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Kinney to review ‘My Boys and Girls Are in There’ - Brenham Banner-Press
Anne Kinney, an organizer of the Brenham Investment Club, will present a program to the Brenham Evening Lions Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Cannery Kitchen. Guests and Lions are encouraged to eat at 6:30 p.m. for the program begins at 7. The New London School ...
Getting ready for the football season - Brenham Banner-Press
Guests mingle and view a table decorated with a “Heisman Trophy” played by Kerryck Podeszwa Thursday evening during the annual Chamber of Commerce Tailgate party at Silver Wings Ballroom. The table, decorated by Edward Jones, won the spirit award.
More than 400 enjoyed Fabulous Fifties Reunion - Brenham Banner-Press
Letters, text messages and phone calls are all great for keeping in touch with friends and relatives. But nothing beats a person-to-person conversation, or a quick hug, such as some 400 of us enjoyed during our Fabulous Fifties Reunion Saturday evening at ...
Brenham High class of '90 sets reunion - Brenham Banner-Press
The Brenham High School class of 1990 will be hosting its 25th high school reunion the weekend of Sept. 25 and 26. Alumni are encouraged to attend the Cub homecoming game against Tomball Memorial on Sept. 25. Tickets are available by emailing Kim Horne at ...
TTC approves $304 million in road projects - Brenham Banner-Press
AUSTIN — The latest highway projects approved by the Texas Transportation Commission using voter-approved bonds doesn’t include any work in Washington County. Four projects in the Texas Department of Transportation’s Bryan district, which includes ...
Fee for brush disposal being mulled by city - Brenham Banner-Press
The city of Brenham is looking at charging city and county residents for disposal of yard trimmings as it looks to generate more money for equipment purchases and other improvements at its collection station. Public works director Dane Rau told council ...
Drug convictions result in jail sentences - Brenham Banner-Press
A Brenham man has been sentenced to 10 years in state lockups on two drug-related charges. Joe Willie Cole, 44, was sentenced Thursday to eight years for delivery of a controlled substance (1-4 grams) and two years in a state jail for possession of a ...
Gas prices down another 7¢ - Brenham Banner-Press
Texas drivers are now paying an average of $2.29 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is seven cents less than last week and 97 cents less per gallon than last year.
Blinn softball earns regional NFCA coaching staff of the year honors - Brenham Banner-Press
The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has named Blinn College head softball coach Rick Church and assistant coach Jami Ingram as the 2015 Midwest Region coaching staff of the year. This past year was Church’s 16th season at head coach at Blinn and ...
Former Cub Gurka receives call to the big leagues - Brenham Banner-Press
DENVER, Colo. — Jason Gurka received the news he’s been waiting for his entire baseball career. The former Brenham Cub was called up to the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. The 27-year-old left-handed relief pitcher was promoted from Triple-A Albuquerque ...
Buccaneers enter final pre-conference tuneup against Texas A&T - Brenham Banner-Press
If you’ve never heard of the Texas Institute of Agriculture and Technology before, you’re not alone. The program, which recently renamed itself from Southeastern Prep Academy and changed mascots from the Spartans to the Drillers, will play its first ...
Cubettes go 2-1 in opening day of George Ranch tourney, Lady Panthers open 2-2 at Anderson-Shiro tourney - Brenham Banner-Press
RICHMOND — The Brenham volleyball team (10-13) won two matches and lost one in the opening day of the George Ranch tournament Thursday. The Cubettes lost to host George Ranch, 2-0 (25-8, 25-24) before sweeping Alief Taylor, 25-11, 25-13 and Fort Bend ...
Cubs open season with first non-district test - Brenham Banner-Press
In a lot of ways, Brenham will look like a completely different team from the 2014 squad when it walks out on the field tonight. Houston Lamar won't be the same team either. The Class 6A Texans and the Cubs will meet for the second year in a row tonight in ...
Junior QB excited for first start as a Cub - Brenham Banner-Press
Quarterback Jacob Oehrlein has been around Brenham football his entire life. The first time he remembers stepping into the Cubs' locker room was in 2002. "Hanging around all the older guys was pretty cool," Jacob said.
Revenge on Burton's mind heading into season opener at Thorndale - Brenham Banner-Press
Less than 48 hours away, the Burton football team’s season opener approaches with a familiar flavor to that of last year’s, especially at first glance. The Panthers, ranked No. 15 in Dave Campbell’s Texas Football’s Class 2A Division II preseason ...