Officials at Lake Somerville say the parks will likely remain closed beyond Labor Day. Emmitt Attaway, Lake Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, says that if everything goes…

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LICENSED HANDGUN OWNERS STAND GUARD AT MARINE RECRUITING STATION

Local Washington County concealed handgun license holders are conducting Arm Our Eagles Campaign today at the downtown Brenham Marine Corps recruiting office on 104 S St. Charles Street. Approximately thirty…

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DIME BOX COMMUNITY TO EXPERIENCE POWER OUTAGE THIS MORNING

A brief power outage is expected Wednesday in the Dime Box community in Lee County due to the City of Dime Box moving an old, historic iron bridge from one…

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