Category Archives: News

BLINN RECEIVES GRANT FOR BLUE BELL TRAINING

The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Blinn College a $403,981 grant to provide a wide array of training programs for almost 700 employees at Blue Bell Creameries. The grant will…

WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR BEGINS THIS WEEK

The 146th Washington County Fair gets underway later this week. Fair events get underway Friday with a wine reception, crafts show and the opening of commercial exhibits. The annual Washington…

HEB ROBBERY SUSPECT ARRESTED

A man suspected of robbing the Brenham HEB store, as well as HEB’s in Austin and Bastrop, has been arrested in Louisiana. 47-year old Jeremy Clarke Brock, was arrested by…

BISD HONORS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

Four new Distinguished Alumni were honored at the Brenham School District 139th Anniversary this (Friday) afternoon. The oldest public school district in Texas celebrated its anniversary today (Friday) with a…

ED POTHUL CELEBRATES 25 YEARS WITH KWHI

Congratulations to Ed Pothul “Sports Doc” for 25 years with Brenham and KWHI.

NAVASOTA MAN CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING

A Navasota man has been charged with kidnapping his ex-girlfriend. Grimes County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 24-year old Michael Lee Kinsey, after the alleged victim’s mother alerted law enforcement that her…

BLINN NAMES INTERIM VP FOR INSTRUCTION

Blinn College has named Dr. Joseph Kirkland its interim vice president for instruction for academic programs. Kirkland brings more than 30 years of administrative experience, including the last five as…

STOLEN VEHICLE FOUND – ONE ARRESTED

Brenham police are investigating the report of a stolen vehicle Thursday morning.  Officers were called to the 900 block of Nelson Street Thursday morning where the vehicle owner said he…

CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS BUDGET / TAX RATE

The Brenham City Council adopted on the first reading, an 80 million dollar budget for the 2014 – 2015 fiscal year.  No one spoke during the public hearing on the…

BLINN INDUCTS FIVE TO HALL OF HONOR

Blinn College has selected five distinguished alumni and community leaders for induction in the College’s 2014 Hall of Honor Class Oct. 25 at the Blinn – Brenham campus Student Center….