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Highway 36 bid award set next month - Brenham Banner-Press
A contract to widen Highway 36 is expected to be awarded next month, officials say. Mark Shafer, resident engineer with the local Texas Department of Transportation office said bid-letting is scheduled for Nov. 11 to widen Highway 36 between the U.S. 290 ...
County to consider continuing public defender pact - Brenham Banner-Press
Washington County commissioners will consider continuing an agreement for a public defender. Commissioners will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the courthouse, a day earlier than their usual meeting day because of this week’s commissioners-county judge ...
Hearing to be held on vet's license revocation - Brenham Banner-Press
AUSTIN — An administrative hearing is expected to be held next year on a decision by the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) to revoke the license of a former Washington County veterinarian. The board voted last month to revoke the ...
DWI accident draws prison sentence - Brenham Banner-Press
A Hockley, Texas woman has been sentenced to five years in state prison for her part in a traffic accident that resulted in serious injuries. Jody Crystal Lowe, 32, was sentenced in district court here Thursday after pleading guilty to intoxicated assault ...
Hybrids, Heirlooms And GMOs Explained - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—If the terms “hybrid,” “heirloom” and “GMO” have you stumped, you’re not alone. When it comes to buying seeds and plants, there’s a lot of confusion, even among seasoned gardeners. Here are a few facts that may help. First things ...
Top 15 Haunted Attractions of 2015 - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) Halloween has ballooned into a 15 billion dollar industry, with consumers projected to spend over one billion to get scared this year -- and the haunted house industry is racing to meet demand. “There’s no creativity ceiling on Halloween ...
A Great Roofing Option - Brenham Banner-Press
(NAPSI)—Here’s news many building owners may greet warmly: Using spray foam insulation as a roofing material can help make your place more comfortable and durable. This is possible because spray polyurethane foam insulation offers versatility that most ...
Great Fall Escapes Near Home - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) The weather may be changing, but that’s no excuse to hunker in. Many may find themselves fantasizing about a getaway once the weather gets chilly. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make your escape, even right outside your door.
Magnolia West ousts Brenham for first time in school history - Brenham Banner-Press
MAGNOLIA — Magnolia West had to wait eight years, but it has finally defeated Brenham on a football field. The Cubs lost to the Mustangs for the first time Friday night, 21-7 in Magnolia. What was projected to be a shootout actually turned into a ...
Cubs face district’s top offense in road test - Brenham Banner-Press
Make no bones about it, the next three weeks are going to test every ounce of the Brenham football team. The demanding task at hand? Beat three district teams (two on the road) who were all projected to make the playoffs in the preseason. The first squad ...
Cubettes battle from behind, beat Magnolia West in five sets - Brenham Banner-Press
MAGNOLIA — Despite losing the first two sets, the Brenham volleyball team (20-18, 4-3) fought back to defeat Magnolia West on the road Friday night in a five setter. Brenham won, 22-25, 17-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-12. It was Magnolia West's first district ...
Taking a step back into the past - Brenham Banner-Press
Guests watch a video of the history of the Brenham Heritage Musuem as presented by Wilson Munz, who was postmaster when the building was the post office, Thursday evening during a preview night in the Bullock Ballroom at the Simon Theater. The film, one of ...
Finessing a clay project - Brenham Banner-Press
Twylonda Mitchell of Austin smooths the edges of her ceramics piece Thursday afternoon at Blinn College. She along with her fellow classmates were enjoying the pleasant weather outside while working on projects.
Running to the finish line - Brenham Banner-Press
First Baptist Church School students run as fast as they can to complete a mile run Friday morning at Hohlt Park. They participated in a mile run and softball throw, which is done annual at the school.
Friendly competition - Brenham Banner-Press
Robert Mitchell (left) and brother Garrison Mitchell (right) participate in a friendly competition after football practice, going one-on-one where one plays a receiver and the other a defensive back. Each get a shot at defending the other on a pass attempt.