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WASHINGTON CO. FAIR LIVESTOCK JUDGING RESULTS

LIVESTOCK JUDGING FOR 2019 WASHINGTON CO. FAIR BARROWS GRAND CHAMPION: Alldyn Schroeder, Zionsville 4-H, 12th grade, Brenham High School; parents: Ross and Dayna Schroeder RESERVE CHAMPION: Houston Hodde, Burton 4-H,…

NO SERIOUS INJURIES IN ACCIDENT NEAR CHAPPELL HILL

No one was seriously hurt in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon west of Chappell Hill. The crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 290 and FM 2447. According to Highway…

FINAL VOTES ON PROPOSED BUDGET, TAX RATE ON BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

The Brenham City Council will issue second and final readings of the city’s proposed budget and property tax rate at its meeting tomorrow (Thursday). The council held a brief public…

BLINN ANNOUNCES 2019 HOMECOMING COURT

Blinn College has announced the 2019 Homecoming candidates. This year’s Homecoming Queen candidates are: Cherie Anderson, an engineering major from Canyon Lake and Fairfield Iowa, nominated by Blinn College’s Engineering…

BLINN BOARD SETS 2019 TAX RATE

The Blinn Board of Trustees unanimously approved 2019’s property tax rate at its meeting Tuesday. The board officially adopted a rate of 5.6 cents per $100 valuation. The new rate…

CROWNING OF WASHINGTON CO. FAIR QUEEN WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT FAIRGROUNDS

The queen of the 151st Washington County Fair will be crowned tonight (Wednesday). Kelsey Fehrle, Carsyn Hodde, Emma Prewitt, Sydney Stein, and Neeleigh Wellmann are all vying for the honor…

MOVE OVER/SLOW DOWN OPERATION PLANNED WEDNESDAY; NEW VEHICLES ON “MOVE OVER/SLOW DOWN” LIST

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is planning another enforcement operation of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law, which has seen some changes. DPS troopers will be conducting a…

18-WHEELER TRAILER CARRYING VODKA DESTROYED AFTER FIRE NEAR LA GRANGE

An 18-wheeler trailer hauling vodka was destroyed after it caught on fire Monday afternoon in Fayette County. Shortly after 3 p.m., Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies and La Grange firefighters responded…

JUNIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION MOVED TO INDOOR SALES FACILITY AT WASHINGTON CO. FAIRGROUNDS

Thursday’s Junior Livestock Auction at the Washington County Fair has seen a change in location due to the threat of weather. Fair Manager Dean Fuchs says the auction is being…

NAVASOTA MAN KILLED IN HIGHWAY 105 CRASH INVOLVING 18-WHEELER

A Navasota man is dead after an accident involving an 18-wheeler Monday night in Grimes County. According to DPS Sergeant Jimmy Morgan, the crash occurred shortly after 8 p.m., about…