Category Archives: News

FORTNIGHTLY CLUB HOLDING ANNUAL BOOK SALE NEXT WEEK

The annual Fortnightly Club of Brenham book sale will take place next week. The club has collected more than 20,000 books that will be available for purchase, including a wide…

PAUL KRUSE RETIRING AS PRESIDENT OF BLUE BELL

Paul Kruse is retiring as President of Blue Bell Creameries and as the Chairman on its Board of Directors. Kruse began working at Blue Bell in 1986 and was elected…

BLINN CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAM OFFERS DIVERSE OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS

Shortly after arriving at Blinn College in 2006, Long Le was advised to choose a course of study. With no future plans in mind, the Houston native examined the list…

LAST DAY TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR SCHOOL BOARD, CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS

Today (Friday) is last day to file applications for local city council and school board elections. There are still no contested races in the Brenham School Board, Blinn Board of…

‘CHILI WHEN IT’S CHILLY’ HAPPENING TODAY IN WALLER

The “Chili when it’s Chilly Cook-off” is happening today (Friday) and tomorrow in Waller. Registration for the cook-off begins at 3 p.m. today at the Lone Star Jellystone Yogi Bear Park. A…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO MEET ON MONDAY

The Washington County Commissioners will meet on Monday next week. The schedule change comes as a number of commissioners will be at “Washington County Day” at the State Capitol on…

BISD TO CELEBRATE TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

All parents and community members are invited to help Brenham ISD celebrate Texas Public Schools Week by visiting any BISD campus the week of February 27 – March 3. Special…

MAN DIES AFTER BEING BOOKED INTO BRAZOS CO. JAIL

A 39-year-old man died Wednesday night after being booked into the Brazos County Jail. According to the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, jail staff noticed Johnny Dewayne Hall, of Bryan, was…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING ON ANNEXATION

The first step towards adding several hundred homes to the Brenham City limits was taken during the city council meeting today (Thursday). A public hearing was held concerning the proposed…

DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS PROGRAM COMES TO BLINN-BRYAN CAMPUS

Blinn College and two drug awareness agencies have come together to put on a student forum regarding alcohol and substance abuse. Blinn College, the Community Alcohol Substance Awareness Partnership (CASAP)…