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BISD RECEIVES TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE GRANT

The Brenham School District has been awarded a grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to help Texas children reconnect with nature. Texas Parks and Wildlife has announced that…

BELLVILLE SCHOOL BOARD REVIEWS STAAR TEST RESULTS

STAAR is the newest required testing for public school students in the state of Texas. Although Bellville students scored better than the state average in almost all of the categories,…

FIREMEN’S FIESTA ONE WEEK AWAY

The Brenham Fire Department’s major fundraiser for the year is just one week away. Brenham’s annual Firemen’s Fiesta is set for next Saturday, August 9th.  The one day celebration will…

NAVASOTA BLUES FEST BEGINS THURSDAY AUGUST 7TH

The Annual Blues Fest Celebration in Navasota will kick off Thursday, August 7 at Mallett Brothers Barbeque in Navasota with some live music from local talent. The festivities will continue…

JURY AWARDS $27 MILLION IN McDONALD’S CASE

A Brazos County jury awarded a $27 million verdict in a civil lawsuit against McDonald’s following the 2012 deaths of two Blinn College students. Lauren Bailey Crisp, 19, of Dripping…

FEDS NAB “LOAN RANGER BANDIT”

Federal Authorities have arrested a man in a series of bank robberies including one in College Station. The FedStar Credit Union in College Station was robbed August 17th 2012. More…

ASTRODOME FUTURE STILL UNCERTAIN

What will become of the Houston Astrodome is still up in the air after a meeting of the Texas Historical Commission Wednesday. In a meeting at Sul Ross University in…

BLINN INTRODUCING NEW COURSES FOR FALL SEMESTER

Blinn College will debut several new courses when the Fall semester begins Aug. 27, including a physical anthropology course that transfers to Texas A&M University as a science core credit…

BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE REPORTED

The Brenham Police Department reports that there was another burglary of a vehicle last (Wednesday) night. The owner of the vehicle reported to police that they had gone to the…

CONVICTED BRYAN BANK ROBBER RECEIVES 60 YEARS

A man convicted for robbing Commerce National Bank in Bryan last summer was sentenced to prison yesterday (Wednesday) in Bryan. A Brazos County jury sentenced 43 year old Bryan Champion…