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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. …

VOTERS ELECT HANATH AND KOESTER FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Voters in Washington County turned out yesterday (Tuesday) to cast their ballots during the General Election. Voters re-elected Republican Incumbent Kirk Hanath for County Commissioner of Precinct Three. Hanath won…

LEIGHTON SCHUBERT RE-ELECTED AS STATE REP. DISTRICT 13

Republican State Representative Leighton Schubert defeated his Democratic opponent by a crushing margin to win a second term to represent Texas House District 13. Schubert brought in 54,969 votes total,…

THREE FAYETTEVILLE ISD PROPOSITIONS PASS

All three bond propositions in the Fayetteville Independent School District passed yesterday (Tuesday). The largest of the bond propositions, Proposition 3 for $4.95 million in bonds including a new gymnasium…