Category Archives: News

GRANITE SHOALS WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG POSSESSION

Tara Jayne Gilmore was arrested for possession of numerous drugs Sunday morning. Deputy Michael Otten received a reckless driver call on State Highway 71 in the early Sunday morning. Otten…

BLUE BELL AQUATIC CENTER TO UNDERGO RENOVATION

The Blue Bell Aquatic Center will be undergoing a renovation starting August 15th. The process will include installing new carpet throughout the facility. Tile will be replaced between pool doors,…

BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

Washington County Farm Bureau President Larry Winkelmann of Burton presented $1,000 scholarships to two Brenham High School graduates. Shane Michael Bentke, son of Michael and Allison Bentke, and Hanna Rose Schwartz,…

WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR QUEEN CANDIDATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

The oldest county fair in Texas will host a reception today (Monday) to announce the fair’s queen candidates. The reception will be at 6 o’clock at the Washington County Fairgrounds…

TEXAS BALLOON PILOT HAD COMPLAINTS AGAINST COMPANY

The pilot of the hot air balloon that crashed and killed sixteen people in Lockhart on Saturday morning had previous complaints about his balloon touring company. The Better Business Bureau…

WARRANT ISSUED FOR SUSPECT IN AUSTIN SHOOTING

Austin police released a murder warrant Sunday night for 24-year-old Endicott McCray, who has yet to be taken into custody. His bail is set at $2 million. According to Hays County court…

VIDEO – BURTON SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS MEETING

Video of the Burton School Improvements Meeting organized by Building A Better Burton School (BABBS) on Thursday, July 28th.

LA GRANGE NATIVES GRANOLA COMPANY GOES NATIONWIDE

A granola company founded by a La Grange native is now available in grocery stores nationwide. Kyle Koehler was born and raised in La Grange. Kyle attended Texas A&M University…

FATAL HOT-AIR BALLOON CRASH SOUTH OF AUSTIN

A hot air balloon crash south of Austin has claimed at least 16 lives. The sheriff of Caldwell County says there do not appear to be any survivors. Federal officials…

BELLVILLE HOTEL BACK ON TRACK

Plans for a 60-70 room hotel in Bellville are apparently back on track. The project, which had been in a state of limbo for the past several months, has been…