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THE SPECTATOR: FORGET BATHROOMS… FIX SCHOOL FUNDING

Our State Senator, Lois Kolkhorst, is one of the authors of what has become known as the “Bathroom Bill” in this session of the Texas legislature.  The bill’s basic intent…

BLINN’S VOCATIONAL NURSING PROGRAMS RANK AMONG STATE’S BEST

The vocational nursing programs on Blinn College’s Brenham and Bryan campuses have been recognized as two of the state’s finest by a national website dedicated to guiding future nurses. PracticalNursing.org…

BRENHAM F.D. EXTINGUISHES FIRE AT BRENHAM NURSING AND REHAB

The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched to Brenham Nursing and Rehab Thursday after a fire broke out in the laundry room. According to the fire department, the call came in…

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATIONS KICK OFF IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

Washington County is kicking off the Texas Independence celebrations today (Friday) with a variety of activities. The Sam Houston Day Proclamation Ceremony will officially begin the weekend celebrations at 4:00…

PROPERTY VALUES EXPECTED TO RISE AGAIN

Property valuations are on the rise again in Washington County.  Willy Dilworth, Chief Appraiser for the Washington County Appraisal District, says property owners can expect to see their property values…

BLUE BELL AQUATIC CENTER RECEIVES SAFETY AWARD

The Blue Bell Aquatic Center recently received the “Safety Program of the Year Award” from the Texas Public Pool Council. The award is given to the agency that best demonstrates…

STAR OF THE REPUBLIC MUSEUM TO FEATURE NEW EXHIBIT

The Star of the Republic Museum administered by Blinn College has announced the opening of a new exhibit that examines the historical and genealogical roots of artifacts donated to the Museum…

HERITAGE SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY SPRING GALA THIS SATURDAY

The Heritage Society of Washington County is holding their Spring Gala this Saturday at the Giddings Stone Mansion. This festive evening includes cocktails, dinner and dancing to the music of…

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES STORM REPAIR AGREEMENTS

The Brenham City Council approved four engineering services agreements for storm repairs to the city’s infrastructure during their meeting today (Thursday). The repairs are part of an ongoing process of…

KTEX 106 CELEBRATING 25 YEARS ON AIR

On this day 25 years ago, KTEX 106 signed on to the air for the very first time. The road to creating the station started in 1985, when KWHI FM…