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LCRA, CITY OF BRENHAM AWARD $25,000 GRANT TO UNITY THEATRE

The Unity Theatre Company will buy two new air conditioning units with a $25,000 community development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and the City of Brenham. The grant…

BERRY TO RESIGN FROM BLINN BOARD TO SERVE AS ELECTED OFFICIAL

Blinn College trustee Nancy Berry has informed the College that she intends to resign effective Dec. 30 so that she may serve as a Brazos County Commissioner. Earlier this year,…

5 WASHINGTON COUNTY ROADS CLOSED DUE TO RAIN

Five Washington County roads are reported closed at 3 pm Monday.  They include: Old Gay Hill Rd. from Pledger Rd. to Kelm Rd. N. Meyersville Rd. from Wiesepape Rd. to…

TCEQ REJECTS APPLICATION FOR LANDFILL PERMIT IN HEMPSTEAD

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says local ordinances in Hempstead prohibit the construction of a proposed landfill.   A new landfill application was filed in June for a site…

BRENHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT SWEARS IN NEW OFFICER

The Brenham Police Department welcomed a new officer this (Monday) morning. Officer Mickey Gressman was sworn in today as a Brenham PD officer. Municipal Court Judge Bill Kendall swore him…

KBTX FOOD FOR FAMILIES DRIVE THIS WEDNESDAY

The 21st annual KBTX Food for Families Food Drive is happening this Wednesday. The food collected will go to the Brazos Valley Food Bank, which is a central distribution site…

BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE

A student at Brenham High School faces a drug possession charge after his arrest Friday. Just after 11:00 a.m., Cpl. Lance Weiss was notified a student at Brenham High School…

LONE STAR OPRY HOLDS FINAL SHOW TONIGHT

After 24 years, the Lone Star Opry will be lowering the curtain tonight (Monday) after a final farewell concert. Doug Westerfall, the emcee for the opry, says the Country Music…

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO MARIJUANA ARRESTS

Two Brenham residents face marijuana possession charges after a traffic stop Saturday night. Demeche Lakale Eldridge and Kelsey Danielle Brown, both 19, and both from Brenham, are each charged with…

CONTEST WINNER GIFTS MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY GUITAR TO GRANDSON

While Michael Martin Murphey delighted audiences this past Saturday with his Cowboy Christmas Concert, the show was particularly special for one young concert-goer. Brenham resident Peggy Draehn won an autographed…