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11 INDICTED IN AUSTIN COUNTY

Eleven people have been indicted by the latest Austin County Grand Jury. Those indicted include: 27-year old Barrett Lee Wilde, Aggravated Assault of a Public Servant. 22-year old Rene Rodriguez,…

FUNERAL SERVICE THURSDAY FOR FORMER BISD BOARD MEMBER

Funeral services will be held this morning (Thursday) for former Brenham School Board member Gloria Joswiak. Joswiak died Sunday at age 78. She served 11 years on the Brenham school…

PUBLIC HEARINGS SET FOR HIGH SPEED RAIL PROJRCT

Ten public hearings have been scheduled in January and February for areas affected by a proposed high speed train connecting Houston to Dallas, with a stop in Grimes County. Earlier…

H*E*B RECALLS BEEF STEW PRODUCTS

  H-E-B stores are recalling almost 5,000 pounds of beef stew product that may be contaminated with plastic and metal. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Safety Inspection Service…

SOMERVILLE MAN ARRESTED FOR BRENHAM ASSAULT

A Somerville man faces an assault charge after his arrest Sunday afternoon. Just before 1:00 p.m., 30-year old James McDonald of Somerville was arrested after a disturbance at the H.E.B….

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

A Brenham woman faces charges after her arrest on outstanding warrants. Tuesday morning, just before 4:00 a.m., Sgt. Seth Klehm spotted a wanted subject in a vehicle in the 300…

MAN ARRESTED IN BRENHAM RESTROOM ON WARRANT

A Brenham man has been arrested after he was found sleeping in a public downtown restroom, over the weekend. Sunday morning, just after midnight, Corporal Joseph Merkley conducted a bathroom…

THREE ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES IN FAYETTE CO. TRAFFIC STOP

Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reports the arrests of two people on drug charges. Deputy Colin Godmintz was on patrol on SH 71 near West Point and stopped a Ford…

FAYETTE CO. NAMES DEPUTY OF THE QUARTER

Deputy Terry Guentert has been named Fayette County Deputy of the Quarter. Guentert has been with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office for ten years and is a lifelong resident of…

RICE AMONG NATION’S TOP 10 COLLEGES

Houston’s Rice University is among the best-value universities for 2018, according to a new ranking provided by Kiplinger. The finance website announced Rice as the 8th best-value college in their ranking…