Category Archives: News

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE PRECINCT 4 RACE

Three candidates have stepped forward to be Justice of the Peace Precinct Four after long time incumbent James McCune announced his retirement   Banker and one time Brenham School Board…

THE SPECTATOR – RIDICULOUS STATE VOTING LAWS

When you are dealing with the State of Texas and its bureaucracy, sometimes you just have to scratch your head and move on.  That’s what I was faced with last…

TEXAS COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS AFFIRMS DEATH SENTENCE OF COLLEGE STATION MAN

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals issued unanimous opinion affirming the murder conviction and death sentence of John Darrell Thuesen Wednesday. The 30-year old Thuesen was convicted in 2010 for…

BLINN OFFERS COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

Philip Adams tried two universities before he found the right path at Blinn College. “I didn’t enjoy the large class sizes and they didn’t offer what I wanted to focus…

TEXAS INDEPENDENCE WEEKEND

It’s a weekend of history, demonstrations, tours, exhibits and a huge Texas sized birthday cake as the Washington On the Brazos State Park celebrates the incredible and legendary events that…

WASHINGTON COUNTY COURT AT LAW RACE

The only county wide race in Washington County in this year’s election is also one of the most contested.   Assistant  District Attorney Eric Berg is challenging long time incumbent…

BOIL WATER NOTICE FOR OAK HILL ACRES

There is a water outage in the Oak Hill Acres Fresh Water Supply District. A notice came out this (Wednesday) morning that the system began experiencing a water outage.  District…

HEMPSTEAD MAN CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER

A 28-year old Hempstead man is being charged with capital murder in the slaying of a Houston cab driver last Friday. Jock Quinn Wilson was taken into custody Tuesday.  He…

FORTNIGHTLY BOOK SALE OPENS WEDNESDAY

It’s February and time for one of the oldest public libraries in the state of Texas to hold a book sale to keep the shelves stocked. The Brenham Fortnightly Club…

TEXAS MENINGITIS CASE

The Madisonville School District is confirming that a seven-year old student has a confirmed case of meningitis but they have not yet determined the strain that is afflicting the child….