Category Archives: News

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WASHINGTON COUNTY UNEMPLOYMENT DROPS AGAIN

There was another drop in the Washington County unemployment rate in November. In figures released today(Friday), from the Texas Workforce Commission, the county’s jobless rate continued its decline with 4.5…

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SOMERVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER

A 28-year old Burleson County man has been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of Sheriff’s Deputy Adams Sowders, Thursday morning at a mobile home near Snook. Henry…

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CITY GOES FOR SOLID WASTE GRANT

The Brenham City Council approved a grant application to the Brazos Valley Council of Governments under the solid waste grant program for the purchase of 50, 60 gallon stand alone…

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BRENHAM POLICE AND HOUSING AUTHORITY AGREEMENT RENEWED

The Brenham City Council renewed its longstanding agreement with the Brenham Housing Authority of the police protection plan provided by the police department. Police Chief Rex Phelps told the Council…

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SOMERVILLE MOURNING SLAIN DEPUTY

001851/DEPUTYKILLED/SOMERVILLEREMEMBERS/INVESTIGATION/20/12/2013 Flags are flying at half-staff in Somerville, as they honor the fallen Burleson County Deputy Adam Sowders.  Meanwhile the investigation continues in his early morning shooting death, Thursday. Sgt….

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BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL CHOOSES ANIMAL SHELTER SITE

The Brenham City Council chose a location next to the Brenham Police Station as the site for the new animal shelter. Police Chief Rex Phelps told the Council at today’s…

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BURLESON COUNTY DEPUTY SHOT

. A Burleson County Sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed this (Thursday) morning as he, along with a team officers were trying to serve a warrant. Reports from the Sheriff’s…

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NEW LCRA DIRECTOR

The Lower Colorado River Authority Board of Directors unanimously voted to hire Texas Department of Transportation Executive Director Phil Wilson Wednesday.   Wilson will become the authority’s 11th general manager on…

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CITY COUNCIL COULD CHOSE SITE FOR ANIMAL SHELTER

Assistant Brenham City Manager Kyle Dannhaus says the City Council could decide on the location of the new animal shelter when they meet (today)Thursday at city hall. Dannhaus says the…

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CATTLE RUSTLER SENTENCED

A modern day cattle rustler was sentenced in this week’s session of the 21st district court. Assistant District Attorney Eric Berg says that 21-year old Corey Juan Bias of Brenham…

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