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KOLKHORST PASSES FOUR BILLS TO IMPROVE PUBLIC SCHOOLS

On Thursday, Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst passed Senate Bills 925, 934, 935 and 972 on the Senate floor, a legislative package to improve public schools in Texas. Under the proposal,…

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SENATOR LOIS KOLKHORST APPOINTED TO SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE

Senator Lois Kolkhorst, along with five other senators, were appointed by Lt. Governor Dan Patrick to serve on the budget conference committee, charged with crafting the final version of the…

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REPUBLICAN CLUB OF WASHINGTON COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEXT MEETING

The Republican Club of Washington County will meet Tuesday, April 28 at Blinn College, with the meeting starting at 6 p.m.for dinner and the speakers at 7 p.m. The speakers…

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BLUE BELL CREAMERIES TO TEMPORARILY CEASE OPERATIONS

The Blue Bell Creameries plant in Brenham, Alabama and Oklahoma will cease operations next week in order to train 800 to 900 employees on new procedures, programs and systems, and is…

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LAKE SOMERVILLE RELEASING WATER DUE TO RECENT HEAVY RAINS

 Due to heavy rains in the past few weeks, Lake Somerville is releasing water from Gates 1 and 2 at 967 cfs. The gates have been open and closed at…

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RABIES FOUND IN SKUNK AND FOX

Two animals, a skunk, which was destroyed near Oil Field Road and on the same day, a fox, which was destroyed near Pledger Road were, according to the Department of…

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BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC TO RETURN CAPITAL CREDITS TO MEMBERS

Next month Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative will return a total of $3.9 million to its members. The money, called capital credits, is similar to dividends that for-profit companies pay their investors….

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BRENHAM COMMUNITY ASKED TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR BLUE BELL CREAMERIES

The Brenham community is invited to a “Support Blue Bell Day” by wearing Blue Bell shirts, caps on Friday in support of Blue Bell Creameries. Brenham ISD is leading the event by…

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LAWMEN, LAWBREAKERS, AND SOLDIERS TO BE EXHIBITED AT HERITAGE MUSEUM

Phil Coe, and Veterans of the Second Texas Regiment will receive a 21 gun and cannon salute to honor their military service in the Civil War on Saturday, April 25th…

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TEENS AND DISTRACTED DRIVING THE FOCUS OF TXDOT CAMPAIGN

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Texas Department of Transportation is launching the Talk, Text, Crash campaign toraise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving, and…

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