Category Archives: News

LONGTIME MEMBER OF WASHINGTON CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE RETIRES

A longtime member of the Washington County Sheriff’s Department has retired. According to Sheriff Otto Hanak, Patrol Lieutenant Robert Duane Houston officially retired from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office on…

TWO-CAR ACCIDENT IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

Authorities are on the scene of a two car accident in downtown Brenham. The accident happened just before 12:55 p.m. at the intersection of Market Street and Main, right outside the…

BODY FOUND IN NAVASOTA, HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY

The Navasota Police Department is investigating a possible homicide. Authorities say they received a report before 8 a.m. today (Tuesday) about a deceased person located at the intersection of River…

WASHINGTON COUNTY, BRENHAM TO REPAIR COMMUNICATIONS TOWER

Washington County and the City of Brenham will join forces to repair a communications tower that has been struck by lightning. The Washington County Commissioners Court approved an inter-local agreement with the…

WASHINGTON CO. MURDER UNDER INVESTIGATION

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, DPS and Texas Rangers are investigating an overnight murder in rural Washington County. Authorities were called out around 10:45 to a shooting in the 6400…

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ARRESTED ON ASSAULT CHARGE

A Brenham High School student faces an assault charge after an incident at the school, Monday morning. 19-year old Selena Ann Herrera was taken into custody after an altercation with…

LOCAL AUTHORITIES RECOVER STOLEN LIGHT TOWER

Austin County Sheriff’s deputies have recovered a stolen light tower from Navarro County. According to authorities, they were contacted Friday afternoon by the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office out of Corsicana,…

THREE PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED AFTER HOUSE FIRE IN WASHINGTON CO.

Three people have been taken to the hospital after an early morning house fire in Washington County. Just before 5:45 a.m., the Berlin-Mill Creek-Zionsville Volunteer fire department responded to a…

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY FOR CHI ST. JOSEPH HEALTH THERAPY

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held today (Tuesday) to welcome CHI St. Joseph Health Therapy to the Washington County Chamber of Commerce. The ceremony will take place from 4…

GAVIN SNOW TO APPEAL MURDER CONVICTION

An 18-year-old Burleson County man convicted of capital murder has been appointed an attorney to represent him during the appellate process. Gavin Snow was found guilty by a Burleson County…