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Road damage near Firemen's Park.
(Tom D. Whitehead)

UPDATED ROAD CLOSURES (5PM WEDNESDAY)

As of 5:00PM Wednesday: Bredthauer Ln – High Water Closure – North side of FM 2780 Dannheim Rd **Closed between Bridge and Chriesman Rd.- Primary Access via Quarry Rd. Fischer…

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EMERGENCY AGENCIES REVIEW MAY FLOOD RESPONSE

A public safety management meeting was held Wednesday evening at Brenham’s Firemen’s Training Center to discuss the response to the devastating flooding on May 26th and 27th.  About 70 people…

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35 INDICTED IN THIS WEEK’S 21ST GRAND JURY

A Burton man has been indicted for theft in this week’s session of the 21st District Grand Jury. 26-year old Brandon Patterson has been indicted on a charge of Theft…

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ROTARY CLUB OF BRENHAM TO HOST GUEST SPEAKER – JONATHAN SANDYS

The Rotary Club of Brenham will host guest speaker Jonathan Sandys at their next meeting. Sandys, international author and public speaker, as well as the great-grandson of Winston Churchill, will…

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LOCAL MAN ARRESTED ON WARRANT FOR THEFT

A Brenham man has been arrested on an outstanding theft warrant. 60-year old Albert Earl Charles faces a charge of Theft from the Elderly. Tuesday night, around 10:15, Officer Sierra…

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LADY LIONS CLUB DONATES $5,000 TO LONE STAR LIONS EYE BANK

The Washington County Ladies Lions Club donated $5,000 from their recent fundraiser to the Lone Star Lions Eye Bank of Manor. District Governor Jim Fox, LSLEB President Elect Don Ballard…

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SOMERVILLE WOMAN KILLED IN BRYAN ACCIDENT

A 52-year-old Somerville woman is dead after a two-vehicle accident on State Highway 47 in Bryan, Monday night. Margaret Alexander of Somerville died at St. Joseph’s Hospital following the accident…

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ROUND TOP TO CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY

Round Top will celebrate Independence Day for the 166th time on July 4th – the oldest continuous 4th of July celebration west of the Mississippi River. Activities will begin at…

More flood damage near Firemen's Park.
(Tom D. Whitehead)

CITY OFFICIALS TO MEET AND DISCUSS EXTENSIVE FLOODING

Public Safety Officials will meet this evening (Wednesday) to discuss the extensive flooding that occurred in May. The meeting is being held at the Fireman’s Training Center at 6:00pm. This…

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BLINN BOARD REVIEWS PROPOSED $107.9 MILLION BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 16-17

The Blinn College Board of Trustees reviewed a proposed $107.9 million Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget during its regular meeting Tuesday night in Brenham. Kelli Shomaker, CFO/Senior Vice President for Finance…

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