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BLINN BOARD ORDERS GENERAL ELECTION FOR THREE TRUSTEE POSITIONS

The Blinn College Board of Trustees ordered a May 6, 2017, general election for three trustee positions during its regular meeting Tuesday. The board ordered a May 6, 2017, general…

FORMER AUSTIN COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR ARRESTED

The former Tax Assessor-Collector for Austin County has been charged with theft. 39-year old Marcus Pena, 39, was arrested this (Tuesday) morning on a charge of first-degree felony theft by…

SIX COUNTY ROADS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER

The Washington County Road and Bridge Department reports that as of noon today (Tuesday) that 6 county roads are closed due to high water.  They are: Copelyn Springs Rd. from…

REP. SCHUBERT FILES BILL CONCERNING SEX OFFENDER ORDINANCES

State Representative Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell), recently filed a bill he says will allow smaller communities to protect children from registered sex offenders.   During the interim period since last session,…

FUGITIVE MISSING SINCE JANUARY 4TH ARRESTED IN FAYETTE COUNTY

A wanted fugitive is in custody after being detained in Fayette County on Monday. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Autry Futschik III was arrested in the Muldoon area Monday…

LOCAL POLICE INVESTIGATE BUGLARIES

Brenham Police are investigating a pair of burglaries. Sunday night, just before 11:00, Sgt. Joseph Merkley responded to the 2900 block of N. Park St. The caller said someone had…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR D.W.I. & WEAPON CHARGES

A Brenham man faces several charges after his car was pulled over early Saturday morning. Just after midnight, Officer Hunter Andras conducted a traffic stop in the 2700 block of…

WASHINGTON CO. CLERK’S OFFICE COMMENDED DURING COMMISSIONERS MEETING

The Washington County Clerk’s Office was commended during the county commissioners meeting today (Tuesday) for outstanding work during the November General Election. The commissioners presented a letter from the League…

6TH GRADE CSI FIRST LEGO LEAGUE TEAMS ADVANCE IN COMPETITION

All four Brenham Lego League teams will compete in an invitational next month thanks to an outstanding performance this past Saturday at a competition in Bryan. Sixth grade CSI students…

RAINWATERS OVERRUN SOME AREA ROADS

Some highways in Washington County were overrun by rainwater after three inches of rain fell over much of the area. No roads have been reported closed due to the rain….