Category Archives: News

BISD Alumni feature

TICKET DEADLINE FOR BISD ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

Today (Friday) is the deadline to reserve tickets for the 139th anniversary celebration of the Brenham School District. The oldest public school district in Texas will celebrate its anniversary next Friday,…

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DPS INCREASES PATROLS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Texas troopers have added patrols to watch for drunken over this Labor Day weekend. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the increased DWI patrols began will run through Tuesday….

School funding feature

TEXAS SCHOOL FINANCE SYSTEM RULED UNCONSTITUTIONAL

A judge has declared Texas’ school finance system unconstitutional for a second time. State District Judge John Dietz ruled that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into…

Greater Tuna feature

BLINN COLLEGE THEATRE PRESENTS “GREATER TUNA”

The Blinn College – Brenham campus theatre season promises to have something for everyone as it takes audiences through character transformations in a Texas comedy, 1800s melodrama, love story, Holocaust…

Corner Store ribbon feature

CORNER STORE HOLDS RIBBON CUTTING

The new Corner Store in Chappell Hill held it’s Grand Opening this morning.  At the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Pete Linton, regional vice president for Corner Store, presented the Volunteer Services Council…

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KWHI’S ED POTHUL TAKES THE ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

KWHI Sports Director Ed Pothul  took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the Meet the Cubs Night Wednesday.  

Library Board feature

LIBRARY BOARD REVIEWS RENOVATION DESIGNS

The Nancy Carol Roberts Library renovations were the big item of discussion Wednesday evening at the Brenham Library Advisory Board meeting.  Representatives from Komatsu Architecture reviewed several interior layout options…

Tailgate Party feature

CHAMBER TAILGATE PARTY TONIGHT

Tonight is the night for the Washington County Chamber of Commerce’s major fundraiser—the 2014 Tailgate Party. The annual event is set for the Silver Wings Ballroom in Brenham. The annual…

Rex Phelps feature

POLICE CHIEF PHELPS DISCUSSES GANG ACTIVITY

Brenham Police Chief Rex Phelps met with members of the local media this (Wednesday) afternoon to discuss a recent Houston Chronicle story about gang crime moving out of Harris County…

Premier Metals fire feature

BRENHAM FIREMEN RESPOND TO EXPLOSION

The Brenham Fire Department was dispatched at about 2 this (Wednesday) afternoon to the report of an explosion at Premier Metal Buyers in the 1500 block of Highway 36 North. …

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