Blog Archives

Blinn board feature

BLINN BOARD CANCELS BRAZOS COUNTY LAND PURCHASE

After getting petitions with hundreds of signatures, and numerous public comments, the Blinn Board of Trustees voted to terminate a contract for property to expand the Brazos County campus in…

0701IMMIGRATION

LAWMAKERS STEP UP EFFORTS TO CURB IMMIGRATION CRISIS

Plans to beef up patrols along the Texas-Mexican border at a potential cost of $1.3 million a week are getting more attention from Texas lawmakers. The Texas Department of Public…

Dr. Harold Nolte

BLINN REACTS TO NOLTE CONTROVERSY

A behind closed doors review of Blinn College President Harold Nolte’s relatively short tenure at  the College could be contentious.  In addition to conflicts with faculty members over his re-organization…

icon-McCaul

CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL PRAISES SUPREME COURT HOBBY LOBBY DECISION

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul is praising today’s (Monday’s) U.S. Supreme Court decision that any corporation, including the Hobby Lobby, does not have to provide contraception insurance to its…

icon-Austin-co-courthouse

MUCH OF THE AUSTIN COUNTY JAIL CLOSES DUE TO STAFFING

Officials with the Austin County Sheriff’s office say they have had to closed down much of the county jail and send prisoners to Fort Bend County due to a staffing…

Wasington County Commissioners

COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS ECONOMIC PLAN

Washington County Judge John Brieden says several new industrial businesses have either expanded or moved their operations to the county in the past year and the County Commissioners are looking…

ICON BURGLARY

SUNDAY HOUSE BURGLARY

A man living in the 900 block of Hasskarl says he lost nearly $3300 worth of items during a burglary Sunday afternoon and evening. The resident told police that he…

Bank of Brenham feature

INDUSTRY BANCSHARES ACQUIRES BANK OF BRENHAM

Industry Bancshare’s announced this weekend that they acquired the Bank of Brenham on May 22nd. Gene Menn, President of Industry Bancshares Incorporated  said it was a ‘no brainer’ decision. The…

icon-McCaul 2

CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL CALLS FOR IMMIGRATION CRISIS ACTION

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul continued his calls for stronger action in sealing the border with Mexico. The local congressional representative appeared on CBS’ Face the Nation Sunday to…

0629happybirthdayamerica

CELEBRATIONS ALL OVER FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY THIS WEEK

What a glorious week is in store for us!  Of course, the birth of a nation that became the world’s greatest super power, while guaranteeing personal freedom is cause for…

WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann