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State parks' economic impact put at $10.8 million in region

Area state parks generated almost $11 million in economic output in 2014, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation.

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Monday 04/27/2015
Prayer vigil for Blue Bell seeks help from Heaven
Posted: April 27, 2015

Blue Bell lovers may think its ice cream is a slice of Heaven. On Saturday, they asked for help from Heaven.

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Commissioners to discuss data use agreement with Texas Health and Human Services
Posted: April 27, 2015

Washington County commissioners will discuss a date use agreement with the Texas Health and Human Services Enterprise Tuesday at their weekly meeting.

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Storm batters power systems, trees
Posted: April 27, 2015

A storm system that swept through Washington County early this morning toppled massive trees and knocked out power to some areas of the city of Brenham and Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative.

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Home, family important to favorite 'eye doc' Tiaden
Posted: April 27, 2015

Born and raised here and a 1974 graduate of Brenham High School, Garral Tiaden’s path to his now 34-year profession as a local optometrist began with his studying for two years at Blinn College.

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Monday Beat
Posted: April 27, 2015

Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 — can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 337-7272.

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Blinn invites community to annual BlinnFest
Posted: April 27, 2015

Blinn College is inviting the community to an evening of free food, live music and games at the fourth annual BlinnFest on the Blinn-Brenham campus.

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Burton News: American Legion drive-through Thursday
Posted: April 27, 2015

Here’s the scoop for our fair town in the week ahead.

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Four Blinn theatre arts students selected to work at Walt Disney World
Posted: April 27, 2015

Four Blinn College theatre arts students have been selected for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

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Saturday 04/25/2015
Burton schools joining in 'One Book' program
Posted: April 25, 2015

Students in the Burton school district will join tens of thousands of others and their families in a statewide celebration of literacy Monday.

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Burton board to consider renovation bids
Posted: April 25, 2015

BURTON — School trustees here will hold a special meeting to consider bids for renovation of the old high school building.

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Sunday beat
Posted: April 25, 2015

Residents wanting to report suspicious activities — such as strange cars in their neighborhood — but don’t want to call 911 can use dispatching’s non-emergency number of 337-7272.

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Blinn names four finalists for president
Posted: April 25, 2015

Four finalists have been selected for the Blinn College presidency, including the current head of its campuses in Bryan.

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Hearing on racetrack lawsuit rescheduled
Posted: April 25, 2015

The lawsuit filed by a number of Chappell Hill residents against Club Track Holdings and CEO Charles Von Schmidt to prevent the building of a racetrack in the area is scheduled for a hearing May 27.

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Heritage Society wants to broaden appeal of gala
Posted: April 25, 2015

The Heritage Society of Washington County, which oversees some of the most historic homes in Brenham, is reaching out to a broader spectrum of the community with its upcoming Spring Gala.

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Bryan man with three warrants taken into custody
Posted: April 25, 2015

Bryan man with three

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