Category Archives: News

County meeting feature

NO PUBLIC COMMENTS ON NEW COUNTY TAX RATE

No one spoke during the first of two public hearings on the tax rate increase at this morning’s County Commissioners meeting.  Commissioners approved a proposed tax rate of 52.11 cents…

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HOUSTON WOMAN ARRESTED IN LOCAL DRUG BUST

A Houston woman faces charges after her arrest this morning on drug charges. Brenham Police Officer Justin Schiller stopped a vehicle for speeding, just after 8:30 this morning at the…

Brenham badge feature

BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATE THEFT AND BURGLARY

Brenham Police are investigating a reported theft. Sgt. Kelvin Raven met with a woman, Friday night the Police Department in reference to theft. The victim said she had received an…

Elijah Holmes feature

BRENHAM FELON CHARGED WITH POSSESSION OF A FIREARM

A Brenham man is behind bars, charged with illegal possession of a firearm. Brenham Police officer Heather Sowders responded to the 700 block of Matilda St. in reference to a…

txdot

TxDOT SETS HEARING ON HWY. 36 PROJECT

A public hearing is set for next Tuesday (9/9) on the proposed improvements to the intersection of Highway 36 from Highway 290 to Business 36. Project information, including a map…

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SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT HITS MAJOR SNAG

The state has denied federal tax credits for a proposed Brenham housing project for senior citizens, placing the project on hold indefinitely. The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs…

Austin County Jail feature

AUSTIN COUNTY JAIL REOPENS

The Austin County jail has been reopened. The Sealy News reports that inmates are moving in as soon as they are transported back from the Fort Bend County Jail. Austin…

MOURNING DOVE FEATURE

PROSPECTS GOOD FOR A SUCCESSFUL DOVE SEASON

Wildlife biologists with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are predicting a hearty 2014-15 dove season—which opens today (Monday) in the North and Central Zones. Experts say both mourning and…

LABOR DAY FEATURE

LABOR DAY CLOSINGS

Monday will be day off for local government offices and services. Brenham City Hall and the Washington County courthouse will be closed for the Labor Day holiday. All state and…

BrenhamHeritageMuseum FEATURE

BRENHAM MUSEUM EXPECTED TO REOPEN WEDNESDAY

After being shut down for nearly two weeks, the Brenham Heritage Museum is expected to reopen after being closed due to a flooded basement. Museum director Douglas Price says that…

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