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WASHINGTON CO. STILL WAITING ON FEMA FUNDING FOR 2016 FLOODS

Washington County continues its wait for federally requested funding to assist with repairs from 2016’s flooding. During commissioners court this (Tuesday) morning, Commissioner Kirk Hanath asked Emergency Management Coordinator Bryan…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS HONOR LOCAL HISTORICAL COMMISSION, DR. WILFRED DIETRICH

Members of the Washington County Historical Commission (WCHC) were recognized during commissioners court today (Tuesday). The commission was given the 2018 Texas Historical Commission’s Distinguished Service Award.  The award represents…

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED ON HOUSTON PROSTITUTION WARRANT

A Brenham woman has been arrested on a Houston warrant for Child Prostitution. Monday, the Brenham Police Department’s Crime Reduction Unit received information of the whereabouts of 22-year old Samantha…

BRENHAM STUDENTS COMPETING AT NATIONAL ACTING FESTIVAL

Six Brenham High School students have been invited to a prestigious summer acting festival. Six members of the Brenham High School Cub Company has announced that its actors have qualified…

BURTON ISD TO HOLD NEW STUDENT REGISTRATION JULY 8-10

New students to Burton ISD can soon register for classes. Burton Elementary, Junior High and High Schools will hold registration for all new students to the district from July 8th…

OWNER OF GIDDINGS RESTAURANT FOUND DEAD AFTER FIRE

State agencies have begun their investigation into a deadly fire Sunday evening at a restaurant north of Giddings. Authorities responded to reports of a fire at the Loebau Wagon Stop…

COLUMBUS WINS MINOR SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

DISTRICT 13 INTERNATIONAL ALL-STARS MINOR SOFTBALL @ LaGRANGE MONDAY, CHAMPIONSHIPCOLUMBUS 14      WASHINGTON CO. 0 (COLUMBUS WINS THE CHAMPIONSHIP) SUNDAYWASHINGTON CO. 9     SEALY 6SATURDAY COLUMBUS 20     WASHINGTON CO….

CALDWELL MAN SENTENCED TO 60 YEARS FOR CONTINUOUS SEXUAL ABUSE OF YOUNG CHILD

A Caldwell man has been given 60 years in prison for Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child. 39-year-old Aurelio Hernandez-Cruz was sentenced Monday afternoon, after he was convicted by…

ONE HOSPITALIZED AFTER FRIDAY ACCIDENT IN BRENHAM ON 290 FEEDER ROAD

One person was taken to the hospital after a Friday afternoon accident off Highway 290 in Brenham. The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched just after 4 p.m. to a report…

PRENZLER FAMILY DONATES $15,000 TO ESTABLISH BLINN ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

Members of the Prenzler family recently gifted $15,000 to the Blinn College Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship for students. The scholarship will be open to students with at least…