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‘RAVEN’ NAMED PET OF THE WEEK

The Brenham Pet Adoption Center has named “Raven” as their Pet of the Week. Raven is a red-headed Vizsla mix. She has been at the Pet Adoption Center since January….

BLUE BELL AQUATIC CENTER CLOSED MONDAY DUE TO LEAK

Due to a water leak, the Blue Bell Aquatic Center is closed today. The center is closed for clean-up and repair. Last night, the Brenham Fire Department, City Maintenance Crews…

SEN. KOLKHORST TO SPEAK TO CPA ALUMNI, TONIGHT

State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst will be guest speaker at tonight’s (Monday) meeting of the Brenham Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. Kolkhorst represents District 18, which covers 21 counties, including Washington…

MALE INMATES RETURN TO AUSTIN CO. JAIL

Male inmates are back in the Austin County Jail in Bellville. The Texas Commission on Jail Standards has given the okay for male prisoners to return to the jail, after…

PETROLEUM LEASES ISSUED FOR LAKE SOMERVILLE LAND

The Bureau of Land Management has issued controversial petroleum leases for land at Lake Somerville. The Bureau has issued leases on nearly 1,400 acres of land at or under the…

TICKETS ON SALE FOR JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION

Tickets are now on sale for a local Juneteenth celebration. The A.R. Pickard High School Reunion Association will hold its Juneteenth celebration, Saturday, June 16th. The celebration will follow the…

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS FACES SHORT AGENDA MONDAY

The Brenham Board of Adjustments faces a short agenda when they meet Monday evening. The board will consider a request for a front yard setback variance for a home at…

LONGTIME CIVIC LEADER/EDUCATOR HENRY PETTIE DIES

Funeral services will be held next Saturday for long-time Brenham civic leader Dr. Henry Pettie Jr. Pettie died Thursday at the age of 94. Pettie served 17 years on the…

TxDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARNING MONDAY IN BRYAN

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) will hold a public hearing to discuss the planning and development of Active Transportation (bicycle and pedestrian facilities) in all the ten county Bryan…

BLINN ALUMNI ‘EAT DRINK & JOIN’ EVENT SET FOR APRIL 19 IN BRENHAM

The Blinn College Alumni and Friends Association will host its second annual Eat, Drink, & Join recruiting event Thursday, April 19, to celebrate the organization and the College. The event will be held…