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Retired Air Force Master Sgt. Angela Renee Dickson told the Memorial Day gathering that there were many ways to serve.

MEMORIAL DAY MESSAGE: THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO SERVE

In our nation’s history millions of families received the last letter home or saw the terrifying site of a messenger coming to your door as the ‘grim reaper’ .  These…

The Rev. Marcus Lawhon prays with Kenyan pastors.

BRENHAM PASTORS JOURNEY TO KENYA

Two Brenham ministers recently returned from a journey to the east African nation of Kenya, and a special assignment broaden the tenets of Christianity there. The Rev. Randy Wells and…

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MISSING WOMAN SEARCH

The search continues for a missing Washington County woman who was reported missing late Sunday afternoon. Sheriff Otto Hanak says 52-year old Glenda Gayle Taylor Somerfield was last seen in…

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LAKE SOMERVILLE READY FOR SUMMER

There is a promising start for the summer swimming, fishing, and boating season at Lake Somerville. Recent rains have put the Lake levels close to capacity. Reservoir Manager Emmett Attaway…

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SUMMER TRAVEL SEASON BEGINS

With Memorial Day so begins the summer driving season. The Texas Department of Transportation says they want you to be prepared for some long trips, in hot weather over the…

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MASONS TO LAY STONES FOR THE BISD SCHOOLS

Two years ago Brenham school district voters overwhelmingly approved a $26 million bond issue to renovate the middle school and build a new Alton Elementary School. This led to a…

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LEISURE POOL OPENS FOR SUMMER

Blue Bell Aquatic Center Supervisor Tammy Jaster says there is plenty to look forward to all summer long at the leisure pool, and it all started (Saturday). The 13th summer…

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BRENHAM POLICE NAB BANK ROBBER

Brenham police nabbed a suspected bank robber late last (Friday) night, who had eluded FBI agents and other law enforcement officers after allegedly robbing an Austin bank. FBI agent Justin…

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HIGH SPEED CHASE NETS GANG LEADER

A high speed pursuit through Fayette County led to the arrest of several undocumented aliens and an alleged dangerous Central American gang leader Friday morning. Fayette County K-9 Handler Randy…

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HEAVY TURNOUT ON LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says the last day of early voting was especially busy.  She says it was amazing all week and, in the end, 1314 Republicans cast early…

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