Category Archives: News

 

FIREMAN’S FIESTA DRAWS LARGE NUMBERS TO SATURDAY FUNDRAISER

Large numbers of persons attended the 2015 Brenham Firemen’s Fiesta to kick off the biggest fundraiser on Saturday to help support the Brenham Fire Department. There was also a live…

WASHINGTON COUNTY NOW ELIGIBLE FOR FEMA FUNDS

Washington County is now eligible to apply for FEMA public assistance reimbursement to road and bridges and other city and county owned buildings from severe storms that occurred in May and…

NEW SCHOOL YEAR BRINGS CHANGES IN TRUANCY LAWS

Beginning this fall, the rules governing truancy will undergo another change. House Bill 2398, recently changed by the Texas Legislature, now considers truancy, or the missing of ten or more…

LAST DAY IS MONDAY TO APPLY FOR APPLIED SCIENCE PERKINS GRANT

The last day to apply for the Blinn College Applied Sciences majors taking Fall semester courses is Monday at 10am. The grant allows eligible students to apply for funds made…

BELLVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD 43RD ANNUAL CELEBRATION

The Bellville Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 43rdAnnual celebration this Friday, August 21ST at the Austin County Fair Convention and Expo Center. Some of the many activities scheduled for…

CITY OF BRENHAM BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON VARIANCES

The City of Brenham Board of Adjustments will conduct a public hearing concerning a request for two variances locations when it meets on Monday at 5:15pm. The first one concerns…

AREA SCHOOLS MEET T.E.A ACCOUNTABILITY RATINGS

The Texas education Agency on Thursday released the 2015 state accountability rates for more than 1,200 school districts and charters, as well as the more than 8,600 campuses state-wide, with…

PUBLIC INVITED TO “CELERATE OUR SENIORS”

Area seniors will again be “celebrated” at the 12th annual “Celebrate Our Seniors Day, for those over the age of 65 today, beginning at noon at the American Legion Hall…

BURLESON COUNTY SEEKING FEMA HELP TO REPAIR COUNTY ROADS

Burleson County commissioners met with a FEMA representative last week to present evidence of extensive damage to Burleson County roads caused by the massive amounts of rainfall earlier this summer….

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

On Thursday around 6:50 pm, the Brenham Fire Department was called to 707 E Sixth Street, for a gas odor at a residence. BFD responders made entry into the residence…