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FIRE IN ROUND TOP DESTROYS R.V.

No one was injured but an RV was destroyed by an afternoon fire in Round Top, Monday. According to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek, firefighters were called out around 12:15,…

SENATE PASSES SCALED-DOWN SCHOOL FINANCE PLAN

The Texas Senate has advanced a once-sweeping school finance plan, but only after scaling it back so much that it will only offer about $500 million in extra funding for…

‘WHITE LIVES MATTER’ RALLY CANCELLED BY A&M OFFICIALS

The White Lives Matter rally planned for September 11th on the Texas A&M campus has been canceled by Chancellor John Sharp due to safety concerns. According to A&M officials, consultation with law…

CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER HERITAGE MUSEUM LEASE

The Brenham City Council will consider what to do about the problems at the Brenham Heritage Museum Thursday.  The museum was ruled unsafe by the city two weeks ago, after…

PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX RATE INCREASE THURSDAY

A public hearing on the proposed increase the property tax rate is scheduled during this week’s City Council meeting.  The council raised the proposed tax rate one cent during their…

TEXAS HOUSE DENOUNCE RALLY SCHEDULED AT A&M

Texas state lawmakers have begun bipartisan efforts to get Texas A&M to block a planned “white lives matter” rally on that university’s campus next month. Dallas Democratic Rep. Helen Giddings…

CHAMBER TO HOLD RIBBON CUTTING FOR BUSTLES AND BOW TIES

A Chamber ribbon cutting is set for Tuesday at a new business in downtown Brenham. Bustles and Bow Ties will be hosting their ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00 Tuesday at…

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL TO BE HELD TONIGHT IN BRENHAM

A candlelight vigil is set for this evening in Brenham. Texas Rural Voices and the Washington County Democratic Club are holding the vigil to show sympathy for the victims of…

BRENHAM F.F.A. SET TO OPEN THE SCHOOL YEAR

Brenham Future Farmers of America is gearing up for the coming school year. The following dates are the meeting dates for this fall. The FFA, Jr FFA and the Brenham…

BULLET TRAIN PLANS PROGRESSING

The developer of the high speed bullet train says they’ve reached the next phase of construction with an agreement with an Irving company. Texas Central, developer of the project, announced…