Category Archives: News

BLUE BELL FACES ANOTHER LAWSUIT

A Galveston County woman has filed a lawsuit against Blue Bell Creameries, alleging she became ill after eating ice cream contaminated with listeria.   On April 18, 2015, Ursula Burton bought…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT OF OFFICER

A Brenham man is in custody, after allegedly assaulting a police officer. 22-year old Michael Angelo Gonzales faces charges after his arrest early Wednesday morning. Around 4:30 a.m., officers were…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FINAL LIBRARY PAYMENT

The Brenham City Council approved the final payment for the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library renovation and expansion during their meeting today (Thursday). The $3.2 million project took place over…

CTE SPRING BLOOD DRIVE HAPPENING TODAY

The Career and Technical Education Department at Brenham High School is holding the Spring Blood Drive until 4 p.m. today (Friday). The blood drive is taking place at the Brenham…

LOCAL EVENT BRINGING AWARENESS TO TEENAGE STROKE

The Anchor Club in Brenham is holding an event this weekend aimed at bringing awareness to an often overlooked issue- teenage stroke. “We want to make the community aware of…

BLINN ANNOUNCES 2017-2018 PERFORMING ARTS SERIES

Blinn College is bringing toe-tapping tunes and breath-taking ballet to Brenham during the 2017-18 Performing Arts Series. Fresh off the conclusion of a second season that drew rave reviews, Blinn…

TEXAS HOUSE GIVES INITIAL APPROVAL FOR ‘RIDE-HAILING’ BILL

Texas lawmakers moved towards creating statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft on Wednesday.   The Texas House approved a bill in a 110-37 vote which would place…

COMMITTEE STILL PLANS TO SUBMIT PETITION FOR NEW COMMUNITY COLLEGE

An organization that is pushing for a new community college in Brazos County says it still plans on submitting a petition to the Brazos County Commissioners Court. The Research Valley…

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR BURLESON CO. OUTSTANDING SENIOR CITIZENS

The Burleson County Extension Office is accepting nominations for Outstanding Senior Citizens. The 40th Annual Burleson County Senior Citizen’s Recognition Day will be Sunday, May 21st at 2:00 p.m.  The…

A&M SYSTEM, BLINN HIRE FIRM TO ANALYZE WORKFORCE NEEDS

The Texas A&M University System and Blinn College have partnered with an outside firm to analyze industry needs and labor conditions in the Brazos Valley. Parthenon-EY practice of Ernst &…