Category Archives: News

Latria Mathis feature

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED ON WARRANT

A Brenham woman has been arrested on an outstanding warrant following a traffic stop, Wednesday night. Just after 6:15 p.m., Sgt. Jason Derrick pulled over 24-year old Latria Nicole Mathis…

Bennie Williams feature

BRENHAM MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT

A Brenham man faces an assault charge after his arrest late Wednesday night. 59-year old Bennie Wayne Williams is charged with Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Violence. Wednesday night,…

Blinn feature2

TUITION AND FEE GAP BETWEEN BLINN, STATE UNIVERSITIES INCREASES

Blinn College students will save more than ever in 2016-17 when compared to students at universities across the state. According to figures compiled by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s…

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WASHINGTON CO. CHAMBER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

The Washington County Chamber is now accepting applications from those interested in enrolling in “Leadership Washington County.” This program trains current and future leaders from all segments of the community…

FOSTER CARE FEATURE

FOSTER CHILDREN FORCED TO SLEEP IN STATE OFFICES

A new report says dozens of children in foster care in Texas have been forced to sleep in state offices. According to the Austin American Statesman, a shortage of foster…

Commissioner Phillip Grisham
(Madison Co.)

MADISON CO. COMMISSIONER ARRESTED

A Madison County Commissioner has reportedly been arrested by the Texas Rangers. KBTX TV is reporting that Precinct 2 Madison County Commissioner Phillip Grisham is facing several criminal charges, including…

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EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS COLLECTING NON-PERISHABLE FOODS

Today (Thursday) is the final day that Express Employment Professionals will be collecting non-perishable food donations in an effort to boost the supplies at the Cannery Kitchen. In order to…

RED CROSS FEATURE

RED CROSS SETS UP CENTER IN SOMERVILLE — WASHINGTON COUNTY NEXT

The Red Cross has announced the opening of a temporary family assistance center in Burleson County. The center will be open today (Thursday) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Somerville…

SBA FEATURE

DISASTER AID AVAILABLE TO SOME NON-PROFITS

Washington County has been included in a federal disaster declaration due to severe storms back in April. Because of the declaration, low-interest federal loans will be available to some local…

johnnie ruiz feature

BRENHAM MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING HIS MOTHER

A Brenham man is charged with Assault/Family violence after his arrest Tuesday night. 40-year old Johnnie Lee Ruiz was charged after allegedly assaulting his mother. Tuesday, around 10 p.m., Sgt….

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