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Welcome Your Holiday Guests With Inviting Lighting - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - Everyone is starting to spruce up their homes for holiday entertaining. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), it's easy to make your home warm and inviting by updating your ambient lighting. Start with the exterior. The holidays ...
On-Site Workplace Health Clinics Emphasize Chiropractic Care - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - Google has embraced it. So have Apple and Facebook. In fact, they're part of a growing trend among businesses -- at least those that recognize the link between healthy bottom lines and healthy employees -- to adopt on-site wellness programs ...
5 Important Tips for Choosing a Medicare Health Plan - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - As baby boomers retire in record numbers -- 10,000 Americans a day -- more seniors than ever will be asking themselves, "How do I choose a Medicare health plan that's right for me?" "Seniors should look for a high-quality health plan that has a ...
Empowering People to Regain Their Mobility - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - What is your everyday routine? Now, consider what it would be like if you had an accident or health condition that changed or prevented your daily activities. When you sustain an injury to a bone or joint in your body, the things that are ...
One in five children in America go to bed hungry - learn how you can help - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - You may consider child hunger to be a world away problem, however, the reality is there are 16 million children right here in America who are faced with hunger. That’s one in five children who don’t know where their next meal will come from.
Why the cheapest 'retirement investment' is also critical to your health - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - You maxed out your 401(k) every year you worked, invested wisely and planned carefully in preparation for retirement. Perhaps you even researched your Medicare options and you know exactly what health and drug plans you’ll choose. But if you’re ...
A New Prescription for Finding the Right Doctor - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - Finding the right doctor can mean living a healthier life, or it can be the difference between life and death. Yet until now, consumers traditionally haven't accessed information that would enable them to find the right doctor for their ...
Select the Best Apples for Your Favorite Autumn Recipes - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) Unsure what to do with the bounty from your trip to the apple orchard? Before you get to cooking or baking, be sure you’re using the right variety of apple for your specific dish. Click Here to Enlarge Image. And don’t forget the Apple Pie ...
Bell, school board agree to part ways - Brenham Banner-Press
The Brenham school board and Superintendent Sam Bell have reached a “separation agreement” that includes a $155,424 buyout of Bell’s contract. The board, after a 45-minute executive session Monday night, voted unanimously to accept the agreement.
Commissioners approve purchase of EMS ambulance - Brenham Banner-Press
Washington County’s Emergency Medical Services will have a completely new ambulance at the beginning of 2015, following the unanimous approval for the purchase of an ambulance module at this morning’s commissioners court meeting. The purchase of both ...
Cubettes beat Memorial in four sets for Dig Pink Night - Brenham Banner-Press
The Brenham volleyball team defeated Tomball Memorial in four sets Tuesday night 25-22, 25-22, 21-25, 25-21 for the team's annual Dig Pink Night. The Cubettes are now 7-5 in District 19-5A with two regular-season matches remaining. See Wednesday's paper ...
377 cast ballots as early voting begins - Brenham Banner-Press
A total of 377 ballots were cast Monday as the early voting period for Nov. 4’s general elections began. County Clerk Beth Rothermel reminded voters that photo identification is being required for the election, according to information received from the ...
Board approves donation to Pickard Association - Brenham Banner-Press
Brenham trustees Monday approved donation of a former home economics building on the old A.R. Pickard High School campus to an association of former students. Loretta Johnson, executive director of the A.R. Pickard High School Reunion Association, said the ...
Letter to the Editor: Oct 21 - Brenham Banner-Press
At the recent candidate forum, I asked the question of Mr. Hueske as to why the resurfacing of the road that I live on was never finished. The work was stopped about 20 feet from my driveway leaving loose gravel and small asphalt patches that had ...
Former Lady Panther Warner named Region XIV Conference player of the week - Brenham Banner-Press
Former Burton Lady Panther volleyball player Rachel Warner was named the Region XIV Conference player of the week after helping San Jacinto Junior College beat Lee and Laredo last week. Warner recorded 18 kills, eight blocks, 34 digs and had a double ...