Category Archives: News

GAS PRODUCTION LAW SUITS AGAINST WASHINGTON COUNTY

Washington County Chief Tax Appraiser Willy Dilworth says Washington County is among more than 100 Texas counties that are targets of lawsuits from petroleum companies over  the valuations of gas…

TxDOT TO GO AFTER HABITUAL TOLL VIOLATORS

  TxDOT is taking the next step in an effort to collect fines from habitual toll violators. The Texas Department of Transportation will soon begin partnering with law enforcement to…

BIZARRE ACCIDENT CLAIMS NORTH ZULCH WOMAN’S LIFE

The Department of Public Safety continues to investigate a bizarre accident Thursday night that killed a North Zulch woman. 66-year-old Phyllis Robinson was killed Thursday when a heavy piece of…

PEARLAND WOMAN AIRLIFTED AFTER ACCIDENT

A Pearland woman had to be airlifted to an area hospital Friday afternoon when her Jeep Wrangler sided swiped a pickup-truck and rolled over on West Main Street near the…

CAMPTTOWN CEMETERY TO BE DEDICATED

A genuine, but not well known bit of history will be unveiled  Saturday, when the Buffalo Soldiers along with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce will unveil the Historical Marker…

PARTY CONVENTIONS FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS

Saturday is the day for the county conventions for the Democratic and Republican parties in Washington County. The Democrats are meeting first, at 10am at the Boys and Girls Club,…

BANK CUSTOMER SCAMMED FOR $48,000

Brenham police are investigating at theft case in which an elderly Brenham man was scammed out of $48,000. Brenham Police Officer Kevin Mertz was called to the Brenham National Bank…

HONORARY SHERIFF NAMED FOR WASHINGTON AND GRIMES COUNTIES

Washington and Grimes Counties have a new sheriff, albeit an honorary one in a Brenham  Elementary School student. Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak and Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell bestowed…

COUNTY AUDITOR/TREASURER TO RECEIVE AWARD

Washington County Judge John Brieden says Tuesday’s meeting of the County Commissioners will begin with a proclamation of a ‘really big deal.’ Brieden says the Auditor and Treasurer’s office has…

‘FREQUENT OFFENDER’ DWI

Brenham police arrested what they termed ‘a frequent offender’ for driving while intoxicated Thursday night after officers observed some erratic driving. Brenham police officer Seth Klem saw an older model…