Category Archives: News

DPS INCREASING HOLIDAY PATROLS

Texas troopers have increased patrols to watch for drunken drivers during a three-week holiday reporting period. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the additional DWI patrols began Friday and…

DEADINE IS SUNDAY FOR DECORATING CONTEST

  Brenham residents are reminded that Sunday is the deadline to enter the Fortnightly Club’s Christmas decorating contest. Two categories will be featured: doors and overall home decorating, with prizes…

LAWSUIT FILED IN HEARNE TEEN’S DEATH

The Hearne school district, along with one of its principals, and a high school teacher are being sued over the death of a student during an A-T-V accident last March….

TxDOT OPEN HOUSE DRAWS LARGE CROWD

  A large crowd turned out Thursday night to get a glimpse of the latest proposed TxDOT project. The project would make the 36 loop four lanes from Highway-290 to…

MONTGOMERY COUNTY MURDER INDICTMENT

  A Montgomery County man,  charged with killing both his parents in front of his niece, has been indicted by the Montgomery County Grand Jury. 24-year old Joseph Samuel Branstetter,…

TWO BRENHAM MEN ARRESTED ON WARRANTS

Two Brenham men are in custody after two warrants were served in separate cases. 42-year old Terrance Jerome Coleman of Brenham was served his warrant at his place of employment…

BRENHAM WOMAN GETS 7-YEAR SENTENCE

A Brenham woman has been sentenced to jail-time on three different charges. 37-year old Lakeshia Kennedy was convicted of three felony charges: Tampering with Physical Evidence, Fraud of Identifying Information,…

HIGHWAY 36 LOOP IMPROVEMENTS?

If you’ve travelled on State Highway 36 north of Brenham recently, you’ve probably noticed that the Texas Department of Transportation is proceeding with its so called “safety” construction project.  That’s…

SCOTT & WHITE DROPS ER RATING TO LEVEL-FOUR

Recently Scott & White-Brenham’s emergency room underwent a downgrade from a level-3 to a level-4 facility. As a part of this move, two surgeons are no longer on 24-hour call…

ACP/EMS CONTRACT APPROVED

Washington County Commissioners approved a new contract for a service that could help with repeat patients at the local emergency room. The agreement is for Advanced Community Paramedicine services with…