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BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE LAWNMOWER THEFT

The Brenham Police Department is investigating the theft of a lawnmower. A caller reported a stolen lawnmower to authorities on Friday. The caller said the mower was taken sometime between…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE

A Brenham man was arrested for possession of a controlled substance Saturday morning. A caller notified police that someone appeared to be sleeping in a truck at Prairie Lea Cemetery….

80-YEAR-OLD SOMERVILLE WOMAN SCAMMED OUT OF $600

A grandmother from Somerville has fallen victim to a sinister cash scheme. Sylveria De Leon thought she was helping a family member in need, but instead ending up losing $600. Three weeks…

WATERMELON RUN FOR THE FALLEN THIS WEEKEND

The Watermelon Run for the Fallen is set for this Saturday, August 20th. The event is held every year to remember each individual who gave his or her life serving…

BLINN COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO DISCUSS LEASE FOR EDUCATION CENTER

The Board of Trustees for Blinn College will meet Tuesday evening to discuss the approval of a 20-year tenancy lease for the A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center and a…

FREE TRASH CLEANUP EVENT TOMORROW

A free cleanup event is happening for those in Precinct- 3 in Washington County. The county is conducting a waste collection event tomorrow, August 16th. Residents are encouraged to take…

CELEBRATE OUR SENIORS A SUCCESS

The 13th annual “Celebrate Our Seniors” program took place on Saturday, August 13th. It was one of the most successful programs to date, with over 300 people in attendance to…

NAVASOTA ISD SELECTS INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT

The Navasota school board has appoint Ernest Ray Matthews interim superintendent. Former superintendent Rory Gesch turned in his resignation July 15th after he accepted an assistant superintendent position with the…

FAYETTE CO. OFFERING REWARD FOR BURGLARY INFO

A $2500 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the burglary of three storage buildings in Fayette County. According to Sheriff Keith Korenek, the burglary occurred…

AUGUST SALES TAX REBATES UP IN COUNTY — DOWN IN CITY

August sales tax rebates for Washington County and Burton were up; while the rebate for the City of Brenham dropped. Washington County’s refund was $250,279, up 3.3 percent from a…