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SPRING CLEANUP FOR COUNTY RESIDENTS BEGINS TODAY

Washington County residents are invited to bring their non-hazardous trash to the city’s collection station today through Saturday, as part of Brenham’s annual Spring Cleanup.  Identification which shows proof of…

CALDWELL MAN SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD

A Caldwell man convicted of sexual assault of a child has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. 30-year-old Raul Requena-Castaneda was convicted on four counts of sexual assault of…

FIRE AND ICE COOK-OFF HAPPENING IN INDEPENDENCE

The Fire and Ice Cook-Off is happening this weekend in Independence. Independence Community Events is holding the competition Friday and Saturday at the historic school house. Friday night will feature…

$2.2 MILLION IN BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED IN MARCH

More than $2.2 million in building permits were issued by the City of Brenham during the month of March. A total of 33 permits were issued in March, bringing the…

BRENHAM POLICE BUSY WITH MARIJUANA ARRESTS

Five people face Possession of Marijuana charges after three incidents involving Brenham Police. Tuesday afternoon, Officer Eddie Martinez responded to the 1500 block of Farewell St. in reference to a…

BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ARRESTED FOR “HARASSMENT”

A Brenham High School student faces a harassment charge after an incident with police, Tuesday. 17-year old Miguel Aleman is charged with Harassment of a Public Servant. Tuesday morning, around…

STATE EDUCATION COMMISH SAYS HEARNE DISTRICT “FAILING”

The state education commissioner is moving to replace the superintendent and school board in Hearne, saying it lacks “educational leadership” and is in violation of state and agency rules. Commissioner…

WASHINGTON CO. CONSTABLES HOST ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Central Texas Justice of the Peace and Constables Association (CTJPCA) annual conference was held in Brenham last Wednesday at the Washington County Event Center. Precinct One Constable Ken Holle…

GERMAN CHORAL GROUP TO HOLD FREE CONCERT IN BRENHAM

A choral group from Greifswald, Germany will perform alongside the Blinn College choir on Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Brenham. Doors open at…

CITY SEEKING COMMUNITY INPUT ON HENDERSON PARK RENOVATION

The City of Brenham is seeking input from the community about the renovation of Henderson Park. The Brenham Parks and Recreation Department is working to create a master plan to…