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BELLVILLE CITY COUNCIL ADDING FEES FOR CREDIT CARD, WEB PAYMENTS

Bellville will now charge an additional $5 to citizens making payments to the city via credit card or the internet. The city says it is making these changes in order…

CALDWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL TO POSSIBLY REMAIN AT CURRENT LOCATION

A new proposal by Caldwell ISD may leave Caldwell Middle School at its current site. At the school district’s task force meeting on Tuesday at the Caldwell Middle School Library,…

FORMER BRENHAM FOOTBALL PLAYER SQUATS 700 LBS IN WORKOUTS

  A former Brenham football player is making waves in Austin, after impressing in pre-season workouts. Brenham High School graduate Marqez Bimage can be seen in a video on various…

BRENHAM WOMAN NAMED TO STATE THERAPY BOARD

A Brenham woman has recently been appointed to a statewide board of therapy examiners. Karen Gardner has been named to the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners, which authorizes therapeutic…

SHIRO VFD RECEIVES $38,000 GRANT FROM TEXAS A&M

The Shiro Volunteer Fire Department was recently granted $38,000 by the Texas A&M Forest Service. The VFD says it will use the funds to purchase a new slip-on unit with…

GIDDINGS CHAMBER TO HONOR LOCAL CITIZENS, BUSINESSES AT BANQUET

The Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the upcoming Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Awards recipients. Outstanding Citizen of the Year goes to Tim Pitts.  Outstanding Civic Organization…

TWO ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES IN BRENHAM

Two Brenham individuals have been arrested on drug charges. Sunday, around 3:30 p.m., Washington County Deputy Chris Garcia conducted a traffic stop around the 600 block of FM 1948.  The…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO LOOK AT TABLED EMS REQUEST

Washington County Commissioners will again look to purchase new EMS equipment at Tuesday’s meeting. The motion was tabled at their last meeting, because EMS Director Kevin Deramus said the department…

SOMERVILLE WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

A Somerville woman was arrested in Brenham on drug charges. Thursday, around 9 a.m., Washington County Deputy Chris Garcia conducted a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Highway 290…

WASHINGTON CO. SHERIFF ATTENDS TRAINING CONFERENCE IN GRAPEVINE

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak has recently returned from Grapevine, after attending an annual sheriff’s training conference. Hanak attended the Sheriff’s Association of Texas’ 140th Annual Training Conference in Grapevine from…