Category Archives: News

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KOLKHORST & SCHUBERT GET HIGH MARKS FROM CONSERVATIVE GROUP

Two local lawmakers have received high marks for their work in this past legislative session from a conservative group. The group Young Conservatives of Texas has released its ratings of…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY RECEIVES AN INCREASE IN SALES TAX ALLOCATION

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $626.3 million in local sales tax allocations for December, 3 percent less…

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AUSTIN COUNTY AG STUDENT PRESENTED WITH $500 SCHOLARSHIP

Ty Murray, the son of  an Austin County Sheriff’s Office Investigator, was presented a $500 scholarship on November 25th to continue his education. Murray is a Junior at Texas A&M,…

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BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON CHARGE

A Brenham man has been arrested on an Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charge. On Tuesday at around 6:48pm, Officer Sierra Newell and Corporal Steven Eilert responded to a report…

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HOMEOWNER REPORTS BURGLARY OF A HABITATION

Brenham police report on a Burglary of a Habitation. On Tuesday, Corporal Tommy Kurie was called to a residence in the 2400 Block of Airline Drive a little after 3pm…

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REQUEST FOR SOUTH MARKET REZONING WITHDRAWN

The rezoning request by business owner Ben Boettcher for addresses at 1600, 1608, and 1702 South Market was withdrawn on Tuesday by Boettcher. Boettcher had requested on Monday during the…

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BLINN NURSING CURRICULUM REDESIGN A MODEL FOR NATIONWIDE PROGRAMS

Associate degree nursing programs around the nation are learning from Blinn College. Sami Rahman, director of simulations, and Rebecca Presswood, Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program site coordinator, have developed curriculum…

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FRIEDENS CHURCH ANNOUNCE MONTHLY DONATIONS TO FOOD BANKS

Friedens Church of Washington is continuing their recognition efforts for their 125th Anniversary in October with their monthly donations to the local food banks. The members of Friedens each month…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY LADY LIONS HOLD FIRST ANNUAL FOOD DRIVE

The members of the Washington County Ladies Lions Club held their first annual food drive in December. Members gathered food that will be donated to the Bread Partners in Brenham….

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WINNERS FOR THE SIP, SHOP AND STROLL CONTEST ANNOUNCED

The winners for the Sip, Shop and Stroll contest held during the Downtown Christmas Stroll have been announced. The winners won Downtown Dollars.  $150 – Suzanne Storms  $100 – Ruth…

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