Future Bryan ISD Bond Issue on Monday’s School Board Agenda

The Bryan school board may decide Monday how to proceed with a November bond election. A draft resolution was discussed during a board workshop two weeks ago. Click HERE to read the draft resolution. Superintendent Tommy Wallis says the price tag might be less than the last estimate of $140 million dollars. The resolution calls […]

Perry’s Choice for A&M Interim President Leaves TAMU System

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) _ A top Texas A and M University executive who Governor Rick Perry wanted promoted to school president has resigned after not getting the job. Guy Diedrich is the latest in an exodus of Perry allies who have recently left the Texas A and M system. The Bryan-College Station Eagle reported […]

Texas A&M Lifts Meal Plan Requirement for Some On-Campus Residents

More than 4,000 Texas A&M University students living on campus this fall will not be required to have a meal plan. University administrators, student leaders, and the private food service provider announced dropping the mandate for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are not members of the Corps of Cadets. This fall, only freshmen living on […]

9-1-1 Dispatchers Receive Annual Recognition

Hundreds of thousands of 9-1-1 dispatchers are recognized each April during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Overseeing the dispatch operation for the College Station Police Department is Bob Radtke. Radtke says his staff of 20 handles a yearly volume of 420,000 calls. Less than ten percent, 30,000, are 9-1-1 emergencies. Radtke says if you have […]

Matt Joeckel Transferring to TCU

Former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel announced earlier this week he would not return for his last season of eligibility. On Thursday, Joeckel posted on his Twitter account he was transferring to TCU. As of Friday afternoon there was no official announcement on the TCU football website.

KBB Thanks Texas Trash Off Volunteers & Plans for Color Up 5K Run

Keep Brazos Beautiful (KBB) has tallied up the numbers from the annual Bryan/College Station area Texas Trash Off event held earlier this month. KBB Executive Director Amy Reed says it is the largest litter education event in the region. Reed reports in three hours, 622 volunteers representing 31 organizations removed nearly nine tons of trash […]

Brief Lockdown After School at Davila MS

There was a brief lockdown after school Thursday at Davila Middle School in north Bryan. School district spokesman Brandon Webb says police determined a call that someone was pointing a gun outside a truck was without merit. Webb says the lockdown lasted less than 20 to 30 minutes. Only one school bus was affected. Webb […]

New Fertilizer Plant Could Be Built in West

WEST, Texas (AP) _ The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one. West Mayor Tommy Muska acknowledged Thursday that the idea is highly controversial among local residents. But he notes that his central Texas town’s economy revolved around the West […]

Volunteers Needed for the Junior PGA Championshp at Miramont

Seven years in the works, Miramont Country Club is hosting the one of the four majors for junior golfers in the world. Head Pro Mark Greer says they’re recruiting volunteers for the Junior PGA Championship. Practice rounds will be held July 27 and 28 and the tournament is July 29 through August 1. Each day, […]

Drunk Driver Arrested for Three Hit and Runs

A Waco man was jailed Thursday morning after police say he hit multiple vehicles while driving drunk near Northgate. College Station police arrested Jacob McKenzie, a 26-year-old Waco man, on three charges of failure to stop and leave information and DWI. Police said McKenzie fled the scene of the first crash shortly before 2 a.m. […]

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