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EARLY VOTING FOR MAY ELECTION BEGINS MONDAY

Early voting gets underway Monday for the City of Brenham and Blinn College elections. Early voting will take place at the Courthouse Annex, Monday-thru-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. …

‘KEEP WASHINGTON CO. BEAUTIFUL’ RECEIVED GRANT

Keep Texas Beautiful has recognized Keep Washington County Beautiful as a recipient of a 2018 Green Bag Grant. Through funding from H-E-B and Central Market, Keep Texas Beautiful is providing…

LOCAL DISPATCHERS CELEBRATING “NATIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS WEEK”

Emergency dispatchers are being recognized across the United States during this “National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week”. Often called the first first responders, this week is dedicated to the efforts of…

BRENHAM POLICE OFFICER RECOGNIZED FOR LIFE-SAVING MEASURES

A Brenham police officer was honored at Brenham City Council Thursday for his efforts in saving the life of a citizen of Brenham. Corporal Kejan Mehlhorn received the Life Saving…

BRENHAM MAN CONVICTED OF CHILD SEX CRIMES GIVEN LIFE SENTENCE BY JURY

A Brenham man convicted of several felony sex acts has been handed a life sentence. 27-year-old Hector Mancilla-Mendoza was convicted and sentenced Thursday by a Washington County jury. He was…

TWO WOMEN SEEN LEAVING BLUEBONNET HAVEN FACILITY FOUND BY POLICE

A pair of individuals who left the site of the Bluebonnet Haven youth treatment facility just outside of Brenham Thursday have been recovered. Reports came in shortly after 5:30 p.m….

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TEMPORARILY BARS METAL HOUSING

The Brenham City Council has moved to ban metal housing, for now. The council voted Thursday to pass an ordinance amendment temporarily prohibiting metal exteriors to be placed on residential…

RIBBON CUTTING FOR ORGANIC HEMP BOTANICALS

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will welcome a new business into downtown Brenham tomorrow (Friday) morning. A ribbon cutting will be held for Organic Hemp Botanicals, located at 100…

SEN. KOLKHORST NAMED TO BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

State Senator Lois Kolkhorst has been appointed as one of five Senators to serve on the budget conference committee. Members of the committee were appointed Wednesday by Lieutenant Governor Dan…

BLINN TO HOST AG MECHANICS SHOW, APRIL 24

Students from approximately 80 high schools will showcase their agricultural mechanics projects at the W.J. ‘Bill’ Rankin Agricultural Complex= High school students will bring the most innovative agricultural mechanics projects…