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TWO ARRESTED IN BRENHAM AFTER HOUSTON HIGH SPEED CHASE

Two suspects believed to be involved in an aggravated robbery were arrested after a high-speed chase that began on the Southwest Freeway in Houston, and ended in Washington County. The…

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MILROY GARDEN AND ORCHARD RECEIVES OFFICIAL HISTORICAL MARKER

 The Milroy Garden and Orchard, located at the corner of Milroy and Scott Drive, in the Walnut Hill subdivision, received an Official Texas Historical Marker on Saturday afternoon. A special program to…

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LARGE CROWDS ATTEND ANNUAL JUNETEENTH PARADE

The annual Juneteenth Celebration and Parade was held this morning in downtown Brenham, with a large crowd filling downtown with spectators of all ages. Following the parade, there will be…

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CROWD GATHERS FOR PRAYER VIGIL DOWNTOWN

A prayer vigil prior to the Juneteenth Parade,  to pray for the nine victims of an attack on a black South Carolina church. Pastors from around the community shared with the community…

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CITIZENS AGAINST LANDFILL IN HEMPSTEAD TO HOST “MORE THAN A GARAGE SALE”

Citizens Against the Landfill in Hempstead is continuing its “More Than A Garage Sale” today from 8am to 4pm at Schwarz Hardware, located at 641 10th St., in Hempstead. For almost 4 years,…

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APPRAISAL DISTRICT TO GET 2015-2016 FINANCIAL REPORT AT NEXT MEETING

The Washington County Appraisal District Board will meet on Tuesday, June 23rd at 10:00am to hear preliminary 2015-2016 Budget Report, as well as their regular financial report during their regular…

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LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD TO GET MODERNIZATION AND FUNDRAISING UPDATES

The City of Brenham Library Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, June 24th at 5:15pm to get an update on the Library Facility Modernization Project, and to update the Mission…

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COMMISSIONERS TO ANNOUNCE DISASTER DECLARATION DURING NEXT MEETING

 The Washington County Commissioners are expecting to announce a disaster declaration to possibly qualify for FEMA funds for persons affected by the recent heavy rains in the area, resulting in…

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JUDGE BRIEDEN DECLARES DISASTER

Washington County Commissioners are expected to extend a disaster declaration when they meet Tuesday morning. County Judge John Brieden made the declaration Friday morning, in order to qualify for possible…

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FOUR PERSONS SENTENCED IN 21ST DISTRICT COURT

Four persons plead guilty in 21st District Court to felony offenses and received terms ranging from probation to prison sentences in the courtroom of Judge Carson Campbell , according to…

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