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CAMP FOR ALL WINS NATIONAL AWARD

Camp For All, a barrier free camp in Washington County, recently won a prestigious award at the 2017 American Camp Association National Conference. The Camp For All 2U Program was…

SOMERVILLE ISD COACH ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD, ONLINE SOLICITATION

A coach at Somerville ISD has been arrested for online solicitation of a minor and sexual assault of a child. 28-year-old Mike Christopher Vela was arrested by the Washington County…

FOUR WASHINGTON COUNTY ROAD PROJECTS RANK HIGH ON REGIONAL LIST

Four road projects in Washington County have been identified among the top 20 projects for transportation improvements in the Brazos Valley. The Brazos Valley Council of Governments Regional Transportation Planning…

TODAY IS WASHINGTON COUNTY DAY AT THE CAPITOL

As state legislators and officials convene in Austin for the 85th Legislative Session, the Washington County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the biannual Washington County Day at the Capitol today…

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY

A flash flood watch has been issued for Washington County and surrounding areas. The National Weather Service issued the watch for portions of southeast Texas including the following counties: Austin,…

WASHINGTON COUNTY YPO NETWORKING HOUR TONIGHT

The Young Professionals Organization of Washington County is having a networking hour this (Thursday) evening. The event will take place at Brenham National Bank and will feature music by Allison…

MAN SENTENCED TO 50 YEARS FOR WASHINGTON CO. MURDER

A 28-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for a 2009 murder in Washington County. Taylor Hutson Edmiston pled guilty to the murder of Vincent Gourley and…

WASHINGTON COUNTY FARM BUREAU ATTENDS TEXAS FARM BUREAU DAY IN AUSTIN

Representatives from the Washington County Farm Bureau attended Texas Farm Bureau day in Austin last week. Washington County Farm Bureau President Larry Winkelmann, his wife Donna, and Director Linda Oberhoff…

62ND ANNUAL WASHINGTON CO. SPELLING BEE NEXT TUESDAY

The 62nd Annual Washington County Spelling Bee is set to take place next Tuesday, January 10th at Alton Elementary School. The top three spellers will receive cash prizes from KWHI,…

MISSING WOMAN FOUND SAFE AND SOUND

A local family says an 18-year-old woman who was reported missing out of the Bryan/College Station area has been found. According to the Rocky Creek Fire Department’s Facebook page, Paige Blackwell…