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ALTON ELEMENTARY STUDENTS PERFORM AT CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

ROCKING IN THE SEASON – Alton Elementary 3rd graders charmed the standing room only crowd with their dance to “Up on the Housetop” during Alton ‘ s annual Christmas celebration…

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NOVEMBER WASHINGTON COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SHOWS MINIMAL INCREASE

The November unemployment rate for Washington County showed a slight increase from October. The unemployment rate in the area came in at 5.4 percent, up 2 tenths of a percent…

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LADY LIONS MAKE FIRST FOOD DONATION TO BRENHAM BREAD PARTNERS

The Washington County Lady Lions Club make their first donation of food to Brenham Bread Partners in time for delivery for the holidays. Club members collected the food during their…

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BLUEBONNET AWARDS $1.2 MILLION IN BLUEBONNET COMMUNITY GRANTS

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative awarded $1.2 million to 38 area nonprofit organizations last month in the first funding cycle for the new Bluebonnet Community Grants program. The nonprofits that were awarded…

: Ken Mutscher, Bluebonnet Director; Hondo Powell, Bluebonnet Community Representative; Don Voelter, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Robert Mikeska, Bluebonnet Director; Gary Appelt, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Lete Phillips, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Toy Kurtz, Senior Activity Center Staff; Luther Hueske, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Annie Schulz, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Steve Miller, Senior Activity Center Board Member; and Frank Blizzard, Senior Activity Center Board Member.

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE PRESENTS CHECK SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

Representatives from Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative present a $50,000 check to the Washington County Healthy Living Association to help fund a new, 18,378-square foot Senior Activity Center in Brenham. The money…

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CITY COUNCIL HEARS CONCERNS ON SPECIFIC USE PERMIT FOR A MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

The Brenham City Council was a busy and lively place on Thursday afternoon with several residents who reside in the area of a property that was being considered for a…

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VIDEO – BIG CHANGES COMING TO BRENHAM PUBLIC HOUSING

Big changes are in the works for Brenham’s public housing.  The majority of the public housing units in Brenham were built in the 1970s and are in need of replacement. …

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BLUE BELL EMPLOYEES BRING HOLIDAY JOY TO “SMART” PROGRAM AND FAITH MISSION

  Blue Bell employees decided to give needy families in the community a Merry Christmas. Blue Bell has experienced the most difficult year in its 100+ year history, but under…

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BRENHAM POLICE REQUEST INFORMATION ON A HIT AND RUN

Brenham Police are seeking information  on a hit and run that occurred Nov. 13, 2015 at the gas station/convenience store at 1312 Prairie Lea Street. At approximately 11:30, one of…

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BRENHAM POLICE SEEKING PUBLIC’S HELP IN IDENTIFYING PERSON OF INTEREST

The Brenham Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the person in this picture, who is a person of interest connected with a robbery that occurred on…

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