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FORTNIGHTLY CLUB BOOK SALE BEGINS TODAY

The annual Fortnightly Club of Brenham book sale is happening today (Wednesday) through Saturday. The club has collected more than 20,000 books that will be available for purchase, including a…

BLINN BOARD APPROVES $75,000 WORKFORCE NEEDS ANALYSIS FOR RELLIS CAMPUS

The Blinn College Board of Trustees welcomed a new Brazos County representative, then approved a $75,000 request for a workforce needs analysis in partnership with The Texas A&M University System…

SEALY OFFICER AND K-9 PARTNER SUFFER MINOR INJURIES IN ACCIDENT

A Sealy Police Officer and his K-9 partner suffered minor injuries while assisting with a traffic accident on Monday. According to the Sealy Police, Officer Eric Gum and his K-9…

FORMER WASHINGTON COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE AGENT DIES

A former Washington County Extension Service agent has died. Spencer Tanksley died Friday at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Round Rock. He was 70-years-old. Tanksley served as Washington County’s…

MAN ARRESTED AFTER FLEEING AUTHORITIES IN FAYETTE COUNTY

A wanted man who fled from authorities Saturday in Fayette County was arrested after he went to jail to bond out his acquaintance. 25-year-old Cameron Brown, of Deer Park, and…

BRENHAM EVENING LIONS HOLDING DRIVE THRU, FOOD DRIVE TODAY

The Brenham Evening Lions Club is collecting canned goods today (Tuesday) during their semi-annual BBQ chicken and baked potato drive thru fundraiser. The club will be under the covered pavilion at the…

SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MAN WHO JUMPED OFF BRAZOS RIVER BRIDGE

The Burleson County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for a man they believe jumped off the Texas 21 bridge on Saturday. Authorities say they still don’t know the identity of the man. Just after…

FOUR WASHINGTON COUNTY ROAD PROJECTS RANK HIGH ON REGIONAL LIST

Four road projects in Washington County have been identified among the top 20 projects for transportation improvements in the Brazos Valley. The Brazos Valley Council of Governments Regional Transportation Planning…

HENSLEY NAMED TO TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY COLLEGES COMMITTEE

Blinn College District President/CEO Dr. Mary Hensley has been selected to continue representing the Central Texas Region as a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) Executive Committee….

NEW BEGINNINGS ‘CELEBRATION OF LIFE’ THIS THURSDAY

New Beginnings in Brenham is celebrating 15 years of ministry this Thursday with the annual “Celebration of Life” event. Melinda Van Ostrand, the executive director at New Beginnings, says they…