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SOMERVILLE LAKEFEST THIS WEEKEND

The Somerville Lakefest is set to kick off this weekend at Welch Park. The Lakefest will offer a wealth of summertime activities, such as cook-offs and outdoor fun.  Somerville Visitor…

BURTON AMERICAN LEGION HOSTING FOURTH OF JULY PICNIC

The Burton American Legion is preparing for next week’s annual Fourth of July picnic at the Burton Community Center. This year marks the 127th celebration in Burton.  Edna Mae Meyer,…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR METH POSSESSION MONDAY

A Brenham man was arrested for possession of methamphetamines. Monday morning, just after 10:30, Officer Eddie Martinez conducted a welfare check on a vehicle in the 1700 block of North…

EXOTIC ECOLOGY WILDLIFE FACT CHECK TOMORROW

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is presenting tomorrow’s (Friday) Wildlife Fact Check installment via live-broadcast. The series, developed by Extension Wildlife Specialists and County Extension Agents, is being shown…

INDEPENDENCE COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR 4TH OF JULY

The city of Independence has announced its slate of events for the 4th of July. Next Wednesday will kick off with a trail ride at 1 p.m.  There will be live…

BRIDGE REPAIR IN GRIMES CO. COULD TAKE WEEKS TO COMPLETE

Grimes County officials say that the bridge on State Highway 30 at Gibbons Creek could remain closed for up to a month. The bridge on Texas 30, between Huntsville and…

LCRA ACCEPTING COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS IN JULY

The Lower Colorado River Authority will soon be accepting grant applications for its Community Development Partnership Program. Grants up to $50,000 are available, with applications becoming available July 1 at lcra.org/cdpp.  They…

WASHINGTON CO. FAIR CELEBRATING 150 YEARS WITH T-SHIRT CONTEST

The Washington County Fair is marking its 150th anniversary with a youth t-shirt contest. The Fair is celebrating its sesquicentennial with commemorative shirts, along with other activities.  Washington County children…

BRENHAM ISD STUDENTS, STAFF SPEND TUESDAY “HORSING AROUND”

Brenham ISD special education students and staff were able to “horse around” at Silver Lining Therapy, LLC on Tuesday. Students were treated to a unique experience involving horses, a donkey…

NEW WATER FOUNTAIN AT FIREMAN’S PARK

The Brenham Evening Lions Club has donated a new water fountain to Fireman’s Park. Brenham Parks and Recreation unveiled the water fountain earlier this week.  Cement was poured on June…