Category Archives: News

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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…

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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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MAN KILLED IN BURLESON CO. MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

A 66-year old man is dead after a motorcycle accident Friday night near Lake Somerville. According to the Burleson County Sheriff’s Office the accident occurred on Park Road 4 near…

HEB robber feature

WARRANTS ISSUED FOR HEB ROBBERY SUSPECT

Brenham police confirmed this afternoon that they have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect in the local HEB robbery that occurred Friday August 22nd.  The suspect, Jeremy Clarke Brock,…

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TWO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARRESTED OVER BRASS KNUCKLES

Two Brenham High School students are in custody after their arrests for having a weapon on school grounds. Thursday morning, Cpl. Casey Thumann was told by Central Communications that they…

Movie signing feature

LOCAL AUTHOR SIGNS FILM AGREEMENT

A major film project is being launched to tell the story of Texas’ early developmental years focusing on Brenham, Giddings, and the important men who put both cities on the…

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