Category Archives: News

LCRA EMPLOYEES VOLUNTEER ON COMMUNITY PROJECTS

More than 600 employees of LCRA volunteered to work today (Friday) on more than 30 projects from the Hill Country to the Texas Gulf Coast.  In Washington County, volunteers were…

COUNTY TO BEGIN ENFORCING MASS GATHERING LAWS

Washington County is looking into large gatherings of people at events that take place in rural parts of the county.  Wednesday, representatives from the Sheriff’s Office, Department of Public Safety,…

BJHS TEACHER ALLISON BENTKE SELECTED AS HEB SEMI-FINALIST

A second Brenham ISD teacher has been selected Statewide Semi-Finalist in the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards.  Brenham Junior High School teacher Allison Bentke was selected as a Statewide Semi-Finalist…

BAYTOWN MAN USES HIS BROTHER’S IDENTITY AFTER ARREST

A Baytown man now faces additional charges after Brenham Police learned that he used his brother’s identity when arrested in January.  Justice Alliden Brown from Baytown was arrest by Brenham…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEET TUESDAY

Washington County Commissioners will consider an agreement with PlanNorth Architects for the design of the new Road and Bridge facility during their meeting next Tuesday.  PlanNorth was selected as the…

BURTON CITY COUNCIL MEETS MONDAY

The Burton City Council will consider hiring BEFCO Engineering of LaGrange to complete the Engineering Report for Corrosion Control of Infrastructure during their meeting next Monday. Council will also consider…

FISHING/HUNTING CHANGES UPCOMING IN SOME AREAS

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission adopted a number of changes to this year’s hunting and fishing regulations. Beginning this fall, there will be an early opening for dove season…

MAN GETS 25 YEAR SENTENCES IN WASHINGTON CO. COURT

A College Station man has been sentenced to 25 years after pleading guilty to five separate charges in 21st District Court in Washington County. 30-year old Cory Daniel Martinez of…

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE THEFT/WARRANT ARREST

A Thorndale man has been arrested in Brenham on multiple charges. Thursday night, Cpl. John Snowden and Ofc. Hugo Padron responded to the WalMart store on Highway 290 West. According…

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSES BATHROOM PROJECT IN EXECUTIVE SESSION

Brenham City Council discussed the contract with GCP Contractors during an Executive Session Thursday afternoon.  GCP was awarded the contract for new bathroom facilities at Fireman’s Park in July of…