Category Archives: News

BRENHAM ISSUES $1.6 MILLION IN BUILDING PERMITS IN APRIL

Continued construction on the Ralston Creek subdivision, a new business development in the 2700 block of highway 36 south, pushed the building permits issued by the city of Brenham past…

CEMENT TRUCK OVERTURNS ON 290 CLOSES LANE

A cement truck turned over in the 400 block of highway 290 near the DPS office at about 5:40 this (Thursday) morning.  Reports from Brenham Dispatch say no one was hurt but…

MAIFEST OPENS OFFICIALLY

With Maypole dancers, sausage, beer, and good old fashion German style music, the 124th Maifest officially opened last (Wednesday) night at Fireman’s Park. A crowd of hundreds watched as the…

SEARCH ON FOR SUSPECT IN AUTO THEFT/CHASE/CRASH

  The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in a chase involving a stolen pickup. Authorities are looking for 34-year old Louis Duane Ryhne of Austin after…

DEANNA BOSSE ELECTED AS MAROON COAT PRESIDENT

The Texas A&M Foundation Maroon Coats have elected Deanna Bosse of Brenham, Texas, to serve as the next Maroon Coat President. A select group of highly involved student leaders at…

TEENS ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY

Two Washington County juveniles have been arrested and charged with a local burglary. The two were arrested Tuesday afternoon, after sheriff’s deputies were called to a residence on Langhorn Road…

MAIFEST SUPPORTS SMART PROGRAM

Maifest is a lot of fun for a lot of people but the celebration also means helping young people in our community. Every year at the Maifest Serenade, the organization…

CENTRAL TEXAS POLICE SERGEANT SENTENCED FOR PLANTING DRUGS

A one-time Madisonville police sergeant has been sentenced for planting drugs on suspects. A jury in Brazos County convicted Jeffrey Convington of retaliation  this week.  Covington will receive probation and…

TEXAS A&M BOARD REGENTS TAKING UP TUITION COSTS

The Board of Regents for the Texas A&M System will be looking at setting a guaranteed tuition when they meet Thursday. The Regents are set to approve the budget for…

MOLD CLEANUP PART OF CALDWELL SCHOOL DISTRICT BOND ISSUE

Caldwell school district voters are going to the polls May 10th to decide on a $5.7 million bond package.  The district’s elementary school has had a mold problem and, the…