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2016 WCFAIR ELIYOUNG

ENTERTAINMENT FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR ANNOUNCED

The entertainment lineup has been released for this fall’s Washington County Fair. The fair will kick off Saturday, September 10th, beginning at 7:00 p.m. with Abigail Taylor, Old Southern Moonshine…

Martin Gaytan
(Harris Co. Jail)

MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS FOR KILLING BRENHAM WOMAN

The man who admitted to killing a Brenham woman at their Spring home in 2014, has been sentenced to 20-years in prison. 25-year old Martin Gaytan was sentenced as part…

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LOCAL THEFTS UNDER INVESTIGATION

Brenham police are investigating a pair of thefts that were reported Wednesday. Just before 9:00 a.m., Sgt. Carl Wiesepape met with a complainant at the Police Department. The victim reported…

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TOOLS STOLEN IN TRUCK BURGLARY

Brenham police are investigating a case of a burglary of a motor vehicle. Wednesday evening, around 9:30, Sgt. Jason Derrick responded to the 2400 Block of Stone Hollow Drive. The…

Latria Mathis feature

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED ON WARRANT

A Brenham woman has been arrested on an outstanding warrant following a traffic stop, Wednesday night. Just after 6:15 p.m., Sgt. Jason Derrick pulled over 24-year old Latria Nicole Mathis…

Bennie Williams feature

BRENHAM MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT

A Brenham man faces an assault charge after his arrest late Wednesday night. 59-year old Bennie Wayne Williams is charged with Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Violence. Wednesday night,…

FOSTER CARE FEATURE

FOSTER CHILDREN FORCED TO SLEEP IN STATE OFFICES

A new report says dozens of children in foster care in Texas have been forced to sleep in state offices. According to the Austin American Statesman, a shortage of foster…

Commissioner Phillip Grisham
(Madison Co.)

MADISON CO. COMMISSIONER ARRESTED

A Madison County Commissioner has reportedly been arrested by the Texas Rangers. KBTX TV is reporting that Precinct 2 Madison County Commissioner Phillip Grisham is facing several criminal charges, including…

RED CROSS FEATURE

RED CROSS SETS UP CENTER IN SOMERVILLE — WASHINGTON COUNTY NEXT

The Red Cross has announced the opening of a temporary family assistance center in Burleson County. The center will be open today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Somerville…

SBA FEATURE

DISASTER AID AVAILABLE TO SOME NON-PROFITS

Washington County has been included in a federal disaster declaration due to severe storms back in April. Because of the declaration, low-interest federal loans will be available to some local…

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