A childhood dream has turned into a reality with a twist for Debra (Leroy) Wenckens. Alongside her husband, Randy Wenckens, the two are popping up all over Washington and surrounding counties in their mobile popcorn truck.
Makenna Schroeder heard, “Put ‘em in a headlock,” and wasted little time wrangling up her brothers by their necks.
New Year’s Day marks a time for new beginnings for many people, whether it’s starting a diet, taking up a new hobby or just making a resolution to make a change.
The Banner-Press takes an inside look at Burton High School seniors De'Mondrick Winters and Caleb Harmel ahead of the 2018 high school football season.
Starting July 26, Unity Theatre invites audiences to join them in journeying down the rabbit hole and exploring the wonderful, whimsical world of Wonderland during their summer children’s musical production of “Alice in Wonderland.”
When you enter the cat room in the city of Brenham’s Pet Adoption Center, tiny legs immediately start reaching through the bars, seeking just a little human contact, no matter how brief.
For those who love the music of the 1950s and 1960s, this is your week. The Broadway show “Million Dollar Quartet” will revive Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins at Blinn College and the Round Top Festival Hill Institute will resound with songs from the Beatles, Fra…
Arthur Miller was almost done. He was about to quit the business for good. If his new play, “All My Sons,” wasn’t a success, he was going to find “another line of work.”
Arthur Miller’s plays are intense and dramatic. The Unity Theatre is kicking off the second half of its season with a presentation of Miller’s first commercial success, “All My Sons,” and I sat down with director Kate Revnell-Smith and several cast members to discuss the experience of bringi…
Author Michael Hurd is nearly moved to tears when he reflects on speeches he has witnessed at the annual conference of the Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Association. Its Hall of Honor and Hall of Fame banquet in late July is often the first and only time black athletes from the…
Western movies are near and dear to my heart. I grew up watching them with my dad and the entire Western genre in books, movies and TV shows has been a consistent love of mine throughout the years.
On Sept. 26, 2014, Keith Twiggs ran headlong into Operation Meatball and he didn’t even know it. He arrived in Washington, D.C. with dozens of World War II vets on an Honor Flight from Austin. None of them had any idea Operation Meatball was lying in wait.
Courtland Sutton is arguably the best receiver in college football. If you’re an NFL draft junkie (like me) and a reader of mock drafts (as I am), you saw his name pop up on every way-too-early mock draft for 2018.
I sat down with Brenham standout football player Marqez Bimage Saturday morning to have a quick chat before he departed for the University of Texas. Bimage began his summer program fewer than 24 hours after our meeting and as of this writing, he has officially been a Longhorn for four days.