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BLINN NURSING STUDENTS HONORED BY BRAZOS VALLEY VIETNAM VETERANS

Eight Blinn College students were honored recently for lending a hand at a November ceremony that has remained top of mind and heart for a group of local Vietnam Veterans….

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INFANT SKULL DISCOVERED BY LANDSCAPING CREWS IN LA GRANGE

 A landscaping crew pulling weeds a week and a half ago came across a small skull on Jefferson Street in LaGrange, and appears to be that of a newborn child….

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HANDGUN BILL COULD SOON ALLOW COLLEGE STUDENTS TO CARRY ON CAMPUS

  The “Campus Personal Protection Act” that would soon make it legal for students at universities such as Texas A&M to carry concealed handguns on campus if they have a…

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BLINN COLLEGE SETS DATE FOR TRUSTEE ELECTIONS

The Blinn College Board of Trustees announced on Tuesday that it will hold general elections on May 9 for three members of the Board of Trustees who are not seeking…

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DONALD RAY AHRENS AND NITA HYATT SELECTED AS MAN AND WOMAN OF THE YEAR.

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the Brenham Economic Foundation selected Nita Hyatt and Donald Ray Ahrens has the 2014 Man and Woman of the Year at their annual…

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PROPOSED SENIOR HOUSING CENTER RECEIVES FEDERAL TAX CREDIT

A Senior Housing project near downtown Brenham that appeared “dead in the water” last summer has been revived. The 76 unit Belle Towers Senior Housing Project, planned on North Market…

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TXDOT COMES UP WITH NEW PLAN TO DEAL WITH DANGEROUS PLANTERSVILLE INTERSECTION

TXDOT has come up with a plan to deal with the safety concerns at the intersection of Highway 105 and FM 1774 near Plantersville in the wake of two accidents this past…

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EXTENSION OFFICE TO HOST CEU CONFERENCE

The Washington County Extension Office will be hosting a Continuing Education Conference on Friday, February 6.  Extension Agent Kara Matheney says that the conference will earn attendees 5 CEUs.  Private…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE CRESTVIEW LANE ROAD EXTENSION

The Washington County Commissioners met Tuesday morning to approve the one year maintenance period for a road extension on Crestview Lane in the Spring Creek Estates Subdivision. The road was extended…

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ONE PERSON INJURED IN SINGLE CAR ACCIDENT ON SATURDAY

One person was injured in a major one car- accident on Highway 50 near the Independence Firearms that had 50 closed in both directions. The accident occurred around 9:27 Saturday…

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