Columbus, TXColorado County Citizen

Vehicle accident causes extreme extraction

In the early morning hours of Thursday, July 29, 2021, the Columbus Volunteer Fire Department responded to what was described as “the second most extreme extractions” and “one of our toughest ones”, according to CVFD Assistant Chief Richard Lacourse. Around 2:00 a.m., the fire department and the Sheriff’s Office, Colorado ...
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Louisiana Statekwhi.com

LOCAL TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO ARRESTS OF TWO LOUISIANA MEN

Two Louisiana men face charges after a Brenham traffic stop early Monday morning. Police pulled over a vehicle in the 1200 block of US Highway 290 East at around 1:00 a.m. The driver, 41-year-old Rodney Walker of Jena, Louisiana was taken into custody for Possession of a Controlled Substance. The...
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Washington County, TXkwhi.com

TWO CHARGED AFTER WASHINGTON CO. RESIDENT’S MAILBOX BLOWN UP

Two Washington County residents, including a juvenile, were taken into custody after being accused of blowing up a mailbox. According to a release from Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak, deputies responded to a home in the 4000 block of FM 332, southwest of Brenham, just before midnight Thursday. Deputies met...
Austin County, TXkwhi.com

FIFTEEN INDICTED BY AUSTIN CO. GRAND JURY

Fifteen suspects were indicted during last week’s meeting of the Austin County Grand Jury. 39-year-old Francisco Bazaldua, indicted for Aggravated Assault Causing Serious Bodily Injury, offense occurring April 16th. 44-year-old Erica Lynn Chapa and 40-year-old Chad Stuart Metcalfe, both charged with Fraudulent Possession or Use of a Credit or Debit...
Giddings, TXlexingtonleader.com

In The Garden

Giddings made a good choice when they chose the bison for their mascot. Yes, I call it a bison. Buffalo are not native to the US; they are found in Africa and Asia. Why do we call these big beas...
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Fayette County, TXdrinkhacker.com

Review: Kooper Family Single Barrel Bourbon

The latest whiskey release from Kooper Family is a single barrel bourbon offering, Indiana/MGP-sourced spirit that is 4 to 5 years old (depending on the barrel), aged in #3 char barrels at Kooper’s place in Fayette County, Texas. Though each bottle is drawn from a single barrel, bottles are not denoted with barrel identification information, and all bottles are proofed to 46% abv.
Fayette County, TXschulenburgsticker.com

Adopt me!

Available for adoption from the Gardenia E. Janssen Animal Shelter:. Capone is a neutered male terrier/pitbull mix. He’s a medium-sized blue & white dog. Austin is a 5-month-old male hound mix. He’s a white & tan puppy and will be a medium-sized dog. To adopt these pets or others, call...
Brenham, TXkwhi.com

‘CATALINA’ NAMED PET OF THE WEEK

The Brenham Pet Adoption Center has named “Catalina” as its Pet of the Week. Catalina is a spayed Labrador Retriever mix, about 7 to 8 months old. Brenham Animal Services says Catalina arrived at the shelter with three brothers, who are all a solid, stocky bunch. Staff say Catalina’s favorite...
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Fayette County, TXfayettecountyrecord.com

Austin Artists Highlight Local Celebrity Alpacas in Holman Barn Mural

Two Austin artists were in Fayette County last week, painting a mural on the entire side of the alpaca barn at Texas Party Animals in Holman, the alpaca-rental business owned by Loretta Hajovsky that continues to gain state and national attention (Cadbury bunny try-out finalist, etc.). The husband/wife are team were Juan Villegas and Rosemary Allen. The painting is of an old hippie bus with the…
Carmine, TXkwhi.com

CARMINE CHAMBER TO HOST ‘PROST’ CASINO NIGHT AUGUST 14

The Carmine Chamber of Commerce will host a German-themed night of casino games and entertainment next weekend. The 6th Annual “Prost” Casino Night is set for Saturday, August 14th at 6 p.m. at the Carmine Hall. Guests can enjoy a variety of games like Texas Hold ‘Em, Blackjack and Craps...
Brenham, TXkwhi.com

WEDNESDAY COUNTRY STORE

Items are not accepted from e-mail, fax or comments section!. For FREE: cats and kittens, 3 mo. old and some adults, free delivery avail. in Washington Co. – 979-353-2018 text preferred or LM. For Sale: Gun and Rod club share – 979-277-2889 or 979-203-9928. Garage Sale: Thur. and Fri. 8a-5p...
Burton, TXkwhi.com

BURTON VFD FISH FRY SUNDAY

The public is invited to support the Burton Volunteer Fire Department at a fish fry tomorrow (Sunday). Plates of fish, coleslaw, potato salad and hush puppies will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Burton Volunteer Fire Station at 1687 FM 1697. Plates are $15, and will...
Sealy, TXHouston Chronicle

Sealy animal seizure one of 'worst cases' Houston SPCA investigators have ever seen

Twenty-two dogs and four cats were rescued from a property in Sealy on Wednesday in a rare case animal cruelty investigators said is one of the worst they have ever seen. Many of the animals were found tied with chains or cords to old cars and large debris throughout the property, according to officials with the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). Investigators said the animals, many of them emaciated and covered in dirt and mud, were living in "horrific" conditions.
Sealy, TXSealy News Onlines

Neglected animals rescued from Sealy property

Body July 28, the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) rescued 22 dogs and four cats from a property on the west side of Sealy. “It was one of the worst cases of deplorable living conditions Houston SPCA Animal Cruelty Investigators said they have seen in their many years of field experience in animal welfare,” a Wednesday press release said.
Houston, TXfox26houston.com

More than 25 dogs, cats rescued from "one of the worst cases of deplorable living conditions," SPCA says

HOUSTON - More than two dozen pets were rescued Wednesday from what Houston SPCA officials called "one of the worst cases of deplorable living conditions." According to a press statement from the SPCA, who were assisted by the Austin County Sheriff's Department, a total of 22 dogs and four cats were saved from a property filled with debris over in Sealy, Texas - just west of Houston.
Burton, TXkwhi.com

BURTON VFD HOSTING FISH FRY SUNDAY

The Burton Volunteer Fire Department is hosting a fish fry this weekend. Plates of fish, coleslaw, potato salad and hush puppies will be served on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Burton Volunteer Fire Station at 1687 FM 1697. Plates are $15, and will only be sold...
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FRIDAY COUNTRY STORE

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‘DISNEY’ NAMED PET OF THE WEEK

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