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ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING

An 18-year old man accidentally shot himself in the midnight hour today (Monday), when he was cleaning his firearm in the 1600 block of Burleson. Brenham police officers Justin Schiller…

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WOUNDED WARRIOR GETS IOLA HOME

A disabled Army veteran now has a home for him and his family after more than 100 sponsors donated funds to building a home for him in Iola. Thirty-one year old…

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BURTON SCHOOL BOARD STILL TRYING TO SELL OLD SCHOOL

The Burton School District has been trying to sell its old elementary school for about two years and Supt. Jim Palmer says when they  meet tonight (Monday), the school  board…

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SPRING CLEAN UP

Springtime is here and it’s time for a good spring cleanup. The City of Brenham Collection Station, in the 2000 block of Old Chappell Hill Road, will be holding its…

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GAS PRODUCTION LAW SUITS AGAINST WASHINGTON COUNTY

Washington County Chief Tax Appraiser Willy Dilworth says Washington County is among more than 100 Texas counties that are targets of lawsuits from petroleum companies over  the valuations of gas…

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TxDOT TO GO AFTER HABITUAL TOLL VIOLATORS

  TxDOT is taking the next step in an effort to collect fines from habitual toll violators. The Texas Department of Transportation will soon begin partnering with law enforcement to…

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BIZARRE ACCIDENT CLAIMS NORTH ZULCH WOMAN’S LIFE

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a bizarre accident Thursday night that killed a North Zulch woman. 66-year-old Phyllis Robinson was killed Thursday when a heavy piece of…

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PEARLAND WOMAN AIRLIFTED AFTER ACCIDENT

A Pearland woman had to be airlifted to an area hospital Friday afternoon when her Jeep Wrangler sided swiped a pickup-truck and rolled over on West Main Street near the…

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CAMPTTOWN CEMETERY TO BE DEDICATED

A genuine, but not well known bit of history will be unveiled  Saturday, when the Buffalo Soldiers along with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce will unveil the Historical Marker…

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PARTY CONVENTIONS FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS

Saturday is the day for the county conventions for the Democratic and Republican parties in Washington County. The Democrats are meeting first, at 10am at the Boys and Girls Club,…

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