Category Archives: News

ROOFING MATERIALS CLOSE PART OF MAIN STREET IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM

The delivery of some roofing materials for a renovation at an office building in the 200 block of East Main, cause part of Main Street to be closed down for…

CHASE LEADS TO STANDOFF NEAR HEARNE

Law enforcement officers, including troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety, were finally able to stop the woman driver of a passenger car after she led them on a…

BLINN PROGRAM HELPS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MAKE TRANSITION TO COLLEGE

Mary Barnes Tilley, the director of the Blinn College Quality Enhancement Program told the Blinn Board of Trustees at last (Tuesday) night’s meeting, that learning communities under the program is…

BRENHAM MAN KILLED IN AUSTIN COUNTY ACCIDENT

  A Brenham man is dead after a one-vehicle rollover this (Tuesday) morning near the Austin/Washington County line. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 49-year old Mat Wayne…

KEEN, ROGERS, BOWEN, NUNN HIGHLIGHT FAIR LINEUP

  The entertainment lineup for the 2014 Washington County Fair has a distinct Texas flavor. The Fair entertainment committee has released the lineup for this year’s fair and the list…

MAN ARRESTED FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

A married couple’s dispute and a ride to a convenience store led to an arrest for aggravated assault causing bodily injury and domestic violence charges against a 44-year old Brenham…

CONCERNS RAISED ABOUT COUNTY PROPERTY NEGOTIATIONS

The Washington County Commissioners approved a measure exempting the purchase of real property from competitive bidding at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting. The purpose is to acquire about 20 acres of land…

KARA MATHENY NAMED NEW AGRI LIFE EXTENSION AGENT

Kara Matheny is the new Agri-Life Extension Agent for Washington County.  Matheny was introduced at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting of the County Commissioners. Matheny comes from the Agri-Life Extension  office in…

COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS LED TO BRYAN FIREFIGHTER DEATHS

The State Fire Marshal’s office has released its findings on the deadly fire at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Bryan in February of 2013. The report details the loss…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD ELECTS NEW OFFICERS

The Burton School Board elected its officers at Monday’s meeting. Marcus Broesche was elected president, Misty Lucherk was elected secretary and  Terri Smith was elected vice-president. Supt. Jim Palmer reported the…