Category Archives: News

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…

HUGE FIRE CONSUMES HOUSE SUNDAY MORNING

An 88-year old man was killed when a  huge fire completely consumed a house in the 900 block of West Mansfield near Jackson Street Park early Sunday morning. Jesse Randle,…

BLINN INTRODUCES COMPREHENSIVE WELDING CERTIFICATION

When Alma S. Tuck first enrolled at Blinn College in 1994, she spoke minimal English and questioned whether she would ever succeed in higher education. “I must have taken English…

AUSTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO GET COLLECTIONS REPORT

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says it’s time for the County Commissioners to look into the collections of property taxes, fines and fees.  When the County Commissioners meet Monday at…

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS

This is the weekend to spring forward as daylight savings time begins.  At two in the morning Sunday, the time will suddenly be three am.  We will fall back on…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE MORE WORK TO DO ON CERTZ

The Washington County Commissioners will once again visit the County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone proposal when they meet Tuesday at the courthouse. The County Commissioners established the CERTZ at their…