Category Archives: News

TEXAS BLUEBONNET WINE TRAIL BEGINS JULY 8TH AND 9TH

The Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail will be putting on their well-known Harvest Wine Trail beginning on July 8th and 9th, which is an annual summer season wine trail through seven…

HENSLEY GETS NEW CONTRACT/NEW TITLE

The Blinn College Board of Trustees has extended District President/CEO Dr. Mary Hensley’s contract. Hensley’s new contract runs through June of 2020. Hensley’s title will also change; effective July 1,…

NO NEW TRIAL FOR KILLER OF 7-MONTH

85th District Court Judge Kyle Hawthorne denied the motion for a new trial for 38-year-old Talawrence Tennell, the Bryan man convicted last April of beating 7-month old Hailey Burleson to…

BLINN BOARD APPROVES BUDGET

Tuesday night, the Blinn College Board of Trustees approved a $112.6 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The board approved the plan during its regular meeting Tuesday night.  The…

4 DEAD IN FIERY ACCIDENT IN WALLER, 290 WESTBOUND CLOSED

UPDATED: 8.55am A Chevy Impala was speeding westbound on 290 when it struck a Volkswagen in the rear. The Volkswagen was forced from the road, and subsequently caught fire, killing…

CHAPPELL HILL TO HOST THEIR BIGGEST SMALL TOWN 4TH OF JULY PARADE

Chappell Hill is gearing up for one of the “biggest small town parades” in Texas this July 4th as they host their 41st Annual Independence Day Parade at 10AM in…

290 REOPENS AFTER FIERY CRASH KILLS FOUR

Authorities say it may be several days before the identities of four victims of a horrific auto accident in Waller County are released. Four people in a Volkswagen were killed…

ROUND TOP TO HOST 167th FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Preparations continue for the longest-running continuous Fourth of July celebration west of the Mississippi. The 167th Round Top Fourth of July Parade & Celebration kicks off on the town square…

BRENHAM ISD REVIEWS DISTRICT STAAR/ EOC ASSESSMENTS

The Texas Education Agency has released scores for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and End of Course (EOC) exams. There were reported gains made in several…

BSSLC “BIG HITTERS CLUB” TO MEET AND DISCUSS ATHLETICS FIELD

The drive to raise funds for a new adaptive athletics field at the Brenham State Supported Living Center continues next Tuesday. The Big Hitters Club breakfast is set for next…