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Body of Missing Arkansas Realtor Found

SCOTT, Ark. (AP) _ Authorities say the body of an Arkansas real estate agent who disappeared Thursday has been found in a shallow grave at a concrete company. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Carl Minden says Beverly Carter’s body was found early Tuesday at Argos Concrete Company in a rural area about 25 miles northeast […]

Half-ton Steer Caught After Quarter-mile Jaunt at State Fair

DALLAS (AP) _ Authorities have recaptured a nearly 1,000-pound steer that briefly escaped captivity at the State Fair of Texas and led city police on a chase amid fairgoers. The 1-year-old animal traveled about 1,300 feet before it was corralled. A Central Texas teenager had brought the bovine to be shown at a livestock competition […]

Kevin O’Connor Kommentary September 29

United Way Update

The executive director of the Brazos Valley Sexual Assault Resource Center, Martha Garcia Opersteny, visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the agency and how it benefits from funding through United Way of the Brazos Valley.

DPS Investigating Two Crashes

One person died and a second was critically injured from a crash Sunday night on west of Bryan on Highway 21 near OSR. DPS reports the driver of an eastbound pickup went through the median and struck an oncoming car head on. The driver of the truck, 79 year old Joyce Miller of Normangee, was […]

A.J. Hinch to Manage Astros

HOUSTON (AP) _ A person familiar with the hiring tells The Associated Press that A.J. Hinch is the new manager of the Houston Astros. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team had not yet announced the decision. A news conference was scheduled for later Monday. The Houston Chronicle first […]

Local Observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial

Monday’s local observance of the annual National Fallen Firefighters memorial service took on added meaning. Bells signaling the last call were played in honor of 20 Texas firefighters and 106 around the country who died last year. Names that were read included Bryan’s Greg Pickard and Eric Wallace, who lost their lives in the Knights […]

Blinn College Faculty Hiring Fair Tuesday

Continued growth at Blinn College means administrators are looking for more faculty members in all disciplines. Blinn’s Brazos County campus president Dr. Sylvia McMullen says hiring fairs are taking place Tuesday from 3 until 8 p.m. at the student centers in Bryan and Brenham. There are open positions for next spring as well as the […]

Your Suggestions Sought For College Station’s Fun For All Playground

Earlier this year, representatives of several service clubs announced plans to develop the twin cities first playground for children with special needs. City of College Station communications director Jay Socol says organizers have reached the point where they want to collect public input about the Fun For All area of Central Park. Planners are looking […]

Cowboys Claiborne Has Season-Ending Knee Injury

IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Dallas Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne will have season-ending surgery after tearing the patellar tendon in his left knee. Coach Jason Garrett said Monday that Claiborne will have surgery in the next couple of days and be put on injured reserve. Claiborne got hurt in Sunday night’s 38-17 victory over the New […]

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