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BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE ESTABLISHES NEW ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP AT BLINN

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative (BEC) has gifted $12,000 to the Blinn College Foundation for an endowed scholarship in honor of a longtime BEC board member. The Kenneth Mutscher Agriculture Endowed Scholarship,…

I-10 AT FAYETTE-COLORADO CO. LINE BACK OPEN AFTER FLIPPED 18-WHEELER BLOCKS LANES

I-10 near the Fayette County-Colorado County line is back open, after an 18-wheeler flipped over early this (Wednesday) morning, blocking both lanes. According to Fayette County Sheriff’s Lieutenant David Beyer,…

TEXAS RANGERS INVESTIGATING BRYAN POLICE OFFICER

  The Texas Rangers are investigating a member of the Bryan Police Department’s command staff, after an alleged assault Saturday evening. Police were called to a home west of downtown…

BLINN FRESHMAN LIVESTOCK TEAM 3RD AT DIXIE INVITATIONAL

  Blinn College’s freshman livestock judging team placed third overall at the prestigious Dixie National Livestock Judging Contest recently held in Jackson, Miss. The team placed second in the market…

GIDDINGS-BASED ISP PITCHES TO BURTON CITY COUNCIL

The Burton City Council heard a proposal Tuesday from an Internet service provider (ISP) looking to expand into Washington County. ZochNet, headquartered in Giddings, made a pitch to councilmembers to…

KWHI “CANDIDATES’ FORUM” WEDNESDAY NIGHT AT BRENHAM NATIONAL BANK

KWHI will host a “Candidates’ Forum” tonight (Wednesday) for local candidates in the March primary elections. The public is invited to attend the forum, set for 5:30 p.m. in the…

RIBBON CUTTING WEDNESDAY FOR BRUNMILLERS ORGANIC SOAPWORKS IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon for a new soap shop in downtown Brenham. The Chamber will welcome new member Brunmillers Organic…

MEMBERS APPOINTED, REAPPOINTED TO BRENHAM BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

The City of Brenham’s various boards and committees have seen some changes. Last week, the Brenham City Council approved recommendations for appointments and reappointments to the Airport Advisory Board, Animal…

WASHINGTON CO. CHAMBER TO HOST REGIONAL AG UPDATE LUNCHEON

Registration is now open for an upcoming Washington County Chamber of Commerce luncheon discussing agriculture. The Regional Agriculture Update Luncheon is scheduled for Wednesday, February 19th from 11:30 a.m. to…

SIBLINGS ARRESTED ON LOCAL DRUG CHARGES

  A pair of Brenham brothers have been taken into custody on drug possession charges. Monday, members of the Brenham Police Department Crime Reduction Unit, conducted an investigation into the…