Category Archives: News

CHAMBER GOAL SETTING SUMMIT

The Washington County Chamber is hosting ‘Goal Setting 2014 Summit’ for local business leaders who want growth and business expansion this year. The Goal Setting Summit 2014 is presented by…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO REFINANCE BONDS

Brenham City Manager Terry Roberts says the city is paying higher interest rates on over $5.6 million in bonds than the current market has available.  He says when the City…

SHERIFF JANKOWSKI REMEMBERED AT FUNERAL

Law enforcement officers, including Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak and almost all of his deputies, joined all of the elected county officials to honor long time Washington County Sheriff  J.W….

TWO BASTROP WOMEN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

A Tuesday morning traffic stop for a defective brake light led to the arrest of two Bastrop women on drug charges. Officer David Dudenhoeffer stopped an older model pick up…

DOG DISPUTE LEADS TO AGGRAVATED ASSAULT CHARGES

A dispute over a dog led to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charges for a 46-year old Florida woman. Brenham police reports say a woman had taken the dog…

BRENHAM FCCLA WINS AWARDS AT REGION MEETING

The Brenham High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) participated in the region IV leadership Meeting and STAR event competition (Students Taking Action with Recognition).The theme of the…

WARRANT SWEEP BEGINS MARCH FIRST

The Brenham and Burton Municipal Courts along with Justice of the Peace Courts for precinct one and three will be among the 300 law ebnforcement jurisdictions across Texas that will…

ECONOMIST DETAILS BLINN COLLEGE’S IMPACT ON THE LOCAL ECONOMY

Blinn College’s economic impact on its 13 county service area, headquartered in Washington County, is over $345.5 million a year and the benefits continue for years. That was the report…

COMMISSIONERS LEASE FAIRGROUND LAND FOR SENIOR CITIZEN GARDEN FARMING

A small portion of land on the Washington County Fairgrounds will soon be growing food for the Healthy Living Association for their senior citizen meal program at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting…

COUNTY APPROVES TEMPUR-SEALY TAX PHASE IN

The Washington County Commissioners granted a tax phase in agreement that will allow Tempur-Sealy International to make a major expansion at their Brenham operation, increasing its workforce by 90 workers…