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THREE BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS GIVEN OATH OF OFFICE

Three Brenham City Council members were administered the oath of office Thursday afternoon, including Milton Y Tate, Jr, Mayor, for Place 2, Weldon C Williams, Jr., and for Place 4,Danny…

NEW BLINN COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. MARY HENSLEY LOOKING FORWARD TO BLINN’S FUTURE

On Tuesday evening, Blinn College selected Dr. Mary Hensley as their choice for the 15th Blinn College District President. Hensley will be the first female president in the school’s history,…

BURTON HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

The Burton High School 2015 Scholarship program was held on Tuesday, May 19th.  A total of $324,153.50 was awarded to seniors.  The following scholarships were presented at the program: Washington…

COLVIN ELECTED FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN BURTON BOARD PRESIDENT

The Burton School Board made history earlier this week when they elected their first African-American board president. Fellow board members elected long-time trustee Demetrius Colvin as their new president. Colvin…

MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM TO FEATURE U.S. NAVY VETERAN GUEST SPEAKER

C “Norm” Brawner, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1972, will serve as guest speaker for the Memorial Day Program at Fireman’s Park on Monday. Brawner served…

BLINN WORKSHOP WILL CERTIFY WELDING INSTRUCTORS IN NCCER STANDARDS

Blinn College will certify dual credit instructors in national welding credentialing requirements during a three-day conference at the A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center. The first-ever Summer Welding Conference will…

LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN THROUGH DOWNTOWN

The Gulf Coast leg of the Texas Law Enforcement Torch Run made it’s way across Brenham this morning. The group of Law Enforcement Officers hopes to raise awareness for the Special…

WEDNESDAY JOB FAIR TO HELP DISPLACED WORKERS DEEMED SUCCESSFUL

Over 40 businesses and 170 job seekers attended the job affair hosted by the Washington County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon The job fair was held in an effort…

FAYETTE COUNTY NARCOTICS K-9 SEIZE 11 KILOS OF COCAINE

Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that on Wednesday at approximately 10:12 a.m. the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Canine Officer Randy Thumann and his partner Lobos stopped a blue Dodge truck…

MEDICAL EXPENSE FUND SET UP FOR BRENHAM MAN

There has been a fund set up to help with medical expenses for Lenny Kwiatkowski, who was injured in a car accident due to a heart attack earlier this month. The…