Rudder High School Principal is Leaving

News release from the Bryan school district: The principal who oversaw the opening of Bryan ISD’s Rudder High School has announced he plans to resign next month and accept a position closer to his family and roots in Oklahoma. Hugh Piatt, who lead Rudder’s first freshman class in 2007 (housed at Bryan High), successfully opened […]

$8.5 Million Going To Feed Texas Seniors, Brazos County Gets Zero

There were no organizations in Brazos County listed in the distribution of state grant money to serve more meals to homebound senior and disabled citizens. Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller says this is in addition to grant funding to home-delivered meal providers who have served more than 13 million meals around the state. The grant list […]

College Station School Board Meeting Recap

This week’s meeting of the College Station school board included three purchases from the bond issue approved by voters in November 2013. Superintendent Clark Ealy says that includes the district’s new purchasing and warehouse center, which will be built next to the transportation center. The price tag, nearly $7 million dollars, is $510,485 under the […]

Bryan TxDOT District Office Reminding Motorists About Work Zone Safety

News release from the Texas Department of Transportation: With 146 people killed in Texas work zone crashes last year – an increase of more than 20 percent from 2013 – the Texas Department of Transportation urges drivers to slow down, pay attention and be extra cautious when driving through work zones and construction areas. TxDOT’s […]

State Representative Kyle Kacal on WTAW

District 12 state representative Kyle Kacal visited with WTAW’s Bill Oliver on The Infomaniacs Friday, March 27 2015:

College Station Woman Charged With Medicaid Fraud

A College Station woman has been indicted by a Brazos County grand jury on a charge of Medicaid fraud between $1,500 and $20,000 dollars. 51 year old Gretchen Sams is out of jail after posting a $10,000 bond following her arrest on Thursday. The indictment says she received money for hours she claimed for services […]

Sole Finalist Named For UT-Austin’s New President

News release from the University of Texas System Board of Regents: The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Gregory L. Fenves the sole finalist for the presidency of The University of Texas at Austin. The regents voted to select Fenves at a special board meeting Friday. The decision followed an executive session […]

New Blinn-Brenham Partnership With Texas A&M

News release from Blinn College: Blinn College and Texas A&M University’s Dwight Look College of Engineering are offering students a unique pathway to pursue an engineering degree from Texas A&M. Beginning this fall, the Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn is coming to Blinn College’s Brenham campus, where it will establish a one-of-a-kind living and […]

College Station City Council Moves Forward With Veterans Park Expansion

The College Station city council is taking the next step towards a $14 million dollar expansion of Veterans Park. Thursday’s unanimous vote calls for hiring a design firm to have what city manager Kelly Templin called a “shovel-ready” project that would fill the city’s remaining park property. The expansion calls for four full-size and multiple […]

Proposal to Redistribute Blinn College Funding Gets Legislative Committee Hearing

Blinn College officials say they’re ending the practice of subsidizing operations in Brenham with revenue from Bryan. What role the state legislature may play remains unknown. House Bill 1903, written by representative John Raney of Bryan, would require revenue from tuition, fees, and state funding to be applied to the campus where students are taking […]

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