Category Archives: News

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS MORE FLOOD GRANTS

Flood damage grants top the agenda for Tuesday morning’s meeting of the Washington County Commissioners Court. Commissioners are expected to accept four more grants through the Texas Division of Emergency…

JOBLESS RATE DROPS

The jobless rate in Washington County fell during the month of April. The unemployment rate of 4.4-percent is the lowest the rate has been in nearly 18 months. According to…

MIDDLELANDS FESTIVAL WILL NOT RETURN TO GRIMES CO.

Officials with the Texas Renaissance Festival say a music event that drew over 60,000 people to the area will not be back in Grimes County. Officials with the Renaissance Festival…

WRITING WORKSHOP JUNE 16-18 AT BLINN COLLEGE

Brenham Lifetime Learning is offering a writing workshop, set for June 16-18. “Wordsmithing 101: A Master Class in Finding Your Creative Voice” is a three-day class on the writing process…

BRYAN PAIR ARRESTED FOR STOLEN HEARSE-BODY

Investigators in Brazos County have made two arrests in the bizarre case of a stolen hearse and the disposal of a dead body. Authorities believe 28-year old Tanya Albrecht of…

EARLY REGISTRATION FOR BISD NEW STUDENTS HAPPENING SATURDAY

Families with children who will be attending Brenham Independent School District for the first time will have a chance to register early tomorrow (Saturday). All new Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten students…

ACTIVIST GROUP TO HOLD FORUM ON LAKE SOMERVILLE LEASE AUCTION

A local activist group is holding a public forum next Thursday to raise awareness of the upcoming land auction at Lake Somerville.  The Bureau of Land Management is planning to…

TEXAS EDUCATION WEBSITE SAYS BLINN STUDENTS WILL SAVE THOUSANDS IN 2017-18

According to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s CollegeForAllTexans.com, Blinn College students will save thousands of dollars once again during the 2017-18 academic year. At $5,158 for 30 credit hours,…

COMMUNITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT

Community members gathered at the Washington County Courthouse today (Friday) to pay tribute to fallen law enforcement officers. Washington County Chief Deputy Jay Petrash spoke about honoring the men and…

BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL PROM HAPPENING SATURDAY NIGHT

Students in Brenham are busy preparing for a memorable night as prom approaches. Brenham High School’s 2017 Junior/Senior Prom will be held at 8 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday) at Fireman’s Training…