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INDEPENDENCE AND WASHINGTON ON THE BRAZOS CELEBRATE THE FOURTH

Independence celebrated our national independence, Friday. The 7th annual Independence Celebration kicked off with music from Steven Marshall and a trailride. The annual parade got underway at 5:00. Mark Rosenbaum of…

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LOCAL HIGHWAYS SAFE OVER THE FOURTH

It was a safe and quiet holiday weekend, along the highways around the Brazos Valley. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports no fatal or serious accidents on the highways…

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CHAPPELL HILL PARADE CELEBRATES “I LOVE THE 4TH OF JULY”

Local celebrations of Independence Day kicked off in Chappell Hill with the 38th annual ‘Biggest Small Town Parade.  As always, the parade was highlighted by the World Famous Chappell Hill…

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ROUND TOP AND BURTON CELEBRATE THE FOURTH

The longest continuous Fourth of July celebration west of the Mississippi River continues with Friday’s events in Round Top. The 164th Fourth of July Celebration got underway with a parade that,…

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LOCAL CELEBRATIONS ABOUND

Today Friday we celebrate our nation’s independence—and that means a slew of activities and celebrations throughout the area. Celebrations are taking place in Brenham, Chappell Hill, Somerville, Burton, Round Top…

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CITY/COUNTY OFFICES CLOSED FOR THE FOURTH

City of Brenham and Washington County governmental offices are closed today (Friday) in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Brenham City Hall and the Washington County courthouse are closed….

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MONTGOMERY CO. MURDER TRIAL BEING MOVED

A Montgomery County murder-for-hire trial is moving. 84-year-old Dorothy Canfield is charged with two counts of criminal solicitation of capital murder and aggravated assault on a public servant. Canfield, an…

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HIGHWAY 36 TO FM 389 WORK TO BEGIN

Some important roadwork is set to begin in Washington County Monday. The Texas Department of Transportation says their contractor will begin overlaying the lanes of highway 290 with permeable friction…

Brenham City Engineer Grant Lischka says he is looking for less expensive ways to repair Burleson Street.

CITY COUNCIL GETS ROAD REPAIR UPDATE

Brenham City Engineer Grant Lischka told today’s (Thursday’s) meeting of the city council that Burleson Street needs some extra work in pavement repair but he is looking for ways to…

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BRENHAM SEARS TO HAVE NEW MANAGEMENT

After decades of running the Brenham Sears store, Larry and Elaine Hobgood are selling their franchise to a man who has a history of improving sales at the long time…

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