Category Archives: News

GRASS, STRUCTURE FIRE IN WASHINGTON CO. REQUIRES MULTIPLE VOLUNTEER DEPARTMENTS

Several local fire departments battled a grass and structure fire in northeast Washington County Friday afternoon. Meyersville and Prairie Hill volunteer firefighters were called out at 2:30 p.m. to a…

WASHINGTON CO. COMMISSIONERS TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING FOR PROPOSED BUDGET

Washington County Commissioners will invite the public Tuesday to offer comment on the county’s proposed budget. Tuesday’s meeting will begin with a public hearing and potential adoption of the 2019-20…

PFLAG TO HOST BRENHAM PRIDE POTLUCK PICNIC SUNDAY

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays’ (PFLAG) Brenham chapter are preparing to host the first-ever Brenham Pride event tomorrow (Sunday). The free “potluck picnic” to celebrate LGBTQ+ acceptance will…

TEXAS A&M ANNOUNCES HOOEY YELL FEST

In preparation for the Aggies’ highly anticipated football matchup versus Auburn next weekend, Texas A&M is set to provide fans with some pre-Yell Practice fun. Hooey Yell Fest, presented by…

SEX ABUSE LAWSUIT AGAINST FORMER BRENHAM PRIEST SETTLED

The lawyer representing six women who claimed they were sexually abused by a Catholic priest in Austin, who previously served in Brenham, says that their lawsuit has been settled. Reported…

ONE DEAD AFTER TRAIN COLLIDES WITH 18-WHEELER NEAR SOMERVILLE

One person is dead after a collision this (Friday) afternoon between an 18-wheeler and a train in Burleson County. According to DPS Sergeant Jimmy Morgan, the accident occurred shortly after…

PUBLIC HEARING MONDAY FOR CITY OF BRENHAM BUDGET

The public will have the opportunity Monday to comment on the City of Brenham’s proposed $73 million budget. The Brenham City Council will hold a public hearing on the budget…

“DRIVE IT HOME FORE THE KIDS” SET FOR OCTOBER 4TH AT BRENHAM COUNTRY CLUB

The Boys and Girls Club of Washington County is preparing to host its 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. Sponsored by Valmont Industries, “Drive it Home Fore the Kids” is set…

EIGHT SENTENCED IN DISTRICT COURT

Eight people have been sentenced after pleading guilty to various charges in 21st District Court this week. 24-year old Ashlee Nicole Schwartz of Brenham was sentenced to four years in…

DOWNTOWN CALDWELL ALL SET FOR 35TH ANNUAL KOLACHE FESTIVAL SATURDAY

People all over the Brazos Valley will be headed to downtown Caldwell this weekend for the 35th Annual Kolache Festival. Tomorrow’s (Saturday) festival is expected to bring in thousands of…