Category Archives: News

AUSTIN COUNTY EXPERIENCING JAIL STAFFING ISSUES

Austin County Commissioners Court convened at the Sheriff’s Office Training Room in Bellville on Tuesday afternoon to discuss staffing issues at the Austin County Jail. Sheriff Jack Brandes started the…

COUNTY LOOKING TO PURCHASE LAND FOR ROAD AND BRIDGE

The County is looking to purchase property to relocate the Road and Bridge Department away from the heavily trafficked Blue Bell Road.  On the agenda for next Tuesday’s County Commissioners…

DUALLY TRUCK FIRE ON HIGHWAY 36 SOUTH

The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched just before 3pm today (Friday) to a report of a vehicle fire on Highway 36 South in front of Walmart.  They arrived to find…

ST. PAUL’S CRUSADER SCARECROW JUDGED BEST OVERALL

The St. Paul’s CRUSADER Mascot scarecrow was the Best Overall winner in the Scarecrow Extravaganza in downtown Brenham. The scarecrow was created by students at St. Paul’s Christian Day School…

FIREARMS SALES DOWN ACROSS TEXAS

Fewer Texans are applying for federal permission to purchase firearms.  The number is down by 20%, but some gun shop owners report an increase of 10 to 15% from last year….

POLICE INVESTIGATING ALTERCATION AT SCHOOL BUS STOP

Brenham Police are investigating a confrontation between a parent and a BISD bus driver. Just before 7:00 a.m. Thursday, Officer Jared Campbell was dispatched to the area of W. Main…

POLICE INVESTIGATING THEFTS

Brenham police are investigating a pair of thefts at local businesses.   An employee at a business at the 500 block of Highway 290 East told Sgt. Jason Derrick that…

NINE YEAR OLD BOY RIDES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

  A nine year old boy from California is riding his bike across the country to benefit children with cancer.  Nine year old C.J. Burford, like most boys, loves to…

ROTARY CLUB GIVES GRANT TO LOCAL BOYS RANCH

One of the boys’ cottages at Miracle Farm is getting a much-needed facelift, thanks to the Rotary Club of Washington County.  Becky Bosse ,Club president, and Rotary District 5890 Governor…

BHS CHOIR HAS SUCCESS AT TMEA AUDITIONS

The BHS Varsity Choir turned in some outstanding performances recently at the TMEA Region Choir Auditions at Cy-Ranch High School. John Moorman and Troy Freeman earned positions in Region 27…