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BRENHAM POLICE MAKE NUMEROUS DRUG ARRESTS OVER THE WEEKEND

Brenham Police report a number of drug possession arrests over the weekend. Friday morning, two 14-year olds were stopped in the 700 block of West First St. after a report…

FAYETTE CO. AUTHORITIES SEIZE $7 MILLION WORTH OF HEROIN

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of K-9 officer Lobos, discovered nearly $7 million worth of heroin during a traffic stop Thursday. Just after 12 p.m., Sgt. Randy…

DR. SMOKE WINS CHAMPION CHICKEN, OVERALL GO TEXAN BEST BBQ

The Washington County Go Texan team won big at the World’s Championship Bar-B-Que Contest at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Dr. Smoke won two honors- Champion Chicken and Overall…

WASHINGTON-ON-THE-BRAZOS HOLDS TEXAS-SIZED CELEBRATION

The rainfall wasn’t enough to deter many people who ventured to Washington-on-the-Brazos this past weekend to celebrate Texas’ 181st birthday. Guests at the park were able to tour the Star…

TWO ACCIDENTS SHUT DOWN HIGHWAY 36 ON SUNDAY

UPDATE: Two separate accidents shut down Highway 36, north of Brenham on Sunday. The first accident happened just before 10:15 a.m. about 2 miles north of Brenham near North Park…

BRENHAM K-9 RONNY MAY RETURN TO ACTIVE DUTY

The Brenham Police Department’s canine officer could be returning to active soon. Ronny, a Belgian Malinois, is recovering from a life-threatening infection. Police Chief Craig Goodman they are hopeful Ronny…

JUDGE SETS DATE FOR EMILY HACKER MURDER TRIAL

A Central Texas judge has set the trial date for four suspects charged with capital murder in the beating death of a woman whose body was found in Burleson County….

STAR OF THE REPUBLIC HOSTS ‘HEIRLOOM’ EXHIBIT

The Star of the Republic Museum is hosting a new exhibit that examines the historical and genealogical roots of artifacts donated over the past decades. The 30-piece exhibit, “Heirloom Genealogy:…

CROSSING REPAIRS DELAYED

Railroad officials say the crossing on FM 109 in Brenham is expected to be closed until at least next Tuesday. The gates on the west side of the Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe…

BURLESON CO. MURDER TRIAL UNDERWAY

Burleson County’s first capital murder trial in over two years is underway, as as jurors heard testimony Friday morning detailing the investigation into the March 2015 shooting death of a…