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COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS JAIL MEDICAL DIRECTOR, TUESDAY

  A workshop to discuss the county jail’s medical director position highlights Tuesday’s meeting of the Washington County Commissioners’ Court. Earlier this month, commissioners expressed frustration with the situation between…

BURLESON COUNTY CHASE ENDS WITH ARREST IN BRAZOS CO.

  A high-speed chase that began in Burleson County Friday afternoon, ended in Brazos County. The chase began around 1:30 p.m., and involved state troopers and law enforcement from Burleson…

FSA MAKES CHANGES TO DISASTER & LOAN PROGRAMS

  The US Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency has made changes to it Farm Loan, Disaster, Conservation and Safety Net Programs. FSA officials say the move will make it…

BURTON ISSUES ‘DISASTER DECLARATION’

  The City of Burton has officially declared a State of Disaster in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak. Mayor David Zajicek issued the order late Friday afternoon.  It takes…

WALLER CO. JUDGE ANNOUNCES FIRST COVID-19 POSITIVE CASE IN PVAMU EMPLOYEE

Waller County Judge Trey Duhon has announced the county’s first positive case of COVID-19. Duhon announced today (Friday) via Facebook that the county’s Office of Emergency Management has been advised…

WASHINGTON COUNTY IV-D COURT DOCKET CANCELED

The Texas Attorney General’s Office has canceled the court docket for the IV-D cases in April for Washington County.  IV-D court deals with Child Support cases.  Washington County District Clerk…

DURRENBERGER: NO CURRENT PLANS TO ISSUE STAY-AT-HOME, SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER

Washington County Judge John Durrenberger currently has no plans to issue an order mandating residents stay at home or shelter in place. Durrenberger in a release this (Friday) afternoon said,…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE WORKING WITH THOSE AFFECTED DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative is working with its members in need of financial assistance on an individual, case-by-case basis during the COVID-19 outbreak. Public Affairs Manager Will Holford said that assistance…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD HOLDS VIRTUAL MEETING

The Brenham ISD School Board held its first virtual meeting Friday at noon.  Each of the board members attended the audio only meeting on YouTube, along with various school officials. …

FIVE CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN WASHINGTON CO.

A Washington County Commissioner has self-quarantined as the county has reported its fifth confirmed case of COVID-19. Emergency Management Coordinator Bryan Ruemke told KWHI this (Friday) morning he was notified…