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EFFECTS OF LOCAL LAYOFFS SHOW UP IN JUNE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

The effects of layoffs at several businesses in town in now being reflected in June’s unemployment rate. The unemployment rate for June stands at 5.2%, up 1.3% from May’s rate…

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BLINN COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES NEW DIRECTORS

 The Blinn College Music Department has named its new assistant director of bands and its new choir director. Dr. Kendall Prinz, an assistant professor of music at Northwest Missouri State…

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FUELBERG SENTENCE AMENDED

The one-time leader of the Perdinales Electric Cooperative has had the conditions of his jail term amended. In 2010, Bennie Fuelberg was convicted by a Gillespie Co. jury of theft,…

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BRENHAM ISD BOARD TO DISCUSS EMPLOYMENT OF A SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT OFFICER

The employment of a School Improvement Officer at Brenham Junior High School and Brenham Middle School will be discussed at the next meeting of the Brenham ISD Board of Trustees…

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TWENTY-SEVEN YEAR OLD MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO TWO AGGRAVATED ASSAULT CHARGES

A twenty-seven year old San Antonio man has pled guilty to two counts of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child in a Washington County District Court on Thursday morning before…

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WATER BOIL NOTICE IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEAST WASHINGTON COUNTY

A Boil Water notice is in effect in a part of Washington County. On Thursday morning, “Corix Utilities (formerly Bluebonnet Rural Water Corp.)/Northeast Washington County Water System began experiencing a…

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JURY DUTY CANCELED FOR MONDAY, JULY 20TH

The jury trial for Monday, July 20, 2015 at 9:00am before Judge Reva Towslee Corbett has been canceled. You do not have to appear for Jury Duty.  

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CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS HEAR HOUSING AUTHORITY MODERNIZATION PROJECT PRESENTATION

Discussion and presentation of the Brenham Housing Authority’s Modernization Project was one of the top discussions on the agenda of the next City Council when they met this afternoon. The…

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CHAPPELL HILL MAN ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

Sheriff Otto Hanak reports that a 23 year old Washington County man has been arrested and jailed for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. On July 8, 2015 Deputy Michael…

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VOLUNTEERS BUSY AT WORK ON HABITAT FOR HUMANITY HOUSE

  Work began again this morning on the Habitat for Humanity house on Wilkins Street in Brenham.  The work on the house had stalled after the previous recipient walked away…

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