Category Archives: News

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TIM LAPHAM ELECTED AUSTIN COUNTY JUDGE

The next Austin County judge has been elected and, as Ed Pothul reports, the margin was razor thin. It took all night Tuesday, and a recount most of the day…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL PRAISES FAYETTE POWER PLANT

District 10 Congressman Michael McCaul congratulated  the Fayette Power Plant for receiving the Coal Combustion Products Partnership Award. The power plant received the award from the Environmental Protection Agency. In…

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CORNERSTONE LAID FOR NEW ALTON SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL

Two years ago Brenham school district voters overwhelmingly approved a $26 million bond issue to renovate the middle school and build a new Alton Elementary School. This led to a…

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PROJECT GRADUATION SET FOR SATURDAY NIGHT

For the 314 graduates of the Brenham High School Class of 2014, Saturday night may well be the most exciting of their young lives.   There are people in our community…

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SHERIFF TO HOLD FORUM ON SCAMS IN BURTON

The Sheriff has been raising concerns about all manner of  scams affecting people from all walks of life. Recently he spoke about scams in which people get calls saying their…

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BRENHAM POLICE MAKE TWO DWI ARRESTS

Brenham police made two driving while intoxicated arrests Tuesday.  One was from an outstanding warrant and another second offense DWI came after a minor traffic violation. Brenham police officers found…

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BLUNDERS LEAD TO FELONY CONVICTIONS IN THIS WEEK’S SESSION OF THE 21ST DISTRICT COURT

Assistant District Attorney Eric Berg said Tuesday’s session of the 21st district court had a number of cases in which the defendants blundered into major crimes. Berg cites the case…

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SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING WOMAN

    Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak hopes to continue the search Thursday  for a missing Washington County woman who has not been seen since late Sunday afternoon, Sheriff Otto…

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ELDERLY PILOT AND WIFE ESCAPE FIERY CRASH LANDING IN FAYETTE COUNTY

An elderly couple escaped from the fiery crash landing of their small aircraft Tuesday afternoon near the Fayette County Regional Airport. Reports from the Fayette County Sheriff’s office say that…

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BILL KENDALL ELECTED PRECINCT FOUR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

Attorney Bill Kendall was elected the next Justice of the Peace Precinct Four after Tuesday’s  Republican primary runoff election. Kendall defeated runoff opponent Robin Luedtke with 613 votes to Luedtke’s…

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