Union Pacific Announces Major Railroad Repair Projects

About ten percent of Union Pacific railroad’s budget for new construction and repairs this year in Texas will be in the Brazos Valley. U-P reports $21 million dollars will be spent between Navasota and Pinehurst to replace 42 miles of rail line. Another $22 million will be spent between Rockdale and San Antonio to replace […]

Arrests Include Bashing Car Of Server Who Refused A $1 Million Dollar Tip

A server at a Bryan restaurant tells Bryan police after she refused a $1 million dollar tip, someone vandalized her car. According to the arrest report, the man who caused five thousand dollars damage says he does not remember doing it because he was “black out drunk”. The felony charge of criminal mischief was added […]

Bryan Police Investigating Monday Night Shooting

From Bryan police: On May 2, 2016 at approximately 9:15 p.m. Officers responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Verde Dr. for a shooting that had just occurred. A 27 year old male suffered from a gunshot wound and was transported to St. Joseph Hospital where he was listed in stable condition. At […]

Bryan School Board Hires Two Principals

Monday’s Bryan school board workshop included hiring two new principals. Most of the board’s attention was on next year’s principal at Sam Rayburn, where Justin Smith is moving from an assistant principal’s position at Bryan High. Board president Doug Wunneburger and first year member Ruthie Waller were among those praising the Bryan High graduate.   […]

Texas A&M System Chancellor Announces a $150 Million Makeover of the Riverside Campus

What was originally the Bryan Air Force Base, then taken over in 1962 by Texas A&M as the Riverside campus, is getting a $150 million dollar transformation by the A&M system. System chancellor John Sharp says $73 million is going into a center for infrastructure renewal, to address the nation’s failing roads, bridges, and pipelines. […]

Art and Myra Bright Park

Art and Myra Bright built the first home in the Raintree subdivision in 1978. Monday, May 2, 2016 the neighborhood park was renamed to honor them. Art was a renowned math teacher and coach at A&M Consolidated High School before becoming principal. Myra worked at Texas A&M Transportation Institute for 20 years. The Brights volunteered […]

CSPD Investigating Aggravated Assault at Northgate

Courtesy of CSPD: On Monday, May 2, 2016 at about 0133, Officers with the College Station Police Department were dispatched to the 300 block of University Drive, the Northgate Entertainment District, for a report of an aggravated assault. When Officers arrived, a male subject was pointed out through secondhand information as one who had displayed […]

It’s Now Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-College Station

News release from Baylor Scott & White Health: Baylor Scott & White Health has announced that the name change of its College Station hospital is now complete. Scott & White Hospital – College Station is now Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station. The exciting milestone will be marked with a celebration and […]

UPDATE: Sixth Person Dies in East Texas Flooding

Update: PALESTINE, Texas (AP) – Authorities have found a sixth body following flash flooding in East Texas that also killed a woman and her four great-grandchildren. The latest victim was identified as 30-year-old Giovani Olivas of Palestine, Texas, who was swept under flood waters. Palestine police say all six bodies have been taken to Tyler […]

Five Rezonings Approved By CS Council

More housing and more restaurants are coming to College Station, following city council action Thursday night to rezone two properties. The council had no comment, nor were there public speakers, before a unanimous vote allowing property along Wellborn between Luther and Tarrow Park to become an apartment complex with a restaurant. The council also approved […]

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