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BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD EXTENDS SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT

The Brenham School Board reviewed the performance of Superintendent Walter Jackson during Executive Session Thursday evening.  Dr. Jackson has been with the District since April of 2015.  After the Executive…

TWO PEOPLE SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Two people plead guilty in District Court this week and were sentenced by Judge Reva Towslee Corbett. Yolanda Necole Cooks, 51 of Brenham, was sentenced to 4 years deferred adjudication…

CITY BEGINS PROCESS FOR TERMINATING CONTRACT FOR BATHROOMS

The Brenham City Council began the process of officially terminating the contract with GCP Contractors for the new bathroom facilities at Fireman’s Park.  After meeting in Executive Session today (Thursday),…

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSES BILLBOARD REMOVAL REQUIREMENT

A city ordinance requiring the removal of billboards before city water and sewer can be extended to properties outside the City Limits was discussed at City Council today (Thursday).  City…

CITY COUNCIL HEARS REPORT ON TOURISM DOWNTURN

  Sharon Brass made a presentation today (Thursday) on behalf of the Hotel Occupancy Tax Board to City Council.  She reported that tourism in the county has been going down…

VIDEO – “IN THE HEIGHTS” MUSICAL AT BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL

If you enjoy fast paced musicals like the Broadway hit “Hamilton”, you will enjoy Brenham High Schools latest production, “In the Heights”.  Lin-Manuel Miranda, who created “Hamilton” also wrote the…

BURTON MAN ARRESTED ON LONG LIST OF CHARGES

A Burton man has been arrested on a slew of felony warrants. 47-year old William White was arrested by Washington Co. Sheriff’s deputies, Thursday. According to Sheriff Otto Hanak, deputies…

NFIB-TEXAS PRAISES KOLKHORST FOR SMALL BUSINESS RECORD

The Texas Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business has cited State Senator Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham for her support for local businesses. According to the group, Kolkhrost earned…

EXECUTION OF “TOURNIQUET KILLER” SET FOR TONIGHT

A man who became known as Houston’s “Tourniquet Killer” is set to become the nation’s first prisoner executed in 2018. Texas prison officials are scheduled to give 55-year-old Anthony Allen…

THREE FOUND DEAD IN BRYAN APARTMENT–UPDATE

Bryan Police have identified three people who were found dead at an apartment complex Wednesday morning, and say they believe the public isn’t in any danger. The victims have been…