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MAJOR ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 6 NORTH OF NAVASOTA

Update #2: The driver of the pickup has been identified as 59-year-old Daniel Sweeten.  Sweeten was airlifted to CHI St. Joseph Hospital with serious injuries.  There have been no updates…

TWO AUSTIN MEN ARRESTED AFTER ATTEMPTED BURGLARY IN FAYETTE CO.

Two burglary suspects were arrested early Tuesday morning in Fayette County. At around 3:10 a.m., the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office received an alarm call at the Point store in West…

EARLY-MORNING OPERATION ENDS WITH ARREST OF TWO IN BRENHAM

Residents on the west side of Brenham were awakened this (Wednesday) morning to a loud boom, followed by the sound of a helicopter circling the area. Brenham police report that…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO FURTHER DISCUSS PURCHASE OF DOWNTOWN PROPERTY

The Brenham City Council will potentially move forward with the purchase of property near downtown at its meeting tomorrow (Thursday). At the council’s meeting on December 20th, members authorized the…

BUD CROSS FORD RECEIVES AWARD FROM TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION

A Caldwell business has been recognized by the Texas Historical Commission. Bud Cross Ford in Caldwell has received the Texas Treasure Award from the Commission, for its status as a…

DEADLINE WEDNESDAY FOR MAN, WOMAN OF YEAR NOMINATIONS

Nomination forms are due today (Wednesday) for the Washington County Man and Woman of the Year-Lifetime Achievement Awards. Forms must be turned in to the Washington County Chamber of Commerce…

BURTON CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PURCHASE OF KNITTEL LIFT STATION PUMP

Burton City councilmembers agreed to purchase a new pump for the Knittel Lift Station at Tuesday’s meeting. The council decided to move forward with replacement of the pump, after utility…

WASHINGTON CO. SHERIFF’S OFFICE 2018 ANNUAL REPORT

During 2018, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted criminal investigations, traffic stops, investigated and/or assisted the Texas Department of Public Safety with traffic accidents, participated in and conducted State required…

2019 SPELLING BEE CONTESTANTS ANNOUNCED

The field of contestants has been announced for Thursday’s 64th Annual Washington County Spelling Bee. The Spelling Bee will be held at Alton Elementary School in Brenham, starting at 6…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS APPROVE TAX ABATEMENT FOR BLUE BELL CREAMERIES

Washington County approved a tax phase-in agreement with Blue Bell Creameries at today’s (Tuesday) commissioners meeting. Blue Bell is planning expansions for its fleet maintenance and pallet transfer facilities. The…