Category Archives: News

EMERGENCY DRILL TO BE HELD ON A&M CAMPUS

Emergency Services are conducting a drill today, (Wednesday) off of Nuclear Science Road beginning at 9:00am. The University holds these drills from time to time to practice emergency situations. They…

TWO AREA HS STUDENTS TO REPRESENT BLUEBONNET COOPERATIVE IN D.C. TOUR

The 2017 Government-in-action youth tour will take place next month in Washington, D.C., allowing more than 1,700 students representing their electric cooperatives to observe the nation’s government. In a press…

TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN IN SEALY

In the late evening hours on Tuesday, severe weather and what police are calling a tornado touched down in the Sealy area along the I-10 corridor. The interstate was closed…

GRAND JURY RETURNS 20 INDICTMENTS

The Washington County Grand Jury met today (Tuesday) and returned 20 indictments.  Those indicted include: Randell Lee Harvey, Jr. 35 of Brenham for Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon.  Harvey was…

SEALY POLICE DEPARTMENT SEARCHING FOR SUSPECT

The Sealy Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to locate a suspect recently involved in a violent crime. On Sunday, a house on North Green St. was broken…

FLOOD AWARENESS WEEK RECOGNIZED BY COMMISSIONERS

The Commissioners recognized Flood Awareness Week as designated by Governor Greg Abbot in court today (Tuesday). County Judge John Brieden read the proclamation sent, which included a section saying, “As…

CHAMBER REPORTS ON WEB TRAFFIC TO COMMISSIONERS

Convention and Visitors Bureau Website and Social Media Manager Jenny Mills presented the year’s 1st quarter report at the May 23rd meeting of the Commissioners. Mills informed the court that…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT TO CELEBRATE 150 YEARS THIS SATURDAY

The Brenham Fire Department is celebrating 150 years of service this Saturday with an open house that will take place at the fire station from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m….

BJHS STUDENTS PRACTICE BANKING SKILLS

Brenham Junior High students have the chance to practice their banking skills at the Bank of Brenham today and tomorrow. The curriculum was developed by CTE counselor Kelley Lowes with…

COMMISSIONERS GRANT SUMMER INTERN

During today’s (Tuesday) Commissioners Court, County Extension Agent Kara Matheney came before the Commissioners to request a summer intern to assist with the agency’s workload. Noting they’ve had a vacancy…