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WASHINGTON COUNTY GRAND JURY INDICTS FOURTEEN

The Washington County 21st Grand Jury met on Tuesday, June 30th and released fourteen indictments: Gregory Britton, age 53, or Brenham, Driving While Intoxicated Third Offense, from April 10, 2015…

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COMMISSIONERS HEAR COUNTY AUDIT REPORT

The Washington County Commissioners heard and approved the 2014 audit report, submitted by Lewis Crane, of the auditing firm of Rutledge, Crain, and Company, Certified Public Accountants. Crane reported to…

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HOMELESS MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT

A homeless Houston man is in police custody after his arrest in Brenham Monday night. Just before 10:00 p.m., Cpl. Lance Weiss was dispatched to the 400 block of Tanglewood…

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NEW HOLLAND AGRICULTURE DONATES $75,000 IN EQUIPMENT TO HODDE CENTER

Thanks to New Holland Agriculture, Blinn College’s A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center has taken a sizeable first step toward introducing a new diesel technology program. New Holland donated $73,640…

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WASHINGTON CO. TO ISSUE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES

Washington County officials say they will abide by the Supreme Court decision and issue licenses for same-sex marriages. In a statement issued by Washington County Judge John Brieden and County…

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20 POUNDS OF METH FOUND IN FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Friday June 26, 2015 the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Unit stopped a Ford F-150 truck on interstate 10 at the…

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FAYETTE COUNTY DEPUTY ARREST ONE IN DRUG BUST

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Thursday, June 25th, a Waco man was arrested for attempting to transport illegal drugs through Fayette County. Deputy David Smith was on patrol on…

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ONE ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

On Friday around 7am, Cpl, Casey Thumann was dispatched to the 700 Block of Eleanor St, in reference to a disturbance. Dispatch said a victim had been cut on the…

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HODDE TECHNICAL CENTER OFFERS CNA CERTIFICATION

Blinn College’s A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center will prepare participants to begin a high-demand career as a certified nurse aide with a series of courses this summer. Certified nurse…

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BURGLARY OF A HABITATION REPORTED TO POLICE

On Sunday, around 1am, Cpl Todd Ashorn was dispatched to the 1400 block of W. Main, in reference to a burglary of a habitation. The caller said she and her…

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