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WATER PARKS, FOOD COURT AREAS IN MALLS NOW ALLOWED TO OPEN; REC SPORTS FOR ADULTS CAN RESUME SUNDAY

More facilities and activities in Texas can open this weekend, as part of the latest reopening orders from Governor Greg Abbott. Early this week, Abbott issued a proclamation expanding the…

USDA ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF CORONAVIRUS FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR FARMERS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced details of federal assistance for farmers through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The CFAP, according to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny…

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAYS WASHINGTON CO. STORM DAMAGE CAUSED BY UP TO 80 MPH IN STRAIGHT-LINE WINDS

The National Weather Service is reporting that Washington County experienced straight-line winds of up to 80 miles per hour in Wednesday’s storms, which caused significant damage in the eastern portion…

CITIZENS STATE BANK DONATES TO BRAZOS VALLEY FOOD BANK

Citizens State Bank has donated $5,000 to the Brazos Valley Food Bank through its Food for Families Fund Drive. Thursday during the noon hour, the bank matched dollar-for-dollar donations to…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS SUMMER SCHOOL, ATHLETICS

Summer school and summer athletics will be the topic of discussion at Monday’s virtual meeting of the Brenham School Board. Trustees will receive a summer school planning update, along with…

BRYAN POLICE INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE AT TWIN CITY CONDOMINIUMS

The Bryan Police Department is investigating a homicide at a local condominium complex. Friday evening, around 6:30 p.m., police responded to the Twin City Condominiums at 1107 Verde Drive, where…

TUCHI’S FURNITURE DAMAGED IN FRIDAY AFTERNOON ACCIDENT

A Brenham furniture store suffered damage after a Friday afternoon accident. Just before 2 p.m., the Brenham Fire Department was dispatched to a reported transportation incident at Tuchi’s Furniture at…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER EMS AIR PREFERRED PROVIDER AGREEMENT WITH WALKER CO.

Washington County Commissioners will meet Tuesday to act on an agreement expanding the reach of the county’s EMS multi-mission helicopter. Commissioners will consider an interlocal agreement establishing a rural county…

LONG-SERVING WASHINGTON CO. CONSTABLE, FASKE’S JEWELRY CO-OWNER “BUTCH” FASKE DIES

A longtime Washington County Constable and co-owner of a long-standing jewelry store in downtown Brenham has died. Carroll “Butch” Faske died this (Friday) afternoon after a battle with a brief…

WASHINGTON CO. SURPASSES 200 TOTAL COVID-19 CASES, REPORTING 106 ACTIVE CASES

Washington County now has over 200 confirmed cases of COVID-19, although only about half of the cases are active. The county hit 203 confirmed cases after reporting four new positives…