Category Archives: News

CHAPPELL HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOSTING ‘BLACK ART-ANCESTRAL LEGACY’

The Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum is hosting the “Black Art—Ancestral Legacy: The African Impulse in African American Art,” traveling display. The display is based on the major exhibition organized…

TEXAS LAWMAKER PREPARE FOR SANDRA BLAND ACT

Texas lawmakers have laid the foundation for the Sandra Bland Act.   The House Committee on County Affairs released a series of recommendations this week aimed at preventing racial profiling by…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON SPEED LIMIT

The Washington County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday about reducing the speed limit on Old Masonic Road. Currently, there is not a posted speed limit on the…

LA GRANGE ISD VOTERS TO CONSIDER $37.9 MILLION BOND ISSUE

Voters in the La Grange Independent School District will decide whether or not to pass a $37.9 million bond issue during the May 6th election this year. The La Grange…

DEATH PENALTY WON’T BE SOUGHT IN BLINN STUDENT MURDER

The death penalty will not be sought for any of the four defendants accused of killing a Blinn College student in 2014. Four people have been charged with the murder of 20-year-old…

TRAIN DERAILS IN SOUTH HEARNE

Eighteen train cars derailed in south Hearne Friday night, hitting a train on a different track and spilling coal. According to Union Pacific Railroad, no one was injured in the…

LOCAL STUDENTS TO SHOWCASE KNOWLEDGE AT BRAZOS VALLEY REGIONAL HISTORY FAIR

Approximately 150 junior high and high school students will put their historical knowledge on display during the 2017 Brazos Valley Regional History Fair held Friday, Feb. 10, at Washington-on-the-Brazos State…

BURTON HI-SPEED CHASE ENDS IN ARREST

A high-speed chase led to the arrest of a man by Burton Police. According the Chief Greg Rolling, the suspect—whose name has not been released—was speeding through Burton, Friday afternoon….

LAST DAY TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR CHAPPELL HILL CHAMBER’S BANQUET

Today (Friday) is the last day to purchase tickets for the annual Chappell Hill Chamber of Commerce Banquet, set for February 11th.   This year’s banquet theme is “Hearts & Flowers…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED ON ASSAULT CHARGE

A Brenham man has been sentenced to three years in prison after his conviction in 21st District Court. 28-year old Joshua Wayne Wall of Brenham was sentenced by Judge Carson…