Category Archives: News

COMMUNITY CORNER TO FEATURE BRENHAM POLICE CHIEF

This week’s Community Corner will feature Brenham Police Chief Craig Goodman. Chief Goodman will be speaking to Craig Montana about the Officer Santa Program. The program provides toys for impoverished…

BLUEBONNET OFFICE TO CLOSE FOR CHRISTMAS

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed this Friday, Dec. 23, and Monday, Dec. 26, in observance of Christmas. Bluebonnet members can access their account information and make payments while…

BRAZOS COUNTY COMMITTEE TO DELAY NEW COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROPOSAL

The group pushing for a new community college in Brazos County held its first meeting Thursday, following the announcement that Blinn and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service would join together in…

HANDEL’S ‘MESSIAH’ TONIGHT AT ST. PETER’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church and Brenham Choral Society will present their annual Handel’s Messiah concert, conducted by Dr. A. Jan Taylor this (Monday) evening. The performance which includes professional soloists,…

BRENHAM ANIMAL SHELTER OFFERS HOLIDAY SPECIAL ON ADOPTIONS

Beginning Monday, the Brenham Pet Adoption Center is waiving the adoption fee for a four-day period. This Monday-thru-Thursday, just in time for Christmas, all adoptable animals are available for the…

H*E*B ISSUES RECALL OF BAKERY PRODUCTS

H-E-B has announced it has issued a voluntary recall for certain bakery products made with Valley Milk Products High Heat Nonfat Dry Milk Powder. Valley Milk Products has recalled the…

LOCAL JOBLESS RATE DROPS IN NOVEMBER

Washington County’s unemployment rate dropped in November to a year-long low of 4.6 percent. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, Washington County had a labor force of 14,887 last month,…

LITTLE WOMEN CLOSES THIS WEEKEND AT UNITY THEATER

This is the final weekend of performances of Little Women at Unity Theatre in Brenham. The Broadway musical is based on the novel of Louisa May Alcott, and follows the…

TEXAS IMPLEMENTS MEDICAID THERAPY CUTS

Some $350 million in cuts to a Texas Medicaid program providing therapy for disabled children have taken effect. The reductions sparked outcry after being approved by the Legislature last year….

CONVICTED MILAM CO. CHILD KILLER DIES IN PRISON

A Milam County woman who was convicted of the 2013 death of a toddler in her foster care has died in prison. Sherill Small of Rockdale was convicted in late…