Category Archives: News

PROPERTY TAX APPRAISALS GOING UP

Property appraisals in the county are going up an average of 10 percent this year, Washington County Chief Appraiser Willy Dilworth explained to the Appraisal District Board at their monthly…

EARLY VOTING OPEN FOR BURTON RACES

Early voting for the May 6th election began on Monday in the state of Texas. There are only two contested races in Washington County- both taking place in Burton. Burton…

WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTING TO EAT MARIJUANA

A Spring woman faces a Tampering with Evidence charge after a police investigation Monday night. Just after 11:00 p.m., Officer Sierra Newell responded to a suspicious vehicle parked at 1300…

BRENHAM WOMAN CHARGED WITH DWI WHILE CHILDREN IN CAR

A Brenham woman faces charges after a traffic stop late Sunday evening. 27-year old Patricia Ann Guien of Brenham was charged following a traffic accident Sunday night, just before 10:00….

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS APPROVE PAVEMENT MARKINGS

The Washington County Commissioners approved pavement striping on a number of road sections in southeast Washington County during their meeting today (Tuesday). While no one spoke during the public hearing…

BRENHAM ISD BUS INVOLVED IN ACCIDENT, NO INJURIES REPORTED

A Durham school bus carrying Brenham ISD students was involved in an accident Monday afternoon near Fireman’s Park. No one was injured in the incident. The wreck happened at approximately…

ZAPP HALL PRESENTS $2,500 CHECK TO FAYETTE CO. SHERIFF’S MEMORIAL SOCIETY

Zapp Hall, the antique show hotspot and host of the renowned Junk Gypsy Prom, presented a donation of $2,500 to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Memorial & Benevolent Society. Zapp Hall…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO 75 YEARS IN PRISON FOR INDECENCY WITH A CHILD

A Brenham man was sentenced to 75 years in prison on Monday after being found guilty of indecency with a child. 50-year-old Everett Webb was sentenced by Judge Kyle Hawthorne…

LOBOS FINDS $1.6 MILLION WORTH OF COCAINE

Fayette County K-9 Lobos and his handler seized about 15 kilos of cocaine during a traffic stop on Friday. The drug seizure led to the arrest of the driver, Jose…

BLINN ANNOUNCES NEW PLUMBING, CARPENTRY PROGRAMS AT RELLIS CAMPUS

The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Blinn College a $195,000 Building and Construction Trades Grant to establish new plumbing and carpentry programs at the RELLIS Campus. “This grant will provide…