Category Archives: News

TEXAS TOP 10 WANTED FUGITIVE CAPTURED IN BRYAN

One of Texas’ top 10 most wanted fugitives was captured in Bryan on Wednesday. 32-year-old Michael Christopher Sanchez was taken into custody after a traffic stop near the DPS office…

NEW BEGINNINGS ‘CELEBRATION OF LIFE’ HAPPENING TODAY

New Beginnings in Brenham is celebrating 15 years of ministry today (Thursday) with the annual “Celebration of Life” event. The “Celebration of Life” is happening at the Brenham High School…

KOLKHORST TO CONTINUE WORK ON ‘BATHROOM BILL’

As the Trump Administration overturned the Obama-era directive that allowed transgender students to use public bathrooms and locker based on their gender identity Wednesday night, State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst says she…

BURTON ISD BOARD TO DISCUSS CONTRACTS

The Burton ISD Board of Trustees will be discussing a number of professional contracts during their meeting today (Thursday). The board will enter into an executive session to discuss contracts…

LOCAL AT&T SERVICE INTERRUPTED

UPDATE: Local customers of AT&T lost cellular phone service Wednesday afternoon. AT&T issued a statement Wednesday evening saying that due to a fiber cut, some customers in the Cypress, Waller, Prairie…

SOMERVILLE ISD COACH ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD, ONLINE SOLICITATION

A coach at Somerville ISD has been arrested for online solicitation of a minor and sexual assault of a child. 28-year-old Mike Christopher Vela was arrested by the Washington County…

LIFETIME LEARNING TO EXPLORE HOUSTON, GULF COAST ECONOMY

Lifetime Learning in Brenham is hosting a lecture this Friday which will explore the economic outlook for Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast. Bill Gilmer will present the lecture which…

MOST ROADS REOPENED AFTER RAINFALL

As of 9:00 a.m. today (Tuesday), the Washington County Road and Bridge Department has reported that most roads have reopened since Monday’s rainfall. Roads still closed include: River Bottom Ln between Terrace Rd…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT EXTINGUISHES VEHICLE FIRE

The Brenham Fire Department extinguished a vehicle fire Tuesday, preventing it from spreading to a nearby house. Just after 4 p.m., the Brenham Fire Department responded to E Stone Street…

SCHUBERT FILES LEGISLATION TO DERAIL BULLET TRAIN

On Tuesday, State Representative Leighton Schubert (R-Caldwell), along with several members of the Texas House and Senate, filed legislation intended to stop a Houston to Dallas high-speed rail project proposed…