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GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR PRESCRIBED BURNING

East Texas landowners may now be reimbursed for helping to reduce overgrown vegetation on their lands. In an effort to reduce wildfire hazards on private property, Texas A&M Forest Service…

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JULY SEES NO RELIEF IN UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

The unemployment rate for the area creeped up again in July, magnifying the effects of the layoffs at businesses around Brenham. July’s unemployment rate for July was 5.5 percent, up…

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BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

The Brenham Fire Department on Thursday a little after noon, was dispatched to Quest Vapco at 1002 E Tom Green for a structure fire in the aerosol building located at…

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173 APPLY FOR BLUEBONNET COMMUNITY GRANTS

  One-hundred-seventy-three nonprofit groups submitted applications for the Bluebonnet Community Grant program. Among those to apply for the program, which was established last year by Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative, are: animal…

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VOLUNTEER SERVICES COUNCIL RECEIVES $500,000 DONATION

The Volunteer Services Council for the Brenham State Supported Living Center received a half million dollar donation this (Thursday) morning.  The donation was given by Larry Lawson of the Woodlands…

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WANTED THEFT SUSPECT ARRESTED

Brenham Police have apprehended a woman wanted on a theft warrant. Thursday morning at approximately 1:30, Officer Jonathan Phipps was told that 40-year old Shanda Fern Knight of Brenham was…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY AGRILIFE TO PRESENT FALL FORAGE MANAGEMENT SEMINAR

The Washington County Beef and Forage Committee will be presenting the topic of forage management into the fall and winter months with a Fall Forage Seminar on Tuesday, August 25,…

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BRENHAM ISD INTRODUCED NEW APP TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Brenham ISD now has a new way to communicate with students and parents using the latest technology. A new app, called SchoolMessenger, is now available, under the name Brenham ISD,…

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BLINN THEATRE ARTS TO PRESENT “STEEL MAGNOLIAS”

The Blinn College Theatre Arts Program will kick off its 2015-16 season with a story about six southern women who are delicate as magnolias but tough as steel in “Steel…

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CHILDHOOD PHYSICALS IMPORTANT FOR GETTING READY FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

It’s that time of year again, getting children ready to start a new school year. One of the items that should be on the top of the list is making…

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