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SEN. KOLKHORST URGES PUBLIC TO FOLLOW SCHOOL VIOLENCE COMMITTEE

A newly-formed state senate committee will continue its effort to address the issue of school violence. According to State Senator Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham, the State Senate Select Committee on…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO JOIN CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST COPSYNC

Washington County Commissioners have decided to join a class action lawsuit against COPsync. At today’s (Tuesday) meeting, County Attorney Renee Miller said Washington County’s unsecured claim totaled $106,000, but she…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR IMPERSONATING OFFICER

A Brenham man has been arrested after allegedly impersonating a police officer. Monday night, just before 10:00, Cpl. John Snowden, responded to a call in the 2600 Block of Schulte…

TWO INJURED IN CRASH ON HIGHWAY 6 NEAR NAVASOTA

A multi-vehicle accident left at least two people injured on Highway 6, south of Navasota, Monday evening. Police were called out to County Road 415 around 6:45 p.m.  Troops say…

CREWS ON THE SCENE OF EXPLOSIONS AT BELLVILLE PLANT

Austin Co. Sheriff Jack Brandes has confirmed a series of explosions this morning at Westerrn International Gas and Cylinders plant near Bellville. According to Brandes, the first explosion at the…

LARGE CROWDS AT BURTON SCHOOL BOARD OPEN FORUM

Nearly 100 people turned out for last (Monday) night’s Burton trustee meeting at the Burton High School Auditorium. Six speakers came forward during open forum, echoing similar themes.  Several called…

WASHINGTON CO. ADVANCES TO STATE LITTLE LEAGUE FINAL

The Washington County Minor All-Stars are still alive after they beat West End 13-4, Monday night. Drake Bentke delivered the big blow with a three run homer and later added…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES SECURITY RECOMENDATIONS

The Brenham School Board voted to approve the recommendations from the Safety and Security Committee that met in May and June.  Among the recommendations are increasing Resource Officers on the…

TxDOT SAYS HIGHWAY 30 BRIDGE COULD BE CLOSED ANOTHER MONTH

The Texas Department of Transportation say it may take another month before repairs are finished on Highway 30 in Grimes County. TxDOT shut down the bridge over Gibbons Creek last…

BRAZOS VALLEY FOOD BANK HOLDING FOOD DROP IN BURTON FRIDAY

The Brazos Valley Food Bank is hosting a food drop this Friday in Burton. Citizens can come pick up food Friday morning in the St. John’s United Church of Christ parking…