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BLINN BOARD TO CONSIDER SALARIES TUESDAY

The Blinn College Board of Trustees will consider new salaries and a change to the college’s organizational plan when they meet Tuesday night. Blinn Executive Vice President Mel Waxler will…

NINE PEOPLE SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT THIS WEEK

Nine people pled guilty in District Court this week and were sentenced by Judge Carson Campbell. Andre Shamon Harris, 30 of Chappell Hill, was sentenced to 2 years in prison…

BRIDGE ON 36 NORTH LOOP TO BE DEMOLISHED NEXT WEEK

The northbound bridge on the State Highway 36 loop in Brenham is scheduled to be demolished beginning next week. The bridge over the BNSF railroad is not being used, as…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED TO TRUCK FIRE ON 36 NORTH

The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire on the Highway 36 loop on the north side of Brenham at 4:40 PM Friday.  The rear axle of large…

FOUR INDUCTED TO CUB FOOTBALL HALL OF HONOR

The Brenham Cubs Hall of Honor recognized three standout Cub football players and one Brenham media member at the organization’s annual luncheon today (Friday) at the Blinn College Student Center….

BURTON HOMECOMING QUEEN CROWNING TONIGHT

Burton High School will crown its 2017 Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Burton – Snook football game tonight (Friday). Five seniors are vying for the title of Burton Homecoming…

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN CHAPPELL HILL SCARECROW CONTEST

Thousands of visitors are expected to fill the streets of Chappell Hill this weekend for the annual Scarecrow Festival. In preparation for the event, the Chappell Hill Historical Society has…

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE TWO ARRESTS THURSDAY

The Brenham Police arrested two individuals Thursday in separate incidents. Thursday morning at 8:00 Officer Mickey Gressman conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 1700 block of South…

NEW BRIDGE ON OLD GAY HILL ROAD

A Washington County road that has been closed for three months has reopened. The Washington County Road and Bridge Department has announced that Old Gay Hill Road has reopened after…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED OUT FOR SMOKE ODOR THURSDAY

The Brenham Fire Department answered only one fire call yesterday (Thursday). At 12:14 p.m. Thursday firemen were dispatched to a house at 1607 South Day Street where an odor of…