AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The University of Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has been diagnosed with cancer and will retire. The university said Tuesday that the longhorn steer, whose given name is Sunrise Studly, was preliminarily diagnosed last week with bovine leukemia virus. The diagnosis was confirmed by several veterinarians. Bevo XIV began […]
At least two members of the Bryan city council are interested in holding public meetings at eight in the morning instead of six in the evening. Chuck Konderla and Greg Owens placed the idea on Tuesday’s agenda for possible action. Konderla says one consideration is giving city staff a break from 12 to 16 hour […]
United Way of the Brazos Valley president Alison Prince visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver about the continuing community campaign and the State Employees Charitable Campaign along with upcoming UWBV events.
The day after the Saturday night riot at the carnival on the mall parking lot, College Station police investigated 17 burglaries. That included nine vehicles that were hit across Harvey Road from the mall. College Station police were also called Sunday to investigate two cases of injury to a child. One girl was struck below […]
A Bryan man with a criminal history was sent to prison for 23 years for participating in an armed robbery in April of last year. 24 year old Humberto Galindo Jr. entered a plea agreement where two misdemanor drug charges were dropped. Galilndo was one of two men with guns who held up a man […]
The opening weekend of the fall carnival in the parking lot of College Station’s Post Oak Mall included what police described as a riot involving 1,000 people. Saturday night’s incident resulted in two officers being injured, five arrests, and multiple people…mostly juveniles who were not supervised by adults…being issued criminal trespass warnings. According to Lt. Steve […]
There could be two YMCA locations in the twin cities. During Thursday’s College Station city council meeting, councilman Karl Mooney said there was talk of one on the existing Blinn College campus in Bryan and a second in College Station. Mooney says the discussion took place during a series of meetings with the city’s sports […]
Almost 40 years in the making, there is a historical park celebrating the first county seat of Brazos County. Friday morning was the dedication of the first phase of Boonville Heritage Park, in front of Boonville Cemetery. Speakers included Henry Mayo of the Brazos County Historical Society, who presented background of how Boonville was selected […]
From Bryan police: On 9/14/15 a theft occurred at Walmart on Briarcrest. If you recognize this person of interest please call the Bryan PD at 979-209-5300 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS. Refer to case #15-0900647. Personal items were taken value under $100.00. The items were recovered and returned to Walmart.
Leaders of Texas A&M’s Student Government Association (SGA) want to visit with residents of College Station’s Southside Historic District neighborhood Saturday morning. SGA vice president of municipal affairs Wayne Beckermann says they will be joined by members of the Brazos County Constable Precinct 3 office. Beckermann says they are reviving the “Walk and Talk” event […]