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Commissioners Court meeting postponed

The Washington County Commissioners Court meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday has been rescheduled to Friday at 9 a.m. Read more

Former BISD assistant coach sentenced

A former Brenham ISD employee has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on the charge of improper relationship between educator and student. Read more


Fair festivities come to an end

The awards are all distributed, barns have been cleaned and the shows have come to an end as the Washington County Fair concludes its 153rd… Read more



Sutton tallies career-high stats against Jags

Denver Broncos wide receiver Courtland Sutton had career highs in Sunday’s 23-13 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Read more

Blinn Valorant esports team wins two matches in West Open Qualifier

The Blinn College Valorant esports team won both its matches Sunday in the West Open Qualifier, advancing as one of the top 16 teams. Read more


Brenham cross country runs at Tonkaway invitational

The Brenham High School cross country team competed at the Allen Academy’s Tonkaway Invitational on Saturday in College Station. Read more




Margie Korthauer Haar passed away peacefully Sept. 18, 2021 after living with Alzheimer’s Disease for five years. Her daughters are gratefu… Read more



Elaine (Darville) Brown, 94, passed away peacefully Sept. 12, 2021. Read more



Dr. Robert Mateer (Jack) Harrison Jr. DDS, of Brenham, died Sept. 15, 2021 at age 81 at his home in Brenham. Read more



Celebrating 20 years

Kirkman to open new exhibit at Arts for Rural Texas

Internationally renowned pastel artist Rita Kirkman opens her exhibit, Kindred Spirits, at Arts for Rural Texas, on Saturday. Read more

Celebrating 50 years

Nick and Marianne Nelms were married on March 12, 1971 at Seabrook United Methodist Church, Seabrook, Texas. After living in the Clear Lake… Read more


Donations crucial for Brenham Heritage Museum

We all have a history. For some of us, Washington County has been the backdrop for most of it. Read more

Young fair participants are inspiring sight

If living in Washington County has taught me anything during the past three years, it’s this: I’m no cowboy. Read more

End the stigma surrounding mental health

Every life is a life worth saving. Those around you may be in a great deal of pain without you ever realizing. There are so many of us who … Read more


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Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 60s.

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