Category Archives: News

AUSTIN COUNTY 4-H MEMBERS TAKE 3RD PLACE IN BEEF QUIZ CONTEST

Four Austin County 4-H members recently competed in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s Beef Quiz Bowl.  Jack Luedeker, Madison Diezi, Samantha Diezi and James Schumann competed as a team…

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS CONSIDER OIL EXPLORATION ITEMS TUESDAY

Oil and gas drilling activity is picking up in the county judging by the number of related items on next week’s County Commissioners meeting agenda. The commissioners will consider approving…

KYLE MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE

An Austin-area man has been arrested in Brenham on a drug charge. 33-year old Jesus Alviar of Kyle was pulled over just before 4:00 this (Friday) morning in the 200…

TWO ARRESTED ON LOCAL WARRANTS

Two people from Brenham have been arrested on outstanding warrants. Thursday, around 1:15 pm, Investigator Edward Ortega observed 29-year old Jenna Zientek in the 1000 block of West Main St….

TWO ARRESTED IN LOCAL TRAFFIC STOP

Two people from Austin are in custody after a traffic stop late Thursday night. Just after 10:00 pm, Officer Eddie Martinez conducted a traffic stop in the 2800 block of…

GAS PRICES UP SLIGHTLY

The average price for a gallon of gas in Texas is now $2.29 for regular unleaded fuel. According to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch, the price is one cent…

NINE PEOPLE SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Nine people pled guilty to felony offences and were sentenced by Judge Reva Towslee Corbett in District Court this week. Samuel Lee Salvato, 37 of Brenham, was sentenced to 4…

AUSTIN CO. SHERIFF GETS TRAUMA KITS

The Austin County Sheriff’s Office received a donation to help in medical emergency situations. The office has received 55 QuikClot Belt Trauma Kits from the United States Deputy Sheriff’s Association. …

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD DISCUSSES CAMPUS SECURITY

Brenham School Trustees spent a lot of time discussing campus security during their meeting Thursday evening.  Assistant Superintendent Paul Aschenbeck said the safety and security of students is their top…

DEPUTY DAIRIUS SMITH HONORED AS OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Washington County Sheriffs Deputy Dairius Smith received the Brenham V.F.W. Post 7104 Officer of the Year Award for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office during a ceremony last week.  Below is…