Category Archives: News

RECORDS FALL AMONG CHAMPIONS AT WCF LIVESTOCK AUCTION

Eight records fell among the grand and reserve champions at the Washington County Fair Junior Livestock Auction. The steers smashed the old records, as a group of 18 buyers teamed…

BISD CHANGES GIFTED AND TALENTED PROCEDURES

The Brenham Independent School District has made a change in procedures for identifying gifted and talented students. Students in grades 2-11 who are new to the school district in the…

MAN FLEES ON FOOT AFTER MOTROCYCLE CHASE ENDS IN LA GRANGE

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office has caught a man after a motorcycle chase ended with the suspect fleeing on foot. Around 2:30 a.m. Fayette County dispatchers were notified by Flatonia Police…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL ISSUES $3.5 MILLION IN BONDS

The Brenham City Council issued approximately $3.5 million dollars in Certificates of Obligation bonds during their meeting today (Thursday). During the current fiscal year, the City used 1.26 million dollars…

WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR ATTENDANCE REACHES OVER 9,000

The 148th Washington County Fair had a busy day on Wednesday. According to fair officials, the attendance yesterday hit 9,423 people. A total of 353 exhibitors are had their projects…

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DWI AFTER CRASH

A Brenham woman has been arrested for driving while intoxicated after a car crash Wednesday evening. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Sgt. Jason Derrick responded to the 200 block of US…

INMATE AT WASHINGTON COUNTY JAIL DIES

An inmate at the Washington County Jail was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive earlier today (Thursday). According to Sheriff Otto Hanak, a 67-year-old Hispanic male was found unresponsive in…

BRENHAM POLICE LOOKING INTO BURGLARY

The Brenham Police Department is currently investigating a burglary that happened overnight on Tuesday. Officer Hunter Andras responded to the 2300 block of Becker Drive on Wednesday evening in reference…

BRENHAM POLICE INVESTIGATING STOLEN VEHICLE

The Brenham Police Department is investigating a vehicle that was stolen on Wednesday evening. Officer Jose Perez responded to the 2500 block of S. Day Street in reference to the…

ATTORNEY: SANDRA BLAND’S FAMILY REACHES SETTLEMENT

An attorney for the family of Sandra Bland says they’ve reached a settlement in their civil suit. Attorney Cannon Lambert is telling media outlets the wrongful death lawsuit was settled…