Category Archives: News

BLUEBONNET FESTIVAL SET FOR THIS WEEKEND IN CHAPPELL HILL

The state’s official Bluebonnet Festival is happening this weekend in Chappell Hill. “Our community of Chappell Hill has been preparing for what we expect to be one of the largest crowds…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE SHERIFF’S VAN PURCHASE

The purchase of a new cargo van for the sheriff’s office was approved by the Washington County Commissioners during their meeting today (Tuesday). Captain Jerry Green says the 2017 Chevrolet…

BLINN LIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM EARNS RESERVE CHAMPION HONORS

The Blinn College livestock judging team was named reserve champion at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. Landon Eldridge placed third overall in Houston and joined teammate Sierra Martin in…

PORTION OF CANEY CREEK ROAD TO CLOSE WEDNESDAY

A portion of Caney Creek Road will be closed tomorrow (Wednesday) for road work. The Washington County Road and Bridge Department says Caney Creek Road will be closed between Chadwick…

TEXAS HOUSE COMMITTEE PASSES MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION BILL

A bill that would effectively decriminalize possession of a small amount of pot in Texas cleared its first major hurdle on Monday. The House Criminal Jurisprudence committee approved House Bill…

BRENHAM HS BANDS TO PERFORM PRE-UIL CONCERT

Brenham High School’s Bands will perform a concert of their UIL selections this (Tuesday) evening. All three high school bands will perform during the concert. The event is free and…

MAN WHO SHOT BURLESON CO. DEPUTY SENTENCED ON DRUG CHARGES

The man who shot and killed a Burleson County deputy in 2013 during a surprise raid has pleaded guilty to drug related charges. Henry Magee was sentenced to 18 months…

NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Nominations are now being sought for Washington County’s 2017 “Small Business of the Year Award”. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, April 21. The award will be presented during…

GRIMES CO. RELAY FOR LIFE RAISES OVER $55,000

The Grimes County Relay for Life took place on Saturday, raising over $55,000 for the American Cancer Society. “We are so grateful to have volunteers who have such a passion…

S&W REHABILITATION CLINIC MOVES TO NEW LOCATION

  The Brenham Scott and White Rehabilitation Clinic held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at their new location.  The Rehabilitation Clinic has moved from their previous location on South Day…