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COMMISSIONERS GET UPDATE ON ANNUAL TAX PHASE IN COMPLIANCE REPORT

The Washington County Commissioners met Tuesday morning were presented with the annual Tax Phase-In Compliance Review Committee report. According to Washington County’s Tax Phase-In Policy, a Compliance Review Committee collects…

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ONLY TWO LOCAL CONTESTED RACES IN MARCH PRIMARY

Only two contested local races will be on the ballot when Washington County voters head to the polls for the March first primaries. Both contested races are on the Republican…

Lois Kolkhorst feature

KOLKHORST/SCHUBERT RUNNING UNOPPOSED IN PRIMARY

State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst will run unopposed for her seat, while local State Representative Leighton Schubert will have an opponent in the November general election. At the Monday deadline…

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BLINN’S NEW GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM EQUIPS STUDENTS FOR CAREERS

Blinn College invites everyone—from the novice artist to the experienced designer—to enroll in its new Graphic Design Program. Blinn gives beginning graphic designers the skills to help organizations stand out…

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LADY LIONS ANNOUNCE DECEMBER PRIZE CALENDAR WINNERS

The Washington County Ladies Lions Club announced the December winners from the Prize Calendar drawings: Grand Prize:  $1,000 Gift Certificate donated by Appel Ford, Hyundai of Brenham/Quick Lane was won…

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LOCAL BURGLARIES UNDER INVESTIGATION

  Brenham Police are investigating a trio of burglaries reported Monday. Officer Ashley Burns responded at about 7:00 a.m. to the 900 block of S. Jackson St. in reference to…

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FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO SMOKE AT BLINN DORM

The Brenham Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire on the Blinn College Campus this (Tuesday) morning.  Upon arrival, they found light smoke coming from a mechanical…

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BRENHAM P.D. WARNING ABOUT COUNTERFEIT $100 BILLS

The Brenham Police Department is warning the public about possible counterfeit 100-dollar bills. Local authorities have been alerted by the U.S. Secret Service that there may be a flood of…

Ed Boettcher feature

LONG TIME BRENHAM BUSINESSMAN ED BOETTCHER PASSES AWAY

Edward Baldwin Boettcher, Jr.,a long-time Brenham businessman, passed away on Sunday at the age of  94 years old Edward, the son of Bennora (Bybee) and Edward Boettcher, was born in…

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BRENHAM ISD BOARD GETS UPDATE ON STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR GOAL #4

The Brenham ISD Board of Trustees met at Krause Elementary on Monday evening to get update on the district’s Strategic Planning for Goal #4. Goal #4 involves the district using…

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