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UPDATE: Lockdown Lifted At Texas Southern University Following Deadly Shooting

Update 3 p.m. HOUSTON (AP) _ Officials say a student was killed during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student housing complex, and two people have been detained for questioning. University President John Rudley says the student was a freshman at the school. The student’s name, age and gender haven’t been released. Houston police […]

Texas A&M Student Government Leaders Visiting Southside District Residents Saturday

Leaders of Texas A&M’s Student Government Association (SGA) want to visit with residents of College Station’s Southside Historic District neighborhood Saturday morning. SGA vice president of municipal affairs Wayne Beckermann says they will be joined by members of the Brazos County Constable Precinct 3 office. Beckermann says they are reviving the “Walk and Talk” event […]

A&M Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Celebrating Its Centennial

Information courtesy of the Texas A&M Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering: The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at Texas A&M will be celebrating its 100th anniversary Oct 9-10 with a Technology Fair and Open House at Scoates Hall on the A&M Campus. Friday afternoon from 1 to 5 pm and Saturday morning 9am-noon, […]

Suspicious Package Found on Texas A&M West Campus

Thursday evening update: Texas A&M police is reviewing video surveillance around the west campus garage, to determine who placed an orange water cooler containing two wires outside the building. That resulted in blocking the area around Kimbrough and Olsen for 90 minutes Thursday afternoon. Lt. Allan Baron says assistance was provided by College Station police […]

New Blinn District President Adds New Positions In Leadership Reorganization

Four months into her new job as Blinn College district president, Mary Hensley has made leadership changes affecting the Brazos County campuses. Dr. Hensley has moved campus president Sylvia McMullen to the director of a new department that will be responsible for generating new funding. Dr. Hensley has done away with the campus president’s position […]

Update on Redrawing Bryan ISD Attendance Zones

The Bryan school board continues down the road to realign attendance zones by next May, to give parents a year to prepare when they take affect in the fall of 2017. The realignment is the result of elementary schools going through fourth grade, adding fifth and sixth grade intermediate buildings, and changing middle schools to […]

Dedication of Boonville Heritage Park First Phase is Friday Morning

For more than two years, the local chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas has been developing the first phase of a historic park in front of Boonville Cemetery in Bryan. You are invited to a dedication program Friday morning at 10 for the official opening of a restored 1856 cabin, a replica […]

Prison For Punching A 10 Year Old Girl

A Brazos County district court jury heard about what three girls went through from their mother and her boyfriend last year. The jury convicted 41 year old William David Wagner of College Station of injury to a child and the judge sentenced him to seven years. According to prosecutors, the mother recently sent the 10, […]

Gabriel Hall Is The First Sent To Texas Death Row This Year

Thursday update: HOUSTON (AP) _ Texas death row is getting its first inmate in 2015, breaking a rare 10-month hiatus in death sentences imposed by juries in the nation’s most active capital punishment state. A Brazos County jury decided after seven hours of deliberation Wednesday that 22-year-old Gabriel Hall should be put to put to […]

Blinn College Trustees Proceed With New Recreation Center in Brenham

The Blinn College board of trustees this week voted to proceed with building the future home of Buccaneer basketball, volleyball, and student recreation in Brenham. The $11.4 million dollar Kruse Recreation Center will be paid for in part by students from all Blinn campuses. The 36,000 square foot facility is slated to open in the […]

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