Category Archives: News

SALES TAX REBATES UP LOCALLY

Local sales tax rebates saw significant increases this past month. Brenham’s total refund for the first month of 2017 was $512,930, up 7.6 from $476,631 in January of 2016. Washington…

BRENHAM MAIFEST SERENADE MOVED TO SIMON THEATER, SUNDAY

Sunday afternoon’s Maifest Serenade has been moved. According to Maifest President Heather Thielemann, ater looking at the weather report, which calls for possible rain, and strong winds, the committee has…

TICKETS FOR BRENHAM UPTOWN SWIRL STILL AVAILABLE

Wine lovers of all kinds will take to the streets of downtown Brenham this Saturday for Uptown Swirl. This year, 28 stores in downtown Brenham will showcase over fifty wines…

BURTON ISD CONSIDERS TRIMMING COSTS FOR NEW BOND PROPOSAL

Burton school officials say they are looking at how to trim costs in order to present a bond proposal more likely to be approved by voters.   The Burton school board…

FAYETTE COUNTY K9 MAKES THIRD DRUG BUST IN A WEEK, SEIZING $1.5 MILLION IN COCAINE

Fayette County K9 Lobos has had a busy week making another drug bust Thursday- discovering $1.5 million worth of cocaine. According to the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt.  Randy Thumann…

BRENHAM MAN SENTENCED TO 25 YEARS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A CHILD

A Brenham man has been sentenced to 25-years in prison after pleading guilty to Sexual Assault of a Child Charges in 21st District Court. 41-year old Manuel Martinez was arrested…

BLINN, TEEX PARTNER TO TRAIN NEXT GENERATION OF FIREFIGHTERS

Paxton Densmore did not dream of growing up to become a firefighter. But as a high school student in Van Vleck, Texas, on his way to rugby practice almost every…

TWO FACE DRUG CHARGES AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

Two people face drug possession charges after a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. 29-year old Patrick Doyle Wills of Georgetown and 33-year old Kaeci Laneil Goerner of Rockdale were arrested after…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL WELCOMES NEW K9, FIREFIGHTERS

Brenham City Council took an opportunity to recognize a new member of the Brenham Police Department and three new firefighters during their meeting on Thursday. The council welcomed Brenham Police…

MAN ARRESTED WITH MARIJUANA IN CITY PARK

A Brenham man faces a drug possession charge after his arrest Thursday night. Just before midnight, Officer Sierra Newell spotted a vehicle in Jackson Street Park after hours. Newell says…