CS School Board Delays Action on Possible Pay Increases

The College Station school board has postponed a decision about pay raises for the next school year. Administrators were ready to recommend a two percent raise at the last board meeting. Then new rates were announced for health insurance that would mean a net loss for most employees. Board president Valerie Jochen and secretary Jeff […]

College Station Police Warn of a Security Company Scam

News release from the College Station police department: The College Station Police Department recently learned that some of our citizens have received a recorded phone message from a company offering free installation of equipment for a security system that “is monitored 24 hours a day by police, fire and EMS.” The College Station Police Department […]

More U.S. Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Texas

Supreme Court blocks Texas abortion-clinic rules WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close. The justices voted 5-4 on Monday granting an emergency appeal from the clinics after a federal appeals court upheld new regulations and refused to keep them on […]

Alligator Attacks Teen and Father in Southeast Texas

WALLISVILLE, Texas (AP) _ A man and his son have survived an alligator attack at a lake near Houston. Chambers County sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old James Hurley and his 13-year-old son, Kaleb, were in Cedar Hill Park on Sunday when an alligator grabbed the boy’s arm while he was swimming in Lake Charlotte and dragged […]

Three Violent Crimes Reported to Local Law Enforcement

Local law enforcement is asking for the public’s assistance in finding suspects in three violent crimes. Brazos County sheriff’s officers went to an armed robbery Sunday morning shortly before 5:30 at the Smetana Store west of Bryan off Highway 21. The suspect struck the clerk with his weapon before taking off with an undetermined amount […]

Texas Attorney General Opinion on Same Sex Marriage Licenses

Statement issued by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, June 28 2015: Attorney General Ken Paxton today made the following statement and issued an opinion in response to questions about the impact of Obergefell v. Hodges, the case that redefined marriage: “Friday, the United States Supreme Court again ignored the text and spirit of the Constitution […]

Concrete Truck Overturns in CS, Driver Escapes Serious Injury

College Station police reports the driver of a cement truck escaped serious injury Friday afternoon when the truck flipped while attempting a right turn. Lt. Steve Brock says firefighters rescued the driver, who was trapped for a short time, then the driver was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The truck […]

Prison For C-Store Armed Robbery and Big Theft From Bryan Home

Two men from Lamar County in northeast Texas are headed to prison after ransacking a Bryan home two years ago and taking more than $25,000 dollars of electronics and jewelry. As part of a plea agreement, 26 year old Chad Salyer of Powderly and 27 year old Johnny Dale Smith Jr. of Paris were sentenced […]

Arrests For Selling Meth, Biting a Wal-Mart Employee, and Harrassing Ex-Wife

An undercover College Station policeman following a suspected drug dealer reported seeing the 17 year old jaywalk near Deacon and Longmire Thursday afternoon. A uniformed officer was contacted and the teen was caught following a short chase. Colton Blake Baker of College Station was arrested for possessing an estimated $1,500 dollars of methamphetamine, trying to […]

CS Council Majority Opposed To New Student Housing Development

A majority of College Station city council members voted against approving a zoning request to build a multimillion dollar student housing complex bordered by Holleman South, Harvey Mitchell Parkway, and Wellborn Road. The council then approved postponing final action until August 27. Aspen Heights, according to the developer’s concept plan, contains 174 buildings. The proposal […]

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