Category Archives: News

WASHINGTON COUNTY LADIES LIONS CLUB TO MEET

The Washington County Ladies Lions Club will meet Monday at the Cannery Kitchen at noon. Current president, LaVerne Krumrey will hand over the gavel to the incoming President, Shirley Moehlmann….

H-E-B PRESENTS FIREWORKS ON THE BRAZOS ON THE FOURTH

Once again, H-E-B is sponsoring Fireworks on the Brazos, the Fourth of July at Washington-on-the-Brazos. The celebration at the birthplace of Texas begins at 10:00 a.m. on Monday the 4th…

BRENHAM POLICE REMIND CITIZENS TO KEEP VEHICLES LOCKED

In light of some of the recent events in the news related to the hot weather, the Brenham Police Department would like to remind citizens to keep vehicles locked at…

COLUMBUS MAN KILLED AFTER THREATENING AUSTIN CO. AUTHORITIES WITH GUN

A Columbus man is dead after threatening Austin County peace officers Wednesday near Bellville. 31-year old Shaun Trevor Walke of Columbus was shot and killed when he pointed a handgun…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR EVADING ARREST

A Brenham man has been charged with Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle. According to police, 18-year old Devun Roberts Cooksey of Brenham turned himself in after a warrant was…

BLINN AWARDED $400,000 FOR S.T.E.M. SCHOLARSHIPS

Blinn College has been awarded approximately $400,000 to encourage students to pursue high-demand careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Now in its fourth year of participation, Blinn has been…

SOMERVILLE MAN ARRESTED AFTER BRIEF STANDOFF

A Somerville man has been arrested after a brief standoff at a home Wednesday. Jonathan Arredondo was put on Brazos County’s Most Wanted fugitive list Tuesday on a motion to…

BURLESON, LEE COUNTIES ADDED TO DISASTER LIST

Burleson and Lee counties are among several additions to the federal disaster declaration. According to Gov. Greg Abbott’s office, those in Burleson, Lee, Bastrop, Eastland, Liberty, Stephens and Tyler counties…

FARM SERVICE AGENCY TO HOST INFORMATIONAL MEETING

This morning (Thursday), the Austin/Washington County Farm Service Agency will host a meeting concerning USDA programs available to farmers and ranchers affected by the recent flooding. FSA representatives will provide…

BAYLOR SCOTT & WHITE MEDICAL CENTER SPONSORS BUSINESS AFTER HOURS

New connections can be made at this month’s “Business After Hours” event. The Washington County Chamber of Commerce will present “Business After Hours” this evening (Thursday), sponsored by Baylor Scott…