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FUNDRAISING BEGINS FOR NEW WASHINGTON FIREHOUSE

Fundraising efforts are underway as the Washington Fire Department looks to build a new firehouse. The department plans to construct a new facility on two-and-a-half acres of land, donated by…

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BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ATTEND 2ND ANNUAL ETIQUETTE DINNER

More than 50 Brenham High School students attended the 2nd annual Etiquette Dinner last night (Monday). Training for the dinner was provided by Etiquette Coach Randi Mays Knapp. BISD Superintendent,…

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ROBERTS: LATEST VALMONT PHASE-IN JUDGED ON OWN MERITS

Some questions have arisen over a tax phase-in request granted by the Brenham City Council to Valmont Coatings. At their meeting Tuesday, the council approved a tax phase-in agreement with…

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COUNTY TO DISCUSS TOWING SERVICES AND TAX PHASE-IN AT COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING

A discussion of towing services is on the agenda for this morning’s (Tuesday) meeting of the Washington County Commissioners Court. Commissioners will first meet behind closed doors in an executive session with legal…

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BLINN COLLEGE TO FEATURE CHAMBER AND CONCERT CHOIRS

The Blinn College chamber and concert choirs will showcase their talents in concert this evening. They will soon hit the road on a statewide recruiting tour that will feature music…

Old Gay Hill School feature

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY SEEKS TO LOCATE EVERY RURAL SCHOOL

The Washington County Genealogical Society is starting a new project to locate exactly where each of the rural schools in the county were located.  Over the years, over 200 schools…

Brett Schroeder feature

BRETT SCHROEDER PROMOTED TO C-SHIFT CAPTAIN

The Brenham Fire Department has promoted Brett Schroeder to the position of C-Shift Captain.  Brett has been an active member of the department since 2001 and was hired on full-time as an Apparatus…

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RECORDS FALL AT LEE CO. JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION

Six records fell at Saturday’s Lee County Junior Livestock Auction in Giddings. The highest price paid was for the Grand Champion Steer, shown by Emma Beard of the Lexington FFA. …

Brenham ISD

BRENHAM JUNIOR HIGH BENEFITS FROM NEW TUTORING PROGRAM

Brenham Junior High students are benefitting greatly from a new tutoring program called S Cubed, Students Serving Students. This program was developed by Suzette Evans, BJH math teacher, for students…

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FAYETTE CO. CHASE LEADS TO ARREST

An Austin man faces charges after a weekend chase that began in Fayette County and ended near Bastrop. Authorities tried to pull over Carlo Arceo Cruz of Austin for speeding,…

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