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WASHINGTON COUNTY CEMETERY CLEANUP SATURDAY

The Washington County Genealogical Society is sponsoring a cleanup day at the Washington Cemetery this Saturday. The cleanup event is happening from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the cemetery’s…

LAST DAY TO NOMINATE ‘SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR’

Today (Friday) is the last day to submit nominations for Washington County’s 2017 “Small Business of the Year Award”. Criteria for the award include: The business participates in multiple ways…

LOCAL EVENT BRINGING AWARENESS TO TEENAGE STROKE

The Anchor Club in Brenham is holding an event this weekend aimed at bringing awareness to an often overlooked issue- teenage stroke. “We want to make the community aware of…

WASHINGTON COUNTY JAIL PASSES SURPRISE INSPECTION

The Washington County Jail passed a surprise inspection on Monday. According to Sheriff Otto Hanak, a random jail inspection was performed at the Washington County jail by Texas Jail Commission…

UPDATE: POWER RESTORED TO OVER 3,OOO BLUEBONNET CUSTOMERS

UPDATE: As of 11:30 a.m. power was restored to the all the affected customers in central and eastern Washington County. EARLIER: A large power outage is being reported throughout Bluebonnet…

LOCAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO CLOSE FRIDAY

Local government offices will be closed tomorrow (Friday) in observance of Good Friday. The Washington County Courthouse and Brenham City Hall are among the offices that will be closed. The…

YPO MEETING AT ROUX STREET TONIGHT

The Young Professionals of Washington County (YPO) will hold a happy hour networking event tonight (Thursday) in downtown Brenham. The happy hour will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m….

LONGTIME MEMBER OF WASHINGTON CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE RETIRES

A longtime member of the Washington County Sheriff’s Department has retired. According to Sheriff Otto Hanak, Patrol Lieutenant Robert Duane Houston officially retired from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on…

WASHINGTON COUNTY, BRENHAM TO REPAIR COMMUNICATIONS TOWER

Washington County and the City of Brenham will join forces to repair a communications tower that has been struck by lightning. The Washington County Commissioners Court approved an inter-local agreement with the…

LLOYD SAUNDERS COOK-OFF WINNERS ANNOUNCED

A large crowd gathered at the Washington County Fairgrounds this weekend for the 7th Annual Lloyd Saunders Memorial Cook-off. There were four different cooking contests held during the event. The…