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IMAGES OF WASHINGTON COUNTY FLOODING

       

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WASHINGTON COUNTY JUDGE JOHN BRIEDEN ADDRESSES HISTORIC FLOODING

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the county saw flooding of “historic proportions”. Brieden joined KWHI’s Ed Pothul live during the 7:35 Morning Report…

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LCRA: COLORADO RIVER CRESTING IN BASTROP

According to the Lower Colorado River Authority, the Colorado River in Bastrop has crested above flood stage. At 8:10 a.m., the river was at 23.14 feet, slightly above flood stage…

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TWO CONFIRMED DEAD–TWO MISSING IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

Two people are now confirmed dead, two others are missing in the wake of historically-severe storms that have swept through Washington County. Washington County authorities say one person is dead after…

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LOCAL SCHOOLS CLOSED FRIDAY

SCHOOL CLOSINGS:   BRENHAM BURTON NAVASOTA SOMERVILLE SNOOK HEMPSTEAD ANDERSON-SHIRO IOLA WALLER BRYAN   GRADUATION EXERCISES ARE STILL ON FOR TONIGHT IN: BURTON, SNOOK, IOLA & ANDERSON-SHIRO   ALSO CLOSED:…

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WASHINGTON CO. ROAD CLOSINGS

Washington Co. Road & Bridge reports closings: ROAD NAME Location Jeske Rd Old Independence Rd to FM 50 Old Independence Rd. Jeske Rd to Seeker Rd Tommelson Creek Rd. Cedar…

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20 STUDENTS STILL AT KRAUSE ELEMENTARY

UPDATE: About 20 students, 4 families and 15 staff members are at Krause Elementary School. The students were moved overnight from Alton Elementary. School officials say the night went well…

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B.I.S.D. CANCELS CLASSES — AUTHORITIES: “STAY OFF THE ROADS!”

The Brenham Independent School District has cancelled classes for Friday due to the dangerous weather conditions. Dr. Walter Jackson says, “Safety is our top concern.  We have youngsters who still…

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BLUEBONNET COOP AWARDS COMMUNITY GRANTS

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors unanimously voted to award $1.2 million in Bluebonnet Community Grants to 42 area nonprofit organizations. Public safety organizations received nearly half of the grants…

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CHAPPELL HILL CULTURAL HERITAGE GROUP HOSTS MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM

The community of Chappell Hill will be honoring those that have sacrificed their lives during active military duty.  “As our nation honors those individuals that have given the ultimate sacrifice,…

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