Category Archives: News

BRAZOS CO. MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS

Mosquitoes in nearby Brazos County have tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Brazos County Health Department says the mosquitoes were collected at the Texas A&M Golf Course last week….

DPS SAYS GRIMES COUNTY MAN DRUNK AT TIME OF FATAL ACCIDENT

A Plantersville man has been identified as the victim of a fatal head-on collision Tuesday night in Grimes County. The Department of Public Safety reports that 33-year-old Aquiles Castro-Hernandez was…

GRIMES COUNTY TRIAL COULD END IN HUNG JURY

Jurors continue to deliberate in the case of a Grimes County man accused of sexual abuse of a young child. 24-year old Jose-Luis Perez Tamez of Plantersville is on trial…

BLINN RECOGNIZES 20 FUTURE NURSES

Twenty Blinn College Licensed Vocational Nursing graduates were recently welcomed into the profession during the program’s 52nd pinning ceremony at the Dr. W.W. O’Donnell Performing Arts Center on the College’s…

GUNS & HOSES BLOOD DRIVE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Brenham police and firefighters are asking for the public to join them in rolling up their sleeves and giving the gift of life. The Annual Brenham Guns and Hoses Blood…

LCRA ACCEPTING REGION COUNCIL APPLICATIONS

  The Lower Colorado River Authority is accepting applications through August for membership on its four regional councils, including one in Washington County. Members of the councils include volunteers who…

CALDWELL MAN SENTENCED FOR WASHINGTON CO. THEFT

A Caldwell man could spend the next three years in jail after his conviction on charges of stealing oilfield equipment. 36-year old Jarvis DeShawn Burns was sentenced Tuesday in district…

RATTLERS RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION

A local chain of convenience stores has received recognition from a national trade magazine. Convenience Store Decisions has recognized Rattlers Stores as a 2014 Chain to Watch.  Rattlers is featured…

CHIEF PHELPS SAYS PLAN IN PLACE TO REDUCE BURGLARIES

The recent rash of burglaries has Brenham Police Chief Rex Phelps quite concerned. Phelps says that while Part 1 crimes have seen a dramatic decrease over the past few years,…

BRENHAM WORKERS FOR BLUEBONNET ELECTRIC REACH SAFETY MILESTONE

The Brenham-area employees of Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative have recently achieved a milestone – 10 years without an accident that caused any one to miss time on the job. Matt Bentke,…