Category Archives: News

SPARKS CAUSE NUMEROUS GRASS FIRES AT TEXAS WORLD SPEEDWAY

An electrical malfunction sparked several grass fires Tuesday evening at the Texas World Speedway in south Brazos County. South Brazos County Fire Chief Chet Barker says the fires were reported…

LOCAL AND STATE GAS PRICES DOWN PRIOR TO HOLIDAY TRAVEL

Texas and nationwide gasoline prices declined this week. AAA Texas on Tuesday reported the average price at the pump statewide was $2.28 per gallon, while gasoline prices nationally averaged $2.53…

ADAM’S ANGELS TOY DRIVE UNDERWAY

Adam’s Angels Ministry continues its annual Christmas Toy/Gift Drive is going on through Friday, Dec. 8th. This year the toy drive does not have drop-off boxes at local businesses as…

BLINN ALUMNUS ESTABLISHES ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP

A proud 1954 graduate of Blinn College, Charles Thielemann and family have gifted $15,000 to the Blinn College Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship in honor of Thielemann’s wife, former…

FORMER WASHINGTON CO. JAILER TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

Christopher Gene Kulow, of Brenham, was convicted by a jury of Official Oppression, a Class A misdemeanor, on August 19, 2015.  Judge Carson Campbell presided over the trial in the…

BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC OFFICES CLOSED THURSDAY & FRIDAY

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, in observance of Thanksgiving. Bluebonnet members can access their account information and make payments while the offices are closed through…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE NUMEROUS ITEMS TUESDAY

Washington County Commissioners approved advertising for an architect to design the New Road and Bridge facility at their meeting this morning (Tuesday).  The county owns over 21 acres of property…

BLINN LIVESTOCK JUDGING TEAM PLACES 2ND IN LOUISVILLE

  The Blinn College livestock judging team recently placed second at the North American International Livestock Exposition livestock judging competition in Louisville, Ky. Blinn’s sophomore division placed second out of…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED TO SMOKE REPORT

The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched to a home on Garrett St., Monday for smoke coming from the water heater. BFD arrived and found that the homeowner had used a…

GRIMES CO. MAN SENTENCED ON GUN CHARGE

A Plantersville man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after his conviction in August. 30-year old John Michael Bell was sentenced for a previous conviction of Unlawful Possession…