Category Archives: News

OSHA FINES COMPANIES INVOLVED IN KYLE FIELD DEATH

  OSHA has released its report and issued citations in a fatal construction accident at the Kyle Field renovation project in December.  The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and…

CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL SAYS SHINSEKI RESIGNATION AN OPPORTUNITY FOR REFORM

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul called today’s (Friday’s) resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary  Eric Shinseki a chance to ‘move forward under new leadership.’ McCaul, who represents Brenham and Washington…

BRENHAM HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2014 READY FOR THE FUTURE

The 318 graduates of the Brenham High School Class of 2014 will begin their adult lives Saturday night, during the commencement exercises. While there is rain in the forecast High…

BISD EXAMINING PRELIMINARY STAAR SCORES

Bonnie Brinkmeyer, the Brenham School District’s Coordinator for Curriculum and Accountability is reviewing the district’s scores in the most recently administered STAAR Tests. The score were released statewide  from the…

BURTON MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

Brenham police Thursday,arrested a Burton man who allegedly tried to murder a woman almost three years ago. Brenham police officers spotted 26-year old Randy Hudgens in the 1300 block of…

FLOATS AND FLICKS TONIGHT

With the last day of school coming today  (Friday) Summertime is upon us and so is one of the most popular features the Brenham Parks and Recreation Department has to…

GRIMES RESIDENTS CONCERNED ABOUT AGGIE HIGHWAY

Grimes County residents continue to express concerns about the proposed ‘Aggie Highway.’ This highway would connect highway 249  from the Houston suburbs to Navasota.  It would be 14 miles long,…

TXDOT BEGINS TO TAKE OUT 290 CROSSOVER

Brenham City Engineer Grant Lischka says the Texas Department of Transportation has begun work taking out a crossover lane along highway 290 and Robert C. Appel Road, near Appel Ford….

SHERIFF REPORTS: RABID SKUNK AND SCAM

The Washington County Sheriff’s office has two immediate concerns that the public needs to know about. A skunk found in the 5100 block of Lange Lake Road has tested positive…

GROUNDBREAKING SET FOR SENIOR ACTIVITY CENTER

After a three year capital fundraising campaign and a donation of 4.2 acres of land, groundbreaking for the new Washington County Healthy Living Association’s Senior Activity Center is set for…