Category Archives: Featured

POWER RESTORED IN BURLESON CO.

Update @ 12:54 p.m.: Entergy reports that power has been restored to the affected parts of Burleson County.  The cause of the outage was a downed power line. Update @ 10:48…

SIX ARRESTED IN EARLY MORNING DRUG OPERATION IN BRENHAM

Six local residents have been taken into custody on drug charges after an early-morning operation between the Brenham Police Department and Department of Public Safety. At around 5:00 this (Wednesday)…

BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED FOLLOWING DISTURBANCE

An early-morning disturbance lands a Brenham woman in the Washington County Jail. Just after midnight, police were called to a disturbance in the 700 block of Pleasantview Avenue. 26-year old…

BURTON ISD TO HOLD SPECIAL ELECTION FOR VACATED BOARD POSITION

Burton ISD is adding another race to its ballot. The school district will hold a special election in May to fill an unexpired term on the school board.  Incumbent Ande…

LEE CO. CANCER RESOURCE CENTER CLOSING

After 11 years, the Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center will be closing its doors. Center Director Carolyn Jackson, says lack of funding has led to the decision to shut…

BLINN TAKES NEXT STEPS FOR RELLIS CAMPUS PROJECTS

Blinn trustees moved forward with several RELLIS Campus projects at their meeting Tuesday. The board awarded a contract to Marek Brothers Construction of College Station, for improvements to Building 8004…

DPS PLANNING MOVE OVER/SLOW DOWN OPERATION FOR WEDNESDAY

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is planning another enforcement operation of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law. DPS plans enforcement operations throughout the year at various times, with…

WASHINGTON CO. OFFICIALS UPDATE PUBLIC ON STATE OF ROADS

Officials discussed the state of roads in Washington County at today’s (Tuesday) commissioners meeting. County Engineer Ross McCall spoke on the county’s efforts to repair and replace damaged roads, saying…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS ACCEPT OIL AND MINERAL BID PROPOSAL

Washington County Commissioners accepted an oil and mineral bid for over ten acres of county-owned land at their meeting today (Tuesday). The lone bid, which was opened at last week’s…

CANDIDATES SPEAK AT FIRST FORUM OF 2019

The Cannery Kitchen in Brenham was home to the first candidates’ forum of the political season Monday night. Incumbent Mayor Milton Tate and Ward 4 Councilmember Danny Goss attended the…