Category Archives: News

 

CELL PHONE WHILE DRIVING BAN IN TWO TEXAS CITIES BEGIN JANUARY 1ST

Texans who plan on driving in San Antonio or Austin in the new year are being reminded of the new ban on hand-held devices in those cities. Police say they…

SENATOR-ELECT LOIS KOLKHORST TO BE SWORN IN AT NOON TODAY

Senator-Elect Lois Kolkhorst’s will be sworn in today at noon at the Texas Capitol Senate Chamber, and  the public is invited to attend. After Kolkhorst takes the oath of office, a public…

BRENHAM FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORT

On Sunday just after midnight, Brenham Fire Department responded to 1500 Salem Road for a vehicle accident with a person trapped inside. BFD used extrication equipment to gain access to…

BLUEBONNET OFFICES TO BE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative’s offices will be closed Wednesday, December 24, and Thursday, December 25, in observance of Christmas, and Thursday, January 1, 2015, in observance of New Year’s Day. Bluebonnet…

BRENHAM MAN KILLED IN ACCIDENT SUNDAY MORNING

 A Brenham man was killed and another man injured in an early Sunday morning rollover accident on William Penn Road in northeast Washington County. Thirty one year old Jerome Green,…

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DIPS IN WASHINGTON CO.

The unemployment rate in Washington County’s dropped slightly in November, falling one-tenth of a percent. According to Texas Workforce Commission figures, the unemployment rate last month was 3.7 percent, down…

GAS PRICES CONTINUE TO FALL

The average retail price for a gallon of gasoline is at its lowest level in more than five years. According to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch, the statewide average…

FORMER BRYAN OFFICER INDICTED FOR CHILD PORN

A former reserve officer with the Bryan Police Department has been indicted on child pornography charges. 61-year old Dennis Fraley of Wixon Valley, has been indicted by a Brazos County…

NEW STOP SIGNS TAKE EFFECT SATURDAY

The City of Brenham is reminding motorists that new stop signs at the intersection of South Day and Charles Lewis streets will take effect today (Saturday). The new signs were…

FIRST SXSW LAWSUITS FILED

The initial wave of victim lawsuits since four people were killed at the South by Southwest music festival, accuse organizers of safety lapses after a driver struck a crowd of…