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Commissioners Court Orders Burn Ban Be Enacted

  Other Local News Texas House District 13 Candidates Meet In Bellville For 2nd Forum [VIDEO]Feb 13, 2018 Schubert Resigns From Texas House; Joins Blinn CollegeJan 31, 2018 Phase 2 of Sheriff’s Department Presentation Leads To Possible Solution For Aging Courthouse [VIDEO]Jan 29, 2018 West Houston Muscle Has 3rd “Shootout” Race EventJan 16, 2018Share This Article

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Rotary Club Gifts Additional $11,500 Toward Blinn College Scholarship

The Brenham Rotary Club has gifted an additional $11,500 toward the Blinn College scholarship it originally endowed in 1999, the College announced today. The Brenham Rotary Club Scholarship was previously endowed with gifts totaling $16,286. It is available to sophomore Blinn students, with preference given to Washington County residents. “This scholarship only adds to Brenham Rotary Club’s outstanding reputation for […]

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Blinn Board of Trustees Approve $93.9 Million Budget for 2014-15

The Blinn College Board of Trustees approved a $93.9 million budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year during its regular meeting Tuesday. The newly-approved budget marks a 5.3 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, incorporating increased revenues associated with the College’s expanded course offerings and enrollment, general fee and housing rate increases and the 7 percent increase in health benefits for […]

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Kolkhorst Launches Senate Bid

BRENHAM, TX—This morning State Representative Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) launched her campaign for Texas Senate District 18. Surrounded by family, Kolkhorst welcomed a large crowd of supporters, some travelling as far as two hours to be part of the event. Speaking from the steps of the Washington County Courthouse in downtown Brenham, Kolkhorst declared her intention to run.   “This election is about our families […]

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