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BRENHAM WORKERS FOR BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC REACH SAFETY MILESTONE

The Brenham-area employees of Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative have recently achieved a milestone – 10 years without an accident that caused any one to miss time on the job. Matt Bentke,…

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MOST WANTED SEX OFFENDER HAS LOCAL TIES

A man whose name has been added to the state’s 10 Most Wanted Sex Offenders List has ties to Brenham. The Texas Department of Public Safety is asking for the…

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LOCAL MAN’S DOG KILLED–POLICE INVESTIGATING

Brenham Police are investing an apparent case animal cruelty. Officer Heather Sowders was called out Tuesday night, just before 7:00, to the 800 block of Burch St. A man says…

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WALLER MAN ARRESTED IN BRENHAM

A Waller man has been arrested in Brenham on charges of Possession of Marijuana and Tampering with Evidence Tuesday night, Police Sgt. Curtis Schoen pulled over a vehicle at the…

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MORE BRENHAM VEHICLES BROKEN INTO

Brenham Police continue to investigate a rash of recent car burglaries. Three more break ins were reported Tuesday morning—in two of those cases, guns were taken. Officer Drew Mitchell was…

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BLINN RECEIVES $562,500 GRANT FOR T-STEM SCHOLARSHIPS

In its second year of participation, Blinn College has been awarded a $562,500 grant to award scholarships that will continue to help students pursue high-demand careers in science, technology, engineering…

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KOLKHORST MAKES STATE SENATE RUN OFFICIAL

It’s official…long-time District-13 State Representative Lois Kolkhorst has thrown her hat into the ring for State Senator. Kolkhorst made her official announcement today (Tuesday) in front of the Washington County…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ACCEPT DONATION

  Discussions by the County Commissioners may be easier to hear at future meetings thanks to a donation by county resident Bill Neinast.  At this morning’s meeting, commissioners accepted a…

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WASHINGTON CO. AUTHORITIES DISCOVER $1.7-MILLION IN POT PLANTS

Washington County authorities have discovered another major marijuana growing operation. Sheriff Otto Hanak says law enforcement officers, working with a local land owner, discovered the growing operation at the 11,000…

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OVER $1000 IN ITEMS STOLEN FROM BRENHAM DEPARTMENT STORE

Brenham Police are searching for three women who made off with over $1000 worth of items from a local department store. Officials with JC Penny’s, at the 2200 block of…