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BLINN TO HOST FACULTY HIRING FAIR

Blinn College is looking for instructors for the spring 2015 semester. Blinn is holding a faculty hiring fair Tuesday, September 30th from 3-8 p.m. on Brenham and Bryan campuses. In…

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LOCAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPS

The Washington County’s jobless rate took a slight drop in the month of August. The local jobless rate fell 2-tenths of a percent from 4.8-percent in July to 4.6-percent in…

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2014 WC FAIR PET SHOW RESULTS

2014 WASHINGTON CO. FAIR PET SHOW PEDIGREE 1-CALLEN SCHULTE 2-HAIDEN HICKMAN 3-BRADLEY NOWICKI SHOWMANSHIP: TRINITY HART NON-PEDIGREE 1-EASTON SMITH 2-JAX ANTKOWIAK 3-NOLAN COLLIER SHOWMANSHIP: NOLAN COLLIER TALLEST ADULT 1-MICA COLLINS…

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WEDNESDAY IS DEADLINE TO ENTER SCARECROW EXTRAVAGANZA

This Thursday, September 24 is the  newly extended deadline for entries for this year’s Main Street Brenham Scarecrow Extravaganza. Main Street Brenham is calling on all businesses, clubs, classrooms, individuals,…

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TRAVIS CO. DEPUTY’S BODY FOUND

Search crews recovered the body of Travis County Senior Deputy Jessica Hollis Friday afternoon after two days of an extensive search. The body of the 35-year old Hollis, was found…

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BPD FUSION UNIT MAKES FELONY ARREST

A Brenham man faces felony charges after his arrest by the Brenham Police Department’s Fusion unit. Members of the unit arrested 28-year old Juan Omar Zavala, who was wanted in…

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BPD MAKES POT BUST

A traffic stop by Brenham Police turns into a drug arrest. Thursday afternoon Cpl. Tommy Kurie pulled over a truck for speeding on Highway 290 East. As he he approached…

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ALL PROPERTY TAX RATES SET FOR 2014

Property owners in the Oak Hill Acres subdivision just north of Brenham will see the largest increase in Washington County in their property tax bills this fall. Willy Dilworth, Chief…

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE LOCATES TWO STOLEN VEHICLES

Two stolen vehicles were located by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office hidden on a property on Allen Road East of Brenham.  Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that a 2008 Ford Mustang…

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KOLKHORST RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM McCAUL

District-13 State Representative Lois Kolkhorst received a major endorsement, yesterday, in her bid for the State Senate. US Congressman Michael McCaul endorsed Kolkhorst in the race to succeed Senator Glenn…

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