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LOCAL PECAN SHOW WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The Washington County Horticulture Committee hosted the 2019 Washington County Pecan Show back in November. Pecans from across Washington and several neighboring counties were evaluated for quality and variety characteristics….

TOYS FOR TOTS ACCEPTING DONATIONS THROUGH DECEMBER 16TH

The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is currently taking toy donations at several locations in Brenham and Washington County. The foundation will accept donations of new, unwrapped toys through Monday,…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS/DRUG POSSESSION

  A Brenham man has been arrested on a drug charge and outstanding warrants. The Brenham Police Department’s Crime Reduction Unit located 52-year old Sam Hudgeons in the 12000 block…

TWO ACCIDENTS RESULT IN INJURIES

Two people were taken to the hospital after a pair of accidents in Brenham, Wednesday. Just after 12:30, Wednesday afternoon, authorities were called to the 6200 block of FM 389,…

APOLLO ASTRONAUT NAMED ‘TEXAN OF THE YEAR’

An Apollo astronaut, who walked on the moon 47 years ago, has been named 2020 Texan of the Year. Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke was honored by the Texas Legislative…

“CONNECT AFTER 5” THURSDAY AT HERITAGE TEXAS COUNTRY PROPERTIES

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is hosting its monthly “Connect After 5” Networking Event tonight (Thursday). Tonight’s social will be held at Heritage Texas Country Properties, at 605 South…

STATE-ORDERED STUDY FINDS STAAR TEST APPROPRIATELY DIFFICULT FOR STUDENTS

A state-mandated study of the controversial STAAR tests has found that a large percentage of reading and writing passages used in this year’s exams were of acceptable difficulty for elementary…

SCHMECKENFEST THURSDAY ON FAYETTE. CO COURTHOUSE SQUARE

The holiday season kicks off today (Thursday) in La Grange with the 12th Annual Schmeckenfest. Activities begin at 5 p.m. on the Fayette County Courthouse Square, including the Christmas parade…

WEIMAR POLICE DEPARTMENT K9 KILLED IN ACCIDENT

The Weimar Police Department is mourning the loss of a K9 Unit, following its death in a tragic accident. Police K9 Lido died Sunday, due to what police say was…

ORMAN’S STEAKHOUSE IN BRENHAM CLOSING SATURDAY

A Brenham steakhouse will be closing its doors this weekend. Orman’s Steakhouse has announced it will close its location at 2100 Highway 290 East in Brenham, just over a year…