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KOLKHORST RECEIVES LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP AWARD

State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst received the Legislative Leadership Award from the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas during their 137th Annual Conference in San Antonio Tuesday evening. The Sheriff Association of…

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BRENHAM POLICE SEARCHING MAN WANTED ON SEXUAL ABUSE CHARGES

Brenham police have issued a warrant for a Brenham man wanted for continuous sexual abuse of a young child. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of thirty-nine year…

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SHERIFF HANAK ATTENDS ANNUAL TRAINING CONFERENCE

Sheriff Otto Hanak recently attended the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas 137th Annual Training Conference at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in San Antonio, July 18-21, 2015.  Over 1,500 were…

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LAKE SOMERVILLE PARKS LIKELY CLOSED THROUGH LABOR DAY

Officials at Lake Somerville say the parks will likely remain closed beyond Labor Day. Emmitt Attaway, Lake Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, says that if everything goes…

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LICENSED HANDGUN OWNERS STAND GUARD AT MARINE RECRUITING STATION

Local Washington County concealed handgun license holders are conducting Arm Our Eagles Campaign today at the downtown Brenham Marine Corps recruiting office on 104 S St. Charles Street. Approximately thirty…

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DIME BOX COMMUNITY TO EXPERIENCE POWER OUTAGE THIS MORNING

A brief power outage is expected Wednesday in the Dime Box community in Lee County due to the City of Dime Box moving an old, historic iron bridge from one…

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BLINN BOARD GETS UPDATE ON NEW CONSTRUCTION/UPDATES ON BLINN CAMPUSES

An update on the construction of a new Blinn-Bryan bookstore and a new campus master plan were presented to the Blinn Board of Trustees on Tuesday night. The Bryan Campus…

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REWARD OFFERED IN FAYETTE COUNTY THEFTS

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office and Fayette County Crime Stoppers is asking the public for help in solving a Theft from a ranch in the Muldoon area. On July 17,…

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FORMER BANNER-PRESS PUBLISHER MOSER WELCOMED AS NEWLY-APPOINTED TRUSTEE

The Blinn College Board of Trustees welcomed the newly-appointed Charles Moser during its regular meeting Tuesday night. Blinn announced Moser’s appointment to the At-Large Position 1 at its regular June…

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BLINN BOARD APPROVES NEW ASSOCIATE DEGREES

The addition of new Associate Degrees were approved by the Blinn College Board of Trustees at their Tuesday evening meeting Two Associate of Science Degrees were considered and approved, one…

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