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BELLVILLE TUBE COMPANY REOPENING AFTER FIVE-YEAR CLOSURE

A steel mill near Bellville is being reopened. Bellville Tube Company, which idled in 2014, has been reinstated by a U.S.-based private investment group. The new ownership, which was not…

BLINN SUMMER ENROLLMENT UP OVER 2018

Blinn College’s Summer I and II terms both saw increases in enrollment this year. Blinn registered 6,249 students for the Summer I semester, a 1.2 percent increase over 2018.  Meanwhile,…

ENTERGY DONATES OVER 1,300 FANS TO AREA TOWNS

An energy provider has donated over 1,300 box fans to several area communities. Wednesday, Entergy hand-delivered the fans to 31 towns they serve in the east Texas area, as part…

“BLUEBONNET OPRY” THURSDAY NIGHT AT SILVER WINGS BALLROOM

Friends of Bluebonnet Opry is putting on its next show tonight (Thursday) at Silver Wings Ballroom in Brenham. Tonight’s featured performers are Cody Rhodes of Cypress, Lynn Landry of Slaughter,…

“CONNECT AFTER 5” THURSDAY NIGHT AT BAYLOR SCOTT AND WHITE IN BRENHAM

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its monthly “Connect After 5” Networking Event tonight (Thursday). This month’s social is being held at Baylor Scott and White in Brenham,…

BRENHAM “MOVIES IN THE PARK” CONTINUES THURSDAY WITH “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD”

The City of Brenham “Movies in the Park” series will feature its fourth installment tonight (Thursday) at Hohlt Park. This year’s summer series is showing five “PG” movies at Hohlt…

TRIAL BEGINS SOON IN BELLVILLE FOR MAN ACCUSED OF MURDER NEAR LA GRANGE

Jury selection begins tomorrow (Friday) in Bellville in the retrial of Derrick McKenzie, accused of capital murder in Fayette County. The trial of McKenzie was moved in February from Fayette…

BRENHAM RESIDENTS INVITED TO GIVE INPUT ON CITY POSSIBLY HOSTING PRISONER RE-ENTRY PROGRAMS

The Brenham community is invited to give its thoughts on if the city should provide resources for former inmates working their way back into society. Dr. Logan Yelderman, a psychology…

TxDMV RECOGNIZES AUSTIN, GRIMES, WALLER COUNTIES FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE

Several area counties have been recognized by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) for their outstanding performance. Grimes, Austin, and Waller Counties were among the seven counties to earn…

FINALISTS NAMED IN WASHINGTON CO. BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB TALENT COMPETITION

The finalists have been announced for the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County’s inaugural BGC’s Got Talent. Carter and Camryn Canales, Haley Lichti, and Destiny Ragston were determined to…