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SOMERVILLE SENIOR CENTER TO HOST ANNUAL TURKEY AND BLESSING DINNER

The Somerville Senior Center, along with the Somerville Plaza Apartments, and the Burleson Health Resource Center is hosting their 7th Annual Turkey and Blessings Dinner event to help support the…

John Brieden feature

BRIEDEN: DECISION NOT YET MADE ON PRECINCT-3 JP POSITION

Washington County Judge John Brieden says a decision has not yet been made to fill the Precinct-3 Justice of the Peace post, left vacant with the recent death of Judge…

KURTZ INVESTIGATION FEATURE

KURTZ MURDER INVESTIGATION UPDATE

Brenham Police continue their investigation into the shooting death of Blinn Student Trey Kurtz. Chief Rex Phelps says the recent announcement of a $10,000 reward offered by Crimestoppers in the…

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BRENHAM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION ELECTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS

The Brenham Economic Development Foundation announced today that its members have elected five directors to serve a three-year term on the board starting in December. Three current directors were re-elected…

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SPECIAL ELECTION DATES AND TIMES ANNOUNCED BY COUNTY CLERK

Preparations are continuing for the upcoming December 6 Special Election for State Senator, District 18, being sought after by Lois Kolkhorst after she announced that she would run for the…

Vanessa Martin feature

BRENHAM WOMAN SENTENCED FOR “EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY”

A Brenham woman has been sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to numerous charges involving taking advantage of an elderly person. 31-year old Vanessa Cardenas Martin of…

WHEEL THEFTS FEATURE

EXPENSIVE THEFT AT LOCAL AUTO DEALER

Brenham Police are investigating a major theft of tires and rims from a local auto dealership. Police were called out Tuesday morning to Appel Ford on Highway 290 West. According…

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BLINN COLLEGE ALUMNUS FINDS CAREER INSPIRATION THROUGH STUDENT ORGANIZATION

Chris Koehler was always drawn to medicine, but it wasn’t until he witnessed an open heart surgery with the Blinn College Medical Education Development Society (MEDS) Club that he discovered…

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ALTON ELEMENTARY TO HOLD RIBBON CUTTING SUNDAY

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting Sunday, November 23rd for the  new Alton Elementary School at 1210 S. Market from 4 to 6pm. Principal Michael…

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HERE I AM ORPHAN MINISTRIES TO HOST AUTUMN CHARITY EVENT

The Here I Am Orphan Ministries will host an Autumn Charity Event tomorrow at 6pm at the Blinn College Janis Sneed Banquet Room in the Blinn College Student Center. The event…

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