Blog Archives

Blinn board feature

BLINN BOARD DISCUSSES $4 MILLION SURPLUS AT WORKSHOP

A $4 million dollar budget surplus and how to spend it was the hot topic at last (Tuesday) night’s workshop for the Blinn College Board of Trustees. A variety of…

City Council feature

CITY BUDGET WORKSHOPS PROJECT TAX REDUCTION

Property owners in the City of Brenham could see about a 7 cent reduction in their tax rate this fall if everything goes as planned. After several days of budget…

icon-marijuana 2

MARIJUANA FARM YIELDS OVER 100,000 PLANTS

An East Texas marijuana farm has now yielded over 100,000 plants valued at almost $2 million. Authorities near Goodrich, Texas in Polk County finished clearing all 29 fields of marijuana…

William McRaven feature

McRAVEN NAMED SOLE FINALIST FOR UT CHANCELLOR

As expected, the University of Texas Board of Regents last (Tuesday) night named Admiral William McRaven the sole finalist for the chancellor of the UT System. The Regents unanimously selected…

icon-justice 2

HOUSTON JURY GIVES DEATH SENTENCE TO KILLER

A Houston jury has given the death sentence to a man convicted of killing a Bellaire police officer. After 12 hours of deliberation over two days, a jury this (Tuesday)…

Wasington County Commissioners

WASHINGTON COUNTY CONSTABLE PAY DISPUTE

A dispute over differing salaries for Washington County constables is threatening to spill over into the County’s budgeting process this week. Washington County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Kramer is asking…

sprinkler feature

LCRA CRACKING DOWN ON ILLEGAL LAKE PUMPS

In an effort to protect their water supply for Central Texas, the Lower Colorado River Authority, the LCRA, is cracking down on illegal water pumping. The LCRA says homeowners along…

icon-Fairgrounds

BISD PRE-K REGISTRATION BEGINS WEDNESDAY

The Brenham School District will hold pre-kindergarten student registration for the upcoming school year tomorrow (Wednesday). School officials will be at the Washington County Fairgrounds Event Center tomorrow (Wednesday) from…

icon-marijuana 2

MARIJUANA FARM DISCOVERED NEAR GOODRICH

One man has been arrested and another is believed to be on the run in connection with a huge East Texas marijuana farm discovered over the weekend. Authorities near Goodrich,…

Allen Commander feature

WASHINGTON COUNTY CIVIC LEADER ALLEN COMMANDER DIES

One of Washington County’s most unique characters and civic leaders has died. Dr. Allen Commander died Sunday in a nursing home after a lengthy illness. The 86 year old Commander was…

WP-Backgrounds by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann