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CITY COUNCIL TO GET SIMON THEATER UPDATE

The Brenham City Council is ready to get an update on the Simon Theater project during a morning workshop Thursday at city hall. The workshop will convene at eight in…

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LCRA RESERVOIR PROJECTS

The Lower Colorado River Authority is planning a new reservoir near the Texas coast. The Board of Directors approved spending $17 million on the next phase of the reservoir at…

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HEMPSTEAD ISD POLICE CHIEF FIRED

Hempstead School Supt. Delma Flores Smith has fired the district’s police chief, Gerald Robinson, saying he failed to investigate a mysterious bus sabotage incident. Flores Smith released a statement saying…

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REV. RANDY WELLS NEW FAITH MISSION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

There has been a major change at Brenham’s Faith Mission.  Faith Mission Board Chair Ricky Dickson announced Friday that the Rev. Randy Wells is now the executive director and long-time…

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TWO SUSPECTS BUSTED FOR POST OFFICE BURLARIES

Two suspects have been charged with burglarizing mailboxes in Brenham, Old Washington, Burton and Chappell Hill and several surrounding areas a few weeks ago. U.S. Postal Service Investigators say 39-year…

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TWO BUSTED FOR DRUGS IN LATE NIGHT STOP

A post midnight traffic stop led to the arrest of two people on drug charges. Brenham police officer David Dudenhoeffer stopped  a black VW Jetta on Highway 36 South, at…

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SLIGHT JUMP IN UNEMPLOYMENT BUT MORE PEOPLE WORKING

Clint Kolby, the Project Manager for the Brenham  Economic Foundation notes a bit of irony in February’s unemployment figures for Washington County. The County’s jobless rate increased very slightly, by…

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SEXUAL ASSAULTS LEAD INDICTMENTS

An indictment for sexual assault of a child and the continuous sexual assault of a child led the charges in this week’s session of the 21st district court grand jury….

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BRENHAM MAN CONVICTED IN AUSTIN COUNTY

An Austin County jury convicted a 31-year old Brenham man  for burglarizing a building in Sealy last summer this week. Patrick Hurd was found guilty of breaking into the city…

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FAYETTE COUNTY MURDER INDICTMENT

An 18-year old Weimar man has been indicted  for murder in Fayette County for the October 27th shooting death of a 19-year old Frelsburg man near the La Grange VFW…

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