Category Archives: News

BRENHAM HERITAGE MUSEUM HOSTING A PHOTO DAY NEXT TUESDAY

The Brenham Heritage Museum will be hosting a photo day as part of their Public History project next Tuesday.  Museum Director Doug Price says that thousands of undiscovered photographs lie…

DPS TO STRICTLY ENFORCE MOVE OVER LAW

The Texas Department of Public Safety says they are beginning concerted efforts across the state on enforcing the Move Over/Slow Down law. The periodic operations by DPS Troopers are planned…

OVER 200 TURN OUT ON OPENING DAY OF EARLY VOTING

Early voting has begun for the March primary. Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel says the first day locally was quite busy, with 221 Republicans and 25 Democrats casting their ballots…

“VISITING MR. GREEN” AT UNITY THEATRE MARCH 15-25

Unity Theatre in Brenham is getting ready for its next production.  “Visiting Mr. Green” will be performed on the smaller studio stage at Unity Theatre March 15th through 25th. “Visiting…

BURTON MAN ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

A Burton man has been arrested by Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies on various charges including Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.  According to Sheriff Otto Hanak, on Wednesday, January 31,…

SHERIFF’S OFFICE MAKES ARREST IN FORGERY INVESTIGATION

A Washington County woman has been arrested in a forgery investigation.  Last Friday, investigators with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office executed an arrest warrant on 35 year old Vanessa Cardenas…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE WORKSHOP ON OPIOID CRISIS

Washington County Commissioners heard a presentation this (Tuesday) morning on the opioid crisis facing our country and a possible way for the county to recover its costs associated with it. …

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RECEIVE REPORTS TUESDAY

Washington County Commissioners heard a number of reports during their meeting this (Tuesday) morning.  Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Director Jenny Mills presented the quarterly report on tourism in the…

FAYETTE CO. MAKES MAJOR METH BUST

The Fayette County Sheriff’s office has confiscated over $800,000 worth of methamphetamine following a traffic stop late last week. Friday, Deputy Sgt. Randy Thumann and K9 partner Lobos stopped a…

JARRETT HALFMANN MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT COMING UP

Entries are now being accepted for the Jarrett Halfmann Memorial Golf Tournament. The tournament is set for Saturday, March 24th at the Brenham Country Club. Jarrett Halfmann was a 16-year…