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TXDOT AND AREA ROAD CLOSURES

As of 5pm on Friday the following road are reported closed: GRIMES COUNTY- FM 3090 at Coleman Bottom Road/Holland Creek FM 244 at Gibbons Creek WALKER COUNTY-FM 247 and FM 2989…

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PRAYER VIGIL FOR VICTIMS OF CHURCH MASSACRE TO BE HELD SATURDAY

The Brenham Community is set to come together tomorrow at 10am to remember and pray for the nine victims of attack on a black South Carolina church. The gathering will…

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BLINN STUDENTS EARN ACADEMIC DISTINCTION

More than 1,800 Blinn College students were recognized for their Spring 2015 academic success, the College announced today. Blinn named 764 students to its elite President’s Scholars List and 1,082…

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MAY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UP SLIGHTLY FROM APRIL

The May unemployment rate in Washington County rose slightly from April, registering at 3.9%, up .04% from April’s rate of 3.5%, and is down from May 2014, when the unemployment…

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CRIMINALS NOW TURN TO FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND RETAILERS FOR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Criminals are not just targeting individuals trying to access personal financial information, they are now going after corporate call centers for retailers and financial institutions across the U.S., trying to…

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LOCAL THEFT UNDER INVESTIGATION

Brenham Police are investigating a local theft. Thursday morning, Officer Jonathan Phipps met with a man in the lobby of the Police Department in reference to a theft. The man…

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BRENHAM P.D. OFFERS REWARD FOR LOCAL WOMAN

Brenham Police and Washington County Crime Stoppers are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a Brenham woman. 30-year old Ashley Wilson is wanted on two counts…

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AG COMMISSIONER REPEALS BAN ON DEEP FRYERS IN SCHOOLS

The new Agriculture Commissioner of Texas Sid Miller is putting out a new plan to combat childhood obesity, and is hoping to change the menus in school lunchrooms. Miller is…

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LOCAL EDWARD JONES OFFICE ANNOUNCES NEW ADDITION TO THE BRANCH OFFICE

The Edward Jones office in Brenham announces a new addition to their branch office. Randi Emshoff recently joined a Brenham office of the financial services firm Edward Jones as a…

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UPDATE – WASHINGTON COUNTY ROADS CLOSED AS OF 2PM THURSDAY

The following roads are closed due high water as of Thursday, June 18,  2015 at 2:00pm. Fischer Rd.  @ dead end Jeske Rd from FM 50 to Old Independence Rd Flag…

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