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BURTON SCHOOL BOARD OPPOSES NEW SCHOOL RATING SYSTEM

The Burton school board has registered their objections to a new method to rate school accountability in Texas. The Texas Education Agency will be implementing a new system of school…

REWARD OFFERED FOR WANTED FELON

The Texas Department of Public Safety is offering a reward for the capture of a fugitive with Brazos Valley ties. 34-year old Jared Luke Langley is wanted for parole violation,…

FOURTH INDICTMENT FILED IN KURTZ MURDER CASE

The latest Washington County Grand Jury has indicted the fourth suspect in the Trey Kurtz murder. 20-year old Jordan Alexander Graves of Brenham was indicted this week on a Capital…

CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS DELIVER PROJECT FRIDAY

Brenham High School Construction Technology teacher Mark Thiel and his students will be delivering a special gift to two Houston hospitals Friday.  Thiel and his students have constructed wooden lily…

SCHUBERT APPLAUDS BLINN-A&M WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAM

AUSTIN – Representative Leighton Schubert (R-HD13) has issued the following statement regarding an announcement by the Texas A&M University System, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service and Blinn College outlining…

BURTON PTO TO HOST ‘PANCAKES WITH SANTA’ THURSDAY

Burton residents will get chance to enjoy a meal with Santa Claus, tomorrow (Thursday) night. The Burton PTO is hosting “Pancakes with Santa” from 5:30-to-6:30 p.m. at Burton High School…

BLINN BOARD TO DISCUSS CONSTRUCTION AT MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Blinn College board of trustees will discuss construction of the college’s new campus in Brazos County, when they meet Wednesday morning. Trustees will look at authorizing Blinn president Mary…

TEXAS A&M, TEEX, AND BLINN COLLEGE ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT

The Texas A&M University System, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Blinn College announced a Memorandum of Understanding today outlining their partnership to meet Brazos County’s growing demand…

BRENHAM CUB BAND MEMBERS EXCEL AT TMEA COMPETITION

Students from the Brenham High School Cub Band recently competed at the Texas Music Educators Association contest and did well. Thirty-seven local students earned positions on one of the four…

ONE PERSON KILLED IN BURLESON CO. ACCIDENT

An elderly San Marcos man is dead following a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Burleson County. 85-year old Daniel Padberg of San Marcos was pronounced dead at the scene of…