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Searching For The Dog That Bit a College Station Man

Courtesy of College Station Police Department: On March 17, 2015 College Station Animal Control received report of an animal bite that occurred in the area of 3405 Treeline Dr at approximately 1540 hrs that date. The victim, a 22 year old College Station male, was outside with his dog when he observed a large dog […]

Mosquito Season is Underway

With heavy rains and warmer temperatures comes mosquito season. Mark Johnsen, Medical Entomologist with the Brazos County Health Department, said there are two types of mosquitoes. Flood water mosquitoes Standing water mosquitoes Johnsen said flood water mosquitoes lay their eggs in soil, therefore after a heavy rain, they hatch at once causing a large influx […]

Reseating Process at Kyle Field will not be Delayed

Edited information courtesy of Houston Chronicle A federal judge has denied a request to delay or alter the reseating process at Kyle Field after another group sued the 12th Man foundation to keep their seats and parking spaces. The Houston Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap of Marshall said donors failed to meet “the high […]

Prep Your Pet for Spring Break

Swim suit… check. Toothbrush… check. Ski goggles… check. Fido… uh? Whether or not you are bringing your pet on Spring Break, they should be on your checklist of things to do before you leave. Specifically, getting your pet microchipped and registered with a Brazos County tag. Leiha White. from Aggieland Humane Society, said county tags extend an […]

Texas A&M’s New Top Dog

Interim Vice President of Student Affairs, Tom Reber, sent out this letter to Texas A&M employees Tuesday morning: I’m pleased to announce that a new Texas A&M mascot has been selected to succeed the retiring Reveille VIII. Interim President Mark A. Hussey has accepted and supports the search committee’s recommendation to name a 16-month-old female […]

BVCASA Delivers New Report to State Legislators

Members of the Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse joined Texans Standing Tall at the Capitol last week to release a new report. The report titled, “The Effects of Alcohol Excise Tax Increases on Public Health and Safety in Texas,” shows the benefits of increasing alcohol excise taxes. Michael Chism, BVCASA Coalition Coordinator, […]

Texas A&M Legend Dies

Information courtesy of Texas A&M Athletics: The family of Aggie legend Mr. Billy Pickard will have visitation hours on Thursday, Mar. 12 from 4—7 p.m. central at Hillier Funeral Home in Bryan, Texas. (2301 E. 29th St., Bryan, TX 77802 979-822-1571) A service will be held on Friday, Mar. 13 at 10 a.m. in the Bethancourt […]

State Representative Kyle Kacal on WTAW

District 12 state representative Kyle Kacal discussed his bill to give tax credits to cities under 3,000 on The Infomaniacs Friday, March 6. Click below to listen to Representative Kyle Kacal’s discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. KyleKacal030615

Congressman Bill Flores on WTAW

U.S. Representative Bill Flores (R-TX) of Bryan discussed the use of executive orders and his strategy to stop them on The Infomaniacs Friday, March 6. Click below to listen to Congressman Bill Flores’ discussion with WTAW’s Scott DeLucia. BillFlores030615

Single Stream Recycling Pilot Program

The City of College Station is testing out a new way to recycle. The Single Stream Recycling pilot program has been implemented in the Emerald Forest neighborhood and is being evaluated. Three hundred residents received a bin, which they can dispose all recyclable items along with cardboard and paperboard materials. The items will be sorted at the […]

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