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JOANNE DOHERTY TO SEEK PRECINCT 3 COMISSIONER SEAT

Joanne Doherty has announced her candidacy for Precinct 3- Washington County Commissioner. Doherty, a Texas democrat, will run against the incumbent Republican, Kirk Hanath. Doherty and her husband have lived…

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KOLACHE FESTIVAL SET FOR SEPTEMBER 10TH

The 32nd Annual Kolache Festival is set to take place Saturday, September 10th in downtown Caldwell. The celebration is an opportunity for residents to learn more about the Czech heritage…

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REPUBLICAN CLUB OF WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSTS ALICE LINAHAN

The Republican Club of Washington County will host the founder of Voices Empower at their monthly meeting today. The club will welcome Alice Linahan. In addition to being a Voices…

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BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER HOHLT PARK REPAIR BID

The Brenham City Council will meet Thursday and is expected to approve a bid to repair the walking trail at Hohlt Park. The City Council will consider the bid of…

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BURTON SCHOOL BOARD PUTS BOND ISSUE ON NOV. BALLOT

The Burton School Board unanimously approved placing an 18 million dollar bond issue on a November ballot  Monday evening.  The ballot will be on a separate ballot from the General Election. It…

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BRENHAM ISD ADOPTS BUDGET AND TAX RATE

The Brenham Independent School District adopted its proposed budget and tax rate Monday night during the school board meeting. The total budget has a one percent increase over last year…

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CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS AMENDING BILLBOARD ORDINANCE

One of the items on this week’s City Council meeting agenda is an amendment proposed to be added to the city’s billboard ordinances.  SignAD Outdoor made a presentation to the…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY BURN BAN LIFTED

Washington County Judge John Brieden rescinded the burn ban today (Monday).  The county wide burn ban went into effect July 26th after conditions became exceptionally dry and several large grass…

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LOBOS DISCOVERS $5.9 MILLION IN METH HIDDEN IN FUEL TANK

Another multi-million dollar meth seizure has been made by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office on Interstate 10. Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Friday night Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9…

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BRENHAM AND BURTON SCHOOLS RECEIVE PASSING TEA RATINGS

Both the Brenham and Burton School Districts received passing marks in the 2016 accountability ratings released Monday by the Texas Education Agency. Brenham and Burton ISD both received a “met…

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