Category Archives: News

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES SPECIAL USE PERMITS

Brenham City Council members approved two zoning special use permits at their meeting today (Thursday).  Redeemer Church Brenham requested a special use permit for their property at 2111 South Blue…

‘BEES AND TREES’ PROGRAM BEING OFFERED AUG. 18

An educational program on bees and trees is scheduled for later this month at the Washington County Fairgrounds. The program, set for Friday, August 18th, is one in a series…

CITY ORDERS MUSEUM EVACUATED

The city of Brenham has ordered the Brenham Heritage Museum be completely closed down due to safety concerns. Museum Executive Director Douglas Price had been given notice that the city…

LEE CO. SHERIFF’S DEPT. INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE

A man is dead and an investigation is underway in Lee County. A 43-year old man was found shot to death in Ledbetter, Wednesday, just before 8:00 p.m. The Lee…

EAST TOM GREEN STREET CONSTRUCTION BEGINS MONDAY

The City of Brenham is reminding drivers that East Tom Green Street will the closed to traffic beginning next week.  The city street department will be removing the roadway, repairing…

BRENHAM MEN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

Two Brenham men are in custody after their arrests on separate warrants. Wednesday morning at 9:30 Detective Jared Campbell was conducting a follow up on a property in the 600…

BRENHAM DPS OFFICE TO CLOSE FRIDAY

The Texas Department of Public Safety will be closing the Brenham Driver License Office tomorrow (Friday), to repave the parking area. The office is expected to reopen to the public…

LOCAL DEPARTMENTS EXTINGUISH GRASS FIRE

The Brenham Fire Department was called out to assist The Chappell Hill and Salem Fire Departments with a grass fire, Wednesday afternoon at around 2:00. The fire originated from an…

LOCAL COMPANY NAMED FINALIST IN HEB’S QUEST FOR THE BEST

A local company has been named a finalist in HEB’s “Quest for the Best”.  The Lazy Bee Honey Company of Burton was named one of the top 25 best Texas…

HIGHWAY 21 BACKED UP DUE TO ACCIDENT

Officials say State Highway 21 just southwest of Paige is completely blocked after an 18-wheeler crashed across the road. Traffic has been backed up since around 2:30 a.m., at the…