Category Archives: News

MT. ROSE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATING 150TH BIRTHDAY

The oldest African American Baptist Church in Brenham is approaching its 150th birthday. Mt. Rose Missionary Baptist Church had its origins in secret church meetings held by runaway slaves and…

PELLET GUN FOUND IN BACKPACK OF NAVASOTA STUDENT

A day after the mass shooting at a Florida school, a Navasota junior high student was removed from school for having a pellet gun in his backpack. Navasota School Superintendent…

TIRE AND WHEEL THEFT RING ARRESTED IN HARRIS COUNTY

A tire and wheel theft ring that stole from a seven county area including Washington County has been busted in Harris County. Thursday Jose Martinez-Garcia, owner of Martinez Wheel Connection…

ACCUSED CALDWELL TEACHER RESIGNS THURSDAY

The Caldwell teacher arrested last week and charged with having an improper relationship with a student has resigned. 37 year old Jamie Goforth, a teacher at Caldwell High School, resigned…

STATE OF THE COMMUNITY FORUM MARCH 7TH

The Brenham Economic Development Foundation and the Washington County Chamber of Commerce have planned a “State of the Community” forum for next month. Community leaders in economic development from the…

UNUSUAL BREAK-IN IN FAYETTE COUNTY

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office investigated an unusual case of breaking and entering this week. Wednesday afternoon Fayette County Deputy Darrell Maze responded to a residence on Old Plum Highway…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MONDAY

The Brenham School Board will look at a number of items during their meeting next Monday.  The board will hear a curriculum update in preparation for this year’s STAAR and…

COUNCIL TAKES NO ACTION ON BATHROOM CONTRACTOR

No action was taken by Brenham City Council Thursday after their Executive Session.  The Executive Session was on the agenda for terminating the contract with GCP Contractors for the construction…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL APPROVES SEVERAL PURCHASES

Brenham City Council approved several purchases by the city during their meeting Thursday afternoon.  Council approved the purchase of a new server environment equipment for the IT department.  The new…

BRENHAM POLICE ANNUAL REPORT PRESENTED TO COUNCIL

Brenham’s interim Police Chief Rusty Pancoast presented his department’s annual report to City Council Thursday afternoon. The report shows that in 2017 there were 42 violent crimes committed in Brenham….