Category Archives: News

BLINN INDUCTS NEW HALL MEMBERS

Blinn College has four new members of its Hall of Honor.  The quartet was inducted into the Hall at Saturday’s Blinn Hall of Honor Luncheon. Among this year’s honorees is…

MISTRIAL DENIED IN 1.2-MILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT AWARD

A judge in 21st District Court has denied the motion for a mistrial filed by a Chappell Hill woman, contending the 1.2-million-dollar civil judgment against her last month. Lawyers for…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL PRAISES ROBERTS AND EXTENDS HIS CONTRACT

Brenham Mayor Milton Tate and several members of the Brenham City Council praised City Manager Terry Roberts after they renewed his contract and gave him a pay raise at Thursday’s…

CASA FOR KIDS AWARDS KOLKHORST

State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst is a ‘Big Voice Little Texans’ according to Texas CASA.  The South Central Texas Court Appointed Special Advocates honored the Brenham Republican this week.  This award…

STOLEN PICKUP FOUND ENGULFED IN FLAMES

A pickup truck was stolen from a man making a quick stop at a convenience store at midnight today (Friday).  The Chappell Fire Department found the truck engulfed in flames…

BISD BOARD TO DISCUSS ANGEL GUARDIAN PLAN

The Brenham School Board plans further discussion about the Angel Guardian Program when they meet Monday evening. The plan proposes putting one armed professional staff member on each of the…

BOSOM BUDDIES THINK PINK THURSDAY

An estimated 4000 people took time to Think Pink in Washington County, on Thursday that they put on the best pink outfits for work and school. That was one of…

STREET NAME CHANGE

The Brenham City Council Thursday agreed to rename the last stretch of Stringer Street leading to Highway 290 in Brenham to South Chappell Hill Street. The Chappell Hill Extension project…

FIRE TRUCK PURCHASE ORDERS

The Brenham City Council decided at Thursday’s meeting to go ahead and issue purchase orders for two fire trucks even though the bonds to finance them have not been sold….

ROBERTS CONTRACT RENEWED

Brenham City Manager Terry Roberts will continue in his position at least through January 31st, 2015.           The City Council renewed Roberts’ contract and increased his salary by $2000 to…