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LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST BLUE BELL TWO YEARS AFTER LISTERIA OUTBREAK

Blue Bell Creameries has been named in another lawsuit concerning listeria. George and Sharon Pearson, of Missouri City, filed the lawsuit last week in a Fort Bend County district court….

GUNMAN WHO KILLED HOUSTON DEPUTY COMMITTED SUICIDE

Police say a man who fatally shot a Houston-area deputy last week committed suicide the following day. Authorities say 64-year-old William Kenney was the man who shot Harris County Precinct…

SBDC TO HOST BASIC QUICKBOOKS COURSE

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a basic QuickBooks course Wednesday, April 26, to teach small business owners to get the most from their desktop accounting…

NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE BETWEEN WASHINGTON CO., RAILROAD COMPANY

Negotiations continue between Washington County officials and Burlington-Northern-Santa-Fe Railway concerning the payment for road damages. Washington County Judge John Brieden says the county is asking BNSF railway to pay for…

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE WEEKEND ARRESTS

Brenham police report a pair of arrests for marijuana possession over the weekend. Friday night, 23-year old Deirdre Symone Johnson of Austin was pulled over for a traffic stop in…

FAYETTE CO. COUNTRY OPRY TO HAVE POLKA SHOW

In just one week, the Fayette County Country Music Club will host a Polka Show. The show will take place on Monday, April 17th at the KC Hall in La…

AUSTIN BOMB SQUAD HELPS DISMANTLE ‘EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL’ IN SCHULENBURG

The Austin Bomb Squad helped dismantle explosive material, similar to napalm, in Schulenburg on Saturday. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, a call came in on Saturday reporting possible explosive…

BLINN PREPARES STUDENTS FOR HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING INDUSTRY

Every Tuesday and Thursday for six months, Cameron Mikeska has made the hour-long drive from his home in Montgomery to the Blinn College Workforce Education Training Center in College Station…

THOUSANDS ATTEND CHAPPELL HILL BLUEBONNET FESTIVAL

Thousands traveled to Chappell Hill this weekend to enjoy the 53rd annual Bluebonnet Festival. Families were able to enjoy the picturesque countryside and welcome in the spring season while celebrating…

STANPAC HOLDING CAREER FAIR TODAY AND TOMORROW

Standpac is holding a career fair today (Monday) and tomorrow to help fill positions in their Brenham facility. The company, which manufactures packaging supplies for dairy, food, and beverage industries,…