Category Archives: News

Hattenback Hubbert feature

COUPLE SENTENCED FOR RASH OF MAIL THEFTS

A federal Judge in Waco has sentenced s Central Texas couple who stole mail from more than 80 cities, including several in Washington County. 39-year-old Charles Hattenbach received six years…

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SHERIFF HANAK WARNS OF ANOTHER PHONE SCAM

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak is warning citizens about yet another phone scam. Sheriff Hanak says some people have fallen for a con where they’re told they’ve won the Publishers’…

2014 oktoberfest feature

BURTON TO CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST THIS WEEKEND

Burton will be celebrating Oktoberfest  tomorrow, downtown. The celebration is set from 3:30 to 10:00 Saturday in front of the Railroad Depot. The ceremonial tapping of the keg will kick…

Scarecrow Fest feature

CHAPPELL HILL EXPECTS BIG SCARECROW FESTIVAL

A record-number of vendors will be in attendance at this year’s 38th Annual Chappell Hill Scarecrow Festival this weekend. Chappell Hill Historical Society President John Durrenberger says the volunteers have…

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ST MARK’S MEDICAL CENTER TO HOLD MONTE CARLO NIGHT

  St. Marks Medical Center in La Grange has announced its ninth annual Monte Carlo Nite to be held October 11th at the La Grange Knights of Columbus Hall. The…

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BRENHAM FD HAS A BUSY WEDNESDAY

The Brenham Fire Department was kept busy Wednesday with a number of calls. Just after 8:30, firefighters were called to vehicle fire at the Knights Inn, in the 200 block of…

old cemetery feature

ADOPT A CEMETERY TO BE HELD TONIGHT

  The Washington County Genealogical Society’s ADOPT A CEMETERY kickoff event will be held tonight at the Ant Street Inn in downtown Brenham from 5:30 to 7:30pm. 240 cemeteries have…

austin county fair feature

AUSTIN COUNTY FAIR UNDERWAY IN BELLVILLE

The 87th Austin County Fair is underway at the fairgrounds in Bellville, with events to continue through Sunday. Thursday events will be highlighted by the Fair Queen’s Contest at 6:00…

BLUEBELL FEATURE

BLUE BELL CHOOSES “EXTRA” WINNER

Blue Bell Creameries has chosen the winner of its “be an extra in a commercial contest.” Kevin Cangelosi of the Dallas/Fort Worth area had the winning video submission in the…

City Council feature

CITY COUNCIL TO TALK GRANTS FOR SHELTER

The Brenham City Council will consider applications for a trio of grants, which would help fund a new animal shelter and adoption facility, when the council meets this afternoon. The…

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