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EXPIRED INSPECTION STICKER LEADS TO POT BUST

An expired inspection sticker led to a traffic stop Monday morning and that traffic stop led to an arrest for marijuana possession. Sgt. Curtis Schoen of the Brenham police department…

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WEST NILE VIRUS DISCOVERED IN TEXAS

The State Health Department has reported the first case of the West Nile Virus in Texas this year. The case is in the Austin area. The report also says that…

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KOLKHORST FIGHTING CLOSURE OF BRENHAM STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER

State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst is speaking out against new proposals that would shut down the Brenham State Supported Living Center. The proposal came from the Sunset Commission, which recommended the…

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TWELVE INDICTMENTS IN AUSTIN COUNTY

The grand jury in Austin County had a busy session last week.   Robberies and drug charges led the way for 12 indictments handed down last week by the Austin County…

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PERRY OBAMA TO MEET ON IMMIGRATION CRISIS

Gov. Rick Perry declined an offer to meet with President Obama when he comes to the Texas State Capitol in Austin Wednesday. Instead, the outgoing Republican governor said he would…

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RENOVATED MIDDLE SCHOOL SHOULD BE READY FOR SCHOOL YEAR

Assistant Brenham School Supt. Paul Aschenbeck says the renovations at the Brenham Middle School are ‘coming along’ and the school should be ready when school starts in late August. Some…

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SANDRA LOPEZ REMEMBERS ALEXIA’S BIRTHDAY

Alexia Lopez would have celebrated her 9th birthday today but she never made it. On March 11th 2008 she died after suffering traumatic injuries to her stomach at the day…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS FINALIZE COMMUNICATION EXCHANGE

The Washington County Commissioners today (Tuesday) firmly set October first as the date for the full exchange of city/county services, including the county takeover of the emergency communications system. Precinct…

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GRAVES LAWYER: “SEBESTA FACES STATE BAR HEARING”

The Associated Press is reporting that the prosecutor who tried fromer Texas death row inmate Anthony Graves, faces a state bar hearing that could result in the loss of his…

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290 ROADWORK BEGINS TONIGHT

An overlay project is set to begin tonight (Monday) in Brenham. A Texas Department of Transportation contractor will begin overlaying the lanes of highway 290 from highway 36 to FM…

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