Category Archives: News

BLINN ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Blinn College invites students and prospective students to apply for more than $320,000 in endowed scholarships available for the 2018-19 academic year. Beginning today, current high school and college students…

COMMENTATOR ALLEN WEST TO ADDRESS LOCAL REPUBLICANS

Political commentator and former U.S. Congressman Allen West will be the keynote speaker for the 2018 Washington County Republican Club’s Reagan Dinner. The annual event is set for Tuesday night,…

BRENHAM MAN CHARGED WITH SECOND D.W.I.

A Brenham man faces a second DWI charge after a Thursday night traffic stop. 56-year old Douglas Jones of Brenham was pulled in the 500 Block of Third Street just…

CALDWELL PARENTS CONCERNED OVER THREATS

Parents in the Caldwell ISD are asking why not charges were file after violent threats were made at the middle school and high school last week. According to authorities, two…

CALDWELL ISD CONSIDERS BOND ELECTION

The Caldwell ISD is considering a possible bond election. The bond would total $28 million, which means a taxpayer with a $100,000 home would pay $18 more in taxes every…

LOCAL GO-TEXAN TEAMS COMPETE IN KATY

The Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo held its Area Go Texan Committees Contest recently at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy. The Area Go Texan Committees come from 68…

BURLESON COUNTY GO TEXAN DANCE/FUND-RAISER, SATURDAY

Burleson County will be hosting its annual Go Texan event this weekend in Caldwell. The event is set for Saturday night at the Burleson County Expo Center in Caldwell. Event…

CITY STAFF FRUSTRATED BY DEALING WITH FEMA

City Engineer Lori Lakatos shared her frustration of dealing with FEMA with the Brenham City Council today (Thursday).  After the May 2016 flooding, the city eligible to receive FEMA funding…

CITY LOOKING TO UPDATE MAJOR THOROUGHFARE PLAN

The City of Brenham is looking to update its Major Thoroughfare Plan which was last updated in 2014.  The plan is designed to give city staffers guidance on major streets…

COUNCIL APPROVES RESOLUTION OPPOSING LAKE SOMERVILLE OIL LEASES

Brenham City Council approved a resolution opposing the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to lease 1400 acres of land for oil and gas drilling around Lake Somerville.  Council had issued…