CS School Board Asked To Consider a $140 Million Bond Issue

The College Station school board has been asked to consider a $140 million dollar bond issue this November. No action was taken on the recommendations from a 34 member committee, which were shared at Tuesday night’s board meeting. The board also approved the administration’s request to negotiate a contract with a construction company that will […]

CS Police Arrest a 14 Year Old For Shooting a Man With a BB Pistol

College Station police are investigating a random shooting by a 14 year old with a BB pistol. This was Tuesday night just after 9 on Cherry, between Stasney and Tauber, north of the Northgate district. The juvenile was arrested for aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury after a man who was walking down the street […]

Murder Arrest Becomes a Plea to Aggravated Assault

A Bryan woman has admitted to stabbing to death the man who was letting her stay at his apartment. 49 year old Inez Busby was originally charged with murdering 54 year old Raymond Lockett in March of last year. But as part of a plea agreement, Busby was convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly […]

Prison Sentences Part of DWI Plea Agreements in Brazos County District Court

A Mississippi man stopped last September in College Station turned out to be the driver’s 11th drunk driving arrest since 1998. 34 year old Duane Pitts was sentenced to seven years in prison for what local prosecutors say was his fifth conviction. Records could not be found for what became of five of nine arrests […]

Blinn College Trustees Name New District President

Blinn College trustees have selected a new district president. Dr. Mary Hensley, an executive vice president of Austin Community College, joined the trustees by telephone following the board’s unanimous vote. Hensley, who starts July 1, is in charge of the Blinn campuses in Brenham, Bryan, Sealy, and Schulenburg. She was given a three year contract. […]

European Company Buying Suddenlink

News release from Altice Group: Altice (Euronext: ATC) announces today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 70% of the share capital in Suddenlink from existing shareholders BC Partners, CPP Investment Board and Suddenlink management. BC Partners and CPP Investment Board will retain a 30% stake in Suddenlink. Suddenlink is the 7th largest […]

Listeria Lawsuit Filed Against Blue Bell

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ A man is suing Blue Bell, saying he contracted listeria-related meningitis after eating ice cream produced by the company. David Philip Shockley seeks unspecified damages in the negligence lawsuit filed Tuesday in Austin. Texas-based Blue Bell recalled all its ice cream and halted production in April after a series of listeria […]

Bryan PD Investigating C-Store Robbery

News release courtesy of Bryan police: On May 20, 2015 at approximately 3:00am Bryan Officers responded to Raceway located at 2105 E. William J. Bryan for an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. A male with his face covered entered the convenience store, displayed a firearm and demanded money. The suspect fled on foot with […]

Waco Firefighters Rescue Man From The Swollen Brazos River

WACO, Texas (AP) _ Firefighters have saved a man from a storm-flooded Texas river after he drifted downstream about 3 miles in the dark. Waco police say the man was located before dawn Wednesday after a worker at a nearby retirement center reported hearing voices calling for help. Authorities say the 19-year-old man was at […]

UPDATE: Preliminary Autopsy Findings on Death of Dennis Brown

Tuesday update from the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office: On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015, the Travis County Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy on the body of Dennis Wayne Brown III. Preliminary results indicate that there were no signs of physical injuries found in the examination. Additional tests are being conducted to determine the cause of death, […]

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