Later this month, the Bryan school board will consider an expansion of athletic facilities at Rudder High School. Superintendent Tommy Wallis says there is $2.5 million dollars remaining from the bond issue that can be spent in that area. And the district’s recently hired engineering consultant has come up with a proposed 7,000 square foot [...]
A record number of May graduates at A&M combined with more athletic events than usual are expected to generate traffic volume the size of a home football weekend. June Broughton at A&M Transportation Services says to check out their online graduation parking map. Click HERE to be directed to the map. More than 7,100 Aggies [...]
The Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) has a new Executive Director. Sandy Farris will be retiring from the Bryan school district at the end of May to lead the non-profit organization charged with coordinating and overseeing the growth and development of the area’s historic, arts, and cultural districts. Farris has been the district’s communications director since [...]
Kevin O’Connor Kommentary May 8, 2013
Topics covered by Chuck Glenewinkel of the College Station Independent School District (CSISD) includes kindergarten roundup underway, an online survey about food service, a preview of a banquet hosted by the CSISD Educational Foundation, and a preview of the next CSISD Board of Trustees meeting. WTAW’s Bill Oliver visits with Chuck Glenewinkel.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A plan to boost the financial stability of the Texas Teacher Retirement System requires teachers and the state to pay more in to the fund, while also setting up a benefit increase for some longtime retirees. Under a bill passed by the Senate on Wednesday and sent to the House, teachers [...]
HOUSTON (AP) _ A judge has ruled that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can display banners emblazoned with Bible verses at football games. State District Judge Steve Thomas ruled Wednesday the Kountze High School cheerleaders’ banners are constitutionally permissible. In a copy of the ruling obtained by Beaumont station KFDM, Thomas determined that [...]
Brazos County and state health officials are still looking for the source of E. Coli infections. Dr. Eric Wilke of the Brazos County Health Department says the start of what he called a small outbreak began last week. Dr. Wilke says two children remain hospitalized in Houston with kidney complications and the infection was also [...]
Bryan Mayor Jason Bienski made his regular appearance on The Infomaniacs, Wednesday, May 8. Jason Bienski visits with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia.
State and national law enforcement ceremonies to remember the fallen are including slain Brazos County Constable Brian Bachmann. Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk and the department’s honor guard depart Saturday for Washington D.C. with members of the Bachmann family. Kirk says the $10,000 cost is being paid by donations from the Brazos County Citizen Sheriff’s [...]