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STATE ED BOARD AGAINST SECOND VET SCHOOL

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has once-again restated its position that the state does not need a second veterinary college — particularly with a focus on small animals –…

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APPEALS COURT RULES AGAINST TEXAS VOTER I.D. LAW

A federal appeals court has ruled that Texas’ strict voter ID law violates the Voting Rights Act and has ordered changes before the November election. The ruling was issued Wednesday…

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MOVIE IN THE PARK TONIGHT

Thursday evening Brenham’s Movies in the Park series continues. Disney’s “Inside Out” will air this evening (Thursday) at Hohlt Park sponsored by KWHI and KTEX 106, Progressive Waste Solutions, Germania…

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LOCAL FUNERAL DIRECTORS HONORED

Local funeral directors Wayne Giese and Clarence Gerke have been honored by the Texas Funeral Directors’ Association. The co-owners of Memorial Oaks Chapel in Brenham received recognition for 50 years…

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FORMER WEIMAR, BURTON VOLLEYBALL COACH ARRESTED

A highly successful area high school volleyball coach is free on bond after her arrest this past weekend. Former Weimar and Burton High School volleyball coach Megon LeSturgeon has been…

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LOCAL BURGLARY UNDER INVESTIGATION

Brenham police are investigating a burglary of a local home. Tuesday afternoon, around 1:30, Sgt. Kelvin Raven responded to the 500 block of E. Main in reference to the burglary…

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BRENHAM POLICE MAKE THEFT ARREST

Brenham Police have arrested a man and charged him with theft. Tuesday morning, around 9 a.m., Cpl. Richard Bobbitt responded to Brenham Repair Center in the 1400 block of W….

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BLINN ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO APPLY FOR PERKINS GRANT

Online application for textbook and transportation assistance is open through 10 a.m. on July 26  Blinn College is encouraging eligible Applied Sciences majors taking Fall semester courses to apply for…

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FEMA ASSISTANCE IN WASHINGTON CO. OVER $1-MILLION

According to FEMA, assistance to Washington County in the wake of May’s flooding has now totaled over one-million-dollars. According to Rita Egan, local FEMA coordinator, 224 applications have been approved…

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TRAIN HITS CAR IN BRYAN

No one was injured after a train smashed into a car in Downtown Bryan late Tuesday night. It happened at the intersection of 27th Street and Sims Avenue. just before…

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