Hiring An Undercover Cop As A Hit Man Results In A 15 Year Prison Term

An ex-wife who thought she hired a hit man to kill her ex-husband, then was arrested when the hit man was a College Station police detective, has made a deal on her punishment. 35 year old Nicolette Beard of Willis could have received life in prison after a Brazos County district court jury convicted her […]

Bryan City Council Sees FY 16 Budgets

The Bryan city council liked what it saw when next year’s proposed budget was unveiled this week. Councilman Mike Southerland stunned city manager Kean Register and mayor Jason Bienski with his endorsement of spending $4 million dollars next year from reserves on parks and public safety.   Southerland was referring to the million dollar skatepark, […]

Owners of Neglected Horses Ordered to Pay $485,000

CONROE, Texas (AP) _ About 200 neglected horses seized from a Houston-area ranch will remain with an animal protection group and the owners must pay $485,000 in care costs. A judge in Conroe declined to return the horses to Herman and Kathleen Hoffman. They appealed an initial court ruling that granted custody to the Houston […]

New Wine-Themed Living Community

A new neighborhood is coming to the Brazos Valley with the wine lover’s heart in mind. BonScott, LLC is the partnership of the Bonarrigo family of Messina Hof Wine Cellars, Inc. and Bentley Scott Jr., Director of Development and General Manager of BonScott, LLC. There first project – BonScott Communities, which will offer “inspired neighborhoods […]

Eight Prostitution Arrests Following A Joint Investigation

Local, state, and federal law enforcement investigating a human trafficking operation in the twin cities resulted in the arrests of eight women Wednesday on prostitution charges. Three DPS undercover investigators offered up to $300 dollars to women staying at one apartment in College Station, three motels in College Station, and one motel in Bryan. According […]

President George H.W. Bush Tweets His Thanks

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) _ Former President George H.W. Bush is showing he has a sense of humor about falling at his Maine summer home and fracturing a bone in his neck. The 91-year-old tweeted a smiling photo showing him in a neck brace and giving two thumbs up Thursday. He tells his followers, “Who knew […]

More Details About New Texas A&M Student Housing

Two years from now, Texas A&M and the A&M system expect to open a $355 million dollar student housing complex at the corner of George Bush and Penberthy. Last week, WTAW News reported about the public-private arrangement to build and operate the “Park West” development of 1,300 apartments and townhomes. Click HERE to see the […]

Curb Your Electric Consumption

Statewide electric consumption has set records for the month of July three consecutive days this week. ERCOT, the state’s electric grid operator, has asked us to reduce usage during the peak hours between 3 and 7 p.m. Timothy Crabb, the director of electric services at College Station Utilities (CSU), says we’re affected by less wind […]

Motorcyclist Hospitalized After Major Accident in South College Station

A major accident in South College Station Wednesday night sent the driver of a motorcycle to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. College Station Police say the driver of the motorcycle was heading northbound on Alexandria Avenue shortly after 9:15 p.m. The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, attempted to pass a car that had pulled […]

One CSISD Board Incument Seeking Re-election, Another Will Not

One of two incumbent members of the College Station school board is not running for re-election. The board’s current vice president, Paul Dorsett, will step down after completing his second term. Meantime, Carol Barrett filed for re-election on Wednesday. She is seeking a third three-year term. The filing deadline for Bryan and College Station school […]

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