Category Archives: News

BELLVILLE ISD BOARD APPROVES BUDGET/TAX RATE

The Bellville School District’s board of trustees has set the tax rate and approved the budget for the upcoming school year. The board unanimously approved a tax rate of $1.26…

LOCAL SUBWAY HELPING FEED RESPONDERS

A local restaurant is helping feed emergency responders who are helping victims of Hurricane Harvey. The local Subway restaurants are donating a total of 600 6″ sandwiches Monday and Tuesday,…

MASSIVE BRENHAM BBQ PIT TO FEED HURRICANE VICTIMS/WORKERS

A Brenham barbeque rig is part of an effort to feed thousands of Hurricane Harvey evacuees and first responders in Houston. Kimberly King and Terry Folsom are using their 75-foot…

GRIMES COUNTY D.A.R. IDENTIFYING WWI VETERANS

Work continues in Grimes County to identify veterans of World War I for a monument the Robert Raines Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution chapter plans to erect…

TWO KILLED IN BRAZOS CO. COLLISSION

Two people are dead following a head-on collision in Brazos County last (Sunday) night. The accident occurred on Harvey Mitchel Parkway near Sandy Point Road, and shut down traffic for…

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS ACCEPTING DONATIONS SUNDAY

The Neighbors Helping Neighbors of Washington County will be accepting donations Sunday ( Sept. 3rd) from 1 to 4 PM.  Items can be dropped off at the Higgins Branch South…

KOLKHORST ADDRESSES HURRICANE HARVEY RELIEF

State Senator Lois Kolkhorst says, “Words cannot describe the acts of kindness and heroics seen by emergency personnel and volunteers that have come from across Texas and the nation,” in…

LOCAL GROUP TO FEED NATIONAL GUARD

Faith Mission and Neighbors Helping Neighbors will be preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the National Guard, stationed in Brenham through September 30th at the Texas Army National Guard Armory….

BRENHAM ISD HONORS FOUR DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

Brenham ISD honored four of it’s Distinguished Alumni during a luncheon today (Friday).    This year the Distinguished Alumni honorees are Matt Bentke, Michael Harrison, Joel Romo and Dr. Milton (Chip) Routt,…

NEW STATE-WIDE TEXTING LAW TAKES EFFECT

Effective as of today (Friday) texting while driving is illegal across the state of Texas. The move comes as the result of a new texting-while-driving ban passed during the 85th…