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ONE PERSON ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF A DANGEROUS DRUG

 Investigator Kevin Mertz with the Fusion Unit conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of S. Jackson and W. Third Street on Monday around 3:54pm. The driver consented to a…

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FAYETTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT

Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports on Tuesday evening the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 5:55 pm reporting a travel trailer on fire on State Hwy…

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BLINN BOARD VOTES TO SUBMIT MODIFICATIONS TO HOUSE BILL

 The Blinn College Board of Trustees voted at their Tuesday evening meeting to submit modifications to House Bill 1903. The bill, introduced by Rep. John Raney, would require Blinn to…

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REWARD OFFERED FOR CONVENIENCE STORE ROBBERY INFORMATION

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that Washington County Crime Stoppers is offering at least a $1,000.00 cash reward for information leading to the arrest and indictments of the individuals…

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MAIFEST TO HONOR SEVEN IN HALL OF FAME

Since 1980, the Brenham Maifest Assoication has been acknowledging outstanding contributions to Maifest by community members. While Maifest does not hold a Hall of Fame induction on an annual basis,…

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TXDOT AIMS TO SAVES LIVES IN WORK ZONES

With 146 people killed in Texas work zone crashes last year – an increase of more than 20 percent from 2013 – the Texas Department of Transportation urges drivers to…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVED VALMONT TAX PHASE-IN AGREEMENT

The Washington County Commissioners met and approved a commercial tax phase-in agreement between Valmont Coating, Inc., and Washington County. Clint Kolby and Kevin Halstead, of Valmont Coating made the presentation…

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BLINN MUSIC STUDENTS EARN ALL-STATE HONORS

Forty-two Blinn College students recently received all-state music honors from the Texas Community College Band Directors Association (TCCBDA) and Texas Two-Year College Choral Directors Association (TTCCDA). Thirty-six Blinn students were…

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BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT

Brenham Police are investigating a theft from a man collecting charitable contributions. Tuesday, just before noon, Officer Ashley Burns was called to a store in the 1100 block of N….

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BLUE BELL RECALLS SMALL ICE CREAM CUPS FOR POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK

Blue Bell Ice Cream is recalling three 3oz institutional/food service ice cream cups- chocolate, strawberry and vanilla with tab lids because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria…

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