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Modern-Day Party Do's and Don'ts - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - It starts when you receive the invitation in the mail -- either your computer's Inbox or the one that your junk mail gets delivered to. That complex social conundrum of being asked to a party. Do you bring wine or beer? Is wine too pretentious?
Taking Care of Your Child's Eyes in Today's Digitally Dependent World - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - According to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2015 American Eye-Q survey, 41 percent of parents say their kids spend three or more hours per day using digital devices, and 66 percent of kids have their own smartphone or tablet.
Not Your Mother’s Baby Doll: Technology Puts a Twist on Classic Toys - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) As more technologies enter the market that are durable, affordable and designed specifically for kids, playtime has been revolutionized. New twists to classic playroom staples are helping foster independent play, motor skills, imagination and ...
Managing diabetes: 4 simple steps to keep your child safe at school - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - Between figuring out after-school schedules and seemingly constant school supply shopping trips, back-to-school time can be stressful for any parent. But some parents have more to think about than others. There are about 208,000 boys and girls ...
4 tips for taming back-to-school stress - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - Do you or your child have the back-to-school blues? If so, you're not the only ones. Saying goodbye to slower summer days can be difficult. For almost three months, you have felt free from the structure of the classroom and the accompanying homework.
New signage - Brenham Banner-Press
Ryan Eisworth of Redline Networking secures the wiring of a new electrical sign for the Health and Service Center Tuesday evening. The center has been working to get the sign to make the center more visible.
American Legion state baseball tourney beginning today in Brenham - Brenham Banner-Press
Competing for a state championship and a chance to participate in the Mid-South Regional Tournament, three teams from the American Legion Baseball program will duke it out beginning today at Fireman’s Park. “We had hosted it here in 2012,” State of ...
Blinn cheer and dance rake up awards at preseason SMU camp - Brenham Banner-Press
The back-to-back national champion Blinn College cheer and dance teams started off the school year on the right path before the Fall semester has even started. The Blinn cheer and dance teams cleaned up on the awards recently during a National Cheer ...
Letter to the Editor: July 29 - Brenham Banner-Press
Monday, around 2 p.m. I got in line at H-E-B behind a sweet woman in a scooter who looked perplexed about how she was going to get her groceries up on the counter. I asked her to back up and asked if she would like me to help her put her groceries up for her.
McCaul introduces 'One In, One Out' legislation - Brenham Banner-Press
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Michael McCaul has a introduced legislation that would require government agencies to repeal or revise one or more existing regulation before any new regulation can be implemented. Called the “One In, One Out Act, it is ...
Head Start program taking applications - Brenham Banner-Press
The Brazos Valley Community Action Agency has begun taking applications for the local Head Start program. Head Start is a preschool program that provides comprehensive educational social services to eligible children.
County flood damage totals "twice as much" as anticipated - Brenham Banner-Press
The tally is in for the total amount of damage experienced by Washington County during this May’s flooding, with the final number substantially higher than officials originally estimated. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) formally inspected ...
Blinn board holds preliminary budget workshop, estimates $13 million increase in revenue - Brenham Banner-Press
The Blinn College board of trustees today held its first budget workshop in preparation for the 2015-16 fiscal year today, with the college’s preliminary draft estimating around a $13 million increase in total revenue. Last year’s approved budget ...
Former Cubette McCowan named Parade All-American - Brenham Banner-Press
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Former Brenham Cubette basketball star Teaira McCowan was named to the prestigious 2015 Parade All-America Girls Basketball Team earlier this summer. The 6-foot-7 center earned the honor after a senior campaign with Brenham in which ...
Smith named to pair of NISCA All-American lists - Brenham Banner-Press
Brenham Cub state-champion swimmer Hudson Smith added another pair of accolades to his resume after he was named to a pair of National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA)/Speedo Boys High School Swimming All-America lists earlier this month.