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BRENHAM WOMAN ARREST ON DWI CHARGES

Officer Heather Sowders responded to the 1700 block of State Highway 105 around 12:53pm in reference to a reckless driver. The caller said someone driving a Sierra pickup truck had…

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UNITY THEATRE TO PRESENT “SHOOTING STAR” APRIL 9TH-19TH

The Unity Theatre in Brenham is presenting a play about a reunion at a middle-America Airport. Shooting Star, a play by Steven Dietz, is about being snowed in overnight at…

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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES 2 PERCENT EMPLOYEE PAY SCALE ADJUSTMENT

The Brenham City Council met today (Thursday), and approved a 2%, mid- year Employee Pay Scale adjustment. Carolyn Miller, the City of Brenham Chief Financial Officer told the City Council…

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STATE SENATE APPROVES COLLEGE GUN BILL

The State Senate has given final approval to a proposal allowing people with proper licenses to carry concealed handguns on college campuses. Thursday morning’s 20-11 party line vote comes one day…

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CITY OF BRENHAM RECEIVING $3.5 MILLION SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS FOR DISABLED

  The City of Brenham’s pedestrians are getting $3.5 million dollars worth of new sidewalk improvements, meant to help people with disabilities get around better in the city. The sidewalks are being…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT BOARD TO MEET TUESDAY

 The Washington County Appraisal District Board will meet on March 24th at 10:00am to review nominations from Taxing Entities for the WCAD BOD member replacement, and elect board member from…

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BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE BURLARY

 Officer Mark Pierce was dispatched to the 600 block of Pleasant View on Wednesday, around 3:18pm for a report of a burglary of a habitation. The caller said she had…

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LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS CONCERNED ABOUT POTENTIAL NEW OPEN CARRY LAW

A handgun bill approved by the Senate that will allow open carry of handguns was sent to the House for approval. There is resistance to the bill by law enforcement,…

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MAIFEST TO CELEBRATE 125TH YEAR WITH A COMMUNITY DANCE

 The Brenham Maifest Association is celebrating the 125th Maifest this year, and wants to thank the community for its loyal support of this event. The Association is sponsoring a free, public…

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WCHLA NO LONGER ASSOCIATED WITH RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Washington County Healthy Living Association executive director Toy Kurtz has announced that it has dissolved its ties with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Southeast Texas. Kurtz cites the reason…

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