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WASHINGTON COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT TO MEET TUESDAY

The Washington County Appraisal District will hold its next board meeting earlier than usual on Tuesday morning. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. in order for a timely…

BLUE BELL HOLDS OPEN CASTING CALL FOR NEW COMMERCIAL

Blue Bell Creameries is hosting an open casting call to appear in their newest TV commercial. The company is looking for Blue Bell lovers in Brenham and nearby communities. Blue…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS PURCHASE OF EMS GENERATOR

The Washington County Commissioners Court will meet on Tuesday to discuss the purchase of a generator power module for Emergency Medical Services. The generator would be purchased using the Emergency…

TEXAS WORD WRANGLERS FESTIVAL TODAY

The Giddings Public Library is holding the Texas Word Wrangler Festival today (Friday). The library will host over 30 authors from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be readings,…

BLINN BOARD APPROVES NEW DESIGN FOR HOUSING FACILITY

The Blinn College Board of Trustees approved a new design for a planned student housing facility located on the College’s Brenham campus during a special meeting held today (Friday). The…

BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE TELEVISION THEFT

The Brenham Police Department is investigating a television theft. Just before midnight on Thursday, Officer Kejan Mehlhorn responded to the 1800 block of N. Park in reference to the burglary…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT EXTINGUISHES LAWN MOWER FIRE

The Brenham Fire Department responded to a lawn mower fire on Thursday. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, the Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 217 White…

LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES

Today (Friday) is the last day to buy tickets from the Washington County Fair Queen Candidates. Queen Candidate Holli Renee Baker is representing Burton FFA this year. Holli is the…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO ADOPT INCREASED PROPERTY TAX RATE MONDAY

The Brenham City Council will hold a special meeting to adopt the proposed increase in the property tax rate on Monday. The Council will hold a first reading of the 2016-2017…

“BUBBA CAN COOK” HAPPENING TODAY AND SATURDAY

The “Bubba Can Cook” cook-off is happening today (Friday) and Saturday. The cook-off is sanctioned by the International Bar-B-Que Cookers Association. It will be held at the Grimes County Expo…