Category Archives: News

HEMPSTEAD ISD POLICE CHIEF FIRED

Hempstead School Supt. Delma Flores Smith has fired the district’s police chief, Gerald Robinson, saying he failed to investigate a mysterious bus sabotage incident. Flores Smith released a statement saying…

REV. RANDY WELLS NEW FAITH MISSION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

There has been a major change at Brenham’s Faith Mission.  Faith Mission Board Chair Ricky Dickson announced Friday that the Rev. Randy Wells is now the executive director and long-time…

TWO SUSPECTS BUSTED FOR POST OFFICE BURLARIES

Two suspects have been charged with burglarizing mailboxes in Brenham, Old Washington, Burton and Chappell Hill and several surrounding areas a few weeks ago. U.S. Postal Service Investigators say 39-year…

TWO BUSTED FOR DRUGS IN LATE NIGHT STOP

A post midnight traffic stop led to the arrest of two people on drug charges. Brenham police officer David Dudenhoeffer stopped  a black VW Jetta on Highway 36 South, at…

SLIGHT JUMP IN UNEMPLOYMENT BUT MORE PEOPLE WORKING

Clint Kolby, the Project Manager for the Brenham  Economic Foundation notes a bit of irony in February’s unemployment figures for Washington County. The County’s jobless rate increased very slightly, by…

SEXUAL ASSAULTS LEAD INDICTMENTS

An indictment for sexual assault of a child and the continuous sexual assault of a child led the charges in this week’s session of the 21st district court grand jury….

BRENHAM MAN CONVICTED IN AUSTIN COUNTY

An Austin County jury convicted a 31-year old Brenham man  for burglarizing a building in Sealy last summer this week. Patrick Hurd was found guilty of breaking into the city…

FAYETTE COUNTY MURDER INDICTMENT

An 18-year old Weimar man has been indicted  for murder in Fayette County for the October 27th shooting death of a 19-year old Frelsburg man near the La Grange VFW…

CALDWELL ISD HAS $100,000 BUYOUT FOR SUPERINTENDENT

Although Caldwell School Board President Dan Harris called Supt. Dr. Janet Cummings efforts at the district ‘conscientious and diligent’  he and the rest of the Board agreed to a nearly…

BRENHAM CLINIC OPENS NEW SPECIALTY CLINIC AND HONORS DOCTORS

The Brenham Clinic welcomed the future and saluted its 56 years of service to the community yesterday (Thursday), as  they officially opened  new Specialty Clinic, recognized  three new physicians and…