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PERRY TO SEND TROOPS TO THE BORDER

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will immediately send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to help secure the southern border, where tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from Central America have…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES PAY RAISES

The Brenham School Board has approved a pay raise for the district’s employees. At Monday night’s meeting, the board approved a 2.5% midpoint raise for district employees for the 2014-15…

CITY OF BRENHAM BEGINS BUDGET TALKS

The City of Brenham has begun work in earnest on the 2014-15 budget. The City Council held its first budget workshop Monday, which featured an overview of the proposed spending…

BRENHAM THEFT & BURGLARY UNDER INVESTIGATION

A local burglary is under investigation after a Saturday afternoon report. Brenham Police were called to a residence in the 800 block of East Academy. The owner tells police that…

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE DRIVERS LICENSE/POT ARREST

A Brenham man faces charges after his arrest this weekend. Friday night Brenham Police say they pulled over a car that was going the wrong way on the Highway-290 feeder…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD SET TO DISCUSS EMPLOYEE RAISES

Pay raises and other benefits for the upcoming 2014-15 school year will be discussed when the Brenham School Board meets Monday at the High School. The trustees and school administrators…

ABBEY ROAD/ALREADY GONE ROCK HOT NIGHTS COOL TUNES

Brenham’s Hot Nights Cool Tunes welcomed back a long-time favorite of the event Saturday as the sounds of the Beatles and the Eagles filled the air in downtown Brenham. Another…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS BUDGET

The Burton School Board will discuss the budget tonight (Monday) prior to their regular monthly meeting. School district officials say they do not expect any major changes for the 2014-15…

FUNDRAISING PUSH ON FOR NEW BRENHAM ANIMAL SHELTER

The final push is on in an effort to raise enough funds for a new local animal shelter. According to this weekend’s edition of the Brenham Banner Press, just over…

STUDENTS AND FAMILIES ATTEND ORIENTATIONS AT BLINN

More than 2,000 new Blinn College students have seized the opportunity to meet with advisors, register for classes and get a glimpse of college life before Fall classes begin Aug….