College Station Bond Forums Begins Tonight

Tuesday night is the first of three forums for College Station residents to recommend capital project ideas to a 23 member bond committee. Chairman Rod Thornton says the committee is looking for suggestions as the city continues its rapid growth. The committee, which has met four times, will recommend projects to the city council as […]

Monday at the Texas Capitol

Republican leaders in the Texas Senate chose Texas Independence Day to announce a letter is headed to the President calling for changes in Medicaid. Brazos County state senator Charles Schwertner was among those signing the letter, demanding Medicaid administration be transferred to Texas to spend federal dollars going to health care for low income residents. […]

Flu Activity Dropping in Brazos County

It appears flu season is coming to an end in Brazos County. The health department reported 44 cases in the week ending February 21st. That’s the fewest since the last week of November. The running total from October first, is 2,506. That’s an increase of 991 compared to the same period last year.

Republic of Texas Update Following Valentine’s Day Law Enforcement Search

The beliefs that led Texians on this date in 1836 to declare independence from Mexico are still practiced by a group formed 20 years ago as The Republic of Texas. Billy Ford of Iola…who is The Republic’s Secretary of State…says they’re looking to bring back activity to when the had as many as 500 attending […]

Four Teens Arrested for Armed Robbery

Four teenagers were arrested and charged with armedĀ robbery after setting up a narcotics transaction and then attempting to rob the drug dealer. The victim was walking to 18 year-old Morgan Ann Sigle’s house in the Nantucket subdivision in College Station to sell her marijuana when he was approached by two unknown black males. Initially he […]

OPAS Unveils Sculpture Outside Rudder Tower

The next time you’re on the Texas A&M campus, look for a new sculptural tribute to MSC OPAS in front of Rudder Theater. “Adagio”, created by College Station sculptor Larry Schueckler, was unveiled Sunday evening. A young boy is playing a recorder in front of a ballerina, who is in front of a conductor. Schueckler […]

New Texas A&M Yell Leader Election With New Oversight

News release courtesy of Ryan Trantham, President/CEO of the Texas A&M MSC: On Friday, February 27, the Texas Aggie Yell Leaders, a recognized student organization at Texas A&M University, withdrew from the 2015 Spring Student Body Elections and nullified the results of the Yell Leader election. The Yell Leaders requested that Mr. Rusty Thompson, Director […]

UPDATE: Statements from John Chavis and Texas A&M Response to Dual Lawsuits

Sunday update: Statement from Texas A&M University Senior Associate Athletics Director Jason Cook: “There is not a dispute between Coach Chavis and Texas A&M. The University stands behind its commitment to Coach Chavis to pay any buyout due to LSU. The issue is that Texas A&M disagrees with LSU that any buyout payment is actually […]

Looking at the Week Ahead at the Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Gov. Greg Abbott made expanding pre-kindergarten programs an “emergency item,” fast-tracking bills on the topic through the Legislature. Lawmakers have wasted little time filing major bills to expand early education, but there’s disagreement on how best to do so. One proposal by Georgetown Republican Rep. Marsha Farney and Dallas Democratic Rep. […]

College Station’s Raintree Park Renamed for Art and Myra Bright

The first family to live in College Station’s Raintree subdivision will be honored with the neighborhood park in their name. The city council during Thursday’s meeting approved the change for the late Art Bright and his wife Myra. Henry Wittner and Chrissie Hester spoke during the council meeting about the couple. Click below for comments […]

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