Category Archives: News

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GET GOOD DEAL ON ROAD EQUIPMENT

The Washington County Commissioners agreed at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting, to finance for some road construction equipment at what County Judge John Brieden called a ‘very good rate.’ Brieden had assigned…

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OFFICER BESSERA TERMINATED

Brenham Police Chief Rex Phelps terminated Police Officer David Bessera on the recommendations of an internal affairs investigation. Bessera was suspended after he was arrested last week for public intoxication. …

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CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST CALDWELL TEACHERS IN SEX ABUSE CASE

A special prosecutor has dropped charges against three Caldwell teachers accused of failing to report the sexual abuse of a child.  Caldwell Middle School counselor Bliss Bednar, Caldwell High School…

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SPRING CLEAN UP COMING UP

The City of Brenham Collection Station, in the 2000 block of Old Chappell Hill Road, will be holding its annual 2014 Spring Open Collection Days for city and county residents. …

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BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO HAVE CHARTER DISCUSSIONS

The Brenham City Council will be discussing a new city charter,  accepting an audit, helping the Washington County Appraisal District with computers, and seeing about a new air conditioner for…

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KOLKHORST TO SPEAK AT COUNTY REPUBLICAN CONVENTION

The Washington County Republicans are planning their county convention this Saturday at the St. Mary’s Parish Activity Hall. County Party Chair Ron Upchurch says this, being an off-year elections means…

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THIRD PERSON DIES AFTER SXSW CRASH

A third person has died from injuries suffered in last Thursday’s crash at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin. The Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office said today (Monday) that Sandy…

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SHOPPER RUNS PAST HEB CHECK OUT LINE IN MOTORIZED CART

  A 55-year old Burton woman in a motorized shopping cart  ran past the checkout line at the Brenham HEB with $85 worth of beer, dog food, pistachio nuts and…

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BRENHAM POLICE OFFICER SUSPENDED AFTER ARREST

Brenham Police Officer David Bessera has been suspended after his public intoxication arrest Thursday night. Reports from the Brenham police department say that a woman saw Bessera sitting in his car…

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BRENHAM MAN TO HEAD TROUBLED NAVASOTA SCHOOL

There is a new principal at Navasota’ Intermediate School in 29-year old Todd Nelsonley. The Navasota School Board hire the Brenham native at their last board meeting.  He will assume…