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THREE ARRESTED IN LOCAL DRUG STING

Three people are in police custody, following a joint effort of Brenham and Blinn Police. Tuesday night, the departments conducted a joint effort near the college, where undercover officers purchased…

BLINN OFFERING FALL TOUR OF NEW ENGLAND

The Blinn College Alumni and Friends Association invites the community take a trip to colorful New England this fall. The “Colors of New England” tour will take place Sept. 28…

WALLER PREPARING TO HOST “CHILI WHEN IT’S CHILLY” FUNDRAISER THIS WEEKEND

This weekend, the annual “Chili When It’s Chilly” fundraiser gets underway in Waller. The event takes place Friday and Saturday at Lone Star Jellystone in Waller, and will provide plenty…

ERROR IN WASHINGTON CO. SALES TAX RETURN FOR FEBRUARY WILL RESULT IN LOWER PAYMENT IN MARCH

A portion of Washington County’s sales tax rebate in February has been determined by the state comptroller’s office to be in error. According to Accounts Examiner Donna Bethke, a business…

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN BRAZOS VALLEY REGIONAL HISTORY FAIR

When Brenham Junior High School student Brady Lawhorn heard about the theme for his school’s annual history, he knew it was the perfect opportunity to research deeper into the life…

BURTON CITY COUNCIL APPROVES AUDIT PROPOSAL

The Burton City Council moved forward with an audit proposal at Tuesday night’s meeting. Councilmembers agreed to allow Medack and Oltmann, LLP to perform the annual audit of the fiscal…

CUBETTES WIN SOFTBALL OPENER, 4-2

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL TUESDAY  SEASON OPENERS BRENHAM CUBETTES (1-0) 4      KLEIN CAIN 2 WP-AMANDA LITTLE (1-0), 7 IP, 5 HITS, 2 RUNS, 2 ER, 5 K, 2 BB CAROLINE SCHROEDER,…

OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN AUSTIN COUNTY

An Officer involved shooting apparently occurred in rural Austin County Monday, but so far, officials are declining to release information about it.  Reportedly, an officer from the Prairie View A&M…

FIVE OAKS RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER CLOSING

The owners of the Five Oaks Residential Treatment Center in New Ulm have agreed to surrender the license and close the facility.  State Senator Lois Kolkhorst sent out a email…

TANKER TRUCK RUNS OFF HWY 36 NORTH OF BRENHAM

Update @ 11:40 a.m.: All affected roadways have been reopened.  DPS Sergeant Alease Wilson said landline and internet services are down from the Oak Hill Acres neighborhood northbound towards Somerville. …