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1st TEXAS HOME HEALTH RIBBON CUTTING TODAY

Texas 1st Home Health will be having their ribbon cutting today as the Washington Chamber of Commerce will be welcoming their newest member. Beginning at 2pm, the ceremony will take…

$7.86 MILLION IN POT PLANTS CONFISCATED IN WALKER COUNTY

$7.86 million in marijuana plants were confiscated after Walker County authorities were led to a pot grow. On June 9th around 3pm, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office answered a dispatch…

FAYETTE COUNTY JUSTICE RESIGNS

Fayette County’s Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Scott Parker has submitted his resignation, effective beginning at the end of this month. Announcing his intent last week, Parker added that…

LAKE SOMERVILLE LEASES BRING $170,306

Of the total $3.5 million made during the sale by the Bureau of Land Management, the Lake Somerville area’s 6 parcels that were auctioned on June 6th brought in just…

BLINN TRUSTEES HOLD BUDGET WORKSHOP

Blinn College is looking at proposed operating expenses of just over $98-million, an increase of 3.3-percent over the last spending plan. Blinn trustees held a budget workshop Monday afternoon. Expected…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD HIRES NEW VOLLEYBALL COACH

There was very little discussion about the Master Facilities Site Plan during Monday evenings Burton School Board meeting. The board did discuss setting up a workshop session on it and…

CITY COUNCIL TO LOOK AT NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT AGAIN

The Brenham City Council will again look at rezoning an area south of downtown as a Neighborhood Business District at their meeting Thursday.  The item was tabled at the city…

BRENHAM BUILDING STANDARDS COMMISSION MEETING MONDAY

The City of Brenham Building Standards Commission is meeting at 5:15 today (Monday) to consider a request from the developer of the new Blinn College dormitories. Infrastructure Associates, the general…

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE DRUG ARRESTS

Brenham Police made several drug possession arrests over the weekend. Friday, just after 10:00 a.m., a driver and passenger in a vehicle were arrested.  34-year old Casey Glenn Carmack of…

HOUSTON MAN ARRESTED IN BRENHAM AFTER POLICE CHASE

A Houston man faces an evading arrest charge after a traffic stop Saturday morning in Brenham. Around 10:00 a.m., Sgt. Steven Eilert attempted to stop a motorcycle driven by 25-year…