Category Archives: News

LAST DAY TO VOTE EARLY

Early voting concludes today (Friday)  for the March 4th Texas primary.  Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports that on Thursday 301 people cast ballots in the Republican primary in the…

BRENHAM STREET CLOSED DUE TO “MINOR” TRAIN DERAILMENT

  What’s being called a “minor” train derailment has led to the closing of a Brenham city street this (Thursday) afternoon. City officials have closed Jackson Street at the railroad…

CITY EXPLORERS FINANCING ANIMAL SHELTER AND LIBRARY

Brenham’s City Council is exploring ways to build a new Animal Shelter and renovate and expand the Library without raising city taxes. During a workshop session at City Hall this…

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSING LANDFILL AGAIN

The City of Brenham’s landfill site off Highway 290 between Brenham and Chappell Hill will be going on the market again soon. During this (Thursday) morning’s City Council workshop session,…

SLOW EARLY VOTING

Just over 1400 voters have cast their ballots in early voting for the Texas primary in Washington County, as of Wednesday. Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports the 1384 people…

LIBRARY DISCUSSED AT CITY WORKSHOP MEETING

The lobby of Brenham’s City Hall may become a temporary home for the Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library if the current library is renovated and expanded. Those plans were revealed…

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…