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TCEQ REJECTS APPLICATION FOR LANDFILL PERMIT IN HEMPSTEAD

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says local ordinances in Hempstead prohibit the construction of a proposed landfill.   A new landfill application was filed in June for a site…

BRENHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT SWEARS IN NEW OFFICER

The Brenham Police Department welcomed a new officer this (Monday) morning. Officer Mickey Gressman was sworn in today as a Brenham PD officer. Municipal Court Judge Bill Kendall swore him…

KBTX FOOD FOR FAMILIES DRIVE THIS WEDNESDAY

The 21st annual KBTX Food for Families Food Drive is happening this Wednesday. The food collected will go to the Brazos Valley Food Bank, which is a central distribution site…

BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE

A student at Brenham High School faces a drug possession charge after his arrest Friday. Just after 11:00 a.m., Cpl. Lance Weiss was notified a student at Brenham High School…

LONE STAR OPRY HOLDS FINAL SHOW TONIGHT

After 24 years, the Lone Star Opry will be lowering the curtain tonight (Monday) after a final farewell concert. Doug Westerfall, the emcee for the opry, says the Country Music…

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO MARIJUANA ARRESTS

Two Brenham residents face marijuana possession charges after a traffic stop Saturday night. Demeche Lakale Eldridge and Kelsey Danielle Brown, both 19, and both from Brenham, are each charged with…

CONTEST WINNER GIFTS MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY GUITAR TO GRANDSON

While Michael Martin Murphey delighted audiences this past Saturday with his Cowboy Christmas Concert, the show was particularly special for one young concert-goer. Brenham resident Peggy Draehn won an autographed…

WASHINGTON CO. CHAMBER SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR MAN AND WOMAN OF THE YEAR

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2016 Man and Woman of the Year-Lifetime Achievement Awards. This is a long-standing tradition of the Washington County Chamber,…

McCAUL PROPOSES ‘SECURITY TOLL’ TO PAY FOR BORDER WALL

Local U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul has vowed to “stand side-by-side with the Trump administration” on its agenda of the proposed border wall. The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland…

WINTER AG CONFERENCE THIS THURSDAY

The AgriLife Extension Offices of Waller and Washington Counties will be hosting a Winter Ag Conference at the Event Center this Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The agenda…