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PRECINCT 3 J.P. KEN TOFEL RETIRES

Washington County’s Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3 has retired. Ken Tofel’s last day in office was June 4th, according to County Judge John Durrenberger, who spoke on the matter at today’s (Tuesday) meeting of the commissioners court. Tofel was first elected as Justice of the Peace in November...
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BRENHAM POLICE ARREST BELLVILLE MAN ON WARRANTS

A Bellville man has been arrested in Brenham on a number of warrants. 34-year-old Roland Vasquez was pulled over just before 3:00 p.m. in the 900 block of North Park St., near Firemen’s Park, for an equipment violation. It was found that Vasquez was wanted on three active warrants, including:...
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BRENHAM ISD DEVELOPING AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM WITH BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

Brenham ISD is moving forward with plans for an after-school program hosted in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County. On Monday, the Brenham School Board approved a memorandum of understanding with the Boys and Girls Club to provide the program, which will be hosted on-site at each elementary school. Superintendent Dr. Tylor Chaplin said this will allow elementary students to stay at school to receive after-school care, while also allowing the club to focus more on middle school, junior high and high school students at its facility on East Tom Green Street.
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BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING ACCIDENT

Late Saturday evening, just after 10:00 p.m., Brenham authorities responded to an accident in the 500 block of Key St. near West Second. According to Brenham Police, 27-year-old Alfredo Fonseca Prieto of Brenham was taken into custody for Driving While Intoxicated. Prieto was transported to the Washington County Jail.
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DR. ROBERT STARK RECEIVES PRESIDENT’S AWARD FROM TEXAS AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION

A longtime local practitioner and Washington County’s medical director is the recipient of a statewide lifetime achievement award. At today’s (Tuesday) Washington County Commissioners meeting, Dr. Robert Stark was presented the 2021 President’s Award by the Texas Ambulance Association (TAA). Each year, the organization nominates an individual for the award, recognizing the body of work he or she has done for their community.
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WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS APPROVE NEGOTIATIONS WITH PRIVATE COMPANY FOR JAIL MEDICAL SERVICES

Washington County Commissioners are proceeding with outsourcing medical services at the Washington County Jail to a private company. At today’s (Tuesday) meeting, the court agreed to move forward with negotiating a contract with CorrHealth out of Dallas for services at the jail. A contract with the agency will be brought back before commissioners at a future meeting.
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BLUE BELL FUN RUN RAISES $28,000 FOR BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETICS

This year’s Blue Bell Fun Run raised a significant amount of funding for Brenham High School athletics. At Monday’s Brenham School Board meeting, trustees accepted a donation of $28,000 from Run for the Youth of Washington County, the organization that puts on the Fun Run. This year’s event was held in April and featured both in-person and virtual elements.
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WASHINGTON CO. WINS 11-YEAR-OLD DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP

(WASHINGTON CO. ADVANCES TO SECTIONAL, 7/5 @ COLLEGE STATION) (WASHINGTON CO. ADVANCES TO CHAMPIONSHIP, FRI., 7:00--KWHI) THURSDAY, 7:00, SEALY vs. LaGRANGE/COLUMBUS WINNER. 8:00, TWIN CITIES vs. BURLESON CO. THURSDAY, 6:00, SEMIFINAL, WASHINGTON CO. vs. BELLVILLE. JUNIOR BASEBALL @ SCHULENBURG. TUESDAY, LaGRANGE 13 COLUMBUS 3. WEDNESDAY, 7:00, RICE vs. LaGRANGE. MINOR...
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HAM RADIO OPERATORS TO HOST WEEKEND EXERCISE

Amateur Radio operators from the Washington County Amateur Radio Club will be participating in a national exercise this weekend. The Field Day event is an annual amateur radio activity organized by the American Radio Relay League. As part of Field Day, ham radio operators set up temporary radio stations in...
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Juneteenth celebration at WOB virtual, in-person

“Sankofa” means “to retrieve” in the native language of Ghana. Represented by a bird with its feet walking forward and its head turned back clutching a precious egg, Sankofa reminds us that it is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten. This Juneteenth, join us at...
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WASHINGTON CO. 11-YEAR-OLDS TO PLAY FOR DISTRICT TITLE TUESDAY NIGHT

CHAMPIONSHIP, 7:00, WASHINGTON CO. vs. COLUMBUS (6:45 on KWHI/101.7/kwhi.com) 6:00, RICE vs. LaGRANGE (SCHROEDER) SEMIFINAL, 7:00, WASHINGTON CO. vs. SEALY (DALLMEYER) 8:00, BELLVILLE vs. COLUMBUS (SCHROEDER) MAJOR BASEBALL @ BELLVILLE. MONDAY. TWIN CITIES 13 HEMPSTEAD 3. COLUMBUS 12 SEALY 9. TUESDAY. 8:00, WASHINGTON CO. vs. RICE. 6:00, BURLESON CO. vs....
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WASHINGTON-ON-THE-BRAZOS CELEBRATING JUNETEENTH IN-PERSON, VIRTUALLY

The birthplace of Texas is celebrating Juneteenth this week. Rachel Flinn, Assistant Site Manager for the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, says this year’s celebration will incorporate both in-person and online elements. Leading up to the on-site event on Saturday, there will be several video presentations on the history of African...
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Pop-Up Play Saturday at Fireman's Park

The city of Brenham Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Pop-Up Play Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon for children of all ages at Fireman’s Park. The event is jointly hosted by the city of Brenham and the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County.
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Calendar for Wednesday

The Washington-on-the-Brazos Historic Site will hold a series of Juneteenth-related events on Saturday titled “Sankofa on the Brazos: Celebrating African American Families in Washington County.” The events, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., include performances, exhibitions and presentations of African American culture and history. WEDNESDAY. EVENTS. KBTX Summer Hunger Food...
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Grand jury returns 11 indictments

The Washington County 21st grand jury met in regular session last Tuesday and returned 11 indictments. Only the names of those that have been arrested can be released and they are as follows:. • Tanaysha Lashae Dixon, 27, of Brenham, was indicted for credit/debit card abuse/elderly.
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Washington County Appraisal District approves 2021-22 budget

The Washington County Appraisal District approved the proposed 2021-22 budget during a public budget hearing Tuesday morning at the county appraisal building here. The budget was constructed and presented by Washington County Chief Appraiser Dyann Whtie, her first budget since accepting the position in January.