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BRENHAM PLANNING AND ZONING APPROVES PROPERTY REQUEST FOR PLANNED CONVENIENCE STORE

A rezoning request from a local company regarding a planned convenience store is now headed to Brenham City Council. Brenham Planning and Zoning Commissioners at their meeting Monday unanimously approved…

BRENHAM PARKS AND REC. TO TALK ORDINANCE UPDATES, FUTURE NEEDS OF AQUATIC CENTER

The Brenham Parks and Recreation Advisory Board will meet tomorrow (Wednesday) to discuss potential updates to city ordinance. The board will hold work session on updates to the Parks and…

WASHINGTON CO. STILL WAITING ON FEMA FUNDING FOR 2016 FLOODS

Washington County continues its wait for federally requested funding to assist with repairs from 2016’s flooding. During commissioners court this (Tuesday) morning, Commissioner Kirk Hanath asked Emergency Management Coordinator Bryan…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS HONOR LOCAL HISTORICAL COMMISSION, DR. WILFRED DIETRICH

Members of the Washington County Historical Commission (WCHC) were recognized during commissioners court today (Tuesday). The commission was given the 2018 Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award.  The award represents…

BURTON ISD TO HOLD NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION JULY 8-10

New students to Burton ISD can soon register for classes. Burton Elementary, Junior High and High Schools will hold registration for all new students to the district from July 8th…

TWO ARRESTED IN SEALY ON FRAUD CHARGES AFTER BRIEF PURSUIT

A pair of Houston women were arrested in Sealy Friday morning, after leading Austin County authorities on a chase in a vehicle and on foot. Just before 10:45 a.m., Sealy…

OWNER OF GIDDINGS RESTAURANT FOUND DEAD AFTER FIRE

State agencies have begun their investigation into a deadly fire Sunday evening at a restaurant north of Giddings. Authorities responded to reports of a fire at the Loebau Wagon Stop…

CALDWELL MAN SENTENCED TO 60 YEARS FOR CONTINUOUS SEXUAL ABUSE OF YOUNG CHILD

A Caldwell man has been given 60 years in prison for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child. 39-year-old Aurelio Hernandez-Cruz was sentenced Monday afternoon, after he was convicted by…

ONE HOSPITALIZED AFTER FRIDAY ACCIDENT IN BRENHAM ON 290 FEEDER ROAD

One person was taken to the hospital after a Friday afternoon accident off Highway 290 in Brenham. The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched just after 4 p.m. to a report…

PRENZLER FAMILY DONATES $15,000 TO ESTABLISH BLINN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Members of the Prenzler family recently gifted $15,000 to the Blinn College Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship for students. The scholarship will be open to students with at least…