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LOCAL MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON

A Brenham man has been sentenced to five years in prison for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. 36-year old Jason Dewayne Randle was sentenced in 21st District Court…

LOCAL SALES TAX REBATES DROP IN FEBRUARY

The monthly sales tax rebates for Brenham and Washington County both saw slight declines this month. Brenham’s February rebate saw a 3.9-percent drop from $656,629 a year ago, to $631,299,…

ELDERLY CALDWELL MAN KILLED IN COLLISION WITH SCHOOL BUS

An elderly Caldwell man is dead after an accident involving a Caldwell ISD school bus. 95-year old Delbert Lightsey was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, along Highway…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON

A Brenham man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. 23 year old Eric Alcala was sentenced by Judge Reva Towslee-Corbett Friday…

DEVELOPER CHARLES VON SCHMIDT ACQUITTED OF CHARGES

The man who unsuccessfully tried to bring a controversial auto racetrack to the Chappell Hill area has been acquitted of all charges by a jury in Polk County. Charles Von…

REP. LEIGHTON SCHUBERT APPOINTED TO THREE COMMITTEES

On Thursday, State Representative Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell) was appointed to serve on three key House committees for the 85th legislative session: Energy Resources, Special Purpose Districts and House Administration. “It…

BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE VALENTINE FUNDRAISER A SUCCESS

The Baylor Scott & White Valentine Ball was held Thursday night in Brenham and it was a great success, according to Director of Philanthropy, Margie Young. Young says that while…

BJH STUDENTS COMPETING IN BRAZOS VALLEY REGIONAL HISTORY FAIR

Thirteen students from Brenham Junior High School will be competing at the 2017 Brazos Valley Regional History Fair today (Friday). Approximately 150 junior high and high school students will put…

BRENHAM CLINIC TO CELEBRATE 60 YEARS THIS SUNDAY

The Brenham Clinic will be hosting a special event this Sunday to commemorate their 60th anniversary. The anniversary event will be held this Sunday in the main lobby at 600…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

A Brenham man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant. 23-year old Roderick Lee Payne was wanted on an active warrant for evading arrest. Authorities say when they found Payne…