Category Archives: News

 

COMMISSIONERS PAY TRIBUTE TO BRENHAM HONOR GUARD

 The Washington County Commissioners announced a proclamation seeking to pay tribute to the volunteer members of the Brenham Honor Guard at their meeting on Tuesday. The purpose of the guard…

BRENHAM MAN ARRESTED ON BRAZOS CO. WARRANT

Brenham Police have arrested a man wanted on warrants out of Brazos County. Friday afternoon, Cpl. Jared Campbell was notified that a Brenham man had called stating he had heard…

BLINN NAMES DR. SARAH BURK NEW DIRECTOR OF BANDS

Blinn College has named Dr. Sarah Burke its new director of bands. A member of Blinn’s Division of Visual & Performing Arts faculty since 2007, Burke previously served as assistant…

LAKE SOMERVILLE CLOSINGS

The flood gates at Lake Somerville are currently closed and will not be opened anytime in the near future, according to engineers at Lake Somerville Corp of Engineers. The floodgates…

FLASH FLOOD ADVISORY/WATCH IN EFFECT FOR AREA COUNTIES

A FLOOD ADVISORY is in effect for N. Waller & SE Grimes counties until 8:15am. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Montgomery, Washington, and…

BLUEBONNET REPORTS OUTAGES IN SERVICE AREA

At 6:30 a.m. Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative reported 247 outages affecting 2,033 members. We have 20 two-man crews replacing the crews that worked through the night to restore power. Closed roads…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

On Monday, around 2:00pm, the Brenham Fire Department responded to 2777 US Highway 290 E for a Transportation Incident with entrapment. BFD used extrication equipment to remove the door to…

BUSINESSES ANNOUNCE DELAYED OPENINGS

So far, the following businesses have announced delayed openings. The Burton Food Pantry has announced they will start at 10am at the Burton Fire Department #2.  

DAM AT BASTOP LAKE BREACHED

Water that overflowed after the Bastrop State Park dam broke Monday afternoon has drained into the river, leaving a 7-acre lake completely empty, the Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management…

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE AT FIREMAN’S PARK HONOR FALLEN SERVICEMEN

  The VFW Memorial Day Program at Fireman’s Park on Monday was well attended, with several guest speakers in attendance, including C “Norm” Brawner, who served as guest speaker. Brawner…