Category Archives: News

BLINN BOARD PROPOSES KEEPING THE SAME TAX RATE

The Blinn College Board of Trustees will consider a 2017 tax rate of $0.0601 per $100 of property value during its regular September meeting. This rate, which remains the lowest…

BRENHAM SET TO OPEN SCHOOL YEAR WEDNESDAY MORNING

      Doors will open on the campuses of the Brenham School District Wednesday morning as the oldest district in the state kicks off the 2017-18 school year. Brenham…

ALL BRENHAM ISD CAMPUSES ‘MEET STANDARD’

All campuses in the Brenham ISD have received the Texas Education Agency’s highest accountability rating of Met Standard. Also, several campuses received distinction designations for achievement in several different areas….

‘BATHROOM BILL’ DIES AS SPECIAL SESSION ENDS

A Texas “bathroom bill” died again late Tuesday along with several of Gov. Greg Abbott’s summer demands. It is the second time that bathroom restrictions have failed to pass in Texas, and…

RONNIE HOHLT RESIGNS – JEFF HARMEL APPOINTED TO BURTON BOARD

Burton School Board member Ronnie Hohlt officially resigned his position on the board last night saying that a business opportunity came up that would require him working for the district. …

LOBOS MAKES MAJOR COCAINE BUST

Approximately $600,000 in cocaine was confiscated and two men from Mexico were arrested after a drug bust by Fayette County canine, Lobos. Friday, Sgt. Randy Thumann stopped a vehicle on…

SUANNA TUMLINSON RESIGNS FROM BEC BOARD

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative Director Suanna Tumlinson resigned from the co-op’s board of directors. Tumlinson, who represents District 2, Travis County, on the 11-member board of directors, will continue to serve…

LOBOS LOCATES MISSING FAYETTE COUNTY YOUTH

A missing 12-year old was found safe and sound by Fayette County K9 Officer Lobos, Monday night. Sheriff Keith Korenek reports that at approximately 10:00 pm authorities received a call…

BUSTLES AND BOW TIES BOUTIQUE HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING

The Bustles and Bow Ties Boutique held their ribbon cutting Tuesday afternoon.  The new store is located at 212 East Main Street, just off the Courthouse Square in downtown Brenham. …

BURTON TABLES WATER WELL DECISION

The Burton City Council has delayed action on construction of a new water well. At their meeting last (Monday) night, council members were told by a consultant that a new…