Category Archives: Featured

WHERE IS DELLA THIS MONTH IN WASHINGTON COUNTY?

Frank Juarez was the December winner in the “Where is Della” contest.  Each month, the Washington County Visitors Bureau puts out a photo of Della the German Shepard at a…

COUNCIL TO CONSIDER PARK BATHROOM CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT

Brenham City Council members will again look at the construction progress on the new bathroom facilities for Fireman’s Park at their meeting Thursday.  GCP Contractors was given a new construction…

BRENHAM 11TH; BURTON 8TH AT STATE CHEER MEET

The Brenham High School competition cheer team took eleventh, Friday, at the state UIL championship Friday in Ft. Worth. The 2018 U.I.L. 5A Davion II Spirit State Championship was held…

WINTER WEATHER TO HIT BRAZOS VALLEY, MONDAY NIGHT

A Winter Weather advisory is in effect for most of the Brazos Valley. The Brazos Valley is likely to be impacted this evening, with scattered showers by dinnertime with the front…

LOCAL SALES TAX REBATES UP TO START 2018

Sales tax rebates for Brenham and Washington County are up to start the year. Brenham’s January payment was $524,903, a 2.3-percent increase from the same period last year.  The January…

2018 MAIFEST ROYALTY ANNOUNCED AT SERENADE SUNDAY

The Royalty for the 128th Maifest were announced under sunny skies Sunday afternoon.  This year’s Junior Royalty are Queen Swayze Huckert and King Charlie Kenjura.  They will be reining over…

GAS PRICES UP 2 CENTS PER GALLON

The average statewide gas price in Texas is two cents more than last week and 10 cents more per gallon compared to last year. That price us now $2.26 for…

MONDAY CLOSINGS FOR MLK DAY

Local governmental offices and services will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Brenham’s City Hall and the Washington County courthouse will be closed, as will…

GOVERNMENT DENIES LAKE SOMERVILLE LAND LEASE PROTEST

The federal government has denied a protest of leases for oil and gas exploration at Lake Somerville. Wendy Park, lead attorney for the Center Biological Diversity tells the Brenham Banner…

CUBS FALL TO MAGNOLIA IN DISTRICT PLAY

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL FRIDAY MAGNOLIA (5-0) 75     BRENHAM CUBS (5-16/0-5) 58 ANTHONY WALTON, 16 pts. BRAELIN JACKSON, 14 pts. KENDARIN RAY, 13 pts. TUESDAY, CUBS @ MAGNOLIA WEST, 7:00 20/5A …