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BRENHAM ELEMENTARY STUDENTS LEARN BY HELPING OTHERS

Brenham Elementary School has been having an active year, participating in many activities throughout the year, some included helping others by raising money for several different worthy causes. Some of…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF OTTO HANAK ANNOUNCES HIS RE-ELECTION BID

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak has announced he is running for re-election in 2016 “I am honored and humbled with the support and trust bestowed upon me by the voters…

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NEW DONATIONS COMING IN FOR THE WASHINGTON COUNTY HEALTHY LIVING CENTER

The search for donation for the new Washington County Healthy Living Center continues, with the following persons or businesses donating to see the completion of the building. New newest donors…

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NEW DRONE LAWS TAKE EFFECT ON MONDAY

One of the hottest gifts this season are drones, and as of Monday, the FAA is instituting new rules concerning these vehicles. Any consumer purchasing a drone weighing over a…

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COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS YEAR-END FINANCIAL DETAILS DURING NEXT MEETING

The Washington County Commissioners will meet on Tuesday and will see a presentation of a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting awarded to Washington County for its Comprehensive…

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ALTON ELEMENTARY STUDENTS PERFORM AT CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

ROCKING IN THE SEASON – Alton Elementary 3rd graders charmed the standing room only crowd with their dance to “Up on the Housetop” during Alton ‘ s annual Christmas celebration…

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NOVEMBER WASHINGTON COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SHOWS MINIMAL INCREASE

The November unemployment rate for Washington County showed a slight increase from October. The unemployment rate in the area came in at 5.4 percent, up 2 tenths of a percent…

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LADY LIONS MAKE FIRST FOOD DONATION TO BRENHAM BREAD PARTNERS

The Washington County Lady Lions Club make their first donation of food to Brenham Bread Partners in time for delivery for the holidays. Club members collected the food during their…

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BLUEBONNET AWARDS $1.2 MILLION IN BLUEBONNET COMMUNITY GRANTS

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative awarded $1.2 million to 38 area nonprofit organizations last month in the first funding cycle for the new Bluebonnet Community Grants program. The nonprofits that were awarded…

: Ken Mutscher, Bluebonnet Director; Hondo Powell, Bluebonnet Community Representative; Don Voelter, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Robert Mikeska, Bluebonnet Director; Gary Appelt, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Lete Phillips, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Toy Kurtz, Senior Activity Center Staff; Luther Hueske, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Annie Schulz, Senior Activity Center Board Member; Steve Miller, Senior Activity Center Board Member; and Frank Blizzard, Senior Activity Center Board Member.

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE PRESENTS CHECK SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

Representatives from Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative present a $50,000 check to the Washington County Healthy Living Association to help fund a new, 18,378-square foot Senior Activity Center in Brenham. The money…

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