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Is BPA a thing of Halloween nightmares?

(BPT) - Now that fall is underway and you're already growing tired of all the pumpkin-flavored treats, Halloween must not be too far away. That means it's time to head to the store to pick up the trendiest Halloween decor to guarantee a shocked response from trick-or-treaters. But before you do, hav

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 22:59:00

House hunting and credit: What you need to know

(BPT) - By now it is something of a cliche to call homeownership the American dream. But even if sitting on your own deck, looking over your picket fence and sipping lemonade doesn't move you, homeownership is still one of the best ways to build wealth. For many, owning a home is cheaper than rentin

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 14:31:01

Coaches Show Episode 3 - Bye week chat

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 21:19:00

How to Pick the Perfect Engagement Ring

(StatePoint) An engagement ring is at once a symbol of love and commitment and also a reflection of a woman's personal style. For the engaged-to-be who hasn't quite determined the perfect sparkler for herself, articulating an engagement ring style can seem challenging. That's where a trusted jeweler

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

BISD to ask for missed-days waiver

The Brenham school district will ask the Texas Education Agency to allow it to not make up two class days canceled by a hurricane. Trustees voted Monday night to authorize an application to the Texas Education Agency for a "missed days" waiver. Classes were canceled Aug. 28 and 29 because of Hurrica

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 16:30:00

Jackson chosen for leadership academy

Brenham school Superintendent Walter Jackson has been selected to attend a prestigious leadership academy. The Thompson Executive Leadership Institute in Austin has announced that Jackson has been chosen to receive a scholarship to attend the 25th annual Superintendent Academy, a nationally known ad

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 16:30:00

Commissioners OK budget, tax rate

Washington County commissioners have unanimously adopted a 2018 budget that estimates $27 million in revenues and expenditures. Commissioners adopted the budget and a tax rate of 51.17 cents per $100 property valuation at their meeting this morning. The budget shows spending of $27,575,855 and reven

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 16:15:00

Get email notifications on Arthur Hahn daily!

Residents wanting to report suspicious activities - such as strange cars in their neighborhood - but don't want to call 911 - can use dispatching's non-emergency number of 277-7373. --- Central communications had 90 calls to the 911 emergency phone system during the 24-hour period ending at midnight

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 16:15:00

Altman named 149th Washington County Fair Queen; Saturday contest winners also named

Washington County Fair activities kicked off over the weekend, including crowning of a queen for the 149th Washington County Fair Saturday evening and the top barbecue teams. Kennedy Altman, representing Washington County 4-H, was crowned queen. The daughter of Lance and Shannon Altman, she sold 3,2

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 15:30:00

Burton News: Sip, Shop Social and Sunset Tours Friday

Hope everyone enjoys the 149th Washington County Fair going on this week. Here's the scoop for our fair town of Burton in the week ahead. Wednesday - 7:30 a.m., yoga at St. John's UCC Family Life Center; 8:30 a.m., Community Coffee at Greenvine Emmanuel Lutheran Church; 6-8 p.m., BBAY (Burton Bridge

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 14:30:00

Boys State, Girls State participants to speak to Evening Lions Club

Two students who took part in Boys State and Girls State programs this year will be guest speakers at the Brenham Evening Lions Club meeting tonight. The club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Cannery Kitchen. Meredith Clayton and Ryan Middleton, both members of Brenham High School's 2018 graduating cla

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-19 13:11:00

Burleson County football team tackling mosquitoes

Somerville, Tex. (KBTX)- According to Somerville High School Head Coach Darby House, the mosquitoes at practice and games are becoming a big 'bug'. "You also had to worry about if you did squish them, the blood getting on the uniforms and having to clean it off," said House. Superintendent Charles C

KBTX.COM - 2017-09-20 02:48:00

Cuba again denies role in 'health attacks' on US diplomats

NEW YORK (AP) - The Cuban government on Tuesday again denied any involvement in or any knowledge of a mysterious series of health incidents that have affected American diplomats in Havana. Cuba also strongly objected to President Donald Trump's critical comments about the island in his speech to the

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-09-19 23:31:00

Transient man pleads not guilty to Vancouver fatal shooting

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A transient man accused of fatally shooting another man in July at a Washington state park has entered not-guilty pleas to first-degree murder and second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm. The Columbian reports (http://bit.ly/2fhfX6y ) 27-year-old William Peek pleaded h

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-20 08:34:00

The Latest: Pence says White House 'all in' on repeal

FILE - In this July 13, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., left, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., right, talk while walking to a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senate Republicans are planning a final, uphill push to erase President Barack Obama's health care law. But Democrats and t

WACOTRIB.COM - 2017-09-19 17:34:51

South Korea says Trump North Korea rhetoric shows US resolve

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea seemed to play down the latest hot rhetoric aimed at North Korea by President Donald Trump, calling his words a signal of Washington's strong resolve to deal with the North's march to nuclear weapons mastery but essentially a repetition of a basic U.S. policy. T

FORT BEND HERALD - 2017-09-20 02:09:00

White House official: Trump would sign Graham-Cassidy repeal bill

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Donald Trump would sign the Graham-Cassidy bill if the legislation to repeal Obamacare makes it to his desk, an administration official told CNN Tuesday. The White House has been working with Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisian

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-09-19 18:14:16

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) - The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the sit

BRYAN COLLEGE STATION EAGLE - 2017-09-19 19:23:10

Visitors Day at Community Bible Study

The Bellville Community Bible Study class will be hosting Visitors Day at Bellville United Methodist Church on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in learning more about the Bible study is welcome to join as the group continues its study of the book of Mark. Childcare is no

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 21:10:00

Cross country runs third meet of the season

With the district meet less than a month away, the Sealy Tigers' cross country team is entering the middle of its season with one thing in mind: improvement. Head coach Anthony Branch said that was one of the main things he was looking for heading into the team's third meet of the season at Schulenb

SEALY NEWS ONLINES - 2017-09-19 19:58:00