Category Archives: News

SIXTH SUSPECT IN WALKER CO. MURDER ARRESTED

After a year on the run, a sixth suspect in a Walker County murder case has been captured. 19-year old Giovanny Villatoro was booked into the Walker County Jail earlier…

MONEY CONFISCATED IN FAYETTE CO. TRAFFIC STOP

Fayette County authorities have confiscated nearly $150,000 in cash following a traffic stop. Tuesday afternoon, at approximately 3:30 p.m. Fayette County Deputy David Smith conducted a traffic stop on Interstate…

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT

A Brenham woman is in custody after her arrest on an assault charge. 50-year old Doris Jean Ragston was taken into custody after reportedly ramming her husband’s vehicle with hers….

BLUE BELL DEBUTS PINK CAMO ‘N CREAM

Just in time for hunting season, Blue Bell is debuting its newest flavor. Pink Camo ‘n Cream hits the store shelves today (Thursday). The sidekick to last year’s popular Camo…

BUYER FOR OLD LEE CO. JAIL FOUND

A buyer has been found for the old Lee County Jail and Sheriff’s Office. Local high-speed wireless internet provider, ZochNet of Lincoln submitted the winning bid for the building located…

CHILDREN’S CHORUS TO BEGIN YEAR WITH NEW DIRECTOR

The Brenham Children’s Chorus has a new chorus director. Jill Stewart takes over the position of director following the retirement of long-time director Pam Young. Stewart has been a part…

SECOND READING ON CITY TAX RATE, THURSDAY

The Brenham City Council will host its second public hearing on the proposed tax rate, Thursday afternoon at City Hall. The proposed rate is 51.7-cents per $100 valuation, a one-cent…

HARVEY BENEFIT BLOCK PARTY SUNDAY IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

A benefit block party is set for Sunday afternoon in downtown Brenham to help area residents hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. The event will be held Sunday night from 5:00-to-9:00…

FAYETTE COUNTY NARCOTICS K9 LOBOS DISCOVERS HIDDEN METH

  Friday of last week, Fayette County Sheriff’s K9 Lobos discovered $2.3 million in meth hidden in vehicle on I-10. Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that Friday at about…

SINK HOLE DEVELOPS ON BURLESON STREET

A sink hole developed Tuesday afternoon on Burleson Street where is goes over Higgins Branch.  The City of Brenham Street Department has closed Burleson Street between MLK and Pleasantview Street. …