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Brenham Middle School sixth grade gateway science and social studies students in Ben Lewis’ class recently put their pen to the paper and documented the American experience for everyone to enjoy.

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Six individuals plead guilty to felony offenses and received terms ranging from probation to prison Thursday in the 21st Judicial District Court, according to Washington County District Attorney Julie Renken.

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Clint Kolby has announced his candidacy for reelection in the upcoming Brenham City Council At-Large Position 5 general election.

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Offices throughout the county will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.

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Brenham Maifest, one of Texas’ oldest springtime celebrations, will announce the royalty for the 131st Maifest on Sunday.

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Snow along Cedar Creek west of downtown Carmine on January 10. An inch of snow coated Washington County over the weekend.

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Washington County Commissioners Court approved the renaming and rebranding of the Washington County Fairgrounds to Washington County Expo during its meeting Tuesday.

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A Washington County grand jury Tuesday issued three indictments, the district attorney’s office said.

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AUSTIN — With the backdrop of COVID-19 and threats of civil unrest, the 87th Texas Legislature convened at noon on Tuesday in the Texas State Capitol. State Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham), joined by members of her family, took the Oath of Office administered by Texas Supreme Court Justic…

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I don’t like politics, but I love people. It’s no secret people are hurting right now. This is magnified by protests from both sides of the political spectrum, the war of wearing face masks and so many other topics that would not all fit in this column. Each side likes to point fingers and b…

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After being wrapped in bright colors, the Brenham Pet Adoption Center’s newest vehicle is ready to hit the road.

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The Veterans Memorial Plaza is getting a facelift that will make the names of Washington County Veterans easier to be seen.

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The Brenham Police Department is looking for a few good men and women to join our annual Citizens Police Academy. There are no physical agility tests to pass, you just need to have a desire to learn about the inner workings of the Brenham Police Department.

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Seven men in Troop 742 were inducted as Eagle Scouts during the Eagle Court of Honor on Sunday.

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A winter storm which swept through Washington County Sunday led to delayed start times for Brenham ISD as well as some local offices.

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Twilia Felder, Life Enrichment Director at Focused Care of Brenham, receives a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the senior care facility Friday. Area long-term care facility staff members are getting the vaccine as it comes available to them.

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With a rise in cases of COVID-19 being seen in Washington County and limited availability for hospitals in the Brazos Valley — including zero ICU beds available — the Texas Department of Emergency Management will be providing free drive-thru COVID-19 testing for the next three weeks.

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Washington County Commissioners Court will meet Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Washington County Courthouse Annex to discuss a variety of changes to the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) received a briefing on Texas’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout from Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt, Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) Chief Nim Kidd, member of the State’s Expert Vaccine Allocation Pan…

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Visit Brenham/Washington County, the area’s Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) along with the newly-formed Texas Music Friendly Committee, will host a local music industry town hall meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Hasskarl Auditorium at The Barnhill Center.

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Burton ISD Board of Trustees will hold a regular meet Monday at 6 p.m. to discuss items related to the upcoming May election.

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Burton City Council will consider and act on appointing Macey Tidwell as a councilmember during its meeting Tuesday at the Burton VFD Station.

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A gravestone in the Brenham Masonic Cemetery has been pushed over for the second time after being previously repaired roughly 18 months ago.

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Washington County Commissioners Court will hold a special meeting Friday at 11 a.m. in the Washington County Courthouse Annex to act on one topic: the approval of accounts payable.

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Four students recently graduated from the Blinn College District Professional Truck Driving Program with certificates recognizing that they have acquired the skills necessary to earn their commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs).

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As of Jan. 4, the Bryan/College Station Trauma Service Area has 0 ICU beds available, according to the DSHS. There are currently 65 available hospital beds and 45 available ventilators in the area.

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County officials who won in the November general election were sworn into office Friday inside the Washington County Courthouse.

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Washington County Commissioners Court took time during its meeting Friday to honor the late Carroll “Butch” Faske for his service as Precinct 2 Washington County constable.

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As Washington County residents set out to make their New Year’s Resolutions, reflection on the unprecedented year of 2020 is bound to happen.

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Through donations, one local volunteer fire department was able to add a heliport to its property to provide additional services to the community.