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USDA OFFERING FARM LOANS FOR FARMERS FACING COVID-19 RELATED CHALLENGES

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is reminding agricultural producers that they can apply for farm ownership and farm operating loans to assist them during the…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC TO CLOSE OFFICES FOR MEMORIAL DAY

The offices of Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Bluebonnet members can access their account information and make payments during the…

NAVASOTA REOPENS COVID-19 RELIEF GRANT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Small businesses in Navasota are invited again to apply for COVID-19 assistance through the Navasota Economic Development Corporation (NEDC). The NEDC’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant is being opened for…

WASHINGTON CO. REPORTS FOUR NEW COVID-19 CASES, ONE NEW DEATH

Four new cases of COVID-19 and a 23rd patient death were confirmed Friday by Washington County officials. The cases were confirmed in three women and one man, three from Brenham…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD TO HOLD EXECUTIVE SESSION ON SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH

The Brenham School Board will consider the matter of a new superintendent in executive session at its virtual meeting Monday. The board will meet to discuss naming an interim superintendent,…

BRENHAM CITY MANAGER TALKS REOPENING OF CITY FACILITIES, STATUS OF PROJECTS, CHALLENGES MOVING FORWARD

Brenham City Manager James Fisher says the city is tightening its belt for the long haul, but is still heading in a “very forward direction”. Fisher met with members of…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ANNOUNCES 2020 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Several local students are among the 60 high school seniors to receive a $2,500 scholarship from Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative. Bluebonnet awarded $150,000 in scholarships to 60 students, half of which…

WATER/ENERGY EFFICIENT TAX HOLIDAY LATER THIS MONTH

  Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding citizens of the state’s sales tax holiday for the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products. The holiday weekend, created by the Texas…

ALL THREE BURLESON CO. SCHOOLS RESCHEDULE GRADUATIONS

  All three high schools in Burleson County have moved their graduation ceremonies. In line with the latest recommendations from the Texas Education Agency last week, Caldwell, Snook and Somerville…

WASHINGTON CO. HEALTH AUTHORITY ADDRESSES TESTING, MASKS, COVID-19 CASES IN COMMUNITY

Washington County’s health authority says the COVID-19 situation in the county is by no means over. Dr. William Loesch said in a video update to the community this (Friday) morning…