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4TH ANNUAL ‘DONUTS & BLESSINGS’ TO HELP WITH 1ST DAY OF SCHOOL

Wednesday is the first day of school for Brenham Independent School District and the Washington County Ministerial Association will be greeting children and parents with the 4th Annual Donuts and…

BRENHAM MAN CHARGED WITH D.W.I.

A Brenham man has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated after an early morning traffic stop. Police were called to an intoxicated person on Marie Street, shortly after 12:30 this…

TxDOT TO CLOSE HIGHWAY 290 EAST BETWEEN CALDWELL STREET, HIGHWAY 77 MONDAY IN LEE CO.

Drivers travelling Highway 290 East in Lee County will need to be mindful of an upcoming closure next week. Starting Monday night at 10 p.m., TxDOT will close the Highway…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS CREATE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES

Washington County Commissioners approved the addition of a new employee benefit for county employees at their meeting today (Tuesday). Commissioners authorized the county to enter into a flexible spending account…

JACKSON EXCITED AND LOOKING FORWARD TO START OF SCHOOL YEAR

The 145th year of the first public school district in the State of Texas gets underway tomorrow (Wednesday). Opening day of the 2019-20 Brenham ISD school year is here and…

WATER SHUTTLE TRAINING AUGUST 24TH AT WASHINGTON CO. FAIRGROUNDS

The Washington County Firefighters Association will soon put on a free full-day countywide training session. The Firefighters Association will host water shuttle training August 24th at the Washington County Fairgrounds,…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD ADOPTS TAX RATE, TALKS PAY RAISES

The Burton School Board set the proposed tax rate and discussed employee pay raises at its meeting Monday. The board established a rate of $1.04 per $100 valuation, 13 cents…

TRAIN STRIKES TRACTOR NEAR NAVASOTA–MINOR INJURIES

One person received minor injuries after a train slammed into a farm tractor Monday morning in south Brazos County near Navasota. The accident occurred just after 11:00 a.m. on tracks…

BRENHAM ISD TO HONOR ‘DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI’

BRENHAM ISD CELEBRATES 144 YEARS AND FOUR DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI For 144 years, the citizens of Brenham and Washington County have encouraged and enthusiastically supported public education. As the oldest public …

THREE TAKEN IN FOR DRUG POSSESSION OVER THE WEEKEND IN FAYETTE CO.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Deputies made a trio of drug arrests over the span of a few hours this weekend. Just before 8:15 p.m. Saturday night, Deputy Ryan Meagher stopped and…