Category Archives: News

BRAZOS COUNTY ORDERS BURN BAN

With the continuing hot, dry weather, calls for grass fires have increased to the local volunteer fire departments.  Brazos County has now joined Lee and Fayette Counties in instituting an…

BRENHAM POLICE MAKE DRUG ARRESTS

Brenham Police have made two arrests on separate possession cases. Monday morning, police stopped 27-year old Tommy Benson as he was riding his bicycle in the 200 block of South…

BRENHAM TEENS ARRESTED ON BURGLARY CHARGE

Two Brenham teens have been charged with Burglary of a Habitation after their arrests Monday evening. Around 5 pm Brenham police responded to the 500 Block of West Blue Bell…

BRENHAM PRODUCE HOSTING CUSTOMER APPRECIATION EVENT

Brenham Produce is holding a customer appreciation event, beginning next week. The local company will be hosting Purina Check-R-Board Days, at their store at 1103 S Market St, Brenham, between…

COMMISSIONERS TABLE DETENTION CONTROL SYSTEM BID AWARD

The Washington County Commissioners decided to table awarding the bid for a new Detention Control System for the jail.  They wanted to allow time for the 4 bidding companies to…

FIRE IN ROUND TOP DESTROYS R.V.

No one was injured but an RV was destroyed by an afternoon fire in Round Top, Monday. According to Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek, firefighters were called out around 12:15,…

SENATE PASSES SCALED-DOWN SCHOOL FINANCE PLAN

The Texas Senate has advanced a once-sweeping school finance plan, but only after scaling it back so much that it will only offer about $500 million in extra funding for…

‘WHITE LIVES MATTER’ RALLY CANCELLED BY A&M OFFICIALS

The White Lives Matter rally planned for September 11th on the Texas A&M campus has been canceled by Chancellor John Sharp due to safety concerns. According to A&M officials, consultation with law…

CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER HERITAGE MUSEUM LEASE

The Brenham City Council will consider what to do about the problems at the Brenham Heritage Museum Thursday.  The museum was ruled unsafe by the city two weeks ago, after…

PUBLIC HEARING ON TAX RATE INCREASE THURSDAY

A public hearing on the proposed increase the property tax rate is scheduled during this week’s City Council meeting.  The council raised the proposed tax rate one cent during their…