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GAS PRICES DROP IN TEXAS THIS WEEK

Retail gas prices in Texas and nationwide dropped this week. AAA Texas reports the statewide average price at the pump dropped a penny to settle at $2.15 per gallon. The…

BRYAN DAYCARE WORKER SENTENCED TO JAIL TIME FOR DROPPING BABY

A former Bryan daycare worker who severely injured a baby in 2013 has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years on probation. On Thursday, 56-year-old Freddie Walton…

LYNYRD SKYNYRD, WILLIAM CLARK GREEN TO HEADLINE CHILIFEST 2017

Organizers announced the musical lineup for Chilifest 2017 Friday night. William Clark Green and Reckless Kelly will headline the festival on March 31st, with Lynyrd Skynyrd headlining April 1st. Other…

TAMMY SPOHN NAMED TO BLINN COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

A new representative has been selected for the Blinn College Board of Trustees.   The Brazos County Commissioners named Tammy Spohn to the position during their meeting on Tuesday. Spohn is…

THREE COUNTY ROADS REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER

According to the Road and Bridge Department, three roads in Washington County remain closed as of 3 p.m. this (Friday) afternoon. Roads closed due to high water include: S. Meyersville…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON ON DRUG CHARGE

A Brenham man with multiple previous convictions has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free Zone. 34-year-old Quenton Dewayne Graves,…

ROUND TOP FAMILY LIBRARY’S CHILI COOK-OFF HAPPENING SATURDAY

The Round Top Family Library’s 13th annual Red Hot Chili Cook-off is happening tomorrow (Saturday). It’s an opportunity for chili cookers to compete for bragging rights about having the best…

911 IN MILAM COUNTY REPAIRED AFTER FAILURE THIS MORNING

UPDATED: The 911 emergency call system that failed early Friday morning has been restored and is in operation. Earlier: According to authorities, the 911 emergency call system in Milam County…

WASHINGTON CO. UNEMPLOYMENT RATE SLIGHTLY HIGHER IN DECEMBER

The Washington County unemployment rate rose slightly in December. Unemployment is 2-tenths of a percent higher in December 2016 than in November. However, the 4.8 percent unemployment rate is still…

BRENHAM WINTER MARKET TO FEATURE PUPPY PARADE

Organizers of the Brenham Market are hosting a special “Puppy Parade” and ugly sweater contest this Saturday to benefit Urgent Animal Rescue of Hearne. The Brenham Market Winter Show is…