Category Archives: News

MAIFEST COSTUMES NOW ON DISPLAY IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

Costumes from previous Maifest Royalty are now on display at various businesses in downtown Brenham. There are 30 locations displaying the attire this year. A flyer naming all the locations…

JOBLESS RATE UP SLIGHTLY IN MARCH

The Washington County’s jobless rate showed a slight increase in the month of March. According to the Texas Workforce Commission, the county’s jobless rate of 5.3 percent last month reflects…

TBAR APPEAL REJECTED

The First Court of Appeals in Houston has denied a request by True Blue Animal Rescue for over $200,000 in reimbursements for horses seized in Waller County. TBAR is appealing…

GAS PRICES RISE 2-CENTS PER GALLON

Gas prices have risen again this week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.27 for a gallon of regular unleaded…

LOCAL BUSINESSMAN, DWIGHT CONWAY, DIES

A Brenham businessman has died after a brief illness. Dwight Conway, the owner of D&B Endeavors LLC, died Friday, he was 47. Conway was a native of Denver City in…

FIVE SENTENCED IN LOCAL COURT

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to ten years in prison in the latest session of 21st District Court in Brenham. 43-year old Paul Borque Jr., of Starks, Louisiana pleaded…

GRAND OPENING OF THE DOYLE COATNEY CENTER AT BLINN

Blinn College celebrated the grand opening of a new athletic training facility on its Brenham Campus Friday while recognizing the benefactor who made the campus addition possible. Approximately 200 community leaders,…

BRENHAM POLICE OFFICER UNINJURED IN CAR ACCIDENT

A Brenham Police Officer was not injured in a one-vehicle accident that took place April 12th in Brenham. According the Brenham Police, just after 8 p.m. an officer was responding…

BURTON COTTON GIN FESTIVAL HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND

Locals and visitors will be able to see America’s oldest operating cotton gin during the 28th annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival this weekend. “The fact that we gin bales during…

BRENHAM TEEN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

A Brenham teenager faces drug charges after a traffic stop Thursday afternoon. At 2 p.m., Officer Andy Adams conducted a traffic stop in the 600 block of Atlow Street. During…