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BRENHAM ANIMAL SHELTER TO CLOSE THURSDAY AND FRIDAY

The Brenham Animal Shelter will be closed this Thursday and Friday, August 18th and 19th. Animal control officers will still respond to calls, but the shelter itself will be closed….

BLINN COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SETS PRIORITIES FOR LEGISLATIVE SESSION

The Blinn Board of Trustees approved six legislative priorities for the college at its regular board meeting Tuesday night in Brenham. All of the priorities presented at the session are…

UPDATED ROAD CLOSURES (WEDNESDAY)

One Washington County road has opened up after the Washington County Road and Bridge Department issued closures due to high waters. Now open is Old Gay Hill Rd from Pledger…

FORMER CUB, BUCCANEER, DENVER BRONCO, JAMES WRIGHT DIES

A member of the Brenham Cubs Football Hall of Honor and a former player in the National Football League has died. James Wright Jr., died Sunday afternoon at M.D. Anderson…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT APPROVES FUNDS FOR VISITORS BUREAU AND HOTEL ASSOCIATION

The Washington County Commissioners Court met today (Tuesday) and approved the allocation for the Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Brenham Hotel Association. Representatives from both organizations asked the commissioners…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO VEHICLE FIRE

The Brenham Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Monday. The Fire Department was called to a parking lot at 700 Medical Parkway in Brenham, where they found a…

UPDATED ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER

Two Washington County roads are closed due to high water. According to Washington County Road and Bridge Department, the closed roads are: Update: Old Gay Hill Rd was reported open…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT

A Brenham man has been arrested for sexual assault. On Sunday night, officers responded to the 800 block of Eleanor in reference to a possible sexual assault. After further investigation,…

JOANNE DOHERTY TO SEEK PRECINCT 3 COMISSIONER SEAT

Joanne Doherty has announced her candidacy for Precinct 3- Washington County Commissioner. Doherty, a Texas democrat, will run against the incumbent Republican, Kirk Hanath. Doherty and her husband have lived…

KOLACHE FESTIVAL SET FOR SEPTEMBER 10TH

The 32nd Annual Kolache Festival is set to take place Saturday, September 10th in downtown Caldwell. The celebration is an opportunity for residents to learn more about the Czech heritage…