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BURTON PANTHERS FACE LEAKEY IN PLAYOFF OPENER TONIGHT

The Burton Panthers kick off the 2016 post-season tonight when they face the Leakey Eagles at Johnson City. It’s the Bi-District round of the Region IV/2A Division II playoffs. The…

CUBS’ ACKER/JOZWIAK INK LETTERS-OF-INTENT

Two members of the Brenham Cubs baseball team have signed national letters-of-intent to play college ball. Dane Acker signed with the Rice Owls and Chandler Jozwiak signed with the San…

BLINN COLLEGE EARNS FEDERAL RECOGNITION FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE

Blinn College has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition an institution can receive for its commitment to community, service learning, and…

BRENHAM JUNIOR HIGH AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TEAMS COMPETE IN SPACE COMPETITION

Brenham Junior High and Middle School students won first place in the New World Institute Cities in Space Competition in Austin last Friday. On November 4, 2016, twenty-six Brenham Junior…

REP. MICHAEL MCCAUL TO RETURN TO WASHINGTON

The chairman of the United States House of Representatives’ Homeland Security Committee will serve another two-year term in Washington. Republican Michael McCaul defeated Democrat Tawana Cadien and Libertarian Bill Kelsey…

SENATOR KOLKHORST RESPONDS TO ELECTION RESULTS

Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst has responded to Tuesday night’s election results. In a statement released Wednesday, Senator Kolkhorst said: “I’m deeply humbled to be elected to my first full term…

FAYETTE CO. DEPUTIES FIND COCAINE IN VEHICLE’S HIDDEN COMPARTMENT

Fayette County Sheriff Deputies confiscated a kilogram of cocaine hidden in a secret compartment of a vehicle during a traffic stop Sunday morning. Deputy David Smith and Reserve Deputy Colin…

WEIMAR ENDS LADY PANTHERS’ STELLAR SEASON; RTC ADVANCES

2016 VOLLEYBALL PLAYOFFS REGION QUARTERFINALS REGION IV/2A WEIMAR (28-11) def. BURTON LADY PANTHERS (34-7) 3-2 (23-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 15-11) BLAIRE SMITH, 25 KILLS, 11 SERVE PTS. ALLI ROSENBAUM, 14…

WALLER COUNTY VOTERS RE-ELECT SHERIFF GLEN SMITH

Waller County voters have re-elected Sheriff Glenn Smith. Sheriff Smith was running against Cedric Watson- who is currently a reserve lieutenant with the Waller County constable’s office. Sheriff Smith won the election…

VOTERS DEFEAT BURTON BOND ISSUE

Voters in the Burton Independent School District defeated a proposed $18 million bond issue yesterday (Tuesday). Burton voters cast 556 votes against the bond issue, and 389 votes for it. …