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Celebrating 50 years of HEB success in Brenham - Brenham Banner-Press
Shirley Boeker (left), a retired HEB member who worked at the original store its first year in Brenham (36 years), cuts an anniversary cake while retirees Maxine Schwarze (31), Sylvia Gaskamp (27), Joy Grimm (37), Mike Arth (34), Nickie Bilski (38), Marlin ...
Brenham baseball ranked second in Texas Prep Baseball Top 25 poll - Brenham Banner-Press
The Cubs are currently the second-ranked team in the Texas Prep Baseball 5A Top 25 poll, released weekly. Texas Prep ranks the top schools in the Houston area. College Station is currently the No. 1 team in 5A. The Cougars won the Class 3A state title last ...
Auctioning art for a good cause - Brenham Banner-Press
Cheyenne Chapel (right) shows off her artwork as bidders raise their bids in a live auction Tuesday evening at the annual Arts and Appetizers event at Brenham National Bank. The event, sponsored by the Brenham Independent School District Education ...
Signing anniversary shirt - Brenham Banner-Press
Jasmine Pena (right) holds an H-E-B 50th anniversary shirt tight so Nickie Bilski can sign it Tuesday morning during a celebration at the store. Bilski said she is the store’s “newest retiree,” retiring after 38 years at H-E-B here.
Pachyderm Club being organized here - Brenham Banner-Press
An organizational meeting to discuss formation of a Pachyderm Club has been scheduled here next Monday. The Pachyderm Club is officially recognized as an organization of the Republican National Committee.
Police seek hit-and-run driver - Brenham Banner-Press
Brenham police are seeking the driver of a pickup truck that struck a woman trying to get him to slow down because her children were playing outside. According to police reports, the woman, 24, was hit about 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 1100 block of Thiel Street.
Applications for conservation funds being accepted - Brenham Banner-Press
Landowners in Washington County may be eligible to receive federal funds to promote conservation. Ben Garcia, district conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) here, said today that ...
McCaul: Iran nuclear deal bad for U.S. - Brenham Banner-Press
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address Tuesday to a joint meeting of Congress illustrated that a nuclear disarmament deal with Iran is dangerous for America. Netanyahu bluntly ...
Knight-Miller - Brenham Banner-Press
Mary Jo Knight-Miller was born Dec. 26, 1942 in Houston. After 72 years well lived, Jo passed away Feb. 28, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by son Robert Knight of Burton; daughter Jill Knight Thomas of Burton; brother Bill ...
Cubette soccer falls 1-0 to district leader Magnolia - Brenham Banner-Press
The Brenham Cubette soccer team had high hopes for its match with District 19-5A leader Magnolia Tuesday night, as the Cubettes had defeated the Lady Bulldogs in a penalty kick shootout back on Feb. 7 on the road. The game was hotly contested, but Magnolia ...
Cold shooting sinks Cubs in 63-49 loss to Houston Madison - Brenham Banner-Press
WALLER — The Brenham boy's basketball team just couldn't get its outside shots to fall Tuesday night in a regional quarterfinal game against Houston Madison. The Cubs never led, and they fell 63-49. Madison advances to the Region III 5A tournament at the ...
Attend a county meeting - Brenham Banner-Press
“But everyone else is doing it.” Every parent who has told a child she could not do something has heard that protest. The reverse of that protest was heard at the Washington County Commissioners’ Court meeting last Wednesday. There the reason for not ...
Brenham softball opens district with 8-6 win over Tomball Memorial - Brenham Banner-Press
TOMBALL — The Cubettes won their district opener against Tomball Memorial Tuesday night, 8-6. The team (6-4, 1-0) trailed 3-2 until it exploded for six runs in the top of the sixth inning off five hits and two walks.
Living from long range - Brenham Banner-Press
Chase Brooks had the game winner against Bryan, but that opportunity wouldn’t have been possible without Matt Howlett’s 3-pointer in the first overtime with 6.68 seconds remaining. His bucket came at a time when Brenham was down 77-73. It allowed ...
Blinn advances to Region XIV quarterfinals with last second layup in double-OT - Brenham Banner-Press
JACKSONVILLE — The Blinn College men's basketball team had to go to double-overtime to get by Paris College in the first round of the Region XIV Tournament Tuesday, but a last-second layup from freshman guard Morris Dunnigan lifted the Bucs over the ...