Category Archives: News

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…

DRIVER GIVES PD OFFICER A THUMBS UP INSTEAD OF PULLING OVER.

A 22-year old driver learned a lesson on what to do when a police officer activates his lights to pull over. Lt. Trey Gully of the Brenham police department was…

BRENHAM CHILDREN’S CHORUS PRESENTING ‘SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK JR.’

Some of a certain age, remember when children watching Saturday morning cartoons got a little dose of education with the short feature ‘School House Rock.’  These short animated lessons covered…

FORMER NORMANGEE POLICE CHIEF SENTENCED

Former Normangee police chief Jody Navarro received a two year probated sentence and ordered to pay a thousand dollar fine, for helping a methamphetamine dealer sell his product last summer….

CITY COUNCIL HAS A DAY FOR PETS AND PEOPLE

Brenham City Council Member Mary Barnes Tilley summed up today’s (Thursday’s) meeting as a day to ‘improve the life for pets and people in the city.’ The City Council heard…