Category Archives: News

PERRY EARMARKS $38-MILLION FOR BORDER SECURITY

Governor Rick Perry has tapped $38 million in emergency funds to pay for the early stages of a National Guard deployment to the border. Perry’s office says the money will be drawn from an…

COLLEGE STATION MAN CHARGED WITH PUNCHING 10-YEAR OLD GIRL

College Station Police have arrested a man they say punched a 10-year old girl in the face and tried to strangle a dog. 39-year old William Wagner faces charges of…

FAIR QUEEN RECEPTION TONIGHT

A reception is set for tonight (Monday) for the candidates for the queen of the 146th Washington County Fair, The event is set for 6 p.m. in the VIP building…

FIREMEN RESPOND TO EARLY MORNING APARTMENT FIRE

Brenham Firefighters responded to a fire call overnight at 801 West Jefferson Street. Fire was coming through the roof of a single story 2 bedroom apartment at the Jefferson Square…

SPECIAL BISD SCHOOL BOARD MEETING MONDAY

The Brenham Independent School Board will have a special meeting of the Board of Trustees Monday at Noon. The Board will set the 2014 proposed tax rate and the 2014-15…

PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION TO MEET MONDAY

The City of Brenham will have it’s regular meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday at 5:15 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The Commission will be discussing…

GALVESTON LABORATORY WORKING ON EBOLA OUTBREAK

The Galveston National Laboratory received  $6 million  from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Defense to help find a cure for the Ebola and Marburg Viruses….

SLIPPERY SUBSTANCE SPILLED ON CALDWELL HIGHWAYS

Road crews in Caldwell were putting sand on an oil like substance left on Highways 21 and 36 overnight. The slippery trail  appeared to have been spilled from a tanker…

McCAUL COMMENTS ON BORDER SECURITY BILL

With no deal insight on the Texas border crisis, House Republicans passed a symbolic hastily assembled border security bill that gets tough on illegal immigrants but which Senate Democrats are…

JULY BUILDING PERMIT TOTALS DOWN SLIGHTLY

The City of Brenham released the July Building Permit totals today.  A total of 25 building permits were issued in July for a total of $516,310.  That is down about…