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Burglaries continue in local areas - Brenham Banner-Press
Perpetrators of a “mini” crime wave in rural areas appear to be county residents, says Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak. Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak said that early Tuesday, three reports of criminal activity took place on Rau Road.
Altuve breaks Biggio's hits record in loss to Indians - Brenham Banner-Press
HOUSTON — Two of Houston's youngest stars were in the news Tuesday night, but unfortunately for opposite reasons. All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve broke Craig Biggio's Astros team record when he singled in the bottom of the seventh inning, his 211th ...
Brenham Beat - Brenham Banner-Press
The Brenham Police Department during the 24-hour period ending at 7 a.m. today responded to 46 calls and one automobile accident. Central communications had 2,193 radio transmissions on the central communications system and 154 calls to the 911 emergency ...
Blinn sweeps Coastal Bend, improves to 2-0 in conference play - Brenham Banner-Press
BEEVILLE — The No. 4-ranked Buccaneer volleyball team rolled by Coastal Bend College Tuesday night 25-6, 25-12, 25-16 to improve to 2-0 in the Region XIV Conference South Zone. The entire Blinn roster received playing time, as Abolanle Onipede recorded a ...
Taking the lead - Brenham Banner-Press
Gretchen West grew up around leaders. So it was no surprise when she entered high school, she wanted to lead. “I’ve grown up around someone who’s in a leadership position — my dad (head football coach Glen West),” West said. “Seeing that my ...
Lady Panthers steamroll Somerville in three sets - Brenham Banner-Press
BURTON — Every match is an opportunity for the Lady Panthers to get better, and they took advantage Tuesday evening as they routed the Lady Yeguas 25-2, 25-10, 25-12 at the Burton gym. Lady Panthers (9-13, 1-1) coach Katie Cloud said that Burton made ...
Cubettes fend off Stratford in five sets - Brenham Banner-Press
The Cubettes may have numerous district matches like the one they played Tuesday night. Brenham (20-13) earned a gritty five-set win over Stratford 25-19, 25-22, 20-25, 23-25, 18-16 to improve to 2-0 in District 19-5A play.
Memorial wall goes up - Brenham Banner-Press
Gary Robinson, a member of Rolling Thunder, trims a memorial poster in a frame as other memorials honoring Texans who have fallen in wars wait their turn Tuesday morning during the set up of the Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall at the Washington County fairgrounds.
Lubbock unveils statue of wrongly convicted man - Brenham Banner-Press
LUBBOCK, Texas — Twenty-eight years to the day after Timothy Cole was falsely convicted of raping a Texas Tech student, Lubbock and state officials unveiled a statue honoring the U.S. Army veteran on a street corner not far from where the victim was ...
Council to consider pet 'caretaker' ordinance - Brenham Banner-Press
An ordinance that would allow animal shelter personnel some degree of latitude in providing medical treatment to animals will be considered Thursday by the Brenham City Council. The council will meet at 1 p.m. in City Hall, 200 W. Vulcan St.
Tips on how to prepare your windows and doors for winter and save energy - Brenham Banner-Press
(BPT) - How much do you spend on utilities? Are you looking for ways to save? A typical American household spends about $2,100 on energy bills each year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Most of that expense comes from a home ...
Cutting Calories in the Grocery Aisle - Brenham Banner-Press
(StatePoint) Sixteen of the nation’s leading food and beverage companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the U.S. in 2012 than they did in 2007, according to the recent findings of an independent evaluation funded by the Robert Wood Johnson ...
As Insurers End Coverage for Compounded Drugs, Patients Struggle - Brenham Banner-Press
(NewsUSA) - It's a David-vs.-Goliath dispute, and millions of patients are caught in the middle -- perhaps even unaware they're about to lose coverage for the compounded medications they need for their conditions. At issue are the customized medications ...
Blinn professor to run more than 45 miles across Fayette County - Brenham Banner-Press
Before the sun rises on Saturday, Blinn College Government Professor Brian Cravens will slip on his running shoes and embark on a more than 45-mile trek across Fayette County. Cravens has been running ultramarathons, races of more than 26.2 miles, for ...
Brian Cravens - Brenham Banner-Press
Blinn College Government Professor Brian Cravens is dedicating his run to three causes: celebrating Texas Heroes Day, remembered annually on Sept. 18; promoting Blinn’s presence in Schulenburg and reminding people of the importance of a healthy lifestyle.