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BLINN STUDENTS VISIT STATE CAPITOL FOR TEXAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DAY

More than 30 Blinn College students spoke with state legislators Tuesday as part of Texas Community College Day at the state Capitol in Austin. The day began in the Senate…

KOLKHORST INTRODUCES LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE TO PROTECT PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS

Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) has introduced a new legislative package to give landowners new tools and safeguards to protect their land from eminent domain abuse. “All of our freedoms…

BURTON ISD TO HOLD HEARING ON BECOMING DISTRICT OF INNOVATION

The Burton Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing on Tuesday to discuss becoming as District of Innovation. The board will consider approving a Burton ISD…

BLINN ALUMNI AND FRIENDS TO HOST RECRUITING EVENT IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

The Blinn College Alumni & Friends Association will host an Eat, Drink, & Join recruiting event Thursday, Feb. 23, to celebrate the organization and the College. The event will be…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT EXTINGUISHES TWO FIRES WEDNESDAY

The Brenham Fire Department extinguished two fires Wednesday, one of which burned approximately 10 acres. Just after 11:30 a.m., the Brenham Fire Department, Gay Hill Volunteer Fire Department, and Prairie…

PRELIMINARY AUTOPSY REPORT: ROCKDALE WOMAN DIED FROM BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA

The woman found buried in a shallow grave in Burleson County died of blunt force trauma, according to a preliminary autopsy report. 34-year-old Emily Hacker was reported missing on January…

MAN SHOT BY LEE COUNTY DEPUTIES AFTER DRIVING INTO PATROL CAR

A man was shot Wednesday night near Dime Box in Lee County after a deputy involved incident. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says two deputies responded to the report of…

TWO ARRESTED ON BURGLARY CHARGES

Two local residents have been arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on Burglary charges. According to Sheriff Otto Hanak, on December 23, his office conducted an investigation into a…

RESIDENT THANKS EMS FOR SAVING HER LIFE

A lifesaving program implemented last year by Washington County EMS was directly responsible for saving the life of a woman last year.  Trudy Paterson was thrown from her horse and…

TEDDY BOEHM FILES FOR RE-ELECTION TO BLINN BOARD

Teddy Boehm has filed for re-election to the Precinct 3 position on the Blinn Board of Trustees. Boehm was appointed to the board in 2013 to fill the unexpired term of her…