Category Archives: News

UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE COUNTY REMAINS THE SAME IN AUGUST

The Texas Workforce Commission is reporting that unemployment in Washington County remained the same from July to August. Unemployment in Washington County remained at 4.6 percent in August, down from…

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT TUESDAY OCTOBER 3rd

Local Law Enforcement agencies are gearing up for National Night Out.  This year, National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. …

MADISON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ASKING FOR HELP IN SOLVING CASE

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children have released the first facial reconstruction images for a girl found one year ago. Her remains…

BRENHAM POLICE ARREST MAN ON SEXUAL ASSAULT WARRANT

A Salvadoran national living in Brenham has been arrested on a sexual assault warrant. 19-year old Eduardo Alexander Ascencio Sandoval of Brenham was pulled over by Brenham Police officer Jose…

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL TO KICK OFF BLINN’S PERFORMING ART SERIES

Blinn College will open the 2017-18 Performing Arts Series with the Grammy Award-winning Asleep at the Wheel at the Dr. W.W. O’Donnell Performing Arts Center Sunday, Sept. 24, at 4…

FOUR ARRESTED IN FAYETTE CO. BUST

Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on outstanding warrants, Thusday. According to Sheriff Keith Korenek, Deputy Michael Otten and Sergeant Charles Jobb responded to Truesdale Road and State Highway…

WASHINGTON CO. FAIR KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND

The 149th edition of Washington County Fair kicks off this weekend. Saturday’s events get underway with the annual fair parade at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Brenham.  The parade can be…

ARREST MADE IN BRYAN MURDER CASE

Bryan police have made an arrest in a Thursday morning homicide. Police say 35-year old William Thomas Currie III, was taken into custody Thursday afternoon at a home near Spring…

CZECH REPUBLIC TO AIDE LaGRANGE RELIEF EFFORTS

Officials with the Czech Republic have announced they will be donating over $237,000 to help the families displaced from their homes in La Grange after Hurricane Harvey. The announcement came…

FORMER SNOOK TEACHER’S AIDE GETS 10 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE

A Burleson County jury has sentenced a former teacher’s aide at Snook High School to 10 years in prison after her conviction on eight counts – three of sexual assault…