Category Archives: News

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BRENHAM FIREFIGHTERS EVACUATE HOTEL

Brenham firefighters had to evacuate the Comfort Suites Hotel in the 2300 block of South Day in the pre-dawn hours today (Saturday) as smoke billowed  out from the second floor….

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro has been named as the new HUD Secretary.

SAN ANTONIO MAYOR CASTRO NOMINATED AS HUD SECRETARY

The current San Antonio Mayor has been nominated to be the next Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. President Barack Obama nominated  Julian Castro today (Friday) as the next HUD…

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AUSTIN COUNTY SHERIFF TO GET MILITARY VEHICLES

The Austin County Sheriff’s office will soon be equipped with some heavy vehicles. Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says some Mine Resistant Ambush Protection or MRAPs, that were manufactured at…

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RICK ROWLEY TO PERFORM AT UNITY THEATER

Get your reservations in now for next month’s performance of world class pianist Rick Rowley at the Unity Theater.   Rowley will perform on June 20th and tickets are $20. …

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BLINN COLLEGE VETERINARIAN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM GIVES STUDENT OPTIONS

Students in the Blinn College competitive Veterinary Technology Program have the option to secure hard to find internships and full time employment positions upon graduating because of the rigor of…

Thirty-year old Gelaren Bagherzzaden was found dead in her car two years ago.

CONROE MAN ARRESTED FOR KILLING IRANIAN ACTIVIST

A 56-year old Conroe man has been charged in the 2012 murder of an Iranian women’s rights advocate. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ali Irsan of Conroe Thursday but no…

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says early voting has been brisk.  Friday is the last day.

LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY FOR RUNOFFS

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says the turnout in early voting for the primary runoffs have been amazing as we go into the last day of early voting. She reports…

Ninety-three year old Pearlie Golden was shot to death by a Hearne police officer. (Photo courtesy KBTX)

HEARNE SHOOTING CASE ATTRACTS DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ATTENTION

The May 6th shooting death of a 93-year old Hearne woman by a city police officer is getting the attention of  the U.S. Department of Justice. The second town hall…

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BLINN MOVING ON EXPANDING ITS BRAZOS COUNTY CAMPUS

Blinn College is moving forward on expanding its Brazos County campus by approving $24.5 million in bonds. The college is expanding its campus to Lynntech/Westinghouse Building in College Station.  The…

Gary Phan, Edgar Lewis, Dr. Robert Stark, Gary Barnwes, Philip Donaldson, back row.
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THIRTEEN WASHINGTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WIN MIRABEAU LAMAR SCHOLARSHIPS

Thirteen local high school seniors were honored with the Mirabeau B. Lamar for Excellence Award at a banquet at the Graham Masonic Hall in Brenham this week. The scholarships are…

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