Bryan Police Investigating Disturbance at Rudder High

A Rudder High School sophomore is accused of striking a dozen students, sending two of them to the hospital to be checked out for concussions. Bryan school officials say the young man has been suspended and will not return to Rudder. The 16 year old received a medical evaluation after the incident, where he ran […]

Texas HHS Commissioner Remains Under Fire

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The head of Texas’ sprawling health agency is giving no indication that he will resign following a scathing report about his leadership in the wake of a state contracting scandal. Health and Human Services Commissioner Kyle Janek on Monday did not address recommendations in a report ordered by Republican Gov. Greg […]

CS Police Looking for Two Suspects

News release from College Station police: On March 17, 2015 at about 1900 hours, College Station Police investigated a report of a robbery stemming from a shoplifting incident at Macy’s in Post Oak Mall. During this incident one of the suspects assaulted a loss prevention officer who was attempting to detain her for authorities. The […]

Debate Postponed on Texas Repealing Illegal Immigrant College Tuition

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A Senate subcommittee has pushed back for a week debate on scraping a law that grants in-state public university tuition to the children of some people in the United States illegally. Texas Democrats and Hispanic advocacy groups champion the law, while top Republicans have pledged to repeal it. The two sides […]

Wisconsin’s Governor Visits the Texas Border Without Commenting on Immigration

WESLACO, Texas (AP) _ Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker left a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border without addressing questions being raised about his stance on immigration. The likely Republican presidential contender remained invisible to reporters on Friday during a visit that could have given him a chance to spotlight illegal immigration and border security. Instead, the […]

Federal Raid of State District Judge’s Home

GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP) _ Federal officers have raided the home of a veteran Central Texas judge in a firearms investigation, but no charges have been filed. Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives executed a warrant at the home of Williamson County Court-at-Law Judge Tim Wright on Friday night. ATF spokeswoman Nicole […]

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 […]

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