Monthly Archives: October 2013

20 WEEK ABORTION BAN REMAINS

One part of the new abortion restrictions in Texas has gone into effect.  Many of the restrictions were struck down Monday and the Texas Attorney General’s office is appealing that…

TEXAS A AND M REGENTS MEETING

The Texas A&M System Board of Regents are taking up appointments, new ways for institutions to craft their budgets and the creation of a federal funded vaccine facility in the…

ROTHERMEL REPORTS NO VOTER ID PROBLEMS

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says that registered voters with a recognized form voter identification should have no trouble casting a ballot in the state constitutional election or any other election…

PROGRESS ON BISD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Assistant Brenham School Supt. Byron McAdams says there is real and significant progress in the construction of the new Alton Elementary School on South Market and the renovations of the…

ANGEL GUARDIANS WEB SITE

John Deans, a known local gun rights advocate, has been promoting the ‘Angel Guardians’ security program to the Brenham School district since January, soon after the mass school shooting in…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HELPS BURLESON COUNTY WITH COMMUNICATIONS

The Washington County Commissioners made an interlocal agreement with Burleson County today (Tuesday) that will allow some emergency and law enforcement agencies access to the Brazos Valley Wide Area Communications…

BLINN WORKSHOP TO PREPARE FOR REACCEDITATION

The Blinn Board will be holding a workshop today (Tuesday) to review their roles and responsibilities and how they can work with the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission. …

INVESTIGATION INTO HEMPSTEAD ISD

The dealings with the Hempstead School district and  a  Chappell Hill plumbing company, owned by the husband of the Hempstead school district’s business manager, could be the focus of investigation…

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LADIES NIGHT OUT

KWHI and KTEX-106 are teaming up with St. Josephs-Brenham and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce to present a special night for the women of Washington County. “Fall Frolic 2013—Ladies…

AG APPEALING ABORTION RULING

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has already file an appeal to a federal court judge’s ruling yesterday that the new abortion restrictions violated the U.S. Constitution. The Attorney General, who…