Over the years, The Banner-Press has seen a lot of change. New buildings, new presses, a change to the digital age and numerous employees coming and going as the years pass on. But one person has remained a steady presence at the busiest small-town newspaper in Texas: Annell Meyer.
AUSTIN — During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Comptroller encourages all taxpayers to continue practicing social distancing and support Texas businesses while saving money on tax-free purchases of most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) during the annual…
The Washington County Historical Commission and the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County have announced the first-ever “Gone to Texas” Youth History Camp will be held Tuesday through Friday, Aug. 6 at the Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site.
Nine people plead guilty to felony offenses and received terms ranging from probation to prison terms before Judge Reva L. Towslee Corbett in the 21st Judicial District Court on Thursday, according to Julie Renken, District Attorney who listed case dispositions as follows:
The Brenham ISD Board of Trustees will meet Monday at noon to discuss the district’s COVID-19 update at the Brenham ISD Administration Office 711 E. Mansfield Street.
The Brenham Independent School District — the oldest public school district in the state — will honor four of its alumni during a celebration of its 146th anniversary Sept. 3.
Brenham-Washington County Economic Development and Main Street Brenham released a video Wednesday targeting local artisans and makers for the retail incubator launching in the fall of 2021, YellowTruck Market.
The Washington County 21st Grand Jury met in regular session Tuesday and returned 24 indictments. One indictment no billed. Only the names of those that have been arrested can be released and they are as follows:
Shakespeare at Winedale’s 2021 Summer Class takes the stage this July and August with performances of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet and King Richard III.
The Community Foundation of the Brazos Valley’s third annual Brazos valley Gives is officially set for Oct. 19. Non-profits are excited to be a part of this community-wide day of giving, especially after a time of great need and readiness to bring together our community of citizens.
The Washington County Appraisal District certified the 2021 appraisal year during a brief meeting of the Appraisal District Board of Directors on Tuesday morning here.
Newly elected District 11 4-H Council for 2021-22 were, front row, from left, Anna Decker, Harley Jarzombeck, Makenzie Poncik, Myla Mahaltic; back row, from left, Agent Advisor Landon Gulick, Madison Moran, Addie Brown, Jaxon Grove, Kaslyn Moczygemba and Agent Advisor Allyson James.
As students meet with advisors and prepare their schedules for the fall semester, the Blinn College District is making it easier than ever to schedule those conversations.
Washington County Commissioners Court will discuss two items pertaining to a county elections administrator position during its meeting Tuesday at 9 a.m.
A myriad of utility rates are expected to increase for Brenham residents to compensate for unexpected projects and catch-up spending for the city.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting two animal cruelty investigations that were reported between July 12-14.
AUSTIN — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday signed HB 133, a bill sponsored and passed by Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) to increase Medicaid coverage for new mothers in Texas from two months to six months postpartum.
Abiding Word Lutheran Church has awarded Hailey Atwood, former Blinn student, an honorarium for her participation in Blinn Blessings, a ministry to Blinn Students.
As a graduate student at the University of Utah, Dr. Bruce Gooch didn’t get a lot of encouragement when he expressed interest in the then-new video gaming industry.
Multiple departments in Washington County reported seeing positive results after Washington County Commissioners Court approved increased pay to help fill open positions.
Brenham/Washington County Economic Development, in partnership with Community Development Strategies (CDS), a Houston-based company specializing in professional market and economic research, have released its’ residential needs survey, funded by Brenham Community Development Corporation (BCDC).
According to information provided in a news release by the city of Brenham, the city’s public water system will temporarily convert the disinfectant used in its distribution system from chloramine to free chlorine.
Washington County youth who participated in the National Junior Santa Gertrudis Show in Texarkana, Arkansas, were, from left, Eli Saunders, Logan Mason, Laura Zibilski, Madison Moran, Calvin Wunderlich and Nolan Wunderlich.
The Brenham Heritage Museum knows that a picture is worth a thousand words. Nothing fires the imagination like a compelling photograph from long ago. The Museum wants to scan old photos that illustrate the history of Brenham and Washington County and employ them in future exhibits. They have…
The Brenham/Washington County Chamber of Commerce is holding an Leaders in Education luncheon forum Aug. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the banquet room of the Blinn College Student Center in Brenham.