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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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Baylor and Blinn Announce Partnership on New ‘Baylor Bound’ Transfer Agreement

Baylor University and Blinn College today announced the creation of a formal Baylor Bound transfer agreement that will help students transfer more easily between the two institutions and continue to expand educational opportunities for young people all across Texas. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Agri-Life Minute: New Threat to Your Oak Trees – The Yellow Necked Caterpillar [VIDEO]

There’s a new insect that has emerged on to the scene this summer that is causing a great deal of concern for folks that have Live Oak Trees, it is the Yellow Necked Caterpillar (Dantana ministra).  These little devils are showing up mainly on Live Oaks this season in record numbers.  The Adults are of course a moth that flies […]

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