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COUNTY JUDGE JOHN BRIEDEN GIVES RUNDOWN ON COUNTY’S TOP STORIES

The year 2015 was a year of change, with a variety of highs and lows, and Washington County Judge John Brieden gives us a review of some of the top…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

The Brenham Fire Department responded to several calls on Sunday. Around 1:48am, the Brenham Fire Department responded to 4001 State HWY 36 S, Brenham State Supported Living Center for an…

HIGHWAY 36 WIDENING EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN FEBRUARY

TxDOT has awarded a contract to add two lanes to the Highway 36 Loop between the U.S. 290 West cloverleaf and Business 36 North. Work is expected to begin in…

H.E.B. WILL NOT ALLOW ‘OPEN CARRY’

When the open carry law goes into effect next year, Texas supermarket giant H-E-B will not allow visible handguns in its stores. The law, which was passed in June and…

HIGHWAYS IN BRAZOS CO. QUIET ON CHRISTMAS DAY

The highways of the Brazos Valley were safe and sound over Christmas Day. No fatalities or serious injuries are reported as a result of any serious accidents in Washington or…

GIDDINGS POLICE INVESTIGATING TWO ARMED ROBBERIES

Authorities in Giddings continue to investigate two armed robberies that occurred less than 5 hours apart Monday — one involving an elderly citizen and the other at a convenience store….

NAVASOTA COUNCIL VOTES “NO” ON FEMA APPLICATION

Members of the Navasota City Council have declined to go forward with the city’s application to the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. According to the Navasota Examiner, City Manager Brad…

AUSTIN JUDGE RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL

A Texas judge who was shot and wounded in the driveway of her Austin home last month has been released from a hospital. Bill Rhea, a spokesman for Judge Julie…

INVESTIGATION INTO HEARNE MURDER CONTINUES

Hearne police say several more arrests are forthcoming in the shooting death of an 18-year old man. Jaterryion Davis was shot and killed the day after Thanksgiving in front of…

SIXTEEN COUNTIES TO GET DISASTER RELIEF

Residents in 16 Texas counties that suffered damage and flooding from severe thunderstorms in late October will now be eligible to apply for federal funds to aid in their recovery….