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BRENHAM MAN KILLED IN SHOOTING NEAR CHAPPELL HILL

A Brenham man is dead after a shooting near Chappell Hill, this morning. The shooting occurred at Trails West Custom Gates in the 11,400 block of U.S. Highway 290 East just…

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BRENHAM P.D. LOOKING FOR FORGERY SUSPECT

Brenham Police are looking for someone who recently passed two phony checks at a pair of local convenience stores. Tuesday afternoon Officer Hunter Andras was called out to a store…

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GOVERNOR-ELECT GREG ABBOTT CAMPAIGNS WITH LOIS KOLKHORST

Governor- Elect Greg Abbott spent Monday afternoon in Senate District 18 to campaign for Lois Kolkhorst, urging voters to support her at the get-out-the-vote event in Fort Bend County. In…

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BURTON MAN SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS

A Burton man will spend the next two years behind bars after pleading guilty to Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear. 52-year old Don Wayne Basey was arrested after a…

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CANDIDATE PROFILE: GARY GATES TALKS ABOUT ISSUES IN THIS SENATE CAMPAIGN

Gary Gates and his wife of 33 years, Melissa, moved to Texas in 1986. With a strong belief in capitalism and a commitment to entrepreneurship, he started and built Gatesco,…

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BURTON ISD SCHOOL BOARD TAKES NO ACTION ON NEW SUPERINTENDENT

The Burton ISD Board of Trustees met in a special meeting on Tuesday evening and discussed the profile for the next superintendent of Burton ISD. The open session then went…

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THE SPECTATOR: THANKSGIVING AND SCOTT & WHITE

This past weekend, I celebrated Thanksgiving with family and friends as I’ve done in the past.  But this year, spending time with those I love was a lot more special…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY LADY LIONS LAUNCH CALENDAR SALE

The Washington County Ladies Lions Club has launched the sales of their 2015 Cash Option Calendar. This is the second year for the club to offer this opportunity to support…

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EARLY VOTING ENDS; ELECTION DAY SATURDAY

Early voting ended yesterday with a total of 3,145 people voting in person during that time. County Clerk Beth Rothermel wants to again remind people that ballots by mail have…

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HEMPSTEAD TO HOUSTON COMMUTER RAIL BEING DISCUSSED

The possibility of a Highway 290 commuter rail is being planned to help that congested highway, and possibly meet the growing demands of the region. Ongoing construction on 290 has…

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