Monthly Archives: January 2014

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TURN INSPECTIONS OVER TO THE STATE

A state inspector will begin doing health inspections for food service in the rural parts of Washington County and the city of Burton on March first after the County Commissioners…

$400,000 AVAILABLE FOR LOW INCOME HOUSING FOR A SHORT WHILE

Paul Turney of the Brazos Valley Affordable Housing Corporation says there is still $400,000 left from the Community Housing Development Organization even after federal funding for the program ended. Turney…

SCOTT AND WHITE CHANGES TAKING AFFECT

The Brenham Scott and White announced they were downgrading from a level three to a level four, late last year. The downgrade is leading to several changes, the most notable…

CITY COUNCIL POSSIBLY PICKING AN ARCHITECT FOR ANIMAL SHELTER

The Brenham City Council will continue efforts to build a new animal shelter when they meet for the first time this year, Thursday at city hall.  They will possibly pick…

ANOTHER HARD FREEZE BUT A WARMING TREND COMING

The record breaking, bone chilling hard freeze continued overnight in Brenham, Washington County and the entire Brazos Valley. The morning low for Brenham was just below 20 degrees.  The thermometer…

ERCOT CALLS FOR POWER REDUCTIONS DURING COLD SNAP

ERCOT, the power grid for Texas, is asking customers to reduce their electric power usage during this extreme cold spell. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas sent out a message…

THREE BUSTED FOR HEROIN AND OTHER DRUGS

Three people were arrested for heroin, hyrdocodone, another prescription anxiety medication, and drug paraphernalia possession  during a Saturday night traffic stop in Brenham. Brenham police officer Seth Klem stopped driver…

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HOST ‘LUNCH AND LEARN’ SESSION

BBVA Compass will sponsor a Lunch and Learn covering Demystifying Credit Reporting and Develop Strategies for Building/Improving Credit For Small Businesses. The event will be held Wednesday, from 11:30 am…

LONGHORNS FIND THEIR MAN

    A new era in Texas football began Sunday when the Longhorns announced the hiring of Charlie Strong from Louisville. Texas athletic director Steve Patterson praised Strong in a…

CHAPPELL HILL POWER OUTAGE

 Electric power has been restored to most of the residents of Chappell Hill after a major poweer outage this morning.  A power outage has hit 1461 member customers of the…