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BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

On Wednesday at 5:38 am, the Brenham Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Tom Green and S Day for a Transportation Incident with entrapment. FD units made location…

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LADY LIONS ACCEPT LEADER DOG CHECK

The Washington County Ladies Lions Club will meet for their second Monday meeting August 10 at noon at the Cannery in downtown Brenham, and will accept a check from The Leader Dog…

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TRUCK FIRE DISRUPTS TRAFFIC ON HIGHWAY 290

No injuries are being reported in an afternoon truck fire on Highway 290. At 3:40 p.m. the Brenham Fire Department was called out to the 500 block of Highway 290 East…

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LT GOVERNOR DAN PATRICK MAKES STATEMENT ON VOTER ID LAW REJECTION

  Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Wednesday made the following statement regarding the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling related to Texas’ Voter ID law: “As joint author of Texas…

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STUDENTS HURT BY SOARING COLLEGE TEXTBOOK PRICES

It’s textbook season again, the time of year students’ dread. Runaway tuition costs have long captured attention. But it’s the added, often unexpected expenses of books and supplies that can…

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GRIMES COUNTY INSTITUTES BURN BAN

A 90 day burn ban has been issued for Grimes County, after Emergency Management Coordinator David Lilly told the Grimes County Commissioners Court that there was a significant increase in…

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APPEALS COURT FIND TEXAS’ VOTER ID LAW VIOLATES VOTING RIGHTS ACT

A Federal Appeals Court has ruled on Wednesday that Texas’ voter identification law violates the U.S Voting Rights Act. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

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SATURDAY IS THE DAY TO “CELEBRATE OUR SENIORS”

Area seniors will again be “celebrated” at the 12th annual “Celebrate Our Seniors Day, for those over the age of 65, this Saturday, beginning at noon at the American Legion…

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BLUE BELL GIVEN OK TO BEGIN ICE CREAM PRODUCTION AT ALABAMA PLANT

The Blue Bell plant in Alabama has been given the green light to start producing ice cream again. The Alabama Department of Public health has confirmed that the Alabama plant…

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REPRESENTATIVE SCHUBERT TO SPEAK AT ROTARY CLUB

The public is invited to hear State Representative Leighton Schubert at the Rotary Club of Washington County meeting tomorrow (Thursday) at noon. The event will be at the Cannery Kitchen,…

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