Category Archives: News

Vote voting feature

SECOND DAY OF EARLY VOTING STILL REMAINS BRISK

The second day of Early Voting proved to be even busier than the first with 317 voting, bringing the two day total to 524. Tuesday’s voting was brisk and voters…

BISD school board feature

BISD BOARD OF TRUSTEES SEEKS COMMUNITY INPUT

The Brenham Independent School District Board of Trustees has employed the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services to assist with the search for a new superintendent of…

Leighton Schubert feature

SCHUBERT OUTRAISES OPPONENTS IN HOUSE DISTRICT 13 RACE

The candidates for State Representative District 13 have announced the amount of political contributions received during their campaigns, and first-time candidate Republican Leighton Schubert came out on top, raising more…

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PRESCRIBED BURN WORKSHOP FRIDAY

A Prescribed Burn Workshop will be held Friday afternoon at the Blinn College Rankin Ag Complex in Brenham.  The workshop will be from 1 to 5 pm and is presented…

Watershed feature

WATERSHED STEWARD WORKSHOP FRIDAY

A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality issues related to Mill Creek will be held from 1-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9 in the basement meeting room of the Austin County…

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FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THIS WEEK

Freezing temperatures are expected in the area this week.  The low for Wednesday night is predicted to fall to 26 degrees.  Residents are advised to protect the three P’s, pipes,…

Wasington County Commissioners

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE ELECTION JUDGES

The Washington County Commissioners met Tuesday morning to approve Election Judges and Alternate Judges for the 2015 Special Election on January 13th. The election judge are as follows, and the ones…

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MAN AND WOMAN OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS DUE

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is deciding who they will select as their 2014 Man and Woman of the Year, and the deadline for nominations is today, January 6th….

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STAR OF THE REPUBLIC MUSEUM TO RECOGNIZE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Blinn College’s Star of the Republic Museum will celebrate Black History Month beginning Feb. 1 with the opening of a yearlong exhibit capturing the spirit of 19th-century black Texans and…

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SHOOTER NAMED IN CAT SPRING SHOOTING

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes has confirmed the name of the person who shot and killed a man in at a home in Cat Spring early on New Year’s morning….

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