Maverick 102.7 Is ON THE AIR!

Bryan Broadcasting’s newest station is on the air. Maverick 102.7 had its official launch Friday afternoon. President Bill Hicks thanked the partners who made it possible, including Bryan Broadcasting employees and American Momentum Bank. In addition to the radio, Maverick 102.7 is on the Radio Aggieland smartphone app and online at maverickradio.com. Click below to […]

Texas Ethics Commission Considering Identification of Dark Money Contributors

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The Texas Ethics Commission is considering a proposal to require some politically active nonprofits to reveal their anonymous donors. The San Antonio Express-News reports (http://bit.ly/1vp7HOC) the eight-member commission presented a draft proposal Thursday. It seeks to require a nonprofit to disclose donors if 25 percent or more of the nonprofit’s expenditures […]

Montgomery County Murder Victim’s Son Opposed to Plea Agreement

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Texas man has pleaded guilty to a 1990 strangulation murder of a pregnant woman whose 14-month-old son was found wandering in the road. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1lkAkMF ) 50-year-old Robert Lawrence Wilson was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday for the murder of Tammy Bounds. His charge was reduced […]

International Runner Participating in the Buffalo Stampede

The field for this year’s Buffalo Stampede half-marathon and 5K will include an internationally known runner. The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History announced Thursday its partnership with John McInroy, the founder of the Unogwaja (oo-no-GWAW-juh) Challenge and I Wear Red Socks on Friday campaign. Click HERE to learn more about the Unogwaja Challenge. Click […]

Bryan Police Ask If You’ve Seen This Person

Bryan police is distributing a YouTube video of a person of interest in a theft at the Wal-Mart on Briarcrest the morning of August 12. Anyone who recognizes the person is asked to contact Officer Angel Martinez at 979-209-5300 or martineza@bryantx.gov. Please refer to case #14-0800518.

Demonstrators With Historical Firearms in Downtown Bryan Saturday

Bryan police has issued a public awareness notice that applies to those in the downtown area Saturday between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. At the corner of William Joel Bryan and Main Street, there will be people holding long rifles and pre-1899 black powder revolvers or replicas. Current state law allows for both types of […]

7 on 7 Football Returns To Veterans Park in 2015

Last month’s successful move of the state’s 7 on 7 football tournament to Veterans Park has led to bringing the event back next year. Kindra Fry of the Convention and Visitors Bureau says part of the credit goes to the College Station parks and recreation department. Fry also applauded everyone who provided hospitality services to […]

Houston Woman Sues Facebook for $123 Million

HOUSTON (AP) _ A Texas woman has filed a $123 million lawsuit contending that Facebook failed to remove a false profile of her created by a former friend who superimposed her face over pornographic images. Meryem Ali in a revised suit filed this week in district court in Houston claims the former friend then invited […]

Possessing Pot Means Beaumont’s Pistol Packing Pastor Will Surrender His CHL

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) _ A Beaumont preacher known as the “Pistol Packing Pastor” will have to surrender his concealed handgun licenses after taking a plea deal on a marijuana charge. The Beaumont Enterprise reports (http://bit.ly/1z4vCTU ) James Arthur McAbee pleaded no contest Wednesday to one count of marijuana possession. He was sentenced to two years […]

Texas Gulf Coast Ranch To Become A State Park

HOUSTON (AP) _ A new state park and wildlife management area will be created with the almost $38 million purchase of a more than 17,000-acre ranch along the Texas Gulf Coast between Port O’Connor and Port Lavaca. The Powderhorn Ranch in Calhoun County is being donated to the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife by […]

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