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BUILDING CONTINUES TO BE BRISK IN BRENHAM

Building in Brenham continues at a brisk pace so far this year, even as there was a decline in February in building permits. The city issued $1.386 million in building…

TWENTY YEARS FOR INJURY TO A CHILD

A 37-year old Caldwell man received the maximum 20 years in prison for injury to a child almost one year after his one year old son was found dead in…

SIGHTS AND SOUNDS FROM WASHINGTON ON THE BRAZOS SATURDAY

A video produced by KWHI.    

LATE SEASON COLD FRONT CHILLS BRAZOS VALLEY

The National Weather Service reports that most of the rain has ended in the Brazos Valley but the hard freeze warning continues through the mid-morning hours. Travel advisories were issued…

ARTS AND APPETIZERS TUESDAY AT BRENHAM NATIONAL BANK

The Brenham School District’s Arts & Appetizers fundraiser is set for Tuesday at Brenham National Bank. The yearly event is the major fundraiser for the BISD’s Education Foundation. All money…

WASHINGTON ON THE BRAZOS CELEBRATES TEXAS INDEPENDENDENCE

When thousands gathered to celebrate the 1836 Texas Declaration of Independence Sunday at the Washington On the Brazos State Historic Site, the temperatures were about the same as they were…

BLINN PROFESSOR RECOGNIZED

The daughter of a maid and a truck driver, a college education seemed out of reach for Essie Childers. Now an educator for 27 years, the Blinn College Humanities professor…

DEATH SENTENCE FOR AUSTIN COP KILLER

A jury has sentenced a former Austin software engineer to death for the slaying of a police officer.   A Travis County jury deliberated more than eight hours Friday before…

OVER 2300 CAST EARLY VOTES IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

Early voting for Tuesday’s Texas Primary has ended. Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says nearly 550 people cast early votes Friday, bringing the total of votes cast to 2,349. Over…

MADISONVILLE MENINGITIS CASE A FALSE POSITIVE

A meningitis scare in Madisonville is over. According to the school district, the 7-year-old Madisonville Elementary School student taken to a Houston hospital for treatment does not have the disease,…