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WASHINGTON CO. LADIES LIONS TO MEET TODAY

The Washington County Ladies Lions Club will meet today (Monday) at noon at the Cannery Kitchen in downtown Brenham. The featured speaker for the event will be Barbara Hemmer, who…

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WASHINGTON COUNTY 4-H COLLECTS 1,232 POUNDS OF FOOD

Organizers for a food drive by 4-H members in Washington County say they collected 1,232 pounds of food items during the event. Thirty-one 4-H members collected the food as part…

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FIRE EXTINGUISHED AFTER CAR ACCIDENT IN BRENHAM

The Brenham Fire Department extinguished a car fire after an accident Friday afternoon outside the Wal-Mart in Brenham. The accident happened at approximately 2:20 p.m. at 203 Highway 290 West….

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TEXAS A&M RESEARCH PROVIDES EXPLANATION FOR REOCCURING BREAST CANCER

Researchers at the Texas A&M College of Medicine have discovered a possible explanation for reoccurring breast cancer. The Texas A&M research team discovered that dormant cancer cells can camouflage themselves…

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DPS URGES DRIVER TO USE CAUTION AT FM 50 RAILROAD CROSSING

The Department of Public Safety is urging people to use caution after a car accident damaged a railroad crossing on FM 50. The damage happened after a car struck the…

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SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY COMES TO WASHINGTON COUNTY

The biggest shopping day in the United States has come and gone, but Texas leaders are urging everyone to support their local businesses today (Saturday) as part of Small Business…

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GIDDINGS CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING AND SANTA AT THE DEPOT NEXT WEEK

The city of Giddings will be full of holiday cheer next Thursday with the Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa at the Depot event. The community is invited to enjoy live…

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TEXAS STATE TROOPER WOUNDED BY GUNFIRE FROM MEXICO

A Texas state trooper has been wounded on the Texas-Mexico border by a bullet from an apparent gun fight that was underway on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande….

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FAITH MISSION LOOKING FOR SALVATION ARMY BELL RINGING VOLUNTEERS

Faith Mission in Brenham is recruiting volunteers to help with the annual Salvation Army bell ringing campaign. Faith Mission says ringing the bell for the Salvation Army is one of…

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LEDBETTER CHRISTMAS LANE OF LIGHTS OPENS TONIGHT

Beginning tonight, the Ledbetter Volunteer Fire Department will be putting on the annual Christmas Lane of Lights. The Lane of Lights is a family event for all ages and includes…

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