Category Archives: News

NEW CONCERT VENUE AT FAYETTE FAIR

A new concert venue is being added for the Fayette County Fair, happening September 1st-4th this year. Fair officials are finalizing a plan to place a portable stage on the…

BRENHAM NATIVE ON OLYMPIC STAFF

The 2016 Olympic Games are underway and Brenham native, Dr. Casey Ho, is in attendance as a member of the United States Olympic Sports Medicine Medical Staff. This will be…

BISD ANNOUNCES GATEWAY PROGRAM

The Brenham Independent School District has announced a new pilot program for gifted and talented students. The program, called Gateway, will be put in place for the 2016-2017 school year and…

FREE HAY ANALYSIS OFFERED

The Beef and Forage Committee of Austin County is encouraging hay producers from Austin and surrounding counties to turn in a sample of their hay for analysis. The analysis is…

4-H STARS SHINE AT AWARDS CEREMONY

The Washington County 4-H honored its brightest stars last night (Friday) at the 4-H Family Night and Awards Banquet. The event was held at the Washington County Fairgrounds and Event…

GROUND WATER SUMMIT AT CALDWELL CIVIC CENTER

The Caldwell Civic Center will be the site for a Ground Water Summit for residents of Burleson and Milam counties this week. Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas…

BRENHAM SUDDENLINK OFFICE “TEMPORARILY” CLOSED

It didn’t take long for Suddenlink Communications to close their local Brenham office after getting approval from the Brenham City Council. During Thursday afternoon’s City Council meeting, Thomas Way, Director…

BELLVILLE ISD TO KEEP SAME TAX RATE

The Board for the Bellville Independent School District has announced that its tax rate will remain the same this year. While nothing will be official until after a public hearing…

GIDDINGS CAPITAL ONE BANK CLOSING IN FALL

The branch for Capital One Bank in Giddings will be closing this fall. Capital One Bank has announced that its branch at 708 East Austin Street in Giddings will close…

SEVEN SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Seven defendants plead guilty and were sentenced by Judge Carson Campbell in District Court this week. Five Brenham residents were sentenced: 67-year-old Bishop Lee Davis Jr. was arrested back in January for…