Category Archives: News

Gamarcus Sheppard 2nd Arrest feature

TEEN SUSPECT ARRESTED AGAIN

Additional charges have been filed against two Brenham teens who were arrested last week on burglary and theft charges. Just before 1:00 Wednesday morning, Washington County Sheriff’s deputies and Brenham…

Governor Candidates:
(l) Greg Abbott
(r) Wendy Davis

ABBOTT/DAVIS SQUARE OFF IN FINAL DEBATE

Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott clashed over ethics in a combative final debate Tuesday, heard live on KWHI. During the clash in a Dallas TV studio, both candidates suggested their…

project-graduation FEATURE

PROJECT GRADUATION FUNDRAISER FRIDAY

Brenham High School’s Project Graduation is having a fundraiser at Friday night’s Cub football game that should have all local deer hunters heading for Cubs Stadium. The group that insures…

National Night Out feature

PREPARATIONS CONTINUE FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Texas’ version of National Night Out is set for next Tuesday across the state and across Washington County. The public is being urged to take part in this year’s activities,…

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SHERIFF WARNS ABOUT I.R.S. SCAM

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak is warning citizens to be wary of a scam that’s going around right now. Sheriff Hanak says he’s heard from a slew of local residents…

State school feature

TASK FORCE TO HELP SAVE BSSLC

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is helping organize a local task force to help try and keep the Brenham State Supported Living Center off a state closure list. Chamber…

drug photo feature

CITIZENS TURN OUT FOR “DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY”

Washington county residents came out to the annual National DEA Prescription Drug Take-back Day last Friday to dispose of their unused and expired medications.  Officials at the Brenham Police Department…

Pink hard hats for October

BLUEBONNET EMPLOYEES DON PINK HARD HATS

Since 2012, Bluebonnet has gone pink, so to speak, during the month of October to raise awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The co-op uses pink lights to illuminate…

Essie Childers feature

BLINN PROFESSOR ESSIE CHILDERS HONORED

Blinn College Humanities Professor Essie Childers was recently honored with the College Reading and Learning Association’s (CRLA) Distinguished Teaching Award for her lifelong commitment to education. An educator for 28…

TEEA feature

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE THREE PROCLAMATIONS

Washington County Commissioners approved three proclamations at their meeting this morning.  Commissioners designated next week as Texas Extension Education Week in Washington County.  Local TEEA volunteers accepted the proclamation and…

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