Category Archives: News

 

SCARECROW EXTRAGANZA WINNERS

Brenham Main Street has announced the winners of this year’s Scarecrow Extravaganza.            The Best Overall was Hey, It’s Fall Jack, by Walcik Construction.  They won the grand prize of…

SOD HUT PHOTO INSPIRES NOVEL

. Ann Weisgarber, the author of ‘The Personal History of Rachel Dupree’ says a haunting picture of an African-American woman in a sod hut in South Dakota drove her to…

114 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS REMEMBERED

It was time last (Tuesday) night to remember the 114 women and girls in Texas who died at the hands of the men they believed loved and cared for them…

STILL A BOEHM ON BLINN BOARD

There is still a Boehm on the Blinn Board of Trustees.            Soon after the Board recognized Dr. Henry Boehm for his 33 years on the Board, they appointed his…

THINK PINK THURSDAY

Thursday will be another ‘Think Pink Thursday’ at the Brenham Clinic.  This is a day in which everyone in town is urged to wear something pink to show support to…

COMMUNITY READ RECEPTION

You have a chance to meet the author of a novel that many of us in Washington County have been reading for the past  several months. Ann Weisgarber, the author…

JACK APPEL, PROMINENT BRENHAM BUSINESSMAN DIES

Arleigh ‘Jack’ Appel died Sunday at his home. Appel, born in 1925, he began heading  his father’s car business, Appel Dodge Chrysler and Jeep after he came back from service…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TAKING UP ROBERTS’ CONTRACT

It’s time for the Brenham City Council to evaluate and possibly renew City Manager Terry Robert’s contract.           The city council will go into executive session during Thursday’s meeting to…

HOMECOMING PICKUP BURGLARY

Someone who went to the  Brenham Cubs Homecoming football game Friday night came out to an unpleasant surprise.                The owner of a Ford pickup truck came out to find…

BLINN FOUNDATION STUDENT ART SHOW

The Blinn College Visual Arts Program will host its debut art show on Wednesday from noon to five pm at the Whigham House at 902 College Avenue.           Fine Arts…