Category Archives: News

 

INDUSTRY BANCSHARES ACQUIRES BANK OF BRENHAM

Industry Bancshare’s announced this weekend that they acquired the Bank of Brenham on May 22nd. Gene Menn, President of Industry Bancshares Incorporated  said it was a ‘no brainer’ decision. The…

CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL CALLS FOR IMMIGRATION CRISIS ACTION

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul continued his calls for stronger action in sealing the border with Mexico. The local congressional representative appeared on CBS’ Face the Nation Sunday to…

CELEBRATIONS ALL OVER FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY THIS WEEK

What a glorious week is in store for us!  Of course, the birth of a nation that became the world’s greatest super power, while guaranteeing personal freedom is cause for…

BLINN COLLEGE: LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD INSTRUCTORS

Blinn College is looking for exceptional instructors for the fall semester. In response to rapid enrollment growth, Blinn will hold a faculty hiring fair from 9am to noon, Saturday, July…

NAVASOTA MAN SENTENCED FOR KILLING ‘BEST FRIEND’

A 29-year old Navasota man will spend the next ten years in prison after a Brazos County jury found him guilty of killing ‘his best friend’ in a rural bar…

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION TO BE HONORED

Washington County Judge John Brieden says that while the county is a ‘gold mine’ of history, that history needs to be recorded, managed and preserved. For the past 20 years…

AUSTIN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO APPOINT A NEW COUNTY TREASURER

The Austin County Commissioners will be holding a special meeting Wednesday to appoint a new County Treasurer. Laura Kyle recently left the position but there are no further details. The…

RELAY FOR LIFE BARBECUE COOK OFF AND DANCE

  The first annual Washington County Relay for Life Barbecue cook off and dance begins tonight and continues Saturday at the Elks Lodge in Brenham.  Tonight’s fun begins at five…

SHAKESPEARE IN HOHLT PARK SUNDAY

Some Shakespeare in the Park, Brenham style is coming to Hohlt Park this Sunday, ( June 29th.) A grant from the city of Brenham arranged by attorney Steve Haley will…

BLINN HODDE TECHNICAL CENTER GRADUATES 35

The past few weeks have been graduation season in college’s and high schools in our area and that includes Blinn College Hodde Technical Education Center in the Brenham Industrial Park….