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FAYETTE COUNTY NOVEMBER SHERIFF’S REPORT

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports activities of Fayette County Sheriff Deputies for the month of November 2015. Deputy Rick Bohlmann responded to a residence in the Ammannsville area for a criminal…

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BLINN SBDC ADVISOR SERVES AS JUDGE FOR ELEVATOR PITCH COMPETITION

As an advisor at the Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC), John Tatum has helped to develop hundreds of business pitches. He recently put that expertise to use as…

: Local business experts offered advice to Blinn students during a question-and-answer panel.  Panelists included (left to right): Dr. Duane Ireland, interim executive associate dean at Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School; Royce Hickman, president of the Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Robert Stanberry, local attorney and director of Blinn’s Legal Assistant Program; Kyle Pope, program manager for collegiate licensing at the Office of Business Development at Texas A&M; and Robert Emick, owner of Brenham-based Foxhole Games.

LOCAL EXPERTS TO OFFER TIPS TO BLINN’S BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

More than 90 Blinn College business students swapped their usual Monday lecture for a dialogue with five leading entrepreneurial experts. Dr. Duane Ireland, interim executive associate dean at Texas A&M…

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POLICE INVESTIGATE DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE

Brenham Police report on an assault that occurred between a boyfriend and girlfriend. On Wednesday around 10:30am, Officer Ashley Burns responded to the 300 Block of W Main to a…

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BRENHAM POLICE REPORT ATTEMPTED CAR BURGLARY

Brenham Police report the attempted burglary of a motor vehicle. On Wednesday around 8:50am, Corporal Todd Ashorn responded to a call from 2400 S Chappell Hill Street in reference to…

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BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

 On Wednesday around 5:15pm, the Brenham Fire Department responded to 1505 W Main for a smoke investigation. BFD units arrived and found someone was using a blower to clean a driveway…

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BURTON BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO CONSIDER AUDIT COMMITTEE DURING NEXT MEETING

The Burton ISD Board of Trustees will consider an Audit Committee when they meet on Monday at 5:30pm. The Board will also view a TASB pay study presentation, as well…

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ANIMAL FRIENDS OF WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSTING”HAPPY NEUTER YEAR” CAMPAIGN

Animal Friends of Washington County want pet owners to make a resolution to neuter their pet during their “Happy Neuter Year” Campaign. The event is being sponsored by PetSmart Charities, which…

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KOLKHORST & SCHUBERT GET HIGH MARKS FROM CONSERVATIVE GROUP

Two local lawmakers have received high marks for their work in this past legislative session from a conservative group. The group Young Conservatives of Texas has released its ratings of…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY RECEIVES AN INCREASE IN SALES TAX ALLOCATION

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $626.3 million in local sales tax allocations for December, 3 percent less…

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