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BURLESON COUNTY AUTHORITIES LOOKING FOR MISSING GIRL

The Burleson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing teenager. 14-year-old Kayla Nicole Underwood was last seen at her home on County Road 267, near Snook.  Underwood is 5’9”…

HOUSTON RETIRED FIREFIGHTERS HONOR SEN. KOLKHORST

The Houston Retired Firefighter Association has honored local State Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst. Kolkhorst has received the group’s legislative appreciation award by for her support of firefighters and first-responders in…

INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT NAMED IN SOMERVILLE

Somerville ISD has named its interim superintendent. Director of Curriculum and Instruction Karla Sparks will take over duties, in a move approved during a special meeting last week.  This follows…

ARREST MADE IN BURLESON COUNTY SHOOTING CASE

An argument over a gate escalated into a Burleson County man being shot twice in the stomach. 69-year-old Richard Lemeron Jones of Stafford was arrested Monday on an aggravated assault…

GRIMES CO. FAIR CONTINUES IN NAVASOTA

The 2018 Grimes County Fair continues this week at the Fairgrounds in Navasota. Wednesday is Senior Citizens’ and Children’s Day at the fair.  Tonight’s events include Professional Horse Cutting at…

YOUTH OF FAITH MISSION ATTENDING SALVATION ARMY CAMP

Around 80 kids in Washington and Burleson counties are preparing for a trip to Camp Hoblitzelle in Midlothian, Texas. Faith Mission, along with Salvation Army, is conducting their annual week-long…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR ROBBERY

A Brenham man has been arrested in connection with a local robbery. 27-year-old Jamarcus Maurice Andrews was wanted in connection to an aggravated robbery that occurred last week. Around 11:50…

STAR OF THE REPUBLIC PRESENTS ‘ESCAPE’ THIS SUMMER

The Star of the Republic Museum is inviting visitors to “escspe” to the museum’s newest attraction. Debuting this summer, the museum presents “Runaway Scrape Escape”, a physical adventure game based…

‘PUTT2CURE’ RAISES FUNDS FOR MS SOCIETY

Over $7000 was raised at last night’s Putt2Cure MS mini-golf tournament. The annual event, held at Horseshoe Junction in Brenham, raises funds for Michael Brinkmeyer’s efforts on behalf of the…

TRACTOR DESTROYED IN CHAPPELL HILL FIRE

The Chappell Hill Fire Department was called out to property on Hughes Lake Lane for reports of a tractor fire. When firefighters arrived Tuesday evening, they discovered that the owner’s…