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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…

BLUEBELL FEATURE

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,…

MARTINEZ FEATURE

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD SEX CHARGES

A Brenham man is in custody—his bond set at a half-million dollars—on a charge of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child. The Brenham Police Department’s Fusion Unit traveled to…

COOPER MOORE FEATURE

TWO BRENHAM MEN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

Two Brenham men are in custody after their arrests on separate outstanding warrants. Cpl. Seth Klehm spotted 22-year old Travis Cooper of Brenham, Tuesday afternoon in the 1600 block of…

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ALUMNUS, FORMER ATHLETE THANK BLINN FOR SUCCESS AS COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT

George Pollock’s English composition course at Blinn College proved a memorable experience for Dr. Paul Illich. Now president of Southeast Community College (SCC) in Lincoln Nebraska, Illich came to the…

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