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The Brenham School Board voted 4 to 3 to hire a new principal at the junior high school.

BISD BOARD TO DISCUSS PICKARD REUNION ASSOC. REQUEST

The Brenham School Board is expected to discuss a request to donate a building on the former Alton Elementary campus to the A.R. Pickard High School Reunion Association. The Alton…

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BODY OF MISSING COLLEGE STATION WOMAN FOUND

College Station and Bryan rescuers discovered the body of a missing woman, swept away by high waters at a College Station park. College Station Police say, 32-April Turner was walking…

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FAIR PARADE CANCELLED

The 2014 Washington County Fair Parade has been cancelled. Due to inclement weather, Fair officials have decided to call off the parade–scheduled for 10:00 this morning in downtown Brenham. Tonight’s…

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GRETCHEN WEST NAMED HOMECOMING QUEEN

Gretchen West was crowned Homecoming Queen tonight during halftime at the Brenham Cub football game. The ceremony was moved indoors to the gym at the Boys and Girls Club due…

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FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATE HEATHER RUEMKE

    The Washington County Fair Queen will be crowned at the opening ceremonies Saturday.  One of this year’s candidates is Heather Ruemke.  She is a senior at Brenham High…

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KOLACHE FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

  Caldwell’s annual celebration of Czech heritage is this weekend. The annual Kolache Festival is set for Saturday in downtown Caldwell, with free admission. Everything gets underway with the official…

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FAIR PRESIDENT ADDRESSES CONTROVERSY

The president of the Washington County Fair Association says all rules were followed in the controversy over the disqualification of a prize-winning steer. Alan Winkelmann says that the rules dictated…

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DRIVING WITHOUT HEADLIGHTS LEADS TO ARREST

Brenham police stopped a vehicle driving on Market Street with no headlights at 9 pm last night.  When Officer Steven Eilert approached the truck, he could see the driver moving…

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FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATE CAYLEE ROCKA

Activities at the Washington County Fair begin Friday with the commercial exhibits opening at 5pm and a wine tasting event at 7.  Fair Queen Candidates are currently selling season passes…

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BLINN STUDENTS UTILIZE ONE-OF-A-KIND FACILITY

For Blinn College students preparing for a career in biotherapeutics, there may be no better place in the nation to gain hands-on skills than the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing…

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