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July 19 wedding planned - Brenham Banner-Press
Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Duge of Brenham and Mr. and Mrs. Walt Mangan of Bryan announce the engagement of their son, Wesley Ryan Mangan of College Station, to Lauren Renee Burris of Sugar Land. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bo Burris of Sugar Land. The ...
County's jobless rate lowest in more than 5 years - Brenham Banner-Press
AUSTIN — Washington County’s jobless rate dropped to its lowest level in more than five years during March, figures from the Texas Workforce Commission show. The county’s unemployment rate last month was 4.4 percent, the lowest since 4.1 percent in ...
Police officers turn yard workers to help resident - Brenham Banner-Press
It started out as a response to a medical call – checking by with emergency medical services to see if help was required. It ended with two officers quietly performing a good deed, never expecting anyone to know.
Freshman Rawls throws no-no in 8-0 win over Lamar State-Port Arthur - Brenham Banner-Press
The Blinn Buccaneer softball team had their final games at Hohlt Park as sophomores, but it was freshman Jaiden Rawls who stole the show Friday afternoon. The freshman hurler threw a no-hitter in an 8-0 victory, capping a sweep of Lamar State-Port Arthur.
Local Aggies to carry on Muster tradition - Brenham Banner-Press
Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble here Monday for the annual Texas Aggie Muster to honor all Texas Aggies who have passed away within the last year. The Muster will be held at the Washington County fairgrounds event center.
Brenham Beat - Brenham Banner-Press
The Brenham Police Department during the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. today were unavailable because of the Good Friday holiday. Central communications had 2,013 radio transmissions on the central communications system and 133 calls to the 911 emergency ...
Sunday Beat - Brenham Banner-Press
No reports were available Saturday from the Brenham Police Department. Central communications had 2,011 radio transmissions and 103 calls to the 911 emergency phone system during the 24-hour period ending at midnight Friday.
Burton school board to consider principal position - Brenham Banner-Press
BURTON — School trustees here will consider rescinding the resignation of high school principal Karen Steenken. The board will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the district administration office, 701 Railroad St.
Panther baseball beats Fayetteville with opportunistic play - Brenham Banner-Press
BURTON — Down to his final strike in his final at-bat on senior night, Austin Martin out an 0-2 pitch from Logan Stoelke into the air on what looked to be a normal pop-up. Instead, the shot gave Burton a chance to win their first district title since ...
Suspect in robbery/murder pleads guilty - Brenham Banner-Press
A suspect in the murder of a Navasota store owner has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in a plea bargain agreement. Joshua Ragston, a Hempstead man who authorities said was acting as a “lookout” during the 2009 robbery and murder of Don Stolz, was ...