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TRAFFIC FATALITIES, INJURES INCREASE IN ENERGY-PRODUCING AREAS OF TEXAS

While higher energy production has brought jobs and economic growth to communities throughout the state, it has also brought a rise in traffic injuries and fatalities. In 2017, more than…

SKYWARN WEATHER SPOTTER TRAINING NEXT WEEK IN BRENHAM

The National Weather Service will host a weather spotter training course in Brenham next week. The course will be presented by Dan Riley, the Forecast Office Director in Lake City. …

BLINN TAKES NEXT STEPS FOR RELLIS CAMPUS PROJECTS

Blinn trustees moved forward with several RELLIS Campus projects at their meeting Tuesday. The board awarded a contract to Marek Brothers Construction of College Station, for improvements to Building 8004…

TWO ARRESTED IN FAYETTE CO. FOR SUSPECTED DRUG POSSESSION

A pair of Bastrop individuals were taken into custody late Monday night in Fayette County, on drug charges. At around 11 p.m., a Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputy was on routine…

DPS PLANNING MOVE OVER/SLOW DOWN OPERATION FOR WEDNESDAY

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is planning another enforcement operation of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. DPS plans enforcement operations throughout the year at various times, with…

WASHINGTON CO. OFFICIALS UPDATE PUBLIC ON STATE OF ROADS

Officials discussed the state of roads in Washington County at today’s (Tuesday) commissioners meeting. County Engineer Ross McCall spoke on the county’s efforts to repair and replace damaged roads, saying…

WASHINGTON CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE PRESENTS RACIAL PROFILING REPORT

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office presented its Racial Profiling Report detailing all traffic stops in 2018 at today’s (Tuesday) County Commissioners meeting. Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak said that the…

LOCAL MAN ARRESTED ON WARRANT

A Brenham man has been arrested on an outstanding warrant. Monday night, just before 10:00, police were called to the 4000 block of State Highway 36 South, to a report…

HEMPSTEAD WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

A Hempstead woman faces charges after her arrest during a Brenham traffic stop. 35-year old Angelina Taylor of Hempstead was pulled over Monday evening on North Blue Bell Road. According…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS ACCEPT OIL AND MINERAL BID PROPOSAL

Washington County Commissioners accepted an oil and mineral bid for over ten acres of county-owned land at their meeting today (Tuesday). The lone bid, which was opened at last week’s…