Category Archives: News

FUSION UNIT BUSTS BURLGARY SUSPECT

The Fusion Unit of the Brenham police department may have solved a home burglary committed in October with the warrant arrest in College Station. Nineteen year old Jesse James Rambo…

WARRANT SWEEP BEGINS SATURDAY

Anyone with outstanding warrants needs to take care of them today (Friday) because the big warrant round up is coming. Local law enforcement and some Washington County Courts are giving…

TEXAS DEMOCRATS WILL NOT SUPPORT ONE SENATE CANDIDATE

At the top of each primary ballot is a pledge to support the nominee of the party.  The Chair of the Texas Democratic Party may have some second thoughts about…

ALL TEACHERS NEED TO REAPPLY FOR THEIR JOBS AT A NAVASOTA SCHOOL

In what is called a state mandated ‘reconstitution plan’ the entire teaching staff at Navasota Intermediate School have received non-renewal notices for the upcoming school year.  The plan was put…

LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY

Early voting concludes today (Friday)  for the March 4th Texas primary.  Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports that on Thursday 301 people cast ballots in the Republican primary in the…

BRENHAM STREET CLOSED DUE TO “MINOR” TRAIN DERAILMENT

  What’s being called a “minor” train derailment has led to the closing of a Brenham city street this (Thursday) afternoon. City officials have closed Jackson Street at the railroad…

CITY EXPLORERS FINANCING ANIMAL SHELTER AND LIBRARY

Brenham’s City Council is exploring ways to build a new Animal Shelter and renovate and expand the Library without raising city taxes. During a workshop session at City Hall this…

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSING LANDFILL AGAIN

The City of Brenham’s landfill site off Highway 290 between Brenham and Chappell Hill will be going on the market again soon. During this (Thursday) morning’s City Council workshop session,…

SLOW EARLY VOTING

Just over 1400 voters have cast their ballots in early voting for the Texas primary in Washington County, as of Wednesday. Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports the 1384 people…

LIBRARY DISCUSSED AT CITY WORKSHOP MEETING

The lobby of Brenham’s City Hall may become a temporary home for the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library if the current library is renovated and expanded. Those plans were revealed…