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LOCAL POLICE INVESTIGATE ROBBERY OF DELIVERY MAN

Brenham Police are investigating the robbery of a pizza delivery man overnight. Wednesday around 11 p.m., Cpl. David Dudenhoeffer responded to the 2600 block of SH 36 South. The caller…

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SHERIFF OTTO HANAK NAMED TO TEXAS COLD CASE REVIEW TEAM

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak has been named to the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas Cold Case Review Team. This team was created by the Sheriffs’ Association of Texas in 1985…

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BLUE BELL ANNOUNCES FINAL FLAVOR IN BACK TO STORES LINE UP

Blue Bell Creameries announced on Thursday morning its fourth and final flavor that will be hitting store shelves next week. The Great Divide, along with Dutch Chocolate and Homemade Vanilla, and Cookies and…

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BURTON BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO CONSIDER BUDGET

The Burton ISD will to consider adopting the 2015-2016 budget when the meet for their regular meeting on Monday at 6:30pm. Also on the agenda is the adoption of the…

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENCOURAGES BLUE BELL COMMUNITY SUPPORT DAY MONDAY

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging everyone to celebrate and demonstrate the community’s ongoing support by wearing Blue Bell shirts, caps and other logo items on Monday. Blue…

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TWENTY INDICTMENTS HANDED DOWN BY GRAND JURY

The Washington County 21st Grand Jury met on Tuesday, August 25, releasing 20 indictments. The names below have been arrested, and are the only ones that can be released. Albert…

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COOKIES AND CREAM ANNOUNCED AS THIRD FLAVOR TO RETURN TO MARKET

Blue Bell Creameries announced Wednesday morning that Cookies and Cream will be the third flavor to be introduced back onto the market beginning August 31. In the past couple of…

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FEDS APPROVE ROUTE FOR HIGH SPEED TRAIN

 A high speed rail line route proposed to run between Dallas and Houston has been finalized, will run on a route that follows electrical transmission lines through mostly rural areas….

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SOMERVILLE DAYCARE CLOSES DOWN AFTER ABUSE ALLEGATIONS

A Somerville Day Care Center that had been in operation for more than 50 years has closed down without warning. The caregiver of the daycare at St. Ann’s Catholic Church,…

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THREE FINALISTS NAMED FOR BRENHAM POLICE CHIEF POST

The search for a new Brenham Chief of Police has been narrowed down to three finalists. Following interviews last week three candidates remain in the search for a successor to…

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