Death of Longtime Texas A&M Public Address Announcer and Vet Professor Dr. Roger Feldman

Texas A&M University has announced the death of longtime public address announcer and veterinary college professor Dr. Roger Feldman. He became the full time announcer at Kyle Field in 1969, working football games and track and field meets through 2000. He was also the public address announcer for basketball games at G. Rollie White Coliseum. […]

Bryan Man Accused of Murdering Seven Month Old Child

A baby girl is dead and the mother’s boyfriend is accused of killing her. 35 year old Talawrence Tennell was arrested for the murder of seven month old Hailey Burleson. According to the arrest report from Bryan police, when the infant’s mother came home Wednesday afternoon she found Tennell holding the child, who was already […]

New Vehicle Registration Regulations Begin Sunday

News release courtesy of Brazos County Tax Assessor-Collector Kristy Roe: The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and County Tax Offices across the state have been working for the past several months getting ready for the implementation of the syncing of vehicle inspections with vehicle registrations. This first year will be a time for all Texas […]

Recent Arrests Include a Long Shoplifting List, More Unlicensed Drivers, and a Teen Hit and Run Driver

Three local drivers who have a combined 60 suspensions and 23 convictions were arrested this week by Bryan police for driving with an invalid license with prior convictions. A Bryan man spent less than two hours in jail before posting a $2,000 bond for his latest arrest of driving with an invalid license with prior […]

Austin Update Includes UT Regent Nominees Grilled By Senate Committee

TEXAS REGENTS APPOINTEES BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEE AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Conservatives are taking aim at Republican Governor Greg Abbott’s first appointments to the University of Texas System Board of Regents. The Senate Nominations Committee on Thursday peppered the nominees with tough questions about admissions, transparency and rising tuition rates. New appointment David Beck, a Houston […]

FCC Votes on Net Neutrality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic. The 3-2 vote ushered in a […]

New District Engineer Named For Bryan TxDOT Region

News release from the TxDOT Bryan office: Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) announced that Lance W. Simmons will serve as the new Bryan District Engineer effective March 1, 2015. Simmons is currently the Director of Operations in the Atlanta District, and he replaces Catherine Hejl who recently retired after serving more than […]

Green Berets Are Coming to Aggieland

This August, Brazos County will be invaded by the Green Berets. County commissioners earlier this month approved the U.S. Army’s request to conduct realistic military training. Spokesman Tom Mead from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, says it’s part of JADE HELM 15, an exercise involving multiple military branches that will take place in seven states over […]

Wednesday’s Highlights from the Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The rabbi who defied Texas’ same-sex marriage ban and wed a lesbian couple last week led the morning prayer in the Republican-dominated Texas House on Wednesday, catching staunch supporters of the prohibition off-guard. Rabbi Kerry Baker didn’t reference the nuptials, which are being challenged by the state attorney general, but urged […]

Joint Meeting of College Station City Council and School Board

A joint meeting of College Station’s city council and school board took place Tuesday night. Following formal presentations by administrators, members of the elected bodies discussed recent actions affecting both governing bodies. CSISD board members Jeff Harris and Carol Barrett asked city leaders why financial support was either being reduced or withdrawn. For instance, a […]

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