UPDATE: Man Hospitalized After He Was Struck By A Train

Thursday evening update that includes corrected time of incident: A 19-year-old man remains hospitalized after he was hit by a train in College Station Wednesday night shortly before 11 p.m. Union Pacific officials say the man, whose identity has not been released, report his injuries are no longer considered to be life threatening. No one […]

A&M System Board of Regents Cancels Meeting To Rename Academic Building

Thanks to Governor Perry’s office for the following excerpt from his convocation speech: Upon deep reflection, I have informed the Board of Regents of my decision to politely decline this great honor. I do so because certain places on this campus, like our most sacred traditions, transcend any one individual. They are bigger than any […]

Bryan ISD Hires First Ever Fulltime Lawyer

Not a part this year’s Bryan school budget and not included in any minutes of past school board meetings, comes the creation and hiring of the district’s first attorney. According to a news release, responsibilities will include reviewing contracts associated with the recently passed bond issue and increasing staff efficiency by going in-house instead of […]

A&M System Sells Interest of Biocorridor Business to Japanese Corporation

A $40 million dollar investment made by the state in a biocorridor-based pharmaceutical company founded by the Texas A&M system will be covered by a sale to a Japanese based corporation. The Austin American Statesman reports the system will receive between two and five times their original investment in Kalon Biotherapeutics by selling 49 percent […]

Central Texas TV Weatherman Shot in Station Parking Lot

Update from the KCEN-TV website: WACO (KYTX)- At 9:15 a.m. KCEN Meteorologist Patrick Crawford was shot in the KCEN parking lot on I-35. The suspect hasn’t been located, but they took a suspect in custody and police say he’s not likely tied at all to the shooting. A perimeter has been set up with police […]

College Station School Board Interested in 2015 Bond Election

College Station property owners could be deciding two bond issues next year. The College Station school board during its workshop on Tuesday authorized administrators to form another community planning committee which would work next spring. Before the board makes a final decision next August, there was agreement to meet with the city council. That’s after […]

Free Flu Shots

Release courtesy of the Brazos County Health Department The Brazos County Health Department will be providing free flu shots on Thursday, December 18, 2014 at the Brazos Valley African American Museum located at 500 E. Pruitt Street in Bryan. In honor of the health department providing services for 75 years in Brazos County, 75 vaccines […]

Texas A&M Academic Building May Be Renamed “Governor Rick Perry ’72 Building”

The Texas A&M System Board of Regents is holding a special meeting Thursday afternoon to consider renaming the Academic Building on the flagship campus the “Governor Rick Perry ’72 Building.” The Texas Tribune initially reported the story after finding the special meeting notice Tuesday morning on the Texas Secretary of State’s website. The A&M System […]

Bryan School Board Approves 2015-16 Calendar

Parents of Bryan school district students will have the same calendar format next year. That’s after the school board unanimously adopted what teachers favored by a wide margin and what was recommended by a school district committee. Board president David Stasny says there was a “rather large disparity” with parents who wanted a shorter Thanksgiving […]

CS Police Arrests for Child Endangerment & DWI Crash

A one year old girl has been reunited with her mother after the child was reported missing. College Station police received the report Monday shortly before 6 p.m. Two citizens later called seeing the child resting near her father, who was found passed out near the intersection of Southwest Parkway and Cypress in a grassy […]

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