Category Archives: Featured

“YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN” AT BHS

Brenham High School’s Theater Productions Class will present its latest and final production of the school year this week. “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” will be performed in Brenham…

BRENHAM F.D. USES ‘JAWS OF LIFE’ AT SUNDAY ACCIDENT

The Brenham Fire Department had to use the Jaws of Life to extract an accident victim from their vehicle late Sunday afternoon. The Department was called to the scene of…

BURTON ISD TO DISCUSS CONTRACTS TONIGHT

The Burton School Board will again consider the contracts for the Athletic Director and the two school Principals during their meeting tonight (Monday). The contracts were discussed during executive session…

SALES TAX REBATES UP FOR APRIL

Sales tax rebates increased this month for all three local taxing entities. Washington County’s rebate saw a 7-percent increase over April of last year, with a refund of $208,436 –…

BLUE BELL FUN RUN WINNERS

2018 BLUE BELL FUN RUN HALF MARATHON MALE WINNER: CHARLES WHITE, 1:18.49.0 FEMALE WINNER: LAURA MARINO, 1:40:26.1 10K RUN MALE WINNER: PIERCE YOUNG, 36:49.7 FEMALE WINNER: CYNTHIA BRAKE, 41:40.7 5K…

FATAL ACCIDENT ON FM 390 FRIDAY AFTERNOON

One person is dead following a one-vehicle accident on FM 390 in northeastern Washington County Friday afternoon. The Texas Department of Public Safety reports that the male driver of an…

BLINN COLLEGE POLICE OFFICER HONORED

A Blinn College police officer has been honored for his dedication to educating students about consent and sexual assault awareness. Chris Luttrell was named the Professional of the Year by…

FIRE AND ICE COOKOFF AT INDEPENDENCE

The annual “Fire & Ice Cookoff” continues today (Saturday) in historic Independence. Today’s (Saturday’s) competition begins at 10 o’clock this (Saturday) morning with the Chef’s Choice and Beans judging.  Chicken…

CARTS, BIKERS AND BABES RALLY AT LAKE SOMERVILLE

Downtown Somerville will be the site of this (Saturday) morning’s motorcycle parade as part of the 8th Annual “Carts, Bikers and Babes Rally” at Lake Somerville.

WHERE’S DELLA THIS MONTH IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

Each month, the Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau is featuring a photo of Della the German Shepard at a different location in the county.  Last month, Peggy Cadenhead correctly…