Category Archives: News

FIVE BURTON CANDIDATES RUN IN RARE ELECTION

Five candidates are running for two positions on the Burton school board May 10th , but that is one of the rare local elections coming in May. Incumbents Nicole Harmel…

DEADLY FIRE RULED AN ACCIDENT

The deadly fire that raged through a Brenham home Sunday morning was an accident.  The fire killed 88-year old Jesse Randle when his home in the 900 block of West…

COUNTY RESCINDS THEN REESTABLISHES CERTZ

The Washington County Commissioners rescinded then reinstated a County Energy Reinvestment Zone at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting.  The Zone allows the county to get grants from the Texas Department of Transportation…

MAIL BOX BURGLARIES

Federal Postal Investigators are investigating a rash of vandalism and burglaries of mail boxes in the area. The U.S. Postal Service reports that the outdoor mail boxes in Brenham, Chappell…

A&M WORKER WHO FELL TO HIS DEATH IS IDENTIFIED

The man who fell to his death on the Texas A&M campus early Saturday morning has been identified. Bryan Davis Jones died after he  fell from a balcony of the…

SNOOK TREES GET A REPRIEVE

Regina McCurdy has some Live Oak trees on her property in Snook that are estimated to be 200 to 300 years old but they are in the path of a…

POWER OUTAGE IN NAVASOTA

About 500 electric customers in Navasota are without power today (Tuesday), after an Entergy transformer failed in the post midnight hours. Entergy spokesman Ronnie Hall says crews are on the…

BRENHAM MAN SHOT IN HOUSE

A Brenham man was shot with a small caliber bullet while he was sitting in his home in the 700 block of Brown Street Friday night. Sixty-two year old Richard…

ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY AT APARTMENT

A college student living in the Stone Hollow Apartments is reporting to police that someone knocked on his door and tried to rob him Saturday night. The would be victim…

THE COMMUNICATIONS SWITCH CONTINUES

The effort to switch all emergency communications over to Washington County from the joint county/city control over the next year and a half is continuing. Brenham City Manager Terry Roberts…