Category Archives: News

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…

REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER SWEEP

Law enforcement agencies in Brenham and Washington County conducted a sex offender registration sweep Tuesday to ensure compliance among the area’s registered offenders. Brenham Police Sgt. Trey Gully said the…

GOV. PERRY IN CALIFORNIA TO SEEK BATTERY FACTORY

Gov. Rick Perry wants a  battery factory to come to Texas and has traveled to Sacramento to lure it in. The outgoing Texas governor arrived at in of the Tesla…

THREE YEAR SENTENCE FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

A 47-year old Brenham man who pointed a pistol at a man trying to talk to him, has been sentenced to three years in prison after this week’s session of the…

DAIRY DAY SATURDAY IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

In recent decades fewer and fewer dairies have been producing milk and cheese and butter in Washington County, and really across the  state of Texas. The Texas A&M Agri-Life Extension…

GAME CHANGERS AND FATHER’S DAY

The Washington County Ministerial Alliance wants to make this Sunday, Father’s Day, a special one, devoted to the game changers concept. The Rev. Brent Hampton of Brenham Presbyterian Church said…

SALES TAX REBATES UP AGAIN

The state comptroller’s office announced today (Wednesday) that the city of Brenham saw a 3.87 percent increase in sales tax rebates in the month of May from this time last…

CONVICTED MURDERER SEEKS TO OVERTURN DEATH SENTENCE

Convicted murderer John Thuesen was in a Brazos County courtroom Tuesday, appealing his death sentence for killing his ex-girlfriend Rachel Joiner and her brother Travis in March of 2009.  The…

BLINN BOARD EXPECTED TO HEAR OPPONENTS TO COLLEGE STATION EXPANSION

The Blinn College Board of Trustees can expect a contingent of property owners from College Station to speak up in opposition to the College’s proposed expansion into their neighborhood when…