Category Archives: News

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FLOATS AND FLICKS TONIGHT

With the last day of school coming today  (Friday) Summertime is upon us and so is one of the most popular features the Brenham Parks and Recreation Department has to…

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GRIMES RESIDENTS CONCERNED ABOUT AGGIE HIGHWAY

Grimes County residents continue to express concerns about the proposed ‘Aggie Highway.’ This highway would connect highway 249  from the Houston suburbs to Navasota.  It would be 14 miles long,…

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TXDOT BEGINS TO TAKE OUT 290 CROSSOVER

Brenham City Engineer Grant Lischka says the Texas Department of Transportation has begun work taking out a crossover lane along highway 290 and Robert C. Appel Road, near Appel Ford….

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SHERIFF REPORTS: RABID SKUNK AND SCAM

The Washington County Sheriff’s office has two immediate concerns that the public needs to know about. A skunk found in the 5100 block of Lange Lake Road has tested positive…

John and Julie Kenjura donated the 4.2 acres of land off Tom Green for the site of the Senior Center.

GROUNDBREAKING SET FOR SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

After a three year capital fundraising campaign and a donation of 4.2 acres of land, groundbreaking for the new Washington County Healthy Living Association’s Senior Activity Center is set for…

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BLINN NAMES NEW POLICE CHIEF

Blinn College has a new police chief in Craig Weisepape.  Wiesepape had been the interim police chief since December when Charles Miller resigned from the position. Wiesepape will take over…

Alton Elementary will move to its new site on South Market at the beginning of the new school year.

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR BISD IS FRIDAY

Friday is the last day of school for the oldest school district in Texas, our own Brenham School district. When the final bells ring the BISD will conclude its 139th…

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LAKE SOMERVILLE FULL FOR FIRST TIME IN YEARS

For the first time in over two years Lake Somerville is full.  Reservoir Supervisor Emmitt Attaway says the heavy rains Monday and Tuesday, has pushed the water levels at the…

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BODY OF MISSING WOMAN FOUND

The body of a 52-year old woman who had been missing since Sunday,  was found this (Thursday) morning just before 9am in the back portion of her property in the 5200…

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TIM LAPHAM ELECTED AUSTIN COUNTY JUDGE

The next Austin County judge has been elected and, as Ed Pothul reports, the margin was razor thin. It took all night Tuesday, and a recount most of the day…

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