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OAK HILL WATER OUTAGE AND BOIL WATER NOTICE

Water Outage & Boil Water Notice “Effective immediately, the Oak Hill Fresh Water Supply District 1 Water System is experiencing a water well failure resulting in a water outage (July…

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BOEHNEMANN FAMILY AND FRIENDS GIFT NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

“The Cynthia Boehnemann Memorial Scholarship is a gift of a lifetime for a student,” said Susan Myers, executive director of the Blinn College Foundation. “Mrs. Boehnemann’s legacy will live on…

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MIKE HOPKINS DIES AT HOME

 Prominent Brenham Businessman Mike Hopkins died Monday night at his home. Hopkins owned and operated Mike Hopkins Distributing for nearly 30 years. He has repeatedly expanded this operation which distributes…

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CITY COUNCIL DEALING WITH EXCHANGE OF SERVICES AND SUBSTANDARD HOUSING

The Brenham city council begins at busy week with a special called meeting today (Tuesday) dealing with recent changes in the exchange of services agreement with Washington County. The County…

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WATERMELON FESTIVAL IN HEMPSTEAD

For a quarter of a century Hempstead has been celebrating the giant fruit that has become a part of summer. The 25th annual Hempstead Watermelon Festival is this weekend with…

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TEXAS DELEGATION WORKING ON REMOVING CHILDREN

U.S. Senator John Cornyn has joined with Laredo area congresman Henry Cuellar filed a bill Monday that they hope stem the tide of the flood of children coming into Texas…

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CONFLICT ON SEALY MAYOR ABOUT ;’FOLLOWING THE RULES’

Sealy Mayor Pro-tem Everett Bubak says the conflict between the city council and Mayor Mark Stolarski is about simply ‘following the rules.’ Buback said the city council delayed a vote…

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BLINN BOARD TO LOOK AT UPCOMING BUDGET

“It costs to grow” according to Blinn College External Affairs Director Cathy Boeker and that’s why the College Board is looking at possible increases in expenditures and revenues for the…

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SHOOTING AT BRENHAM DISTURBANCE

A 27-year old Brenham man is in custody after he allegedly shot a firearm during an attempted marijuana buy Sunday night. Brenham police reports say Travis Warren Smith became angry…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY ADJUSTING PURCHASING LIMITS

Washington County Judge John Brieden says things have changed enough in the county departments purchasing power and the rates need adjusting. He says the limits on what a county official…