90th Annual B/CS Christmas Parade

This year marks the 90th Annual B/CS Christmas Parade and entry forms are now available. Chairwoman Penny Zent said “Toyland” was the winning theme voted on during this summer’s Facebook competition. The parade is scheduled for December 4th at 2 p.m. Click below to hear Penny Zent visiting with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber. PennyZent101316

Transformer Explodes At Robertson County Power Plant

Robertson County emergency authorities responded Thursday evening to what sounded like an explosion at Luminant Energy’s Oak Grove power plant. A Luminant spokeswoman says a transformer blew up and there was no fire. Bremond and Robertson County firefighters responded. No was injured. And there is no word if this interrupted power generation or distribution.

Bryan Police Arrest Three Of Five Business Burglary Suspects

From Bryan police: On October 13, 2016 at approximately 2:40 a.m. Officers observed a burglary in progress at the Family Dollar located at 1200 W. William Joel Bryan. A white Ford F-250 stolen out of Houston was observed backing into the Family Dollar store. Several suspects entered the store in an attempt to take the […]

College Station Police Produce “Thank You” Video

From the College Station police department: As you all know, relationships between law enforcement and communities have suffered due to recent major events across the nation. These incidents have caused great tension between officers and citizens, at times escalating to attacks on officers and civil unrest. In the City of College Station we have experienced […]

Ninth Sigma Nu College Station Fraternity Member Arrested On Drug Charges

Another house manager of College Station’s former Sigma Nu fraternity is the ninth member to be arrested on drug charges following a party that killed a fellow member. 22 year old Alexander Statler of Bryan is out of jail on bond after being booked for possessing marijuana and cocaine. Investigators searched the frat house following […]

Another Record Fall Enrollment at Texas A&M

News release from Texas A&M: After awarding a record 15,302 degrees during the just-completed academic year, Texas A&M University begins the new school year with record enrollment: 66,426 overall and 60,979 on the College Station campus—placing it first in Texas and high among the leaders nationally. The 20th class day figures include Texas A&M’s branch […]

Bryan Police Notified of Banking Scam

Courtesy of Bryan Police Department: The Bryan Police Department was recently notified of another scam attempt to gain access to citizens’ banking information. In this most recent attempt, bank customers are receiving a text message requesting that they call a particular phone number. Once that number is called, they receive an automated message requesting the […]

Baylor Scott & White – College Station Earns Trauma Center Designation

Courtesy of Baylor Scott & White: COLLEGE STATION, Texas – (October 12, 2016) Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station has been designated a Level III trauma center by the Texas Department of State Health Services. “A successful trauma center verification survey and designation is a display of our commitment to the community, […]

Under A Month Before Wireless Device Ban Begins On CS Streets

Motorists and bicyclists in College Station are a month away from the start of a ban on using wireless devices. Police chief Scott McCollum says they’re continuing a word of mouth education campaign. The most popular question has been when the ordinance takes affect…which is November 9th. Next, is when enforcement begins. McCollum compares it […]

CSISD School Board Adopts Boundary Changes After Responding To Attacks By Parents

The College Station school board has adopted changes in school attendance zones at fifth through 12th grade campuses as recommended by their 37 member committee. But the board’s focus Tuesday night during a 90 minute discussion was on how some parents went too far to express their opinions. Board members compared the majority of parental […]

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