Category Archives: News

FIREFIGHTERS AT SCENE OF HOUSE FIRE NEAR SALEM

Firefighters are at the scene of a blaze in the Salem-area of Washington County. An alarm went out just after 4:00 Wednesday afternoon to a structure fire in the 1400…

TWO WOMEN BUSTED IN WARRANT RAID

. Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies, working the Brenham Police Department’s Fusion Unit arrested two women for warrants and drug offenses. Sheriff Otto Hanak says the law enforcement officers executed a…

TIRE AND RIM THIEF SENTENCED TO JAIL

One of the several men convicted in the rash of tire and rim thefts nearly three years ago had his probation revoked in this week’s session of the 21st District…

UPTOWN SWIRL WINE WALK

. Imagine strolling through a downtown street, with a wine glass in hand, tasting the most delicious vintages on a Saturday afternoon.  Then imagine that this is not Paris, France…

DISTRICT ATTORNEY JULIE RENKEN RELEASES REPORT ON BURLESON COUNTY DEPUTY MURDER

District Attorney Julie Renken has released a full report on the murder of a Burleson County Sheriff’s Investigator last month. She reported Tuesday that a warrant was issued for the…

TANNER DAVID WINS WASHINGTON COUNTY SPELLING BEE

Tanner David a fifth grader at St. Paul’s Christian Day School won this year’s Washington County Spelling Bee after fifteen rounds with 24 competitors at Krause Elementary School Tuesday (last)…

TWO BRENHAM POLICE VEHICLES DAMAGED IN SATURDAY NIGHT COLLISSION

.Two Brenham police vehicles collided  while in pursuit of a reckless driver late Saturday night. Cpl. Chris Jackson of the Brenham police department says that the Chevy Tahoe used for…

WASHINGTON COUNTY EMS SEES FIRST INCREASE IN REVENUES IN THREE YEARS

Washington County EMS Director Kevin Deramus credits a new billing company for the first increase in revenue for the service in three years. Deramus reported to the Washington County Commissioners…

COMMISSIONERS HIRE FIRMS FOR RURAL SEWAGE PROJECT

With the hiring of two firms the Washington County Commissioners at today’s (Tuesday’s) meeting, made it possible to proceed on using a $277,000 from the Texas Department of Agriculture that…

BOMB THREAT CLOSES TEXAS STATE IN SAN MARCOS

A suspect is in custody, students are back in their dorms and classes are preceding as normal on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos after a pre-dawn…