Category Archives: News

THREE LOCAL MEN GRADUATE DPS TRAINING

Three local men graduated from the 158th Trooper Training Class in Austin of Friday, making history for Washington County. The local graduates include Trooper Mason Hartnett whose new duty station…

HARRIS CO. JUNIOR MOUNTED POSSE VISIT WASHINGTON CO.

Members of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Junior Mounted Posse traveled to Brenham on Saturday to present proclamations to a number of local officials about the upcoming Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo….

TEXAS BIRTHDAY BASH HAPPENING IN NAVASOTA

The City of Navasota is throwing the Texas Birthday Bash this weekend to celebrate Texas Independence. This year the Texas Birthday Bash is a two day event on March 3rd…

FREE HOMEOWNER AEROBIC WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKSHOP

The Mill Creek Watershed Partnership is offering a free homeowner maintenance workshop on Aerobic Treatment Units.  The workshop will be held, Monday, March 6th from 8:30am-3:30pm at the Bellville Fire Station (511…

LAWMAKER AIMS TO CHANGE OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING REPORTS

Texas law enforcement agencies could soon find it easier to report officer-involved shootings, while also paying a price if they fail to do so. Texas is one of seven states…

BISD CELEBRATES TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

Brenham ISD is inviting parents and community members to help the district to celebrate Texas Public Schools Week by visiting any of the BISD campuses this week. Special campus events…

SALT GRASS TRAIL RIDE KICKS OFF

The famous Salt Grass Trail ride is going through Austin County today (Sunday). The Salt Grass Trail ride is the original and the oldest trail ride that promotes the Houston…

LOUD EXPLOSION HEARD IN BRENHAM OVERNIGHT

A loud explosion was heard in Brenham early Sunday morning.   According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, a gas safety valve made the sound at a building on Salem Road…

WILDFLOWERS BLOOMING EARLY IN CENTRAL TEXAS

The Texas wildflower season is expected to arrive sooner and stay longer than usual, according to experts at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. “Hold onto your hat and fasten…

TEXAS GAS PRICES DROP 2-CENTS THIS WEEK

Statewide gas prices in Texas dropped 2-cents this week, settling at an average of $2.08 for a gallon of regular unleaded. That price is 56 cents more per gallon than…