Category Archives: News

BRENHAM STREET WORK TO BEGIN MONDAY

Beginning this Monday (April 23), the City of Brenham Street Department will be reconstructing Fifth St. from Jackson to Prairie Lea. Reconstruction will begin Monday and last for approximately two…

BLINN/TARLETON STATE TO HOST INFORMATION SESSIONS

Tarleton State University and Blinn College will host a series of information sessions regarding the criminal justice and public administration degree programs that will be offered at the RELLIS Campus…

SUSPECT IN BRYAN DOUBLE-HOMICIDE INDICTED

A man arrested in a Caldwell police standoff in January, has been indicted on murder charges in Brazos County. Frankie Lee Bell, Jr. is facing two counts of capital murder…

LOCAL MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT UP SLIGHTLY

The jobless rate in Washington County rose slightly to 4.2-percent in the month of March—up two-tenths from the 4-percent rate in February. One year ago, the local jobless rate stood…

TxDOT: HIGHWAY 36 PROJECT STILL MONTHS AWAY

Officials with the state say work on Highway 36 is running a bit behind schedule. The project, which began back in February of 2016, was estimated to take less that…

COMMISSIONERS CONSIDER FIRST STEP FOR NEW COMMUNICATION CENTER

Washington County Commissioners will consider taking the first step in designing a new Emergency Communications Center during their meeting next Tuesday.  County Judge John Brieden said that the county is…

PROPERTY PLAT TO BE CONSIDERED BY P&Z COMMISSION MONDAY

Brenham’s Planning and Zoning Commission should have a short meeting Monday evening.  Only one property is on the agenda.  Commissioners will consider the plat for the Highway 36 Business Park…

FAYETTE CO. WOMAN KILLED IN AUSTIN CO. ACCIDENT

A Fayette County woman is dead following a two-vehicle collision Thursday night in Austin County. According to the Department of Public Safety, a 2016 Jeep Patriot was north-bound on FM-109…

MAIFEST TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets for the 2018 Brenham Maifest are now on sale. Maifest tickets will be available for purchase, tomorrow (Saturday) from 10-to-11:30 a.m. at 401 Creative Group in the Atrium Building…

BLINN TO OFFER ‘QUICK BOOKS’ COURSE

The Blinn College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host a basic QuickBooks course in May, to teach small business owners to get the most out of their desktop accounting…