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SATURDAY IS THE DAY TO “CELEBRATE OUR SENIORS”

Area seniors will again be “celebrated” at the 12th annual “Celebrate Our Seniors Day, for those over the age of 65, this Saturday, beginning at noon at the American Legion…

BLUE BELL GIVEN OK TO BEGIN ICE CREAM PRODUCTION AT ALABAMA PLANT

The Blue Bell plant in Alabama has been given the green light to start producing ice cream again. The Alabama Department of Public health has confirmed that the Alabama plant…

REPRESENTATIVE SCHUBERT TO SPEAK AT ROTARY CLUB

The public is invited to hear State Representative Leighton Schubert at the Rotary Club of Washington County meeting tomorrow (Thursday) at noon. The event will be at the Cannery Kitchen,…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD SEX CHARGES

A Brenham man is in custody—his bond set at a half-million dollars—on a charge of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Young Child. The Brenham Police Department’s Fusion Unit traveled to…

TWO BRENHAM MEN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

Two Brenham men are in custody after their arrests on separate outstanding warrants. Cpl. Seth Klehm spotted 22-year old Travis Cooper of Brenham, Tuesday afternoon in the 1600 block of…

ALUMNUS, FORMER ATHLETE THANK BLINN FOR SUCCESS AS COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT

George Pollock’s English composition course at Blinn College proved a memorable experience for Dr. Paul Illich. Now president of Southeast Community College (SCC) in Lincoln Nebraska, Illich came to the…

GERMANIA TO HOST SUMMER BLOOD DRIVE BEGINNING TODAY

Germania’s First Response team is hosting a late summer Blood Drive today (Wednesday) and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in their Northside shop building. Schedule your appointment at: …

EDUCATION LEADERS SPEAK AT CHAMBER FORUM

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce held a Leaders in Education Forum today (Tuesday) at the Blinn College Student Center.  The forum featured the three new education leaders in our…

BEC’s BRENHAM OFFICE SETS SAFETY MILESTONE

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s Brenham-area employees’ safety streak was extended to an impressive 11 years without an accident that caused any of them to miss time on the job. “Under any…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS TAX RATE, THURSDAY

The Brenham City Council will consider setting a tax rate when they meet Thursday afternoon. City officials are proposing a nearly two-cent drop in the tax rate—to 47.31 cents per…