Category Archives: News

THUESEN DEFENSE LAWYER SAYS SHE TRIED TO KEEP HER CLIENT OFF DEATH ROW

The defense attorney for John Thuesen, a convicted murderer who is trying to have his death sentence overturned in a court hearing in Brazos County this week, says she did…

BUSH 41 MAKES 90TH BIRTHDAY JUMP

Former President George H.W. Bush made one more parachute jump to celebrate his 90th. Birthday.  The decision was made late yesterday, even though the 41st president is wheelchair bound due…

GOV. PERRY COMPARES HOMOSEXUALITY TO ALCHOLISM

Gov. Rick Perry is continuing his visit to California, and continuing to make statements that put him in the headlines. The Texas governor spoke to the Commonwealth Club of California…

LCRA GETS PLATINUM AWARD FROM COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE

The State Comptroller’s office has awarded the Lower Colorado River Authority with the highest level of recognition for financial transparency, becoming the first river authority to achieve the new platinum…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED FOR CHOKING INCIDENT

A 32-year old Brenham man was arrested late last (Wednesday) night after he allegedly tried to choke his wife during a domestic dispute. Officer Heather Sowders was called to the…

TRAVIS COUNTY PROSECUTOR FIRED FOR RACIST REMARK

A Travis County prosecutor has been fired for a comment made last month when he dismissed a juror because she said she belonged to the NAACP. Assistant District Attorney Steve…

CONROE POLICE OFFICER GETS PROBATION FOR FATAL SHOOTING

A Conroe police sergeant who was convicted this week for fatally shooting an alleged shoplifter last year, was given a probated sentence for the incident. Thirty-year old Sgt. Jason Blackwelder…

BLINN FACULTY SENATE VOTES NO CONFIDENCE IN BLINN PRESIDENT NOLTE

Blinn College President Harold Nolte’s  big changes in the structure of the College has led to a short but harsh vote of no confidence from the faculty senate. The faculty…

FROZEN MOVIE IN THE PARK

It will be time again tonight (Thursday) to bring out your blankets, maybe a picnic basket, and enjoy a good movie in the park. The Brenham Parks and Recreation Department…

HIGHWAY 290 ROAD WORK BEGINNING

Drivers on a stretch of highway 290 to FM 389 will begin experiencing delays and detours today (Thursday) as the Texas Department of Transportation begins another round of road work…