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Brenham Middle School counselor Monica Fricke was named Counselor of the Year for grades 6-8 by the Region 6 Education Center.

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SAN ANTONIO — Hermann Sons Life insurance agent Gary Falkenberg, FICF, of northwest Houston was among several agents who qualified for recognition based on their sales production in 2021.

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The statewide gas price average in Texas is $4.49 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

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The Independence Day holiday is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Remember it is illegal to shoot fireworks within the city limits.

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Brenham | Washington County Economic Development has announced big changes for YellowTruck Market, the private-public partnership between Brenham |Washington County Economic Development, Main Street Brenham and YellowTruck, LLC.

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Bobbie Turner retires from High Hopes Help Center after 40 years of service. 

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Brenham ISD school board met on Monday to approve a new principal for Brenham Elementary, a new assistant principal for Brenham Middle School, and to decide which architecture firm or firms to approve for projects that are yet to be determined.

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As news of Roe v. Wade being overturned continues to spread, a local pregnancy facility in Brenham is already preparing for what is to come.

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After being in place for nearly 50 years, the United States Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision, taking away the nation’s protections for abortion.

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Brenham ISD School Board met on Tuesday to discuss school safety, teacher and staff raises, and new vehicles for the CTE and special education departments.

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State agencies gathered in Austin last week for hurricane exercises. They emphasize that all Texans need to prepare before the next disaster.

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Chappell Hill Volunteer Fire Department responded to a crash with entrapment at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday on FM 1371 near Sauney Chapel Road. Chappell Hill fire fighters found a Toyota 4-Runner rolled onto its side. Crews made sure vehicle was stable, and with the help of Brenham Fire Department, th…

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Summer travel is already in full swing and this Independence Day holiday period will be a busy one as AAA Texas predicts 3.5 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend.

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Burton Volunteer Fire Department members early Tuesday morning fought an 18-wheeler fire loaded with cardboard. Upon arrival, fire fighters saw the cab of the truck was fully involved with extension into the trailer which was loaded with cardboard. Fire fighters had to use special tools to o…

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The Brenham chapter of the VFW will be hosting a steak and pork sausage dinner on July 1, and the public is invited to join them. Each meal is $15, and you can make reservations by calling (979) 203-5586 or (979) 277-5061 before 3 p.m. on July 1.

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Former Burton City Council Member Jeff Eckhardt was sworn in for position 3 at the City Council meeting June 14. 

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Washington County Commissioners will hold it’s regular meeting on Tuesday at 9 a.m. at the courthouse.

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The Chappell Hill Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the 45th anniversary of their annual Independence Day parade with a theme of “Sweet Land of Liberty – An American Holiday, the Chappell Hill Way.”

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The Brenham Heritage Museum is thrilled to accept the gift of a 30-foot section of original track from the Washington County Railroad.

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The city of Brenham was notified by the Brazos River Authority (BRA) that a Stage 1 drought watch has been implemented for Lake Somerville.

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A house in the Gay Hill Community was a total loss after a fire Tuesday afternoon. Firefighters were called out shortly before 2 p.m. to a structure fire in the 1100 block of Luedemann Lane, when units arrived on location the house fully involved. Brenham Fire Department used three hose line…

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The U.S. Army celebrated 247 years of service, dedication and honor on Tuesday.

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The Washington County Sheriff’s Office was presented with two awards last week for promoting advances in jail and detention facility operations.

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After several months of discussion, the city of Brenham’s Main Street Board is ready to present its downtown parklet manual to city council.

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The city of Brenham discussed several upcoming projects during Wednesday’s quarterly meeting.

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The statewide gas price average in Texas is $4.62 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is the highest average price AAA has ever tracked for Texas.