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BLINN SEES RECORD ENROLLMENT DURING 2017 WINTER MINIMESTER

A record number of Blinn College students are earning credit toward their degrees during the 2017 Winter Minimester. Blinn registered a record 1,697 students for the Winter Minimester, an 8.4…

TEXAS ANTIQUE TRACTOR SHOW & PULL HAPPENING THIS WEEK

The Texas Antique Tractor Show & Pull Kickoff is happening this Friday and Saturday in Hallettsville. The event will feature displays of antique and classic farm machinery; tractors, stationary engines,…

WALLER CO. EMS VEHICLE INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT EARLY MONDAY

A two vehicle accident south of Navasota left traffic backed up on Highway 6 early this (Monday) morning. An SUV and a Waller County EMS vehicle collided at the FM…

UPTOWN SWIRL TO BE FEATURED ON COMMUNITY CORNER

This week’s Community Corner segment on KWHI will feature Jennifer Eckermann from Mainstreet Brenham speaking about Uptown Swirl. One of the most popular downtown Brenham events, Uptown Swirl is a…

BRENHAM SENIOR CENTER CLOSED AFTER SUSTAINING WATER DAMAGE

The Margaret E. Blizzard Senior Center in Brenham will be closed for several days after sustaining water damage over the weekend. On Saturday, the Brenham Fire Department was called to…

TWO BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS SELECTED FOR ALL-STATE BAND

Two Brenham Cub members have earned a place in the TMEA All-State Band. Jacqui Deans is headed back to The All-State band for a second year in a row after…

HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP RELEASED

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will feature 21 musicians during the 2017 show, happening March 7th through the 26th. More than half of the star-studded entertainer lineup scheduled to…

LOCAL WINEMAKERS FEAR NEW HERBICIDE WILL HURT TEXAS INDUSTRY

Local wineries are apprehensive as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency looks to approve a new herbicide for use in Texas. Enlist Duo contains “2,4-D”- a high volatility herbicide commonly used…

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…