Category Archives: Featured

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB HOSTS YOUTH OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Students representing seven Boys and Girls Clubs from across East Texas competed Saturday for Youth of the Year.  The competition was hosted by the Washington County Boys and Girls Club. …

LEWTER DELIVERS PASSIONATE MESSAGE AT HISTORY BREAKFAST

A large crowd at Blinn College heard a message of encouragement at the 30th Annual Black History Breakfast, Saturday morning at Blinn College. The guest speaker, Prairie View A&M Executive…

VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER AND SHOW

Sponsored by the Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in LaGrange, a Valentines Dinner and Piano Concert will take place on this evening (Saturday), at the Hanslik Banquet Hall in…

BLINN’S STAR OF THE REPUBLIC MUSEUM CELEBRATES TEXAS INDEPENDENCE

To celebrate the 180th anniversary of Texas, Blinn College’s Star of the Republic Museum will present a new exhibit highlighting the early leaders who shaped the Lone Star State. “A…

BLACK HISTORY BREAKFAST TO FEATURE PRAIRIE VIEW SPEAKER

The Interim Executive Director for Student Engagement at Prairie View A&M, Charles H. Lewter IV, will be the keynote speaker at the 30th annual Black History Breakfast, this morning (Saturday)….

CHAPPELL HILL WOMAN SENTENCED TO 14 MONTHS IN JAIL

A Washington County woman has been sentenced to jail time in the latest session of 21st District Court. 40-year old Shanda Fern Knight of Chappell Hill has been sentenced to…

BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS APPROVE 4-STORY BUILDING FOR BLINN

The City of Brenham Board of Adjustments approved a request to changing the city building height regulations for the property located at the corner of Old Mill Creek Road and…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED IN STOLEN VEHICLE

A Brenham man faces a stolen car charge after his arrest Thursday night. Around 7 p.m. Officer Terrence Johnson says he saw a vehicle matching the description of a stolen…

A&M INVESTIGATES RACIAL ATTACK

Officials at Texas A&M are conducting an investigation after a group of visiting high school students from inner-city Dallas say they were harassed. Students visiting the A&M campus from Uplift…

COMMISSIONERS/CONSTABLE CANDIDATES SPEAK ON PROBLEMS IN WASHINGTON CO.

Republican candidates for Washington County Commissioner for Precinct-One: Incumbent Zeb Heckmann; Don Koester, and Marcia Shelton along with Republican candidate for Constable for Precinct-Four: Lee Auguston participated in the political…