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BRENHAM ACCIDENT LEADS TO DWI ARREST

A Houston man faces a 2nd Offense DWI charge after his arrest in Brenham Wednesday afternoon. Shortly after 3:00 p.m., Cpl. Todd Ashorn responded to the 2700 block of S….

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BLINN ENCOURAGES PERKINS GRANT FUNDS FOR FALL SEMESTER

Blinn College is encouraging eligible Applied Sciences majors taking Fall semester courses to apply for funds made available through the Carl D. Perkins Basic Grant. The Perkins Grant is a…

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BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

On Wednesday around 6:45am the Brenham Fire Department responded to 3201 S. Bluebell Rd. for an automatic fire alarm.  Upon arrival and after investigation, BFD determined that the company was…

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BRENHAM ISD TO BE DESIGNATED AS A CHAPTER 41 SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Brenham ISD Board of Trustees will meet on Monday, August 3 at noon to discuss Brenham ISD’s designation as a Chapter 41 school district by the Texas Education Agency….

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SEEKING NEW BOARD MEMBERS

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is inviting members to join in the process to nominate future Board members. The Chamber needs five to seven new board members each year to…

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BLINN BOARD PRESENTED WITH NEXT FISCAL YEAR BUDGET

The Blinn College Board of Trustees met and discussed the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Wednesday morning on the Blinn Brenham campus. The Budget amount set is in…

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JUVENILES APPREHENDED FOR DESTROYING MAILBOXES

Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that sheriff’s deputies, while patrolling the Bluebonnet Hills subdivision discovered criminal activity that resulted in the apprehension of juveniles destroying several mailboxes. Deputies Jose Perez and…

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BLINN AWARDED GRANT TO PROVIDE TEMPUR SEALY TRAINING

The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Blinn College a $395,732 grant to provide an array of training programs for more than 200 employees at Tempur Sealy International, Inc. in Brenham….

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BRENHAM ISD TO AGAIN OFFER CREDIT BY EXAM

Brenham ISD offers Credit by Exam With or Without Instruction for students who are eligible for acceleration and/or course credit.  Dates for testing for the 2015-2016 school year are: August…

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BRENHAM ISD ANNOUNCES BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

Brenham ISD has announced its Open House Schedule for each of the schools in the District. The Open House for Brenham Middle School will be Wednesday, August 19th, from 4:00…

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