Category Archives: News

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO CONSIDER TAX PHASE IN

Washington County Judge John Brieden says the merger and expansion of the Tempurpedic-Sealy Mattress operation in Brenham is a ‘big deal’.  When the Washington County Commissioners meet Tuesday they are…

BRENHAM SCHOOL BOARD TO REVIEW GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

The Brenham School Board will have yet another look at the new high school graduation requirements when they hold their regular meeting Monday night at the high school. They will…

BLINN COLLEGE ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY

An economist is coming to Blinn College next week to detail the economic impact of the college on the community. Blinn College Director of External Affairs Director Cathy Boeker says…

ALLEGED CHILD SEX PREDATOR INDICTED

A man that 21st district attorney Julie Renken calls an alleged ‘child sex  predator’ was indicted in this week’s session of the grand jury. The Washington County grand jury had…

BLINN STUDENTS RAISE AWARENESS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Blinn College students took a stand to raise awareness and end worldwide violence toward women Thursday afternoon. Students from various campus organizations, including students from the Division of Humanities and…

BLINN THEATRE PRESENTS DRAMATIC FANTASY

The Blinn College Theatre Arts Program will take audiences back to the 1800s, when women battled for equal rights and feminist Alice James struggled to cope with her role in…

CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS WANT TO BAN TASERS IN TEXAS SCHOOLS

The ACLU, along with the  civil rights groups Disability Rights, Texans Care for Children, Texas Criminal Justice Coalitiion, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund and the National Alliance…

HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN FAYETTE COUNTY

A human trafficking effort was broken up Thursday by Fayette County law enforcement officers,  troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety and the drug dog. K-9 Deputy Randy Thurmann…

BHS STUDENTS WIN HONORS AT HLSR ART SHOW

The Brenham Independent School District held their HLSR (Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo) Student Art Show in January at Brenham Elementary School. These pieces of student art were chosen to move on to…

AUSTIN COUNTY TO HOLD HEALTH CARE WORKSHOP

Austin County Judge Carolyn Bilski says that ‘long before Obamacare, Austin County has provided for its employees a good health benefit plan with low deductibles and low co-pays.’   She says…