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BURTON SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS BONDS PROGRAM

The Burton School Board will discuss a program that could help with facility improvements, when they meet tonight. The board is expected to consider a resolution to retain professional assistance…

BLINN BOARD TO MEET TONIGHT AND TOMORROW

  Tonight is the first of two meetings on consecutive nights for the Blinn College board of trustees.   Tonight will be the board’s regular monthly meeting which will be…

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATED IN BRENHAM

A celebration of freedom was held this past weekend in Washington County with the celebration of Juneteenth. The Weekend’s activities kicked off with a dance Friday at Firemen’s Park with…

FBI: KIDNAP SUSPECT ARRESTED IN HOUSTON

Officials with the FBI say they have located a man they beliefe abducted a 19-year-old woman. FBI Agents working with the Houston Police Department recovered the victim and arrested the…

TWO CONTROVERSIES REQUIRE TWO BLINN BOARD MEETINGS

There are some matters so pressing before the Blinn Board of Trustees that they are going to meet twice in the coming week. The  first meeting is their regular monthly…

CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL SAYS PRESIDENT IS HANDWRINGING ON IRAQ CRISIS

District 10 Congressional Representative Michael McCaul says the current crisis in Iraq ‘demands immediate action.’  The local representative says however, that President Obama ‘can’t make a decision.’ Congressman McCaul is…

BRENHAM NATIONAL BANK HOLDS ANNUAL CUSTOMER APPRECIATION DAY

Every year in June, the Brenham National Bank lets it customers know how much they appreciate their business.  The staff and mnagerment put out an impressive spread of hot dogs,…

RELATIVES INDICTED ON UNRELATED DRUG CHARGES

Two related people were indicted on unrelated drug delivery charges in this week’s session of the 21st district court grand jury. Assistant District Attorney Eric Berg said that 47-year old…

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK, HOHLT PARK

Some Shakespeare in the Park, Brenham style is coming to Hohlt Park on June 29th. A grant from the city of Brenham arranged by attorney Steve Haley will bring a…

RAILROAD TRACKS, COURTHOUSE, AND COMP TIME CONCERN THE AUSTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

What to do with a railroad track connected to a now closed military defense plant in Sealy is a concern for an executive session of the Austin County Commissioners today…