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FORMER AUSTIN COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR ARRESTED

The former Tax Assessor-Collector for Austin County has been charged with theft. 39-year old Marcus Pena, 39, was arrested this (Tuesday) morning on a charge of first-degree felony theft by…

SIX COUNTY ROADS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER

The Washington County Road and Bridge Department reports that as of noon today (Tuesday) that 6 county roads are closed due to high water.  They are: Copelyn Springs Rd. from…

REP. SCHUBERT FILES BILL CONCERNING SEX OFFENDER ORDINANCES

State Representative Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell), recently filed a bill he says will allow smaller communities to protect children from registered sex offenders.   During the interim period since last session,…

FUGITIVE MISSING SINCE JANUARY 4TH ARRESTED IN FAYETTE COUNTY

A wanted fugitive is in custody after being detained in Fayette County on Monday. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Autry Futschik III was arrested in the Muldoon area Monday…

WASHINGTON CO. CLERK’S OFFICE COMMENDED DURING COMMISSIONERS MEETING

The Washington County Clerk’s Office was commended during the county commissioners meeting today (Tuesday) for outstanding work during the November General Election. The commissioners presented a letter from the League…

6TH GRADE CSI FIRST LEGO LEAGUE TEAMS ADVANCE IN COMPETITION

All four Brenham Lego League teams will compete in an invitational next month thanks to an outstanding performance this past Saturday at a competition in Bryan. Sixth grade CSI students…

RAINWATERS OVERRUN SOME AREA ROADS

Some highways in Washington County were overrun by rainwater after three inches of rain fell over much of the area. No roads have been reported closed due to the rain….

SOUTHERN FLYER DINER AT BRENHAM AIRPORT CLOSES

The Southern Flyer Diner at the Brenham Airport closed down Sunday.  The 1950’s styled diner that featured waitresses in poodle skirts has been in business for almost 15 years.  Owner…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO CALL ELECTION THURSDAY

The Brenham City Council will meet on Thursday to officially call a General Election on May 6th to fill four council positions. The four positions that are up for election this…

BURTON ISD TO DISCUSS BECOMING DISTRICT OF INNOVATION

The Burton school board will discuss the possibility of becoming a District of Innovation (DOI) during their meeting Thursday. Becoming a District of Innovation allows school districts to be exempt…