Category Archives: News

BLUEBELL AQUATIC CENTER OPENS FOR SUMMER

The Bluebell Aquatic Center will welcome summer visitors beginning on Saturday, May 27th. Open from 10am to 5pm, their theme will be “Back to Pool day,” with $1 admission to…

TRAIN EXPLOSION IN HEARNE

Robertson County Sheriff’s reported the explosion of a Union Pacific engine at 9:15pm on Monday May 22nd. The engine was at the end of the train at the time of…

P AND Z COMMISSION APPROVES NEIGHBORHOOD BUSINESS DISTRICT

Questions about parking dominated the public hearing before Brenham’s Planning and Zoning Commission Monday.  The Commission is considering changing the zoning of an area just south of the downtown area…

BHS HISTORY CLUB STUDENTS DELIVER BOOKS TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

BISD Elementary students will have plenty to read this summer thanks to the Brenham High School History Club. The high school students delivered a collection of books to Krause and…

COMMUNITY CORNER TO FEATURE CHAPPELL HILL CULTURAL HERITAGE GROUP

KWHI’s Community Corner segment will feature Madelyn O’Brien, the executive director of the Chappell Hill Cultural Heritage Group (CHCHG). The CHCHG is a group dedicated to providing an understanding and…

CHAMPION FELLOWSHIP TO TAKE OVER MISSION BRENHAM COMMUNITY MINISTRIES

In the wake of a financial crisis, Mission Brenham is handing over leadership of a number of community ministries to Champion Fellowship Church. Mission Brenham previously announced they need to…

BLINN OFFERS FIRE CHEMISTRY, SAFETY COURSES IN BRENHAM THIS FALL

Blinn College’s highly regarded Fire Science Program will offer fire chemistry and safety courses on the Brenham Campus for the first time this Fall. Based on the Bryan Campus, Blinn’s…

TEXAS HOUSE APPROVES BATHROOM RESTRICTIONS FOR STUDENTS

Threatened with a special session over the “bathroom bill”, the Texas House took a last minute vote to approve a proposal that would require Texas schools to limit bathroom use…

TEXAS LEGISLATURE OKs ELIMINATING STRAIGHT-TICKET VOTING

The Texas Legislature has approved eliminating straight-ticket voting beginning in September 2020. The House passed the bill on Saturday with Republican support over Democratic objections. The measure will eventually prohibit…

KWHI HISTORY SEGMENT TO FOCUS ON LOCAL MUSICIANS AND WRITERS

This month KWHI is celebrating 70 years on the air. As part of the anniversary, we are taking a look back at our history each morning at 8:10 before the…