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FOUR AREA BANKS DONATE SCOREBOARD FOR KRUSE CENTER

Four area banks have teamed up to fund a new scoreboard for Blinn College’s Kruse Center. Bank of Brenham, First National Bank of Bellville, Fayetteville Bank and Industry State Bank…

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FREE CLEANUP EVENT SCHEDULED FOR PRECINCT 4

Washington County is conducting a free waste collection event for residents of Precinct 4 on August 30th. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to remove trash, scrap,…

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TEXAS A&M FRATERNITY CEASES ACTIVITIES AFTER MEMBER DEATH

The Texas A&M fraternity at the center of a death investigation has stopped its start of school activities for the time being. Sigma Nu Fraternity Executive Director, Brad Beacham, says…

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SNOOK ISD TO HOLD TAX RATIFICATION ELECTION SATURDAY

The Snook Independent School District is holding a Tax Ratification Election this Saturday. The Snook School Board of Trustees has called the election to ask the community to consider a…

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BRENHAM ISD STAFF APPRECIATION NIGHT THIS FRIDAY

The Brenham Independent School District will honor its staff this Friday at “It’s a Great Day to be a Cub Night” during the first Brenham football game of the season….

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BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC TO CLOSE FOR LABOR DAY

The Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of Labor Day. Bluebonnet members can access their account information and make payments while the offices are…

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ANOTHER COKE BUST IN FAYETTE COUNTY

Two Laredo men are in custody in Fayette County after a Monday afternoon traffic stop turns up cocaine. Deputy David Smith conducted a traffic stop on Highway-10 around 3:30 pm….

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STATE FINES TEST ADMINISTRATORS $5.7 MILLION

The State of Texas has fined the company that administers statewide standardized tests $5.7 million – and ordering it to invest $15 million in future safeguards – after computer glitches…

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LOCAL BANK NAMED AMONG THE NATION’S ‘HEALTHIEST’

A Brenham bank has been names one of the ‘healthiest’ in the nation. Bank of Brenham was recognized as one of the top 200 healthiest banks in America by Depositaccounts.com….

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FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL A SUCCESS FOR BRENHAM AND BURTON ISD

Monday was first day of school for Brenham and Burton Independent School Districts. Brenham Superintendent, Dr. Walter Jackson, said it was a day filled with excitement. Kids, teachers, and parents…

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