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BPD MAKES POT BUST

A traffic stop by Brenham Police turns into a drug arrest. Thursday afternoon Cpl. Tommy Kurie pulled over a truck for speeding on Highway 290 East. As he he approached…

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ALL PROPERTY TAX RATES SET FOR 2014

Property owners in the Oak Hill Acres subdivision just north of Brenham will see the largest increase in Washington County in their property tax bills this fall. Willy Dilworth, Chief…

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SHERIFF’S OFFICE LOCATES TWO STOLEN VEHICLES

Two stolen vehicles were located by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office hidden on a property on Allen Road East of Brenham.  Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that a 2008 Ford Mustang…

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KOLKHORST RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM McCAUL

District-13 State Representative Lois Kolkhorst received a major endorsement, yesterday, in her bid for the State Senate. US Congressman Michael McCaul endorsed Kolkhorst in the race to succeed Senator Glenn…

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RECORDS SET AT JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION

Seven records fell in bidding Thursday at the Washington County Fair’s Junior Livestock Auction. Over $123,000 was spent on the 18 lots.  The Grand Champions sold for a total of…

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BHS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION COLLEGE NIGHT

Area high school Juniors and Seniors are invited to Brenham High School’s Career and Technical Education College Night. The event is set for Monday, September 29th from 4:30 p.m. to…

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LCRA TO BUILD NEW RESERVOIR IN WHARTON COUNTY

The Lower Colorado River Authority is set to go ahead with plans for a new reservoir. LCRA directors voted unanimously to authorize the authority’s first new reservoir in decades in…

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FLU VACCINE MANUFACTURING PLANT DEDICATED

Governor Rick Perry and top Texas A&M officials dedicated a new 100,000 square-foot manufacturing plant in College Station Thursday, that will have the capacity to produce bulk flu vaccine for…

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FATAL ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 21

One person is dead following an accident on Highway 21 near the Brazos River Thursday night in Brazos County. According to DPS, an eastbound car lost control, hydroplaned and went…

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JUDGING COMPLETED AT WASHINGTON CO. FAIR

Wednesday marked the first full day of activities at the Washington County Fair—highlighted by a full schedule of livestock judging. STEERS Grand Champion, Clayton Schwartz, 7th grade, Brenham Junior High…

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