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Reward Offered in Slain Blinn College Student Case

BRENHAM, Texas (AP) _ A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to an indictment or arrest in the slaying of a Central Texas college student. Brenham Washington County Crime Stoppers on Tuesday announced the reward for tips over the fatal shooting of Trey Alan Kurtz of Houston. The body of the 20-year-old Blinn […]

CARPOOL Celebrates 15 Years

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting today to celebrate CARPOOL‘s 15 years of service to the community. The Texas A&M student-run non-profit organization provides free rides home to anyone in the Bryan/College Station community on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights during the fall and spring semesters. CARPOOL chair, Jake Ingle, said along […]

Bryan Police Releases Person of Interest Video

Information courtesy of Bryan Police: On October 3, 2014 approximately $600 worth fraudulent charges were made on a stolen debit card at various locations. Six Individuals went to the Walmart together on Harvey Mitchell Pkwy and one used the stolen debit card. The victim made the report on November 4, 2014, after they were able to […]

Better Business Bureau Update

Bill McGuire of the Better Business Bureau visited with Scott DeLucia on WTAW’s The Infomaniacs Monday, November 17. BillMcGuire111714

BTU Power Outage Update

News release courtesy of BTU A little after 10:00pm on Thursday night, BTU experienced an outage on feeders out of its Atkins and Industrial Park substations. Some feeders were brought back into service within two minutes. Crews were dispatched to identify the problem and to restore power to all customers. Crews worked throughout the night […]

Local Coalition Builds Health Care Awareness

The Affordable Care Act begins its second annual open enrollment period on November 15, 2014. Enroll Brazos Valley Coalition, a group of local health care organizations, is working together to increase awareness among the more than 25,000 Brazos Valley residents who are likely eligible for subsidized health care coverage. The 120 day enrollment period ends […]

Brazos Valley Food Bank’s Place in Feeding Texas

The Brazos Valley Food Bank (BVFB) hosted a workshop of food bank representatives and members of regional food pantries. Among the speakers was the CEO of the Texas Food Bank Network, Celia Cole. BVFB Executive Director Theresa Mangapora also presented an update on their $4 million dollar capital campaign. Mangapora said collections have exceeded the […]

Bryan Police Release Persons of Interest Video

Information courtesy of Bryan police: The theft occurred at Walmart on Briarcrest, on July 29, 2014 around 8 p.m. Computers and TVs valued at $1900 were taken without being paid for. The two individuals in the video are persons of interest in this case. If you recognize them, contact Detective Badgett at 979-209-5455 or Crimestoppers at 979-775-TIPS.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony

The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 937 are hosting a dedication ceremony for their Brazos Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial this Sunday, November 9. The memorial is to honor all that served in the Vietnam War and dedicated to those who died there. Vietnam veteran and chapter member, John Hince, said there are 58 names of […]

Fire Forces Evacuation at Pebble Creek Elementary

A small fire forced an evacuation of Pebble Creek Elementary school around 8 a.m. on Monday morning. The fire started in an in-class bathroom in the kindergarten wing. CSISD Spokesman, Chuck Glenewinkel, said teachers and students were evacuated immediately, and the small fire suppression team extinguished the fire. He said the fire suppression system was activated […]

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