Category Archives: News

TWO IN CUSTODY AFTER TROOPER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN COLLEGE STATION

Two people are in custody after authorities say shots were fired at a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper overnight. The trooper returned fire, but no one was injured during…

CHAMBER CENTENNIAL PICNIC HAPPENING FRIDAY

This Friday the Washington County Chamber of Commerce will hold a special Centennial Celebration Picnic to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The community-wide picnic will take place from 11am until 2pm…

SHERIFF HANAK ANNOUNCES ‘ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE’

Responding to the increased number of citizens wanting to assist law enforcement officials and build a stronger partnership in the fight against crime, Sheriff Otto H. Hanak announced Monday that…

BRENHAM P.D. HIRES NEW PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

The Brenham Police Department has a new Public Information Officer. Alyson Tofel stepped into the position after Angela Hahn, who was with the Brenham Police Department for 20 years, accepted…

BRENHAM TEEN KILLED IN ATV ACCIDENT

A young Brenham man is dead after an ATV accident Sunday evening. 18-year old Tanner Schwartz, a 2016 graduate of Brenham High School, died Monday morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD ACCEPTS TWO RESIGNATIONS

  The Burton School Board accepted the resignations of two instructors at their meeting Monday evening.  Katie Cloud, the Burton volleyball coach and English teacher will be leaving at the…

PLEASANT HILL SCHOOL RECEIVES HISTORICAL MARKER

Pleasant Hill School, which dates back to the 1800s, received a historical marker during a special ceremony on Sunday. “There were over 100 people in attendance” said Joyce Weiss, an…

HOUSTON MAN ARRESTED ON FALSE I.D. CHARGE

A Houston man faces charges in Brenham after his arrest Friday afternoon. 34-year old Ibrahim Keji Okulaja was arrested Friday at around 5:30 at a business in the 200 block…

TWO HOSPITALIZED AFTER FAYETTE CO. ATV ACCIDENT

Two people have been hospitalized after an ATV accident in Fayette County Sunday afternoon. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says a 911 call came in just after 4:30 p.m. Sunday…

BRENHAM FINE ARTS LEAGUE MEETING TODAY

The Brenham Fine Arts League (BFAL) will hold their general meeting and luncheon today (Monday). The meeting will feature a free demo by local website designer Kellie Hinze at the…