MISSING 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL LOCATED SAFE IN COLUMBUS, HOUSTON MAN CHARGED
A man has been arrested in Columbus in connection to an Amber Alert for a missing girl out of Missouri City. Around 12:45 p.m. Friday, the Columbus Police Department received notice that a 12-year-old girl, who was the subject of an Amber Alert, was possibly in the area. Police said...
TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED FRIDAY
Two people were arrested in separate incidences Friday. Brenham Police report that Friday afternoon at 2:25, Officers conducted a warrant service in the 1000 block of Nolan Street. Oregon Shaquille Franklin Hill, 24 of Brenham, was placed under arrest for an active warrant for Eleven counts of Human Smuggling issued out of Gillespie County. Hill was transported to the Washington County Jail where he was booked in.
COMMUNITY CORNER TO DISCUSS WASHINGTON CO. CHAMBER ACTIVITIES, TEXAS RANGER DAY IN BURTON
The Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Burton Heritage Society will be this week’s guests on the KWHI Community Corner. Chamber President Jamie Rankin will discuss some of the Chamber’s upcoming programs and events. Steph Jarvis of the Burton Heritage Society will preview Texas Ranger Day happening this...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $2.9 in Columbus as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Endangered Missing Child advisory issued for Washington Co. teenager
Brenham, TX (FOX 44/KWKT) — The Amber Alert Network Brazos Valley has issued an Endangered Missing Child advisory for 16-year-old Nita Hillin of Brenham, Texas. Nita was last seen on February 10th, 2024, at a home in the 100 block of Lockett Street. She is 5’8″, weighs 135 lbs., and has brown hair and eyes.
WOMAN ARRESTED FOR HUMAN SMUGGLING
A Brenham woman was arrested Thursday on a warrant for Human Smuggling. Brenham Police report that Thursday morning at 11:30, Officer Vieceli arrived at 2000 block of East Tom Green Street to conduct a warrant service. Upon arrival, the suspect, Aubree Sarah Powell, 22 of Brenham, was located and placed in custody for an active warrant out of Gillespie County for Eleven Counts of Smuggling of Persons.
ONYX NAMED PET OF THE WEEK
Onyx is this week’s Pet of the Week at the Brenham Pet Adoption Center. Onyx is a 6 ½-year-old chow/lab mix. Brenham Animal Services says she is quiet, easygoing and a couch potato, but is very loyal once she warms up to you. Staff members say Onyx is...
MONDAY COUNTRY STORE
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TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED WEDNESDAY
Two people were arrested Wednesday on multiple charges. Brenham Police report that Wednesday evening at 8:10, Officer Conforti checked a suspicious vehicle in the 2200 block of Highway 290 East. A probable cause search was conducted and the occupants, Jesse Alan Brooks, 51 of Mart, and Chance Brannon Binder, 28 of Lorena, were placed under arrest for Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon. Both were booked into the Washington County Jail.
TWO ARRESTED AFTER TRAFFIC STOP
Two people were arrested Thursday after a traffic stop. Brenham Police report that Thursday morning at 8:50, Sergeant Jimmy Ha initiated a traffic stop near the 2400 block of Airline Drive. A probable cause search was developed through the odor of marijuana. Illegal contraband was located and both occupants identified as Samantha Phoenix, 32 of Brenham, and Kirbie Rogers, 24 of Brenham, were taken into custody for Possession of a Dangerous Drug. A mug shot of the pair has been requested from the Washington County Jail.
HIGH-SPEED CHASE THROUGH BELLVILLE ENDS WITH ARREST IN HEMPSTEAD
Austin County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Katy man on Wednesday after a high-speed chase that led to a crash. Shortly before 12:30 p.m., a deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Highway 36 near Hay Road in Bellville for traveling 90 mph in a posted 75 mph zone. Deputies soon learned the vehicle, a silver Volkswagen Passat, was reported stolen from Baytown that morning.
BRENHAM WOMAN ARRESTED WEDNESDAY
A Brenham woman was arrested Wednesday on assault charges. Brenham Police report that Wednesday morning at 9:50, Officers responded to a disturbance at 1100 block of Thiel Street. Initial investigation revealed McKenzie Lee Knebel, 17 of Brenham, assaulted a family member during an argument. Knebel was placed under arrest for Assault Causing Bodily Injury to a Family Member and transported to the Washington County Jail.
Huntington Devilettes advance to state title game following 47-33 win over Columbus
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (KTRE) - The Huntington Devilettes are making the most of their first-ever appearance in the state semifinals with a 47-33 win on Thursday. Kyra Anderson led all scorers with 28 points. She also had a game-high 17 rebounds. Huntington led by as many as 16 in the...
CUBETTES SPLIT GAMES ON THE FINAL DAY OF TOURNAMENT
The Brenham Cubette Softball Team split their games on the final day of the annual Brenham Tournament. The Cubettes run-ruled Klein Forest in the first game of the day 11-1, however, they would fall to Conroe in the second game 9-2. BRENHAM 11 KLEIN FOREST 1. Avery Maurer led off...
Cowboys rally comes up short
SEGUIN— The No. 17-ranked McMullen County Cowboys were forced to play from behind in their area round game Friday night. Despite a late comeback effort that made it just a three point game with under two minutes to go, the Cowboys (27-9) fell 52- 44 to No. 12 Fayetteville to wrap up their season.
FIRST FRIDAY MARKET IN DOWNTOWN BRENHAM
Visitors to downtown Brenham tomorrow (Friday) will be able to find all kinds of homemade and handmade goods during the monthly farmer and artisan market. From 3 to 6 p.m., vendors will fill the Commerce Street parking lot to offer seasonal fruits and vegetables, cooking ingredients, health and wellness products, craft items and snacks. The market is moving over from the courthouse square this month due to early voting at the courthouse annex.
THE SIMON THEATRE TO CELEBRATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY
The Barnhill Center At Historic Simon Theatre will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2025, a nostalgic milestone in Brenham’s history. After a century of service to the community, The Simon will be honored throughout 2025 with a special exhibit, a big birthday party and a wide variety of entertainment.
SIX PEOPLE ARRESTED SATURDAY
Six people were arrested by the Brenham Police Department Saturday. They report that Saturday morning at 7:35, Sergeant Jimmy Ha initiated a traffic stop near the 1700 block of Highway 290 West. Probable cause to search the vehicle was developed through the odor of marijuana and the driver, Seth Taylor Perez, 24 of Pflugerville, was taken into custody for Possession of Marijuana, less than 2 OZ.
La Grange traffic stop leads to narcotics arrest
A report of a possible kidnapping attempt in La Grange on Sunday evening resulted in a traffic stop and the arrest of a man on narcotics charges. At 7:16 p.m., the La Grange Police Department received a call about a possible kidnapping attempt on the courthouse square. The caller said his wife was approached by two males who exited their vehicle, leaving the doors open, and walked up to her car. The woman drove away when the men neared her vehicle, the Fayette County Sheriff's Office said.
CUBETTES WIN ONE AND LOSE ONE AT BRENHAM TOURNAMENT
The Brenham Cubette Softball Team split their games on opening day of the Brenham Tournament yesterday (Thursday). Shadow Creek got the game started with two runs in the top of the first inning off of Cubette starter Heidi Busker. Brenham would cut the lead in half in the bottom of...