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NAVASOTA REJECTS $60 MILLION BOND ISSUE

Navasota School Supt. Rory Gesch will be looking for ways to maintain and improve the school district’s facilities after a big rejection Saturday of a $61 million bond issue.    …

COUNTY CONTINUES TO WORK FOR TXDOT GRANTS

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the county needs to take one more step to get road improvement grants from the Texas Department of Transportation. The county could get up…

BRENHAM LIBRARY NOW OPEN AT CITY HALL

The Nancy Carol Roberts Library is now open as of today, but in a new but temporary location. For the next year and a half local library users will go…

CLEAN UP FOR THE UGLIEST COURTHOUSE IN TEXAS

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski calls the building she has worked in for 20 years ‘the ugliest courthouse’ in the state and hopes to do something about it. Judge Bilski…

BLINN STUDENTS SELECTED FOR A&M ENGINEERING SHOWCASE

A team of Blinn College students was selected from 150 teams to be a part of an engineering showcase at Texas A&M University for a data-tracking and sorting robot they…

14 GRADUATE FROM BLINN’S RADIOLOGIC TECH PROGRAM

Fourteen future radiologic technologists were recognized in a pinning ceremony Thursday after completing Blinn College’s rigorous Radiologic Technology Program. Program graduates learn a multitude of imaging methods and must have…

BURTON ELECTS TWO NEW SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Voters in the Burton School District Saturday elected two new members to its school board. Five candidates were running for three positions on the Burton School Board. Incumbent Misty Goldberg…

CITY OF HEARNE FIRES POLICE OFFICER

The Hearne City Council has fired the police officer who shot and killed a 93-year-old woman. Saturday afternoon, the council unanimously voted to take disciplinary action against Officer Stephen Stem….

LATEST SALES TAX REBATES DROP FOR BRENHAM, BURTON & WASHINGTON CO.

For the second straight month, sales tax rebates to Brenham and Washington County saw a slight drop. The latest rebates to Brenham, Washington County and the city of Burton were…

WOMAN KILLED IN ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 105

Investigators say they believe heavy rain was the main factor in a fatal two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon, near the Washington/Grimes County line. An Ohio woman was killed and four other…