Category Archives: News

BLINN NAMES NEW POLICE CHIEF

Blinn College has a new police chief in Craig Weisepape.  Wiesepape had been the interim police chief since December when Charles Miller resigned from the position. Wiesepape will take over…

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR BISD IS FRIDAY

Friday is the last day of school for the oldest school district in Texas, our own Brenham School district. When the final bells ring the BISD will conclude its 139th…

LAKE SOMERVILLE FULL FOR FIRST TIME IN YEARS

For the first time in over two years Lake Somerville is full.  Reservoir Supervisor Emmitt Attaway says the heavy rains Monday and Tuesday, has pushed the water levels at the…

BODY OF MISSING WOMAN FOUND

The body of a 52-year old woman who had been missing since Sunday,  was found this (Thursday) morning just before 9am in the back portion of her property in the 5200…

TIM LAPHAM ELECTED AUSTIN COUNTY JUDGE

The next Austin County judge has been elected and, as Ed Pothul reports, the margin was razor thin. It took all night Tuesday, and a recount most of the day…

CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL PRAISES FAYETTE POWER PLANT

District 10 Congressman Michael McCaul congratulated  the Fayette Power Plant for receiving the Coal Combustion Products Partnership Award. The power plant received the award from the Environmental Protection Agency. In…

CORNERSTONE LAID FOR NEW ALTON SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL

Two years ago Brenham school district voters overwhelmingly approved a $26 million bond issue to renovate the middle school and build a new Alton Elementary School. This led to a…

PROJECT GRADUATION SET FOR SATURDAY NIGHT

For the 314 graduates of the Brenham High School Class of 2014, Saturday night may well be the most exciting of their young lives.   There are people in our community…

SHERIFF TO HOLD FORUM ON SCAMS IN BURTON

The Sheriff has been raising concerns about all manner of  scams affecting people from all walks of life. Recently he spoke about scams in which people get calls saying their…

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE TWO DWI ARRESTS

Brenham police made two driving while intoxicated arrests Tuesday.  One was from an outstanding warrant and another second offense DWI came after a minor traffic violation. Brenham police officers found…