New Texas A&M Yell Leader Election With New Oversight

News release courtesy of Ryan Trantham, President/CEO of the Texas A&M MSC: On Friday, February 27, the Texas Aggie Yell Leaders, a recognized student organization at Texas A&M University, withdrew from the 2015 Spring Student Body Elections and nullified the results of the Yell Leader election. The Yell Leaders requested that Mr. Rusty Thompson, Director […]

UPDATE: Statements from John Chavis and Texas A&M Response to Dual Lawsuits

Sunday update: Statement from Texas A&M University Senior Associate Athletics Director Jason Cook: “There is not a dispute between Coach Chavis and Texas A&M. The University stands behind its commitment to Coach Chavis to pay any buyout due to LSU. The issue is that Texas A&M disagrees with LSU that any buyout payment is actually […]

Looking at the Week Ahead at the Texas Legislature

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ Gov. Greg Abbott made expanding pre-kindergarten programs an “emergency item,” fast-tracking bills on the topic through the Legislature. Lawmakers have wasted little time filing major bills to expand early education, but there’s disagreement on how best to do so. One proposal by Georgetown Republican Rep. Marsha Farney and Dallas Democratic Rep. […]

College Station’s Raintree Park Renamed for Art and Myra Bright

The first family to live in College Station’s Raintree subdivision will be honored with the neighborhood park in their name. The city council during Thursday’s meeting approved the change for the late Art Bright and his wife Myra. Henry Wittner and Chrissie Hester spoke during the council meeting about the couple. Click below for comments […]

New Vehicle Registration Regulations Begin Sunday

Sunday starts a new procedure of vehicle registration in Texas. No longer will you be getting a sticker after your vehicle passes inspection. Brazos County Tax Assessor-Collector Kristy Roe says you’ll notice inspection stations won’t charge as much. Roe says the state’s portion of the inspection fee will be paid at the time of registration. […]

CS Council Hears About Expanded Brazos Transit District Service

The Brazos Transit District is expanding services. College Station city councilwoman Blanche Brick reported during Thursday’s council meeting that express buses will be running between downtown Bryan, Texas A&M, and the Tower Point shopping center. And Brick says during the next 18 months, the district plans to install new signage at major intersections listing times […]

Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery Outside CS Apartment Building

Authorities are looking for a man accused of an armed robbery outside a College Station apartment building. Police responded Thursday evening at 7:43 p.m. to The Zone apartments at 2001 Holleman Drive West. The victim, a 19 year old man who was going to visit a friend, says he was robbed at gunpoint outside building […]

Refunds Coming to State Farm Homeowner Policyholders in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ More than 1 million State Farm policyholders in Texas will be eligible for refunds as part of a $352-plus million settlement the company reached with the state over excessive premium charges. State Farm admits no wrongdoing as part of the settlement, but says most homeowners who had policies between Sept. 7, […]

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Celebrate art and fight hunger with Empty Bowls on Saturday, February 28 at the Crystal Park Plaza. Students and teachers from across the Brazos Valley have created handmade bowls for you to purchase. With a donation of $10, get a handmade, decorated bowl, which you can fill with a hot bowl of gourmet soup from […]

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. […]

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