Category Archives: Featured

PLANTS N THINGS CHANGES OWNERSHIP

Plants N Things, a full line lawn and garden center operating in Washington County for more than 25 years, has changed ownership. Jeb Poston has purchased Plants N Things from…

TRAIN AND TRUCK COLLIDE IN NAVASOTA ACCIDENT

A train and pickup truck collided Monday morning on County Road 420 in Navasota. Authorities say a Silverado pickup was travelling north on County Road 420 from Business 6 when the collision…

BRENHAM ISD STUDENTS TO SHOWCASE ART AT HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW

The Brenham ISD Fine Arts program announced today (Wednesday) that three student artists have been selected to showcase their artwork at this year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Students selected…

SHERIFF OTTO HANAK RELEASES END OF THE YEAR REPORT

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak has released an end of the year report for 2016. Hanak says that during 2016 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office conducted criminal investigations, traffic stops,…

CHUCK NORRIS OPENS BOTTLED WATER FACILITY IN NAVASOTA

Chuck Norris has opened a new bottled water production facility in Navasota. Norris and his wife Gena hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday at their new bottled water facility on…

GROUNDBREAKING FOR HODDE CENTER EXPANSION SET FOR THURSDAY

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Thursday, January 12, at 3:30 p.m. for the expansion of the Workforce and Technical Training Center inside the Brenham Business Center industrial park,…

AVHA NOOR WINS WASHINGTON CO. SPELLING BEE

Third grader Avha Noor has won the Washington County Spelling Bee for the second year in a row. She outlasted 23 other competitors Tuesday evening at the Bee at Alton…

KOLKHORST TO TAKE ON BATHROOM BILL, PROPERTY RIGHTS AMONG OTHER ISSUES

Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) made a splash last week by introducing the Texas Privacy Act, a bill that the Senator says works to protect children. Sen. Kolkhorst says one…

POLICE INVESTIGATE STOLEN PICKUPS

Brenham Police are warning the public to be wary of having their pickup trucks stolen. According to the department’s Public Information Officer, Angela Hahn, local officers have worked several stolen…

FAYETTE CO. K9 LOBOS HELPS FIND $1.2 MILLION OF COCAINE

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, along with the help of their K9 partner Lobos, made a major drug bust Monday- discovering $1.2 million in cocaine during a traffic stop. On…