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BURTON COTTON GIN FESTIVAL HAPPENING NEXT WEEKEND

The 28th annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival is happening next weekend in historic downtown Burton. The festival keeps the history and heritage of cotton alive at the site of the…

TAXPAYERS HAVE EXTRA TIME TO FILE THIS YEAR

If you’re on of the 40 million Americans who hasn’t filed your taxes this year, you have a reason to celebrate today- you have an extra three days to submit…

NUMBER OF FOSTER CHILDREN SLEEPING IN STATE OFFICES CLIMBS

The number of children sleeping in state offices has continued to climb even as state officials have made changes to find more foster homes. According to the Austin American Statesman,…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD TO HEAR LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

The Brenham ISD school board will hear an update on the 85th legislative session during their meeting on Monday. The school board will meet at 6 p.m. in the Brenham…

MAN LEADS POLICE ON SLOW-SPEED CHASE IN BRYAN

A Bryan man was arrested Friday after he allegedly robbed a man and led police on a slow-speed chase through the city. Authorities say officers were called to a store…

GAS PRICES UP IN TEXAS, NATIONWIDE

Retail gasoline prices are up again this week both in Texas and nationwide. AAA Texas reported on Thursday the statewide price of gas rose 6-cents this week to reach and…

NAVASOTA HOLDING ‘GROOVY GRAPES WINE WALK’

The Navasota Grimes County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first ever “Groovy Grapes Wine Walk” on Saturday. The event is happening in historic downtown Navasota from 2 until 6…

HEARNE ISD STATE TAKEOVER APPEAL EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 1ST

Hearne ISD has until May 1st to appeal plans by the state to remove the school board and superintendent. HISD’s  appeal was originally due yesterday (Thursday), but the district is…

UPDATE: POWER RESTORED TO OVER 3,OOO BLUEBONNET CUSTOMERS

UPDATE: As of 11:30 a.m. power was restored to the all the affected customers in central and eastern Washington County. EARLIER: A large power outage is being reported throughout Bluebonnet…

COMMUNITY WEIGHS IN ON HENDERSON PARK RENOVATION

Community members gathered at Henderson Park on Wednesday to give their input about the renovation of the park. Citizens suggested a number of improvements to the park including more playground…