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TICKETS REMAIN ON SALE FOR ‘BIG STAR TEXAS NIGHT’

Tickets are still on sale for Saturday night’s “7th Annual Big Star Texas Night” in Burton. Tickets are on sale at Burton State Bank for an evening of dinner and dancing…

BRENHAM SUDDENLINK CHANGES TAKING PLACE TODAY

Changes are taking place today (Wednesday) to the channel lineup of customers of Suddenlink Communications in Brenham. Suddenlink’s Brenham system, announced earlier that they are transitioning to all-digital TV as…

STATE VOTERS APPROVE ALL SEVEN AMENDMENTS

Polls saw a low voter turnout across the state for yesterday’s Texas constitutional amendment election. Less than six-percent of the state’s 15-million registered voters turned out to vote on seven…

SNOOK VOTES ‘NO’, NAVASOTA ‘YES’ TO SCHOOL BOND ISSUES

Voters in Snook have turned down the School District’s $7.5 million bond issue in yesterday’s election. The proposal was defeated, 192-to-157, with 55-percent of the voters turning down the issue….

REP. LEIGHTON SCHUBERT SPEAKS AT LEGISLATIVE FORUM

State Representative Leighton Schubert gave his review of the most recent Texas legislature session during a Lunch forum today (Tuesday).  The forum was sponsored by the Washington County Chamber of…

COLLECTION STATION SPRING CLEANING EVENT HEADACHES

Sometimes, being too popular can become a big headache.  That is what has happened to the annual Spring Cleaning Event at the Citizens Collection Station.  Brenham Director of Public Works…

SALARY APPEAL MAKES ITS WAY TO COMMISSIONERS COURT

A salary appeal from the Sheriff’s Office made its way to the County Commissioners this morning (Tuesday).  The dispute had to do with Deputy Yolanda Marshall, who became a patrol deputy…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WORK THROUGH FULL AGENDA TUESDAY

County Commissioners moved quickly through a full agenda of items at their meeting today (Tuesday). Commissioners re-nominated 4 members to the Board of Directors of the Washington County Tax Appraisal…

JP BILL KENDALL TO RUN FOR REELECTION

Precinct Four Justice of the Peace Bill Kendall has announced he is seeking reelection. Kendall says he hopes to continue to serve the people of Washington County. Kendall says the…

THREE ARRESTED IN BRENHAM TRAFFIC STOP

Three people face drug charges after a traffic stop Monday afternoon. Around 3:00 pm, Corporal David Dudenhoeffer pulled over a vehicle in the 1800 block of US Hwy 290 West….