Category Archives: News

BLINN INTRODUCING NEW COURSES FOR FALL SEMESTER

Blinn College will debut several new courses when the Fall semester begins Aug. 27, including a physical anthropology course that transfers to Texas A&M University as a science core credit…

BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE REPORTED

The Brenham Police Department reports that there was another burglary of a vehicle last (Wednesday) night. The owner of the vehicle reported to police that they had gone to the…

CONVICTED BRYAN BANK ROBBER RECEIVES 60 YEARS

A man convicted for robbing Commerce National Bank in Bryan last summer was sentenced to prison yesterday (Wednesday) in Bryan. A Brazos County jury sentenced 43 year old Bryan Champion…

OVER 20 AUTHORS EXPECTED FOR WORD WRANGLER FESTIVAL

Over 20 authors are expected to participate in the 9th Annual Texas Word Wrangler Festival in Giddings in September. The Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center and the Giddings Area…

CHAMBER TO HOST SEMINAR ON MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

How Mobile can help your business make more money is the topic of a Washington County Chamber of Commerce seminar coming up in a couple of weeks. Toni Harris of…

TEXAS SECRETARY OF STATE TO VISIT BLUE BELL FRIDAY

Brenham’s Blue Bell Creameries will have a special visitor tomorrow (Friday). Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry will visit Blue Bell tomorrow (Friday) at 11 a.m. in recognition of the…

FOUR COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTS BATTLE GRASS FIRE

Four Washington County fire departments battled a large grass fire in the northeast portion of the county Wednesday afternoon. Shortly before 4:30 Wednesday afternoon, the Brenham Fire Department was called…

CITY OF SEALY RELEASES CONNECTED TECHNOLOGY PLAN

The City of Sealy has unveiled a plan to better connect it with the technology of the future. Sealy recently announced that it is participating in the Connected Community Engagement…

CHANGE OF VENUE DENIED IN HEMPSTEAD LANDFILL CASE

The civil trial over a proposed landfill near Hempstead is now set to begin December 1st in the 506th District Court in Waller County. Retired District Judge Terry Flenniken has…

EIGHT PEOPLE SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Eight persons plead guilty to felony offenses in 21st District Court in Brenham and received sentences ranging from probation to prison terms. District Attorney Julie Renken reports that seven of…