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WALLER CO. JUDGE ANNOUNCES FIRST COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE IN PVAMU EMPLOYEE

Waller County Judge Trey Duhon has announced the county’s first positive case of COVID-19. Duhon announced today (Friday) via Facebook that the county’s Office of Emergency Management has been advised…

DURRENBERGER: NO CURRENT PLANS TO ISSUE STAY-AT-HOME, SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER

Washington County Judge John Durrenberger currently has no plans to issue an order mandating residents stay at home or shelter in place. Durrenberger in a release this (Friday) afternoon said,…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE WORKING WITH THOSE AFFECTED DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative is working with its members in need of financial assistance on an individual, case-by-case basis during the COVID-19 outbreak. Public Affairs Manager Will Holford said that assistance…

FIVE CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN WASHINGTON CO.

A Washington County Commissioner has self-quarantined as the county has reported its fifth confirmed case of COVID-19. Emergency Management Coordinator Bryan Ruemke told KWHI this (Friday) morning he was notified…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD DELEGATES AUTHORITY, POSTPONES BOARD ELECTION

The Burton School Board approved delegation of authority and the postponement of its upcoming board election at a teleconference meeting this (Friday) morning. The board approved a resolution giving Superintendent…

AREA EVENTS POSTPONED OR CANCELLED BECAUSE OF COVID-19

As worries about the novel Coronavirus spread locally, statewide, and nationally, many upcoming events across the Brazos Valley have either been postponed or cancelled. KWHI is compiling a list of…

BLINN TO LAUNCH NEW ESPORTS TEAMS THIS FALL

Blinn College is diving into the world of esports with the launch of two teams this Fall. The Blinn Board of Trustees authorized the launch of the program at its…

WILDFLOWER PHOTOGRAPHERS ASKED TO RESPECT NATURE, PROPERTY, OTHERS WHEN TAKING PHOTOS

While wildflowers are sprouting up all over the countryside, leading to great photo opportunities, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are cautioning picture takers to be careful and respectful of…

GIDDINGS EDC TO PROVIDE AID FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES, HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

The Giddings Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is giving a helping hand to local businesses and organizations amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. After recently being directed by the Giddings City Council…

THIRD CASE OF COVID-19 CONFIRMED IN WASHINGTON CO.

Washington County now has its third confirmed case of COVID-19. The announcement was made by Washington County Emergency Management Coordinator Bryan Ruemke during an emergency meeting of Washington County Commissioners…