Category Archives: News

BFD RESCUES TRAPPED SEMI-TRUCK DRIVER

The Brenham Fire Department rescued a trapped semi-truck driver after an accident Saturday morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m., the department responded to the 3400 block of State Highway 36 North…

‘WELCOME TO PRIDELAND’ TONIGHT AT BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL

Students, parents, and community members will get a peek inside Brenham High School during the annual “Welcome to Prideland” event tonight (Monday). The come-and-go evening event is designed to welcome incoming freshmen…

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION EXPANDS ACROSS MARCH 3-5 WEEKEND

Visitors will find new attractions in Washington County this year to commemorate the Texas Republic’s birthday. A three-day celebration will be held at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site…

COMMUNITY CORNER TO FEATURE WASHINGTON CO. SHERIFF OTTO HANAK

KWHI’s Community Corner this Tuesday will feature Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak. Sheriff Hanak will be speaking with Craig Montana about the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, including the office’s end…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER GRANT PROGRAM APPLICATION

The Washington County Commissioners Court will meet on Tuesday to consider authorizing a grant application concerning emergency management. The commissioners will discuss authorizing a grant application under the Homeland Security…

BURTON SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT EXTENDED THROUGH 2020

The Burton ISD board of trustees extended the contract of Superintendent Edna Kennedy during their meeting on Thursday. Dr. Kennedy’s contract was extended an additional year through 2020 and included…

GAS PRICES DROP IN TEXAS THIS WEEK

Retail gas prices in Texas and nationwide dropped this week. AAA Texas reports the statewide average price at the pump dropped a penny to settle at $2.15 per gallon. The…

BRYAN DAYCARE WORKER SENTENCED TO JAIL TIME FOR DROPPING BABY

A former Bryan daycare worker who severely injured a baby in 2013 has been sentenced to six months in jail and five years on probation. On Thursday, 56-year-old Freddie Walton…

LYNYRD SKYNYRD, WILLIAM CLARK GREEN TO HEADLINE CHILIFEST 2017

Organizers announced the musical lineup for Chilifest 2017 Friday night. William Clark Green and Reckless Kelly will headline the festival on March 31st, with Lynyrd Skynyrd headlining April 1st. Other…

TAMMY SPOHN NAMED TO BLINN COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

A new representative has been selected for the Blinn College Board of Trustees.   The Brazos County Commissioners named Tammy Spohn to the position during their meeting on Tuesday. Spohn is…