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WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS BONDS FOR RESERVE DEPUTY SHERIFFS

The Washington County Commissioners Court will meet on Tuesday to discuss the approval of bonds for two reserve deputy sheriffs. The court will also discuss two formal notices for a…

CHAPPELL HILL VFD RECEIVES $50,000 GRANT

The Lower Colorado River Authority and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative presented the Chappell Hill Volunteer Fire Department with a $50,000 grant Thursday.   The Chappell Hill VFD says the money will…

BURTON ISD RELEASES STATEMENT ON POTENTIAL GRADE RATINGS

Burton ISD has released a statement about the new accountability rating system for Texas Public schools. The Texas Education Agency released preliminary grades for more than 1,000 school districts Friday,…

FAYETTE COUNTY COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB TO HOST GOSPEL SHOW JAN. 16

The Fayette County Country Music Club will host a Gospel Show on Monday, January 16 at the KC Hall in La Grange. The entertainers for this special Gospel show will…

OVER 2000 BLINN STUDENTS EARN HONORS

More than 2,200 Blinn College students earned academic honors during the Fall 2016 semester, the College announced today. Blinn named 908 students to its prestigious President’s Scholars List, including 477…

DIXIE ROAD AT HWY 36 CLOSED FOR TWO WEEKS

On Monday, January 9, 2017, weather permitting, the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) contractor will temporarily close Dixie Road where it intersects with SH 36. This closure will allow the…

BRENHAM PD ANNOUNCES CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY DATES

The scene is set: a murder has occurred, the victim a high ranking politico, the third such victim of the same suspect. Enter the men and women of Criminal Minds…

CHAPPELL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY EXPERIENCES MINOR SMOKE DAMAGE

The Chappell Hill Historical Society’s Museum experienced minor smoke damage this (Friday) morning due to an issue with an HVAC unit as the Museum opened for business. “Damage is minor…

EIGHT SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Two Brenham men were sentenced to prison time in the latest session of the 21st Judicial District Court. 46-year-old Jason Wade Holle, of Brenham, was sentenced to four years in…

DEADLINE APPROACHES FOR WASHINGTON CO. MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR

The deadline for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Man and Woman of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award is nearing. Nominations must be made by noon on Monday. The…