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BLINN BOARD CHAIR RELEASES STATMENT ON TRANSITION

Sunday afternoon. Douglas Borchardt, Chair of the Blinn Board of Trustees, released this statement on President Dr. Harold Nolte’s retirement: On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like…

BLINN PRESIDENT HAROLD NOLTE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Dr. Harold Nolte, Blinn College district president, announced his retirement today effective January 31, 2015. “I am very proud of what has been accomplished at Blinn and treasure my time…

HISTORICAL COMMISSION COORDINATOR TO ADDRESS CEMETERY PROGRAM

Texas Historical Commission Coordinator for Cemetery Preservation Jennie McWilliams, will help kick off Washington County’s Adopt a Cemetery project. The kickoff of the Washington County Genealogical Society’s community service project…

BRENHAM CASA ADVOCATE ADDRESSES LEGISLATORS

A Local CASA Volunteer Advocate has presented a progress report to state legislators. Brenham resident Diane Black, a CASA Advocate, reported to legislators on how House Bill 915 proved beneficial…

GOVERNOR’S CANDIDATES SPAR OVER EDUCATION

Gubernatorial candidates Greg Abbott and Wendy Davis presented starkly different views of the state of Texas schools Friday. The Republican and Democratic nominees for governor were the keynote speakers at…

ALL-TIME AGGIE RUSHER SENTENCED TO 27 YEARS

The all-time leading rusher at Texas A&M has been sentenced to 27 years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 45-year-old Darren Lewis was sentenced Thursday for his role in the robberies…

BURTON ISD BOARD APPROVES SCHOOL SALE

The Burton School Board has accepted an offer of nearly a quarter-million dollars for the old elementary school. At a special meeting, the board approved selling the building to American…

ARRESTS MADE IN LOCAL THEFTS/BURGLARIES

Four Brenham teens have been arrested in connection with a number of local burglaries and the theft of a vehicle. Washington County Sheriff’s deputies and members of the Brenham Police…

ARREST IN FAYETTE CO. VEHICLE BURGLARY CASES

Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that they have arrested a suspect involved in multiple vehicle burglaries.  A string of vehicle burglaries were reported beginning September 15th in the Cedar…

MILAM CO. MURDER TRIAL DELAYED AGAIN

Health issues and scheduling conflicts with witnesses have forced a delay in the Milam County capital murder trial of Sherill Small, for the third time this month. District Attorney Bill…