COVID-19 can’t stop the beat of the 5th annual Texas Arts and Music Festival Oct. 16-18 in the heart of downtown Brenham.
In a letter sent to parents and guardians of BISD students Tuesday morning, Brenham ISD confirmed a district staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.
The Brenham Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the death of a one-year-old child after responding to a call over the weekend.
Brenham ISD has a second positive case of COVID-19, its second in seven days, after the district confirmed a Brenham Middle School student tested positive.
Lawn chairs on the grass, popcorn and a flick in the park is a popular summer attraction for Brenham residents. Due to COVID-19, the popular Movies in the Park is getting a fall reboot.
The Splashpad at Henderson Park will be closed for the season Sept. 30. The water feature will reopen in April 2021. The city of Brenham asks residents who use the Splashpad to leave feedback in a survey (bit.ly/3kZbEcv) for any amenities the public would like or any feedback.
Brenham residents and visitors are invited to get their hustle on and join Visit Brenham/Washington County for a “Fa-BOO-Lous” Halloween reading adventure in downtown Brenham.
Faith Mission for a decade has served as a premier field placement site for students from the Division of Social Work, Behavioral and Political Sciences at Prairie View A&M University.
Commissioners Court will discuss and act upon the approval of a community service contract between Washington County and the Brenham Heritage Museum during their meeting Tuesday.
The Brenham Planning and Zoning Commission will meet Monday at 5:15 p.m. for two public hearings in council chambers. The meeting can also be accessed virtually at https://cityofbrenham.online/pzmeeting and/or call (844) 653-6177 (toll free); Meeting ID: 723 414 757#.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many people to change how important events are celebrated. With the help of her Army recruiter, one local recruit was able to share the special moment with her mom while practicing social distancing.
The USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program is no more at the Margaret E. Blizzard Senior Center due to unreliable delivery from DiMare Fresh, a food supplier out of Houston.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Texas Department of Agriculture announced flexibility that will allow Brenham ISD to temporarily operate the summer meal program during the fall semester. Beginning Sept. 28, district participation in the summer meal program will enable all children…
Officials with the Fort Worth District at Somerville Lake, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced changes are being implemented beginning Oct. 1 in an effort to ensure recreation facilities remain open and operate efficiently in response to resource constraints.
Visit Brenham took the first step to becoming a Texas Music Friendly Community Tuesday during a virtual meeting held by Visit Brenham and the Texas Music Office.
With the pandemic, social injustice and looming anxiety surrounding the upcoming presidential election, 2020 has been a turbulent year. That’s why Frank Pain of Abilene is taking a trip across Texas ending in Oklahoma to raise money for scholarships for young minorities.
For the second time in 10 months, members of Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative will see a rate reduction as well as a record-setting amount of money returned in capital credits.
Brenham ISD reported its first positive case of COVID-19 in a student Tuesday. According to the district’s COVID-19 dashboard, the student is between the age of 15 and 19. The students who tested positive has not been on campus since Sept. 17.
From antique cars to antique toys and anything interesting in between, Washington County resident in possession of a surplus of rare items can submit their collection of prized possessions for consideration to be filmed by the popular History Channel show American Pickers.
The Texas Central Railroad (TCR), a high-speed rail connecting Houston and Dallas in 90 minutes with a planned stop in Grimes County, says it has received final approval from federal officials.
Visit Brenham/Washington County, the area’s Destination Marketing Organization, or DMO, announces the launch of its customized hospitality/customer service training program Visitor Journey A2D following a successful field test of the program this summer. The DMO staff took the participants’ …
New commercial developments may have to bury its electric lines in the future after city council agreed upon the notion from a workshop item Thursday.
Commissioners Court will discuss and act upon allowing the county engineer to accept a donation for road improvements during their weekly meeting Tuesday.
A federal court in Austin sentenced Blue Bell Creameries L.P. to pay $17.25 million in criminal penalties for shipments of contaminated products linked to a 2015 listeriosis outbreak.
As the fair completed its sixth day of events on Wednesday, the list of champions continues to grow. However, some of these kids are more than just winners; they are siblings.
Visit Brenham is in the process of securing the Texas Music Friendly designation for Brenham and is co-hosting a virtual workshop with the Texas Music Office on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. as part of the process.
A healthy report — including zero reported COVID-19 cases — was given by Burton ISD administration to the board of trustees Monday during a virtual regular meeting.
Brenham ISD announced Tuesday that students who are receiving free/reduced meals based on their 2019-20 application will expire on Oct. 7. An application for free/reduced meals for the 2020-21 school year must be completed and approved to receive benefits after Oct. 7.
As of Sept. 11, there are 505 recoveries, 41 active cases and 47 fatalities in Washington County due to COVID-19. There are currently zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Brenham Independent School District.
Beginning college or starting a new job can be stressful enough without being in the middle of a pandemic. Though the ongoing coronavirus pandemic brought may activities to a halt, it did not stop people from taking the next steps in life.