Category Archives: News

DEL SOL FOODS SOLD TO MEXICAN COMPANY

Brenham’s Del Sol Foods, owners of Briannas Fine Salad Dressing has been sold. The LaCostena Group of Mexico City has announced their operating company Sabormex has acquired the Brenham-based manufacturer….

BURTON CITY COUNCIL TO DISCUSS WATER WELL

The Burton City Council will discuss financing for a new city water well when they meet, Monday night. The council will discuss financing options with U.S. Capital Advisors for a…

COUNTY SALES TAX REBATE DROPS–CITY’S RISES SLIGHTLY

The sales tax rebates for the past month showed a slight drop in Washington County, while the rebates were up for the cites of Brenham and Burton. The Washington County…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS JAIL CONTROL SYSTEM

Bids for a Detention Control System for the Washington County Jail will be opened during Tuesday, August 15th’s meeting of the Washington County Commissioners Court. The Commissioners are expected to…

LAWMAKERS AT ODDS OVER SCHOOL FINANCE

State lawmakers are back at work today (Saturday) in Austin during the special legislative session, but the Texas House and Senate are far apart on the issue of school finance…

AUSTIN CO. COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS BUDGET

Austin County Commissioners will continue to work on the proposed county budget during workshops Monday in Bellville. Based on present budget requests, Austin County could see an almost 8 percent…

HLN PROGRAM TO RE-VISIT MURDER OF ALEXIA LOPEZ

A national television program will revisit the open case of a Brenham toddler, who was murdered over nine years ago. “The Hunt with John Walsh” will re-visit the death of…

BLINN ALUMNI AND FRIENDS BUILD RAMPS FOR THOSE IN NEED

The Blinn College Alumni & Friends Association partnered with the Texas Ramp Project Saturday, Aug. 5, to build wheelchair ramps for those in need. Eight volunteers from the Association collaborated…

TWO FACE DRUG CHARGES AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

Two people have been charged with narcotics possession after a traffic stop, Thursday morning. Brenham Police conducted a traffic stop on a reckless vehicle on Highway 105, around 9:30 a.m….

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE WARRANT ARRESTS

A Brenham man was arrested on outstanding warrants, Thursday morning. Just after 8:30, Cpl. Lance Weiss stopped 39-year old Glenn Edward Smith on outstanding felony warrants. Smith was wanted on…