Category Archives: News

UPDATED ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER

Two Washington County roads are closed due to high water. According to Washington County Road and Bridge Department, the closed roads are: Update: Old Gay Hill Rd was reported open…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT

A Brenham man has been arrested for sexual assault. On Sunday night, officers responded to the 800 block of Eleanor in reference to a possible sexual assault. After further investigation,…

JOANNE DOHERTY TO SEEK PRECINCT 3 COMISSIONER SEAT

Joanne Doherty has announced her candidacy for Precinct 3- Washington County Commissioner. Doherty, a Texas democrat, will run against the incumbent Republican, Kirk Hanath. Doherty and her husband have lived…

KOLACHE FESTIVAL SET FOR SEPTEMBER 10TH

The 32nd Annual Kolache Festival is set to take place Saturday, September 10th in downtown Caldwell. The celebration is an opportunity for residents to learn more about the Czech heritage…

REPUBLICAN CLUB OF WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSTS ALICE LINAHAN

The Republican Club of Washington County will host the founder of Voices Empower at their monthly meeting today. The club will welcome Alice Linahan. In addition to being a Voices…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER HOHLT PARK REPAIR BID

The Brenham City Council will meet Thursday and is expected to approve a bid to repair the walking trail at Hohlt Park. The City Council will consider the bid of…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD PUTS BOND ISSUE ON NOV. BALLOT

The Burton School Board unanimously approved placing an 18 million dollar bond issue on a November ballot  Monday evening.  The ballot will be on a separate ballot from the General Election. It…

BRENHAM ISD ADOPTS BUDGET AND TAX RATE

The Brenham Independent School District adopted its proposed budget and tax rate Monday night during the school board meeting. The total budget has a one percent increase over last year…

CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS AMENDING BILLBOARD ORDINANCE

One of the items on this week’s City Council meeting agenda is an amendment proposed to be added to the city’s billboard ordinances.  SignAD Outdoor made a presentation to the…

WASHINGTON COUNTY BURN BAN LIFTED

Washington County Judge John Brieden rescinded the burn ban today (Monday).  The county wide burn ban went into effect July 26th after conditions became exceptionally dry and several large grass…