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BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT CASES

No charges have yet been filed in a possible case of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Brenham Police were called out to the WalMart parking lot just after midnight…

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AREA UNEMPLOYMENT UP SLIGHTLY IN JULY

Unemployment in the area was up slightly for the month of July according to numbers released today.  In Washington County, the rate for July was 4.8 percent, up from 4.6…

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BLINN NAMES DR. ROBERT BRICK INTERIM DEAN

Dr. Robert Brick has been named interim dean for the Division of Science, Engineering & Mathematics, Blinn College has announced. Brick first came to Blinn as a part-time instructor in…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF SEARCHING FOR WANTED FORMER INMATE

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Brenham woman they say made fraudulent accusations of sexual assault while in the county jail. On July 25th, 22-year old jail…

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SALE OF LANDFILL PROPERTY COULD BE NEAR

After 24 years, the City of Brenham’s tale of the landfill property may finally be coming to an end. The Brenham Banner Press is reporting that the city appears to…

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BSSLC TO GET NEW DIRECTOR

The Brenham State Supported Living Center will have a new leader by September first. Iva Benson has been chosen as the new director of the Center, the largest employer in…

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SEC AND LONGHORN NETWORKS ON SUDDENLINK

 Fans of the Aggies and the Longhorns can now get their fix on local cable. Suddenlink Cable in Brenham has added the Longhorn Network and the SEC Network to its…

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WINDOW A/C UNIT STOLEN IN BRENHAM BURGLARY

A Brenham man is a victim of a home burglary for the second time—and the thieves stole the same thing—again. Wednesday afternoon Brenham Police Officer Jonathan Phipps was dispatched to…

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BISD: SCHOOLS WILL BE READY “ON TIME”

Progress continues right down to the wire on two major construction projects for the Brenham School District. Workers at the new Alton Elementary School and at the renovation project at…

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BURLESON COUNTY UNDERCOVER DRUG OPERATION NETS FOUR

A Caldwell undercover investigation into crack cocaine has led to the arrest of three people—while another is being sought. Undercover DPS agents have charged all four with Engaging in Organized…

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