Category Archives: Featured

SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER NEARING COMPLETION

According to Don Voelter, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Washington County Healthy Living Association, the dates for the new Senior Citizen Center opening have been set.  …

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSES NEW LAW

The Brenham School board held a workshop meeting at noon today (Tuesday) to discuss among other things House Bill 2610 and how it will affect the next school calendar.  The…

SHERIFF HANAK ON OPEN CARRY

Washington County Sheriff, Otto Hanak, comments on Texas’ new Open Carry law. Hanak states that he hasn’t seen or heard of any altercations or miss-happenings since the law went into…

COMMISSIONERS APPROVE NEW STOP SIGNS FOR BLUEBONNET HILLS

After a public hearing this (Tuesday) morning, Washington County Commissioners voted to install numerous stop signs in the Bluebonnet Hills Subdivision.   Commissioner Kirk Hanath cast the only dissenting vote on…

SOME NEW FEES IN EFFECT AT LAKE SOMERVILLE

Some new fees are now in effect at Lake Somerville. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has revised the fees for boat launches and swimming beaches, effective January first. At…

SAN ANTONIO MAN ARRESTED IN BRENHAM

The Brenham Police Department’s Crime Reduction unit has arrested a San Antonio man on outstanding felony warrants. Police say they received information on Jan. 1 that a suspect wanted on…

DONATIONS CONTINUE FOR SENIOR CENTER

The drive for donation for the new Washington County Healthy Living Center continues. A number of persons and businesses have recently made donations toward the completion of the building: Brenham…

CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERS PROHIBITING OPEN CARRY AT MEETINGS

The Brenham City Council will consider prohibiting open carry at all city meetings when they meet Thursday, January 7th. City Manager, Terry Roberts says the prohibition of open carry would…

BUILDING PERMIT VALUES UP FOR 2015

Building in the City of Brenham was up over $4-million for the year just passed. In 2015, a total of 330 permits were issued, for a total value of $33,010,128—that’s…

SCHOOL BOARD TO DISCUSS NEW SCHOOL DAYS LAW

The Brenham School Board and Superintendent Walter Jackson will discuss a new law that went into effect January first that could mean extra days of for both students and staff….