Category Archives: News

BRENHAM P.D. MAKE TWO DWI ARRESTS

Two people face charges after their arrests on separate Driving While Intoxicated charges over the weekend. Saturday night, just after 8:00, Officer Alex Saenz responded to the 1700 Block of…

BRENHAM POLICE ARREST TWO ON WARRANTS

A Brenham man and College Station woman were taken into custody on outstanding warrants, after a traffic stop Friday night. Just before 9:00 p.m., Officer Mickey Gressman conducted a traffic…

CALDWELL HOME EXPLODES; CAUSE UNKNOWN

Officials continue to investigate an explosion at a Caldwell home, Saturday night. Gene Barber was inside his house, just before midnight, when it blew up, but fortunately, he got out. …

TWO ESCAPEES FROM GIDDINGS STATE SCHOOL CAPTURED

Two teen inmates have been caught a day after escaping from a juvenile prison in Giddings. The Texas Juvenile Justice Department says that 16-year-olds Brice Ryan Karalis and Bryan Ernando…

BRENHAM STREET WORK TO BEGIN MONDAY

Beginning this Monday (April 23), the City of Brenham Street Department will be reconstructing Fifth St. from Jackson to Prairie Lea. Reconstruction will begin Monday and last for approximately two…

BLINN/TARLETON STATE TO HOST INFORMATION SESSIONS

Tarleton State University and Blinn College will host a series of information sessions regarding the criminal justice and public administration degree programs that will be offered at the RELLIS Campus…

SUSPECT IN BRYAN DOUBLE-HOMICIDE INDICTED

A man arrested in a Caldwell police standoff in January, has been indicted on murder charges in Brazos County. Frankie Lee Bell, Jr. is facing two counts of capital murder…

LOCAL MARCH UNEMPLOYMENT UP SLIGHTLY

The jobless rate in Washington County rose slightly to 4.2-percent in the month of March—up two-tenths from the 4-percent rate in February. One year ago, the local jobless rate stood…

TxDOT: HIGHWAY 36 PROJECT STILL MONTHS AWAY

Officials with the state say work on Highway 36 is running a bit behind schedule. The project, which began back in February of 2016, was estimated to take less that…

COMMISSIONERS CONSIDER FIRST STEP FOR NEW COMMUNICATION CENTER

Washington County Commissioners will consider taking the first step in designing a new Emergency Communications Center during their meeting next Tuesday.  County Judge John Brieden said that the county is…