Monthly Archives: October 2013

FLENNIKEN DENIES LAWSUIT CHARGES

Retired District Court Judge Terry Flenniken is strongly denying charges made against him in  a recently filed lawsuit.           The Texas Center for Defense of Life sued the one-time judge…

PEYTON PUCKETT HOMECOMING QUEEN

Peyton Puckett was ‘shocked’ but felt ‘amazing’ upon being named this year’s Brenham High School’s  Homecoming Queen last (Friday) night.  In her excitement she said she still has plans for…

AUTHOR WRITES ABOUT METH ADDICTION

C.S. Ware spent many years residing in Brenham, working at Cleaner’s Hangers and the cotton mill.  He has also resided in Huntsville, in a prison cell.           Ware was released…

KOLKHORST SUPPORTS WATER AMENDMENT

State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst is strongly urging her constituents to support a proposed amendment to the State Constitution that she believes will ensure the state’s water needs for the next…

HOMECOMING 2013

The Brenham High Homecoming week continues tonight (Friday) with the Homecoming game with the Montgomery Bears.                  Brenham High School Assistant Principal Alision Crowson says at halftime, while the…

AUSTIN COUNTY SEEKING CAPITAL MURDER TRIAL HELP

Few counties have had more capital murder cases than Austin County in recent years.           Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says the county has had five capital murder trials in…

BURTON DOUBLES SALES TAX REBATES

The small city of Burton has seen a big increase in sales tax rebates in the past year, a 100 percent increase.           Reports from the State Comptroller’ s Office…

TEXAS SENATOR CORNYN OPTIMISTIC ABOUT END OF SHUT DOWN

Ten days after the U.S. government shutdown, closing two recreational parks at Lake Somerville, along with the curtailment of many social services,  there is little hope that the shutdown will…

37TH SCARECROW FESTIVAL

Scarecrows are all over Chappell Hill this week as the community gets ready for the 37th Annual Scarecrow Festival this weekend.           The Chappell Hill Historical Society have prepared the…

GEAUX CUBS HOMECOMING PARADE

The Brenham Cubs football team led 10 Homecoming Queen candidates, 11 Homecoming King candidates, dozens of floats with the riders tossing candy on the streets of Brenham last (Wednesday) during…